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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2015, Article ID 975075, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/975075
Clinical Study

Intraocular Lens Opacification following Intracameral Injection of Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator to Treat Inflammatory Membranes after Cataract Surgery

1Department of Ophthalmology, Whipps Cross University Hospital, London E11 1NR, UK
2Department of Ophthalmology, Queen’s Hospital, Essex RM7 0AG, UK
3David J Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology and International Vision Correction Research Centre (IVCRC), Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Germany

Received 26 January 2015; Accepted 2 March 2015

Academic Editor: Edward Manche

Copyright © 2015 Simon S. M. Fung 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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