VDU spectaclesThe right protection for the office



Individual eye protection at the screen

uvex VDU spectacles are specially designed for working at a screen, enabling problem-free vision at a computer workstation.

The special feature of VDU spectacles is the distance for which they have been optimised. Normally, the lens is designed for a viewing distance of approximately 30 cm (reading distance) to correct presbyopia. A screen is usually about 50 cm – 80 cm away from the human eye.

To be able to focus continuously at different distances, spectacle wearers are forced to adopt an unnatural head position and body posture. This can lead to a variety of posture-related symptoms, such as overexertion of the shoulder and neck muscles, fatigue symptoms or headaches. For most people who wear reading glasses or varifocals in their everyday lives, VDU spectacles are recommended if the main activity in their job requires viewing a computer screen and safety spectacles are not mandatory in the workplace.

uvex offers different lens materials, focus types and frames for VDU spectacles. The 'Made in uvex' quality system guarantees the best design from an optical and processing technology perspective. All materials used are free from harmful substances and are regularly inspected.

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Posture-related symptoms? The solution – uvex Nahcomfort lenses

Avoid posture-related symptoms with uvex VDU spectacles that are individually adjusted to the wearer. Nahcomfort lenses are specially designed to suit computer-based workplaces and provide unrestricted vision at VDU workstations. The advantages are seamless, sharp vision from 30 cm to approx. 2 m.

A clear view of keyboard, screen and documents with an ideal head position. This results in a marked reduction in posture-related symptoms, because the head and neck remain in a natural position.

uvex as a partner for individual protective equipment

uvex offers maximum service with maximum flexibility. Our specialists are happy to advise you with regard to professional and flexible solutions, tailored to the individual requirements of your company

Our wide uvex collection enables us to find VDU spectacles for each of your employees.

uvex experts:

  • on-site service from qualified opticians and master opticians
  • qualified advisers in uvex customer service
  • comprehensive uvex optical service partner network in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and other European countries

uvex flexibility:

  • product consultation and adaptations on request.
  • appointments are also possible during the early, late or night shift
  • uvex online appointment tool optimises planning

uvex expertise:

  • decades of experience in optics and continuous development of products
  • training courses/practical seminars for your employees (e.g. company doctors)
  • 'Made in uvex’: Products with a focus on production facilities in Germany/Europe

Plastic frames – uvex VDU spectacles

Metal frames – uvex VDU spectacles

Titanium frames & nylor frames – uvex VDU spectacles

Nahcomfort lenses by uvex

  • The wearer’s usual reading prescription is found in the lower part of the lens
  • The prescription value gradually becomes weaker further up the lens (degression, in the upper part of the lens, vision is clear at a maximum distance of approx. 2 m). The transitions between the different zones are smooth, similar to varifocal lenses
  • All that is needed to place an order are details of the close-range values and the required design (type A, B, C)
  • It is necessary to measure the specific height on the basis of the main line of sight. A minimum fitting height of 17 mm in the frame must be observed
Type AType BType C
Degression*: 0.75 dptDegression*: 1.25 dptDegression*: 1.75 dpt
< 50 years50 to 55 years 55 years

* Degression: Correction reduced, based on the close-range value!


Anti-reflective coating

Anti-reflective coating is applied to the inside and outside of lenses by means of vapour deposition. It significantly reduces reflections on the surfaces. It offers a cosmetic advantage and increases light transmission. Three qualities are available: normal anti-reflective coating, multi anti-reflective coating and super anti-reflective coating.

Normal anti-reflective coating:

  • Good reduction of reflections
  • Metal oxide is applied once to each surface
  • Residual reflection ≈ 4%

Super anti-reflective coating:

  • Maximum reduction of reflections
  • Metal oxide is applied several times to each surface
  • Residual reflection < 2%
uvex UV blue

Surface finish consisting of different layers. It includes a layer that filters short-wave visible light in the blue-violet range with increased effect.

Effective protection against the symptoms of fatigue and headaches associated predominantly with long periods of working at a monitor and/or with digital media.

The uvex UV blue layer system also includes a super anti-reflective coating and a scratch-resistant coating.




Tinted lenses provide effective protection against glare in areas with high light intensity (for example, sunlight)

Constant tinting:

  • Available in brown or grey
  • Tinting levels: 15%, 25%, 65%, 75%

Variable tinting – Variomatic™

  • Lenses tint automatically, depending on the intensity of the UV radiation and temperature 
  • Tinting of approx. 8% to 80% in brown
  • Available on polycarbonate and Trivex™ prescription safety lenses



Find a uvex individual personal protective equipment partner near you

Our close-knit network of highly qualified optics, acoustics and orthopaedics experts ensures the availability of first-rate uvex quality of care in your area. You can therefore always rely on short supply routes, perfectly fitted individual personal protective equipment products and optimal protection.

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uvex sportstyle RX – prescription sports glasses

uvex sportstyle RX frames are equipped with high-definition (HD) prescription lenses with the latest free-form technology for optimum visual comfort. These lenses made of polycarbonate or Trivex™ guarantee the highest level of protection and maximum performance for a wide range of sports.

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Individual personal protective equipment training at the uvex academy

Our uvex academy seminars will enable participants to act as a competent representative within the company for individual personal protective equipment right through to fitting.

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