corporate eye examinations


A happy worker is a productive worker

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) resarch has found no evidence that VDUs (visual display units) can cause disease or permanent damage to eyes. However, prolonged periods of VDU work can lead to tired eyes and discomfort.

Computer vision syndrome is a common eye complaint amongst VDU users, where symptoms include:

  • tired eyes
  • blurred vision 
  • headaches
  • eyestrain
  • dry eyes
  • focusing difficulties

As an employer, it is your duty, under European Heath and Safety Law, to provide a free eye examination for any employee that spends long periods of time (more than an hour) in front of a VDU.

SightDirect can provide full eye examinations (taking into account the employees occupational needs), a report and VDU spectacles at no cost to the employee. Free spectacles are from out £29-39 range or 15% discount can be given when upgrading to any other price range*.

SightDirect accept EyeCare vouchers and Ice VDU EyeCare vouchers. 

*Does not apply to sale frames and other offers/promotions.