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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 97-101

Retrospective study of effect of therapy on computer vision syndrome patients having convergence insufficiency

1 Department of Ophthalmology, Consultant, Sankara Eye Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Optometrist, Consultant, Sankara Eye Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
3 Fellow, Consultant, Sankara Eye Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/kjo.kjo_77_17

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Aim: To study effect of therapy among computer users having convergence insufficiency. Materials and Methods: Hundred people between age group of 20-35 and who worked in IT companies were enrolled in the study. They were subjected to orthoptic evaluation to establish diagnosis of convergence insufficiency. They were then called for in-office therapy for 12 days daily. They underwent brock string exercises and at the end of therapy re-evaluation was done. Results: All the patients who underwent the therapy showed improvement in Near point of convergence at the end of therapy. They were also symptomatically better. Conclusions: Convergence insufficiency is a common occupation hazard among IT professionals. But it can be treated with appropriate therapy.

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