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The effectiveness of pinhole glasses for minimizing the impact of computer vision syndrome

Abstract

Background: Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) is a visual impairment due to using digital devices, such as computer monitors, gadgets, tablets, and others, for a long intensity. Research has shown that precision spectral filters effectively reduce CVS symptoms by blocking blue light. Some studies also state that this lens cannot improve accommodative accuracy or reduce visual stress due to reduced light entering. Pinhole glasses can be a promising intervention in minimizing the impact of CVS, especially in increasing eye acuity and eye accommodative amplitude.

Methods: We searched for articles in PubMed, Science Direct, Google Scholar, and other related journal databases using specific keywords and Boolean logic. We screened all articles using inclusion criteria. The data obtained was then structured based on the problems discussed.

Result: A study showed that visual acuity in Multiple-Pinhole (MPH) glasses and visual acuity in Single-Pinhole (SPH) glasses increased significantly compared to baseline. All participants had the same or better visual acuity when wearing one type of pinhole glasses than when not using them. In addition, participants' depth of focus and accommodative amplitude showed an increase when using MPH and SPH glasses compared to baseline. All participants experienced increased accommodation when wearing both types of pinhole glasses.

Conclusion: Based on SPH and MPH, pinhole glasses have the potential to minimize the impact of CVS.

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Suputra, P. W. A., Widarani, P. D. A. P., Darmadi, I. G. A. M. D., Arini, A. A. I. K., & Pramesemara, I. G. N. (2024). The effectiveness of pinhole glasses for minimizing the impact of computer vision syndrome. Intisari Sains Medis, 15(1), 489–498. https://doi.org/10.15562/ism.v15i1.2000

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