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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