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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 748654, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/748654
Review Article

Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Dry Eye Symptom in Mainland China: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

1The Department of Ophthalmology, The First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning 110001, China
2The Department of Cardiovascular Ultrasound, The First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning 110001, China

Received 26 June 2014; Revised 29 August 2014; Accepted 29 August 2014; Published 15 October 2014

Academic Editor: Flavio Mantelli

Copyright © 2014 Ning-ning Liu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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