An Evidence-Based Approach to Phacomorphic Glaucoma
|Kevin B. Kaplowitz1 and Kapil G. Kapoor2*|
|1University Hospital Medical Center, SUNY Stonybrook, Department of Ophthalmology, USA|
|2Mayo Clinic, Department of Ophthalmology, USA|
|Corresponding Author :||Kapil G. Kapoor, M.D.
Department of Ophthalmology
100 Nicolls Rd Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
|Received November 11, 2012; Accepted December 06, 2012; Published December 12, 2012|
|Citation: Kaplowitz KB, Kapoor KG (2012) An Evidence-Based Approach to Phacomorphic Glaucoma. J Clinic Experiment Ophthalmol S1:006. doi:10.4172/2155-9570.S1-006|
|Copyright: © 2012 Kaplowitz KB, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.|
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