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Employers Can Protect Employee Eye Health Too

By Grant Law Office on March 8, 2012

“March is “Save Your Vision Month,” and to help workers nationwide preserve their eyesight and protect their eye health, the American Optometric Association encourages employers and employees to discuss possible sources of eye damage at work and find ways to help correct them. Eye health is important, and employers who protect their employees’ eyes save both productivity and money.

Computer vision syndrome,” a condition that causes eyestrain, fatigue, and difficulty focusing, is on the rise in the U.S., as more and more workplaces require employees to work with computers, often for hours at a time.

Symptoms of computer vision syndrome include tired eyes, dry eyes, headaches, and difficulty focusing, especially when switching from close-up to far-away focusing and back again. If not treated, the condition may require eyeglasses or other interventions by an optometrist or ophthalmologist, and it makes working more difficult for those who have it.

To protect workers’ vision health, the American Optometric Association recommends making sure that screens are the proper height, adjusting brightness and refresh rates to make screen readouts easier on the eyes, and making sure workers get breaks for their eyes every hour, preferably ones that make the eyes look far away. Workers should also wear their corrective lenses if they are near-sighted, and see a trained optometrist if they suspect they may need glasses for computer work.

At The Law Offices of Wayne Grant, P.C., our dedicated Atlanta personal injury lawyers have helped many injured workers seek the compensation they deserve after a defective product or negligent third party caused a workplace injury or occupational illness. If you’ve suffered an eye injury at work, give us a call today at (404) 995-3955. Your initial consultation is free, and we keep your information completely confidential.

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