Eye symptoms and signs in buildings with indoor climate problems (‘office eye syndrome’)

@article{Franck1986EyeSA,
  title={Eye symptoms and signs in buildings with indoor climate problems (‘office eye syndrome’)},
  author={Carsten Franck},
  journal={Acta Ophthalmologica},
  year={1986},
  volume={64}
}
  • C. Franck
  • Published 1 June 1986
  • Medicine
  • Acta Ophthalmologica
Abstract Break‐up time measurements and Lissa‐mine green staining were performed on 169 office workers in 4 town halls in Copenhagen where the occupants complained about the indoor air quality. In a questionnaire investigation one year before the study it was found that 25% of all the employees had eye irritation several times a week. A statistically significant association (P < 0.025) was found between eye irritation and unstable precorneal film (reduced break‐up time) and/or lissamine green… 
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