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Original Article
Dry Eye Syndrome and Ocular Fatigue according to the Status of Contact Lens Wearing and Management among Female University Students
Sun Her, Kye Ha Kim
Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing 2014;25(4):259-269.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2014.25.4.259
Published online: December 31, 2014

1Department of Nursing, Nambu University, Gwangju, Korea.

2Department of Nursing, Chosun University, Gwangju, Korea.

• Received: September 16, 2014   • Revised: December 15, 2014   • Accepted: December 18, 2014

© 2014 Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing

This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Purpose
    The purpose of this study was to examine dry eye syndrome and ocular fatigue according to the status of contact lens wearing and management among female university students.
  • Methods
    The subjects were 195 female university students wearing contact lenses. Ocular Surface Disease Index (OSDI) and Virtual Reality Symptom Questionnaire (VRSQ) were used to determine the level of dry eye syndrome and ocular fatigue. The SPSS/WIN 21.0 program was used for analysis of data.
  • Results
    Significant differences in the level of dry eye syndrome were observed according to the period of case solution change (F=3.36, p=.037) and the reasons for the change of lens (F=4.56, p=.004). In ocular fatigue, significant differences were observed according to the price of lens (F=3.53, p=.031), rinse in storing lens in a case (t=-2.57, p=.011), and learning about contact lens (t=-2.01, p=.046). A significant positive correlation was observed between dry eye syndrome and ocular fatigue in the subjects.
  • Conclusion
    The results of this study show that some subjects have problems in wearing and management of contact lenses. Therefore, an education program related to contact lenses should be provided to contact lens wearers to improve the status of wearing and management of contact lenses.
Table 1
General Characteristics (N=195)
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Table 2
Dry Eye Syndrome and Ocular Fatigue (N=195)
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Table 3
Dry Eye Syndrome and Ocular Fatigue according to General Characteristics (N=195)
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Table 4
Dry Eye Syndrome and Ocular Fatigue according to Status of Contact Lens Wearing (N=195)
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Table 5
Dry Eye Syndrome and Ocular Fatigue according to Status of Contact Lens Management (N=195)
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This study was supported by research fund from Chosun University, 2012.

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