The Increase of the Blink Interval in Ophthalmic Procedures
It has been previously reported1–3 that the blink interval increases while using a visual display terminal and that this response could lead to a dry eye condition. During ophthalmologic examinations and surgical procedures, some clinicians experience an ocular burning sensation or visual blurriness. This may be due to the development of dry eye conditions. In this study, we measured the blink interval of ophthalmologists during surgical and clinical procedures.
KeywordsCataract Surgery Rose Bengal Corneal Injury Schirmer Test Visual Blurriness
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