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Volume 2014, Article ID 989501, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/989501
Review Article

Intravitreal Steroids for the Treatment of Retinal Diseases

1Department of Ophthalmology, University of Udine, Piazza Santa Maria della Misericordia, 33100 Udine, Italy
2Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sassari, Piazza D’Armi, 07100 Sassari, Italy

Received 19 August 2013; Accepted 10 October 2013; Published 8 January 2014

Academic Editors: N. Gupta and F. M. Penha

Copyright © 2014 Valentina Sarao 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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