TITLE

Report From ARVO

PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Review of Optometry;5/15/2012, Vol. 149 Issue 5, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various published within the issue on topic including contact lens case hygiene, refractive surgical procedures, and generic and brand-name prostaglandin analogues.
ACCESSION #
76143517

 

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