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Protective effect of smoking against pterygium development in men: a nationwide longitudinal cohort study in South Korea

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  • Tyler Hyungtaek Rim Department of Ophthalmology, Severance Hospital, Institute of Vision Research, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Dong Wook Kim Department of Policy Research Affairs, National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Korea PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ching-Yu Cheng Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Program (Eye ACP), Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore, Singapore Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Singapore Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sung Soo Kim Department of Ophthalmology, Severance Hospital, Institute of Vision Research, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea Yonsei Healthcare Big Data Based Knowledge Integration System Research Center, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea Institute of Convergence Science, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Ching-Yu Cheng; chingyu.cheng{at}duke-nus.edu.sg and Professor Sung Soo Kim; semekim{at}yuhs.ac
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Rim TH, Kim DW, Cheng C, et al
Protective effect of smoking against pterygium development in men: a nationwide longitudinal cohort study in South Korea

Publication history

  • Received April 1, 2017
  • Revised July 4, 2017
  • Accepted July 25, 2017
  • First published November 28, 2017.
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November 28, 2017

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