New vision for old

Shelly Frohip

The ageing workforce may necessitate more accommodations for vision loss. What are the high and low tech options?

The maturing worker may have vision difficulties due to macular degeneration, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, illness, injury or other diseases of the eye.    For example, macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in Australia, affects one in seven Australians over the age of 50 and incidence increases with age. More understanding of the impact of vision loss and the number of employees that may be having difficult...

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Published 25 October, 2010 | Updated 26 October, 2010