TITLE

SLT considered for primary glaucoma treatment in the proper situation

PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Primary Care Optometry News;Jul2011, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Doctor Robert Wooldridge's presentation about selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) as a viable and safe primary glaucoma treatment option, at the Optometry's Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah on June 15 to 19, 2011.
ACCESSION #
65033415

 

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