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A Study on Relationship between Near Work and Eye Fatigue

근업시간과 눈 피로도와의 관련성에 관한 연구

  • Kim, Seok-Hwa (Graduate of School of Health and Welfare, Baekseok University) ;
  • Kim, Hyojin (Graduate of School of Health and Welfare, Baekseok University)
  • 김석화 (백석대학교 보건복지대학원) ;
  • 김효진 (백석대학교 보건복지대학원)
  • Received : 2018.09.20
  • Accepted : 2018.10.20
  • Published : 2018.10.28

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate eye fatigue and analyze symptoms of visual discomfort according to near work in young adults. A survey was conducted on 347 young adults aged 25.37 years (142 male and 205 female participants). The eye fatigue using Conlon questionnaire were surveyed and near work was investigated amounts of daily computer and smartphone. The score of eye fatigue was $13.65{\pm}7.11$ in less than 2 h/d, $16.83{\pm}6.77$ in 2~4 h/d, $18.88{\pm}6.60$ in 4~6 h/d, and $18.83{\pm}5.62$ in more than 6 hours(p=0.001). Also, headache(p<0.030), re-reading(p<0.036), and movement and fading(p<0.001) symptoms increased according to amounts of near work.

Keywords

Conlon Questionnaire;Visual Discomfort;Eye Fatigue;Visual Display Terminal Syndrome;Convergence

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