Healthy Vision Is Important for Business

Each March, Prevent Blindness America promotes Workplace Vision Wellness Month in an effort to educate companies and their employees about the importance of vision health and how that applies to the workplace. Prevent Blindness America is offering a vision wellness program free to employers. It includes posters and educational materials to encourage employees to take care of their vision. Topics include eye protection recommendations for work or play and information on various eye diseases and conditions for adults and children. Participants joining the Healthy Eyes Vision Wellness Program will receive:

  • Vision Wellness in the Workplace Promotion Guide
  • Prevent Blindness America’s Healthy Vision Observance Calendar
  • Monthly vision health and safety posters
  • A year of monthly fact sheets based on the Healthy Vision Observance Calendar
  • A free download of the Adult Vision Risk Assessment
  • Common Eye Myths poster

Why is vision health important to businesses? According to Prevent Blindness America,

  • 50,000 Americans lose their sight each year
  • 1,046,920 people in the U.S. age 40 and older are blind
  • 3,406,280 people in the U.S. age 40 and older are visually impaired
  • Vision loss costs Americans $51.4 billion each year

Request a few vision wellness kit online.

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