Reply to the comments on “Macular buckle technique in myopic traction maculopathy: a 16-year review of the literature and a comparison with vitreous surgery”

  • Micol AlkabesEmail author
  • Carlos Mateo
Letter to the Editor


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria “Maggiore della Carità”S.C.D.O. OculisticaNovaraItaly
  2. 2.IMO – Instituto de Microcirugía OcularBarcelonaSpain

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