Good ergonomics are a crucial prerequisite for a long, enjoyable and healthy working life. Magnifying ergonomic loupes from ExamVision will help you achieve improved posture, physical wellbeing and allow you to perform at your best.

We believe that magnification and ergonomics go hand in hand

  • Use Magnification

    Magnifying loupes help improve your ergonomic work position significantly. Longer working distances place greater demand on your vision and without optical loupes, many professionals tend to work in crouched, uncomfortable positions that will lead to chronic lower back and neck pain. Magnifying ergonomic loupes offer the solution while at the same time providing a safety distance between you and your patient as a personal protective measure. Ergonomic loupes for dentists, surgeons and others will help you achieve a better posture and adding magnification to your work routine will allow you to perform professionally without compromising on your own body, protection and work environment.

  • Good ergonomics are essential for a long, enjoyable, healthy working life.

    Get qualified ergonomics advice from your specialist loupes supplier. When considering how to choose your dental or medical loupe magnification it’s important that you consider all aspects of your needs. For this reason, you receive a free session with your specialist dealer when purchasing ExamVision ergonomic loupes. When choosing the best loupe for you whether you’re a dentist, dental hygienist, a surgeon, a veterinarian, a medical student or perhaps a jeweller, we will help you determine all aspects of your professional requirements, including the ergonomics of your professional environment. This includes your working distance and position, your need for personal protective measures when performing dental and medical proceduresyour height and, of course, your unique optical needs. During this session, your dealer will also offer ergonomic advice to help you work with loupes in a way that promotes physical wellbeing, safety and good posture.  

    Once you receive your custom-made magnifying loupes from ExamVision our experts will make sure that they are uniquely fitted to you in order to facilitate a superior ergonomic position all day. 

    We will of course also provide ergonomic guidance on how to adjust your dental or medical loupes throughout your career. For prescription changes in eyesight and for changes in your working distance or working angle, ExamVision offers an ergonomic loupe which can be adjusted to your needs at any time or age.  

  • Improve safety – by keeping your distance

    More than ever, equipment for personal protection and safety are essential while performing dental and medical examinations and procedures. Maintaining a physical safety distance can very often prove difficult as you will need to get very close to the patients to see details properly. By adding a customised loupe to your daily work-routine, you will not only achieve an optimal, ergonomic working position but also increase the safety distance between your face and your patient significantly. Loupe magnification will allow you to perform dental and medical procedures with maximum working distance for your personal protection. Now, more than ever, ergonomics and safety go hand in hand. 

    Additional equipment for personal protection can be added with our lightweight, extra-large, full-face shield, the Visionshield MAX. which protects your face and loupes from splashes, spray and respiratory droplets. Read more about our personal protective measures here.

  • Do stretching exercises regularly

    Prolonged periods in static postures cause significant microtraumas. Scheduling regular breaks and stretching can put you on the path towards a longer and healthier career. Therefore, part of our service, when you order an ergonomic loupe solution from ExamVision, is the offer of an examination of your work environment.  

    Our team of experts will also give you and your colleagues ergonomic advice and guidance on how to change your working positions on a regular basis and provide you with stretching exercises. 

    Not only will this focus on work-life ergonomics help you achieve better results and faster procedures. It will also ensure a safe and sound working environment and improve your work satisfaction. You will feel the difference in the short as well as in the long term. 

The most essential ergonomic factors when purchasing loupes

Dentists and medical specialists generally purchase magnifying loupes for two reasons: to enhance visual acuity and treatment quality and to improve working posture and comfort. There are three essential, ergonomic factors to consider when looking for the right loupe:

Working distance

Working distance

It´s the distance from the eyes to the work area. The right working distance is very important to avoid crouched, uncomfortable positions that will lead to chronic lower back and neck pain. A discrepancy of just a couple of cm can have a significant impact on comfort and health. When purchasing ExamVision loupes the working distance will always be individually measured and fitted to your height and work tools to achieve perfect results.

Declination angle

Declination angle

It´s the angle that your eyes are inclined downward toward the work area. This angle should be steep enough to help you attain a comfortable working position with minimal forward head posture (20° or less). The farther the head is positioned forward to see through the loupes, the greater the strain on the neck. The correct angle is individual, as it depends on the face, frame, nose bridge height and other variables. Your ExamVision dealer always measures the declination angle individually.

Prisma Lens System for extra declination

Prisma Lens System for extra declination in your ergonomic loupes

The Prisma Lens System allows you to sit up straighter and achieve a better working posture by making the focus of your vision appear higher than it really is. Prisma Lens system is optional. We can build it into your magnifying loupes at your request. It works by making light bend so that you can work in an upright position, which can be beneficial for very tall people or those who suffer from serious neck or back problems.

Kepler Reflekt

Kepler Reflekt

Good ergonomics is very individual. If your goal is to minimise neck and back strain as much as possible, then consider the Kepler Reflekt. It will help you sit up much straighter, with full customisation offering a crisp clear image and a DoF that allows plenty of movement, which reduces muscle strain. The prism moves the image, so you will feel you are looking straight ahead, but you will be able to see your hands working close to your body, in a comfortable, relaxed, natural position.

Frame size

Frame size

All ExamVision frames are designed for loupes and made to fit all kinds of facial shapes (narrow, broad, high cheekbones, etc.). This means that the scope can be placed low to achieve the correct angle and the correct, individual pupil distance. When choosing ExamVision as your ergonomic loupe supplier you will of course receive expert advice on how to choose the right loupe frame and magnification to fit your features and work environment.

It's time to take
a break!

Long periods of static posture can cause pain all manner of health-related issues. Committing to regular breaks and stretching exercises is health-beneficial and only takes a minute or two at a time. Moreover, regular breaks are proven to contribute to greater focus and productivity.  

Download our ergo-poster to help you have a healthier posture. 

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