Ophthalmologists' Occupational Health Hazards Scheme
Ophthalmology occupation is exceptionally prone to health hazards of various nature: ergonomic, infectious, allergic, stress-related, and psychosocial. In the follwoing table disease conditions, related agents, and hazards categories are illustrated comprehensively.
- Medscape General Medicine 2004 Dec 13;6(4):1; at: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/493990
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