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Punctal occlusion for dry eye syndrome

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Punctal occlusion for dry eye syndrome
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John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, September 2010
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd006775.pub2
Pubmed ID

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 2%
Unknown 82 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 17 20%
Other 11 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 10%
Student > Bachelor 8 10%
Student > Master 7 8%
Other 15 18%
Unknown 18 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 33 39%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 6 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 6%
Neuroscience 3 4%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 3 4%
Other 11 13%
Unknown 23 27%