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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 347801, 5 pages
In Vivo Comparison of 23- and 25-Gauge Sutureless Vitrectomy Incision Architecture Using Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography
1Teixeira Oftalmologia, SDS Bloco D No 27, Sala 306, 70392-901 Brasília, DF, Brazil
2Department of Ophthalmology, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
3Department of Ophthalmology, Universidade Católica de Brasília, Brasília, DF, Brazil
4Department of Ophthalmology, Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada
5Department of Ophthalmology, Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
6Department of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Received 19 November 2012; Accepted 30 January 2013
Academic Editor: David A. Wilkie
Copyright © 2013 Anderson Teixeira 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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