Baik Heni Rispawati, Heny Marlina R, Dewi Nursukma Purqoti, Elisa Oktaviani, Fitri Romadhonika


Introduction : Data which obtained from the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that 314 million people around the world have visual problems and 45 million suffered from blindness, most of them are cataracts, more than 90% of the cases located in developing countries including Indonesia.  Methods :This research aims to determine the effect of family education on the decrease of anxiety level of the patient on post cataract surgery at Eye Health of West Nusa Tenggara Province. The design used in this research is Quasy Experiments with samples in this research are 44 people. This research conducted at Eye Health Center of West Nusa Tenggara Province on 19th of February to 19th of March 2018. The data collection tool in this research is a checklist. Data analysis using Wilcoxon signed rank test. Results : The result of the research, it can be concluded that H1 is accepted (the effect of family education on decreasing anxiety level of the patient in post-cataract surgery at Eye Health Center of West Nusa Tenggara Province 2018) with significance value p = 0,001. The recommendations that can be given are family education to decrease anxiety levels in other post-surgery.


Cataract, Education, Family, Anxiety.

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