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Document ID (ISN)53537
CIS number 90-667
ISSN - Serial title 0030-6096 - Osaka City Medical Journal
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Harima M., Horiguchi S., Matsumura S., Takise S.
Title Excessive accommodation of the eye in desk workers
Bibliographic information Dec. 1988, Vol.33, No.2, p.169-174. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract In ophthalmological examinations in printing companies, the subjective symptoms of the eye were significantly greater in subjects who wore over-correcting glasses or who were hyperopic. Of 240 wearers of glasses, 64 (26.7%) displayed a drop in near visual acuity when they wore glasses for desk work, but this was not found for the groups of older workers. One group, the A group, could see an object 40cm away with difficulty, while another group, B, could easily see the object. Subjective symptoms among group A were more frequent than among group B for persons in their 20's, 30's (p<0.05) and 40's (p<0.1). The near visual acuity of group A was significantly lower than that of group B for persons in their 20's and 30's (p<0.05) and their teens (p<0.1).
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; visual acuity; office work; disorders of ocular accommodation
Descriptors (secondary)
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the eye and vision damage
Office work
Printing, photography and photocopying industry