If your work involves prolonged VDU use, or takes place within a factory or construction environment, you may benefit from spectacles specially tailored for vocational purposes.
Prolonged VDU use can cause significant discomfort in persons with an
uncorrected sight deficit.
There is no evidence to suggest that
visual displays can cause damage to your eyes, however they can make
latent problems become manifest. Regular eye examinations are therefore
During your sight test, we'll ask you questions about your daily
activities so that we can ascertain your needs and requirements. Should
you require spectacles, we can offer a wide range of options including:
Single vision tweaked for computer use
"Office" lenses which can correct for both VDU and close work
Varifocals or bifocals. These can be made up as
intermediate and near if required, as opposed to the traditional
distance and near format.
blocker" lens treatments which can reduce the amount of problematic
blue light coming from display screens, phones and tablets.
Generally there's no single option that will suit everyone, so we will
discuss each option with you and recommend the most appropriate way
Factory/construction environments can present significant risks to
employees’ vision. Chemicals, machinery, sparks or fragments of metal/masonry can
all damage your eyes irreversibly. Even if spectacles are worn, they are unlikely to offer you the right level of protection.
We can offer a range of safety spectacles specially toughened to
conform to strict European Standards, and are happy to liase with your
health & safety department if requried to ensure any specific needs
Vocational eyewear can be dispensed on either on a private individual basis, or through an arrangement with your employer. If you are an
employer looking to provide eyecare to your staff, please contact us
for an individual quote tailored to your requirements.