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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

  • Global Sports Sunglasses Market - Growth, Trends and Forecast (2019 - 2024)

    ... million by 2024, at an estimated CAGR of 3.53%, during the forecast period, 2019-2024. There are certain key factors driving the market studied, such as a rise in consumers’ disposable incomes, owing to which they ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Poland

    ... front of monitors means, however, that our eyes work intensively, trying to adjust the visual acuity to the small font of devices. This may result in Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) or a disorder such as ... Read More

  • Eye Care in the United Kingdom

    ... wider “free from” trends seen previously across many other industries such as food and beauty and while preservative-free eye drops have long been available, they have in the past been more positioned towards contact lens ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Germany

    ... rates of myopia. This may also lead to glaucoma from which over 900,000 people in Germany are suffering. Another issue is presbyopia, which affects more than half the population. This, among other factors, leads to ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Brazil

    ... expensive items. Brazilians continue to adopt a more rational approach towards purchases of certain items, and the wide range of prices seen under eye care favour consumers selecting the best option available. As a consequence, ... Read More

  • Eye Care in Ireland

    ... trend that is predicted to continue into the forecast period. Support for allergy eye care stems from strong allergic reactions to pollen including watery and itchy eyes amongst other factors, encouraging sufferers to seek relief ... Read More

  • Eye Care in the US

    ... of eye strain, dry eyes, and other chronic eye conditions are becoming more common. With screen time rising for the average American, a reduced blink rate leads to tears evaporating more quickly. Steady growth in ... Read More

  • Opticians (UK) - Industry Report

    ... LEIGHTONS LTD and HORIZON OPTICAL COMPANY LTD. This report covers activities such as opticians, contact lenses, glasses, spectacles, sunglasses and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. Plimsoll ... Read More

  • Glasses Manufacturers (GLOBAL) - Industry Report

    ... including SILHOUETTE INTERNATIONAL SCHMIED AG, INSTRU OPTIIKKA OY and HOYA LENS FRANCE. This report covers activities such as glasses, eyewear, sunglasses, frames, lenses and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the ... Read More

  • Optical Goods (UK) - Industry Report

    ... including QIOPTIQ LTD, MILLMEAD OPTICAL GROUP LTD and PARK CAMERAS LTD. This report covers activities such as lenses, glasses, contact lenses, lens, opticians and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the ... Read More

  • Contact Lenses (GLOBAL) - Industry Report

    ... including JOHNSON & JOHNSON, HYDRON CONTACT LENS CO., LTD. and HECHT CONTACTLINSEN GMBH. This report includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. Plimsoll Publishing’s latest Contact Lenses (GLOBAL) ... Read More

  • Consumer Goods & Retailing: Global Optical Retailers

    ... employees figures, address details and management information. Annual figures officially published by the retailers themselves is included in turnover. 2 sources provide reliable data we use these to make estimates, when official figures are not ... Read More

  • Online Eyeglasses and Contact Lens Sales in Australia - Industry Market Research Report

    ... sunglasses sold online. This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of ... Read More

  • Safety Eyewear in the US - Procurement Research Report

    ... as impact-resistant goggles, welding goggles, ballistic glasses and waterproof eyewear. Suppliers of safety eyewear include manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers, and common buyers include construction firms, science research labs and manufacturers. This report excludes safety eyewear ... Read More

  • Optometrists - US Industry Market Research Report (Covers 2010-2023)

    ... industry includes companies of health practitioners having the degree of O.D. (Doctor of optometry) primarily engaged in the independent practice of optometry. These practitioners provide eye examinations to determine visual acuity or the presence of ... Read More

  • Glasses & Contacts Wholesaling in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ... during the five-year period, consumers were more able and willing to purchase eyeglasses and sunglasses. In addition, the number of adults aged 50 and older is expected to increase during the same period, bolstering demand ... Read More

  • Eye Glasses & Contact Lens Stores in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ... and an increasingly aging population. Rising per capita disposable income brought about by increasing corporate profit and below-average inflation has resulted in a strengthening consumer base. Over the five years to 2024, the industry is ... Read More

  • Sunglasses in Taiwan

    ... stylish design, as a personal fashion accessory. With large numbers of Taiwanese wearing sunglass for beauty or aesthetic purposes, they are happy to buy non-prescription sunglasses, concentrating on the design, and will not care if ... Read More

  • Eyewear in Taiwan

    ... For example contact lenses, the main growth driver, come in an increasing range of colours, patterns and materials. Spectacles come in a variety of fashionable styles to attract consumers, as spectacles are increasingly being considered ... Read More

  • Spectacles in Taiwan

    ... continues to lose out in the competition with contact lenses, with contacts seen as a more fashionable option. Due to the competition from contact lenses and the entry of lower-priced brands from China, spectacles is ... Read More

  • Sunglasses in Germany

    ... eyes from harmful UV light. For fashion brands such as Ray-Ban, Calvin Klein or Diesel, consumers wear these sunglasses brands as a reflection of their personality and to make a fashion statement. Fashion trends continued ... Read More

  • Spectacles in Germany

    ... a quarter from hyperopia in 2019 – with the levels all still growing. Demand for eyewear therefore continued to increase in 2019. The growing level of presbyopia has direct benefits for sales of spectacles in ... Read More

  • Sunglasses Stores - Industry Market Research Report

    ... improving economic conditions has boosted demand for luxury sunglasses, which command a higher price. While demand is on the rise, online retailers have lured a growing number of consumers with competitive prices and convenience, slowing ... Read More

  • Eyewear in Japan

    ... disposable products, which are attracting consumers away from conventional lenses because they are perceived to be more convenient and hygienic. Euromonitor International's Eyewear in Japan report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape ... Read More

  • Spectacles in Japan

    ... end of the review period. Spectacles with lenses that filter the blue light typical of the screens of electronic devices are also selling well, as computers, smartphones and tablets play an increasingly central role in ... Read More

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