The efforts of Maurice Evans, director of HR at Integral Group, lead to higher enrollment in the companys voluntary vision plan.
Transitions Optical survey reveals only 16% of employees say they receive education from their employer about eye health.
In a recent survey conducted by Transitions Optical, only 16% of employees reported getting education from their employer related to their eye health, a gap that is reflected by a lack of understanding of how many lifestyle choices and activities can affect the human eye. Most expressed awareness in how aging (83%), ultraviolet exposure (70%) or lack of sleep (64%) could negatively impact ocular health, but other risks were less recognized. [Images: Thinkstock]
Among the many unknowns that come with the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is one that could hit consumers right in the teeth: orthodontic reimbursement.
The authors of a recent medical report say diabetes is leading to increasing rates of vision loss, and they recommend upping efforts to prevent and quickly diagnose diabetes in order to prevent expensive eye treatments.
In a gadget-driven world that has nearly erased any boundary line between work and life, theres an app for just about anything. The employee benefits landscape is no exception.
American Heart Association statement puts dental industry on defensive about the link between oral health and heart health. Despite popular belief, the link was never 'cause-and-effect,' says one dental industry insider.