Health and Safety

The Eye Opener- Test Your Optical IQ…

October 19, 2010

Which One Does NOT Apply

Reading Glasses
a.    Single Vision Lenses
b.    Used for Correcting Presbyopia
c.    May be Used for Distance or Near Vision

Computer Glasses
a.    Referred to as Occupational Lenses
b.    People Who work at a Computer for more than two Hours a Day may Develop Tired Eyes
c.    While Not Working in Front of a Computer  You May Still Develop Computer Eye Strain

Progressive Lenses

a.    May not be Used for Reading
b.    Provide a Smooth Range of Vision
c.    Referred to as “Invisible” Multifocal Lenses

    a.    a.    One in Three People Have Astigmatism
    b.    b.    Astigmatism Does Not Create Blurry Vision
    c.    c.    Can be Corrected with Eyeglasses or Contacts

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October 19, 2010

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