Alleviation of Computer-Induced Eye Discomfort Syndrome and Associated Lipid Layer Changes

  • Donald R. Korb
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 506)


Eye discomfort and related symptoms are universally recognized as frequent problems associated with working on visual display terminals (VDTs). Two independent studies have reported eye discomfort and related symptoms with 25%1 to 88%2 of the population working on VDTs for more than 2 to 3 h per day. The prevalence of eye discomfort when using VDTs is higher than for workers performing similar tasks without VDTuse.3–5


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  • Donald R. Korb
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  1. 1.Korb AssociatesBostonUSA

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