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Vol 72, No 3 (2021)
Letter to the Editor
Published online: 2021-09-29
Submitted: 2021-04-11
Accepted: 2021-04-12
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Physical training and ocular yogic exercise in home: good alternative options to control the high-tension form of primary open angle glaucoma during the repeated COVID-19 waves

Ali Mohamed Ali Ismail1
DOI: 10.5603/IMH.2021.0046
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Pubmed: 34604998
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International Maritime Health 2021;72(3):243-244.
Affiliations
  1. Department of Physical Therapy for Cardiovascular/Respiratory Disorder and Geriatrics, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt

open access

Vol 72, No 3 (2021)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Published online: 2021-09-29
Submitted: 2021-04-11
Accepted: 2021-04-12

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Title

Physical training and ocular yogic exercise in home: good alternative options to control the high-tension form of primary open angle glaucoma during the repeated COVID-19 waves

Journal

International Maritime Health

Issue

Vol 72, No 3 (2021)

Article type

Letter to the Editor

Pages

243-244

Published online

2021-09-29

DOI

10.5603/IMH.2021.0046

Pubmed

34604998

Bibliographic record

International Maritime Health 2021;72(3):243-244.

Authors

Ali Mohamed Ali Ismail

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