Author : Zaenal Amirudin*, Hartati, Indar Widowati
This study examines the effectiveness of a combination of acupressure and massage in the eyes, head, neck and shoulders of computer vision computer syndrome user, which is one type of complementary treatment used to maintain eye health. The purpose of this study is to; 1) Test the effect of acupressure on eye coordination computer use, 2) Test the effects of a combination of acupressure and massage to the level eye coordination computer users To achieve these objectives, implemented method of quasi-experimental design with nonequivalent control group design, the two groups with the initial test and final test. The instrument is Concentration Grid Test used to assess the degree of eye coordination. The sample consisted of 20 intervention group respondents and 20 control group respondents who had previously been screened. The results of the study proved that the intervention groups of acupressure and massage the eyes, head, neck and shoulders can improve eye coordination (p = 0.00 <0.05). In the control group that received acupressure treatment also improved eye coordination with a range of test scores of 2.17-4.43, p <0.05. Improved eye coordination in the intervention group was higher than the group control with a mean difference of 0.33 (p = 0.01 <0.05). The conclusion that can be taken, that acupressure and massage can improve the coordination eye of computer users. Suggestions delivered, namely acupressure and massage can be used as a complementary treatment of computer users and digital screens. Key words: Acupressure, Massage, Eye Coordination, Computer Vision Syndrome.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD