For Employers

Eye Care Benefits Toolkit

One in four ER visits for eye problems aren’t actually emergencies, study finds, Science Daily (Michigan Medicine, University of MI), February 2017

Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative. A Report of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, 2016

Visual Impairment and Blindness in Adults in the United States: Demographic and Geographic Variations from 2015 to 2050, JAMA Ophthalmol, July 2016

Employees with Vision Benefits Tend to Use Them, Benefitspro, September 2016

Impact of Eye Exams in Identifying Chronic Conditions, UnitedHealthcare (study performed by Optum), 2016

Vision: The Must-Have Benefit for 2019, Workforce, March 27, 2019 

Millennials Value Vision Insurance, Unum, October 2018 

Protecting Sight – and Health – in a Multi-Screen Era, Vision Council, January 2019

Worker Productivity and Computer Screen Syndrome, All About Vision, 2017

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

“Think About Your Eyes” Coalition

This consumer site offers information about understanding eye health and eye care and can be used to integrate into your employee health and wellness communications:

National Eye Institute (NIH)

Education programs including:

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)