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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2017, Article ID 7656418, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7656418
Clinical Study

Combination of Navigated Macular Laser Photocoagulation and Anti-VEGF Therapy: Precise Treatment for Macular Edema under Dry Retinal Conditions

1St. Petersburg Branch of the Academician S. Fyodorov IRTC “Eye Microsurgery”, 21 Yaroslav Gashek St., Saint Petersburg 192283, Russia
2Department of Ophthalmology, Mechnikov North-West State Medical University, 47 Kirochnaya St., Saint Petersburg 191015, Russia
3Department of Ophthalmology, Military Medical Academy, 5 Klinicheskaya St., Saint Petersburg 194044, Russia

Correspondence should be addressed to Dmitrii S. Maltsev; ur.xednay@dem.zalg

Received 2 August 2016; Revised 14 November 2016; Accepted 4 January 2017; Published 20 February 2017

Academic Editor: Raffael Liegl

Copyright © 2017 Ernest V. Boiko and Dmitrii S. Maltsev. 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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