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Punctal occlusion for dry eye syndrome

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Punctal occlusion for dry eye syndrome
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, September 2010
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd006775.pub2
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Ervin, Ann-Margret, Wojciechowski, Robert, Schein, Oliver


Dry eye syndrome is a disorder of the tear film and is associated with symptoms of ocular discomfort. Punctal occlusion is a mechanical treatment in which the tear drainage system is blocked in order to aid in the preservation of natural tears on the ocular surface.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Peru 2 3%
Unknown 70 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 16 22%
Other 11 15%
Student > Bachelor 8 11%
Student > Master 7 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 8%
Other 14 19%
Unknown 10 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 31 43%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 7%
Neuroscience 3 4%
Chemistry 2 3%
Other 11 15%
Unknown 15 21%