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Corneal Collagen Crosslinking for Keratectasia after Laser in situ Keratomileusis: A Review of the Literature

Leopoldo Spadea, Francesca Verboschi, Stefano Valente, Enzo Maria Vingolo

Citation Information : Spadea L, Verboschi F, Valente S, Vingolo EM. Corneal Collagen Crosslinking for Keratectasia after Laser in situ Keratomileusis: A Review of the Literature. Int J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2013; 2 (3):113-120.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10025-1063

Published Online: 01-08-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).


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Spadea L, Verboschi F, Valente S, Vingolo EM. Corneal Collagen Crosslinking for Keratectasia after Laser in situ Keratomileusis: A Review of the Literature. J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2013;2(3):113-120.

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