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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 315281, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/315281
Research Article

Comparison of Two Different Scheimpflug Devices in the Detection of Keratoconus, Regular Astigmatism, and Healthy Corneas

Department of Ophthalmology, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Moorenstraße 5, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany

Received 21 January 2015; Accepted 1 April 2015

Academic Editor: Majid M. Moshirfar

Copyright © 2015 David Finis 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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