TITLE

Excimer laser treatment of corneal surface pathology: a laboratory and clinical study

AUTHOR(S)
Gartry, D.; Kerr Muir, M.; Marshall, J.
PUB. DATE
May 1991
SOURCE
British Journal of Ophthalmology;May1991, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p258
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66065023

 

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