Eye Care Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis

The eye care industry is primarily concerned with the preservation of ocular health and correction of eye problems that can decrease vision capacity. Within the eye care industry are practitioners that have a doctoral degree in optometry and/or ophthalmology. Eye care establishments are chiefly engaged in providing eye examinations to discern the acuity of vision or other visual complications, in addition to providing prescriptions for glasses and lenses, as well as retailing these products. Doctors within the ocular field may practice privately, in group practices, or through a facility.

In eye care there are several specialties: optometrists, opticians, and ophthalmologists. Optometrist execute general eye exams, which often leads to prescriptions for glasses or contacts, and may also attend to some basic eye conditions. Opticians typically manufacture and retail corrective lenses in a variety of locations based upon the prescription written by an optometrist or ophthalmologist. Overall eye care is the specialty of an ophthalmologist. Laser surgery is also on the rise for those who can afford it, and often can eliminate the need glasses or contacts.

In the eye care industry, demand is affected by changing health care practices, fashion trends for eye wear, and demographics. The profits of an optometrist practice vary depending on factors such as whether or not it sells eye wear in addition to providing eye examinations.

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Eye Care Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Eye Care in Nigeria

    ... to register lower value growth than 2019 and the lowest value growth among all consumer health products in 2020. There is expected to be two conflicting influences affecting value sales of eye care in 2020, ... Read More

  • Vision Care: Global Markets

    ... provide a detailed analysis of the competitive landscape. The report covers market projections for 2025 along with current market estimates. Epidemiology trends of major eye disorders, drivers, restrains and opportunities will also be covered in ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Morocco

    ... in growth for eye care in 2020. In doing so, consumers were taking precautions due to fears of future stock shortages and buying much more than they would usually require. Euromonitor International's Eye Care in ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Peru

    ... spread of COVID-19. This has caused greater numbers of people to suffer from eye problems due to the increase in the amount of time spent on screens. Regular use of digital screens can cause eye ... Read More

  • World Market for Eyewear

    ... more discretionary eyewear, mainly sunglasses, is expected to underperform in comparison to more essential eye care categories, such as spectacles. The industry is also seeing an acceleration of the e-commerce shift, supported by the adoption ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Egypt

    ... though with people going out less and being exposed to for example less pollution, there is a slight dampening effect on value growth. However, on the other hand, with people spending more time on screens ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Turkey

    ... more time on their devices, including smartphones, tablets and laptops. Working from home is also requiring screen time to check e-mails and perform other tasks, potentially adding to the digital load. Dry, tired eyes as ... Read More

  • Eye Care in South Korea

    ... of standard eye care throughout the year; however, the bulk of sales is set to be driven by severe air pollution, and the high usage of contact lenses in the country. Euromonitor International's Eye Care ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Ukraine

    ... increasing number of cases of dry eye, conjunctivitis and allergies. Such eye problems stem from a number of factors, including more access to and usage of digital technologies by consumers of various ages, pollution, diabetes ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Hungary

    ... lockdown could have some minimal impact on consumers’ buying habits. During periods of lockdown, for instance, consumers in Hungary moved to working and learning from home. For most people working or learning from home, this ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Poland

    ... eye irritants. Consumers made less frequent exits outside the home, implemented higher hygiene standard and were less exposed to air conditioning as at-home working came into force, etc. The move towards an economic recession, and ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Romania

    ... for example, to the reduced exposure to pollutants and pollen outside and air conditioning in offices, along with an increased focus on hygiene. The economic downturn and related decline in consumer income also played a ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Norway

    ... single-digit growth. This high level of growth is being driven by Norwegians lifestyles, which are increasingly including more time with electronic screens. Many jobs in Norway require employees to sit in front of a computer ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Russia

    ... burning, itching, redness and blurred vision, driving sales of standard eye care in 2020. With more and more devices allowing consumers to access the internet, the amount of time spent looking at screens of various ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Slovakia

    ... computer or television screens. Slovakians already spent a high number of hours per day staring at screens, and this only got worse during lockdown, where computers and mobile phones were often the only point of ... Read More

  • Eye Care in the Philippines

    ... adversely impacted as consumers stayed at home as a result of lockdown restrictions. Demand for eye care products was further affected as consumers prioritised expenditure elsewhere, for example on products with claims of boosting the ... Read More

  • Eye Care in the United Arab Emirates

    ... hours or more in front of a laptop or computer screen, strong use of mobile phones to access social media or gaming amongst younger generations in addition to large-screen televisions for home entertainment or bright ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Finland

    ... and the adverse impact of COVID-19 on standard eye care. The lack of time spent outdoors has diminished demand somewhat for allergy eye care, although in some cases seasonal changes will bring out symptoms regardless ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Sweden

    ... COVID-19. The relatively low levels of pollen during spring and early summer resulted in less allergy-related problems among the general population. This has led to a decline in sales for allergy eye care products, with ... Read More

  • Eye Care in the Czech Republic

    ... the peak pollen season of March and April. The expansion of the private label segment, and particularly the Dr Max chemists/pharmacies chain’s eponymous label, is playing an important part in the category’s growth. Meanwhile, demand ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Bulgaria

    ... numbers of people to suffer from eye problems due to the increase in the amount of time spent on screens, as more consumers work from home and people entertain themselves during lockdown by watching films ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Chile

    ... Chilean consumers lives, with the average time spent in front of electronic screens massively increasing since the outbreak. Eye strains are becoming regular among employees, resulting in annoying eye redness and dryness. Euromonitor International's Eye ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Canada

    ... COVID-19 had only a marginal impact on sales, although the fact that many consumers spent more time looking at screens for entertainment, study and work helped to boost sales. Euromonitor International's Eye Care in Canada ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Hong Kong, China

    ... care are still present, demand fell in the short term as a result of the pandemic, partly due to the absence of cross border trade from mainland Chinese tourists, and partly due to a decrease ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Indonesia

    ... are expected to contribute to decline. For instance, one of the ways of avoiding contracting the virus is to avoid touching the face and the eyes. Therefore, consumers have become more careful about touching their ... Read More

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