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Industrial Vision Launches Program to Combat Computer Vision Syndrome
New program designed to help those who suffer eyestrain, dry eyes and other problems from spending too much time in front of the computer screen
Commonly called Computer Vision Syndrome or CVS, too much computer time can result in eyestrain, headaches, blurred vision, dry eyes, and neck and shoulder strain. Industrial Vision’s on-site program helps businesses address these problems. The program helps to reduce lost time due to CVS while increasing overall productivity.
According to the American Optometric Association, CVS can be caused by poor lighting, glare on the computer screen, improper viewing distances, poor seating posture, uncorrected vision problems, or a combination of all five. WebMD sites research stating that computer eye problems are common with between 50% to 90% of people who work at a computer screen have at least some symptoms of eye trouble.
Industrial Vision’s program goes beyond ergonomics and includes an on-site analysis with a skilled vision professional. They will access each and every work station for CVS related issues to include a workplace assessment, job functionality and vision alignment to improve lighting, seating distance, and overall visual acuity.
“Industrial Vision works with dozens of corporations across the United States to maximize their eye safety and worker productivity. We continually see an increase in computer related vision problems,” said John Stewart, President of Industrial Vision Corporation. “This issue can slow down the effectiveness of an individual and impact the overall efficiency of their department or company. Our program looks at actual visual problems that may be occurring. We address these issues, eliminate problem areas, and help individuals keep pace with normal workflow.”
Stewart said IVC’s Computer Vision program is perfectly suited for any company that is involved in design, financial processing, healthcare, laboratory work, manufacturing, research and those with a computer-oriented workforce.
“Due to the increasing use of computers in the workplace the problems with CVS will only increase. Companies should at least perform an on-site analysis to ensure the working environment is visually optimized for the best results possible.”
ABOUT INDUSTRIAL VISION CORPORATION
Industrial Vision, located in St. Louis, MO, is one of only five certified occupational lens laboratories in the United States and the only one in the Midwest. Now in its third decade, the firm specializes in bringing professional eye protection services on-site to their clients’ facilities. IVC offers on-site eye testing, and eye protection fitting and dispensing services. In addition the firm manufacturers an exclusive line of specialized prescription respiratory eyewear that locks inside the full face respirator and gas masks of first responders; non-conductive prescription safety eyewear for the electrical industry, and an exclusive line of forklift and mobile equipment operators safety eyewear. Safety administrators choose Industrial Vision Corporation to manage their eye protection compliance needs because of our high level of expertise, attention to service and professional services. Our competitive advantage (http://www.industrialvisioncorp.com/