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IP International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty


Prevalence of dry eye in computer users


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Author Details : B K. S Reshma*, Safiya Iram

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2020

Article Page : 95-98


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Abstract

Purpose: Computer and video display users complain of eye irritation due to changes in tear film and
decreased blink rate .Therefore purpose of this study was to know the prevalence of dry eye in computer
users.
Materials and Methods : A prospective study was done in 120 eyes of 60 clerical staff working on
computer for more than 4 hours/day in a medical college. A detailed ocular examination with assessment
of dry eye was done with TBUT, SCHIRMER’S test, tear meniscus height and a questionnaire about dry
eye.
Results : The prevalence of dry among computer users of this group was found to be 18%.
Conclusion: Prevalence of dry eye is increasing in the computer users. We also created awareness about
dry eye among them.

Keywords: Dry eye, TBUT, SCHIRMER’S test.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijooo.2020.020

How to cite : Reshma B K S, Iram S, Prevalence of dry eye in computer users. IP Int J Ocul Oncol Oculoplasty 2020;6(2):95-98

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