Protective efficacy of sunglasses on the conjunctival symptoms of seasonal rhinitis


Ozturk A. B. , ÇELEBİOĞLU E. , KARAKAYA G. , KALYONCU A. F.

INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF ALLERGY & RHINOLOGY, cilt.3, ss.1001-1006, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 3 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1002/alr.21214
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF ALLERGY & RHINOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1001-1006

Özet

BackgroundAlthough allergen avoidance can lead to significant improvements in symptoms of allergic rhinitis, there are very few studies in this area. Sunglasses could be effective for protection of eyes from pollen as a cheap, comfortable, and simple avoidance option for allergens. The aim of this study is to determine if wearing sunglasses can decrease ocular symptoms.