Physician airs concern regarding IOL material strength, hydrophilicity, glistening

February 2011
Ocular Surgery News;2/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p18
Academic Journal
The article offers the insights of doctor John R. Wittpenn regarding the material strength of intraocular lens (IOL) and its effect on glistening severity after implantation.


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