Eyesight check for computer work

If you spend more than two hours a day working at a computer screen, you should have your eyesight checked periodically to ensure you can work comfortably at screen distance.
The eyesight check may also be part of the periodic medical examination (PME) or other organisation-wide medical examination.

When is an eyesight check for computer work necessary?

If you spend long hours working at a computer screen, it’s a good idea to have your eyesight checked periodically. The check may show that you need special computer glasses. If so, your employer may cover the costs.

What does the eyesight check involve?

The eyesight check for computer work consists of an eye test to check your vision at varying distances. Depending on the outcome, we will determine whether you need computer glasses or if other adjustments are needed.

More information

We’d be happy to help you if you have any questions about the eyesight check. Don’t hesitate to call us at +31 (0)20 649 43 34 or send us an email. You can submit your details using this form and we’ll contact you as soon as possible.


You’ll find us in The Hague or at Schiphol-East near Amsterdam.