パソコン等使用による健康障害(IT眼症) (特集:環境と日常生活) [in Japanese] Health problems due to personal computers (IT eye syndrome) [in Japanese]
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IT stands for information technology, and the chance to use IT equipments such as personal computers and game machines has been increasing dramatically. IT eye syndromes are referred to unpleasant symptoms of the eye because of these. They are mainly due to asthenopia by ocular movement and accommodation, and dry eye.It is important to take a proper rest in computer-aided works, and to put the display on an appropriate position for the prevention of IT eye syndrome. When glasses or contact lens are used, it is necessary to check whether they are appropriate or not. It is preferable to review working environment, and person who engage in personal computer works for a long time should receive regular health screenings for the prevention of IT eye syndrome.
- Shikoku acta medica
Shikoku acta medica 62(3・4), 120-122, 2006-08-25