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Eye Protection in Dental Practice – A Study

1) You are:
o Graduate
o Postgraduate

2) You are:
o Male
o Female

3) Your Clinical experience after graduation is:
0-3 years / 3-7years / 7-11 years /11-17 years / Above 17 years.

4) Is there a need of eye protection in dentistry for dentist?
o Yes / No

5) Is there a need of eye protection in dentistry for patient?
o Yes / No

6) Do you think infectious diseases can be transmitted by lack of eye protection?
o Yes / No

7) Do you use eye protection?
o Yes / No

8) If “Yes” what form of eye protection do you use? (tick more than 1 if required)
o Personal glasses
o Visors
o Safety glasses

9) If “Yes” for personal glasses,
 Do you use side shields attachments for protection?
o Yes / No

 Is there UV protection with your glass?
o Yes / No

 Are your glasses having scratch resistant coating in place?
o Yes / No

10) In which procedures do you use eye protection routinely? (tick more than 1 if required)
o Examination
o Restorative procedures
o Scaling & polishing
o Extraction
o Root canal treatment
o Prosthodontic lab work

11) Have you experienced any incidence of ocular trauma / infection / discomfort because of
inadequate eye protection during your practice? (Kindly mention)
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………


12) If “yes” then how were the reported episodes managed:

o Required hospital treatment
o Were managed by the injured party themselves

PS: your anonymity will be maintained & this survey is for research purpose only