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IP International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty


Study of prevalence of dry eye disease in bank employees


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Author Details : Vasudha Damle, Prakash Chand Agarwal, Sanjeev Kumar Gupta

Volume : 4, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 73-77


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Abstract

Aim: To find out the correlation of working hours on computers and severity of dry eye disease in bank employees.
Materials and Methods: Study was done on in total 300 bank employees in the age group of 25 to 45 years. All the cases were divided into 3 groups depending on duration of working hours on monitor, Group A (0 hours to ? 3 hours), Group B (>3 hours to ? 6 hours) and Group C (> 6 hours to 9 hours). No statistically significant difference was found gender and age wise amongst 3 groups. In Group A, mean age was 29.35 ±5.5, in Group B it was 30.17 ±5.51 and in Group C it was 30.28 ±5.52). On the basis of OSDI Questionnaire, Schirmer’s test and tear film break up time (TFBUT), severity of dry eye was assessed.
Results: With OSDI Questionnaire mild to moderate dry eye was found in (GR A 12% < GR> Conclusion: OSDI questionnaire combined with Schirmer’s test and TFBUT is a useful tool to assess dry eye disease. OSDI is a very important tool for functional assessment. Simple remedies like position of monitors and frequent blinking can improve the work efficiency.

Keywords: Dry eye disease, Schirmer’s test, Tear film break up time (TFBUT), Computer vision syndrome & visual display terminus.

Doi : 10.18231/2581-5016.2018.0020

How to cite : Damle V, Agarwal P C, Gupta S K, Study of prevalence of dry eye disease in bank employees. IP Int J Ocul Oncol Oculoplasty 2018;4(2):73-77

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