The College of Optometrists

Key points

  • Employees have a right to have either vision screening or a full eye examination.
  • It is in the employee’s best interests to have a full eye examination.
  • The employer is not required to pay for any spectacles prescribed for purposes other than display screen equipment (DSE) use, even if they include DSE use.
This guidance does not change what you must do under the law. 

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