Problems of the “Outer Eyes” in the Office Environment: An Ergophthalmologic Approach

@article{Wolkoff2012ProblemsOT,
  title={Problems of the “Outer Eyes” in the Office Environment: An Ergophthalmologic Approach},
  author={Peder Wolkoff and Thomas K{\"a}rcher and Horst Mayer},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={54},
  pages={621–631}
}
Objective: To assist health professionals dealing with the complex clinical picture of “outer” eye symptoms—among top-two in office environments–-by an ergophthalmologic approach. Method: The terms “precorneal tear film” (PTF) and eye/ocular discomfort and irritation symptoms were searched together with a number of environmental and personal factors in databases such as PubMed. Results: The microclimate (humidity and temperature), environmental pollution, working conditions and habits, contact… 
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