International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part K (2016)
A comparative study of effects of formalin exposure on visual acuity in First year M.B.B.S. students
Sharma RP, Kataria SK, Raichandani L, Gurjar A, Kataria K, Raichandani S
Formalin is an aqueous solution of Formaldehyde is a chemical commonly found in residential and occupational environment. It had been used as preservative in various procedures like embalming, preservation of viscera in histology, and organs and storage of cadavers in the anatomy. The formaldehyde that is adsorbed on respiratory particles may elicit a greater, conjunctival, nasal mucosal, and respiratory mucosal, allergic and inflammatory effects. The purpose of this study was to determine effects of formaldehyde on visual acuity of exposed students in anatomy laboratory. The visual acuity of formalin exposed group were recorded and compared with non-exposed group shown to have significant difference of visual acuity.
How to cite this article:
Sharma RP, Kataria SK, Raichandani L, Gurjar A, Kataria K, Raichandani S. A comparative study of effects of formalin exposure on visual acuity in First year M.B.B.S. students. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(2): 704-706.