HR Masterclass Series: High-level HR strategy training workshops
with topics ranging from Analytics, to HR Business Partnering, Coaching, Leadership, Agile Talent and more.
Review the 2020 masterclasses here »
It’s commonly perceived that people are prone to acquire eye diseases as we age. In fact, some eye diseases can be delayed in worsening if caught and treated at earlier stage. Common eye problems, such as cataracts and glaucoma, develop over a period of time. It is therefore crucial for HR professionals to remind employees to schedule regular check-ups with their optometrist or ophthalmologist.
What are cataracts?
A gradual process of the eye’s lens getting cloudier as a result of ageing. There is usually no obvious symptom, such as pain, redness or watery eyes. The more opaque the lens becomes, the worse the vision will become. Some individuals might experience a halo around lights at night. Surgery is a common way to treat cataracts.
What is glaucoma?
It’s a group of conditions resulting in damages to the optic nerve. There are no early signs in the common type of glaucoma: Open-angle glaucoma. However, peripheral vision usually deteriorates first. In contrast, if an individual suffers from the lesser common type of glaucoma: closed-angle glaucoma, he or she might see rainbow-coloured circles under bright lights, experience hazy or blurred vision, severe eye and head pain, nausea or sudden sight loss. The damage to the optic nerve by glaucoma are irreversible. Therefore it’s recommended to get diagnosis at an early stage.
For more information on vision screening, seminars and eye exam packages, contact PolyVision for details.
"The Asia Recruitment Award is the oscars of the recruitment industry. A display of the best of the best!"
Start your entries preparation early.
Open to both in-house recruitment & talent acquisition teams and recruitment solution providers.