Eye Discomfort and Air Pollution

@article{Versura1999EyeDA,
  title={Eye Discomfort and Air Pollution},
  author={Piera Versura and Vincenzo Profazio and Mauro Cellini and Alberto Torreggiani and Roberto Caramazza},
  journal={Ophthalmologica},
  year={1999},
  volume={213},
  pages={103 - 109}
}
Discomfort eye syndrome (DES) comprises a series of ‘minor’ subjective symptoms in patients where no relevant clinical signs are observed suggesting ocular disease. Our study includes 100 DES patients, excluding video terminal users, selected from the First Aid Service of our Department over two peak periods in both winter and summer time. The Schirmer test I, ferning test, breakup time and conjunctival cytology (scraping and imprint) were performed and data were related to sex, age and air… 

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