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Is dry eye syndrome a work-related disease among radiologists?

Authors
  • Ozkurt, Hüseyin
  • Ozkurt, Yelda Buyru
  • Başak, Muzaffer
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diagnostic and interventional radiology (Ankara, Turkey)
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2006
Volume
12
Issue
4
Pages
163–165
Identifiers
PMID: 17160796
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

As a conclusion, dry eye syndrome occurs significantly more frequently in radiologists compared to non-radiologist. The working conditions and circumstances, including air-conditioned rooms, use of negatoscopes, and exposure to diagnostic radiation may be possible causative factors of this statistical outcome.

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