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    Scleral buckle technique using PPV, laser photocoagulation



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    Margaret Wong, MD

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    Margaret Wong, MD is a board certified ophthalmologist with the Eye Consultants of Atlanta. She specializes in diseases and surgery of the retina, vitreous and macula, and inflammatory diseases of the eye, including uveitis.


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