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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2016, Article ID 9364861, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9364861
Clinical Study

Subfoveal Choroidal Thickness after Panretinal Photocoagulation with Red and Green Laser in Bilateral Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Patients: Short Term Results

Eye Research Center, Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran

Received 7 April 2016; Revised 27 June 2016; Accepted 13 July 2016

Academic Editor: Kathrin Hartmann

Copyright © 2016 Ramak Roohipoor 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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