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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 406850, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/406850
Review Article

Collagen Cross-Linking: Current Status and Future Directions

Department of Ophthalmology, University of Rostock, Doberaner Strasse 140, 18057 Rostock, Germany

Received 31 March 2011; Revised 2 November 2011; Accepted 20 November 2011

Academic Editor: Sunil Shah

Copyright © 2012 Marine Hovakimyan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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