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ISRN Ophthalmology
Volume 2013, Article ID 975281, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/975281
Clinical Study

Efficacy of Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty in Medically Uncontrolled Glaucoma

1Zonguldak Devrek Government Hospital, Devrek, Zonguldak, Turkey
2Beyoglu Eye Research and Education Hospital, Bereketzade Camii Sok No. 2 Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
3Istanbul Medeniyet University, D-100 Karayolu Merdivenkoy Mevkii No. 6 Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey

Received 25 November 2012; Accepted 18 December 2012

Academic Editors: N. Ardjomand and T. Mimura

Copyright © 2013 Nihat Sayin 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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