Table of Contents
ISRN Ophthalmology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 393917, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/393917
Research Article

Trust in the Provider and Glaucoma-Related Blindness

1Department of Ophthalmology, Duke Univeristy Medical Center, 2351 Erwin Road, P.O. Box 3802, Durham, NC 27710, USA
2Durham VA Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
3Department of Ophthalmology, Univeristy of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
4Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, 1000 Wall Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA

Received 2 March 2012; Accepted 6 May 2012

Academic Editors: G. Fuchsjäger-Mayrl, S.-J. Sheu, and M. P. Villegas-Pérez

Copyright © 2012 Kelly W. Muir 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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