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Contact Lenses & Solutions: Worldwide Industry Outlook to 2024 with Leading Contact Lens Providers by Region

DUBLIN, April 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Contact Lenses and Solutions - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to's offering.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets in US$ Million by the following Segments:

  • Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeable Lenses, Soft Contact Lenses, & Hybrid Contact Lenses)
  • Contact Lens Care Solutions

The Soft Contact Lens market is further analyzed by the following sub-segments:

  • Spherical Lenses
  • Toric Lenses
  • Multifocals

The report profiles 69 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Abbott Medical Optics Inc. (USA)
  • Alcon Inc. (Switzerland)
  • Bausch & Lomb Inc. (USA)
  • CooperVision Inc. (USA)
  • Ginko International Co. Ltd. (China)
  • St.Shine Optical Co. Ltd. (Taiwan)
  • Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc. (USA)

Key Topics Covered

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Product Segments
Contact Lenses
Rigid Gas-Permeable Lenses
Soft Contact Lenses
Spherical Lenses
Toric Lenses
Hybrid Contact Lenses
Contact Lens Care Solutions

Contact Lenses and Solutions: An Introductory Prelude
Developed Regions - The Prime Revenue Contributors
Asia-Pacific & Other Developing Regions Offer High Growth Opportunities
Aesthetics and Improving Functionality Drive Adoption of Contact Lenses
Vision Correction Market and Role of Contact Lenses
Wearer Base for Contact Lenses
Myopia Control - An Expanding Opportunity
Children - A Key Potential Wearer Segment
Daily Disposables - A High Revenue Segment
Adoption of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses Gains Momentum
Rigid Gas Permeables Stay Afloat
Soft Contacts Drive Overall Growth
Torics - the Largest Segment
Multifocals Benefit from Demographic Trends
Silicone Hydrogels Continue to Drive Gains

Future Contact Lens Technologies Offer Benefits Extending Beyond Vision Correction
High-tech Contact Lenses to Redefine Market Landscape
Augmented Reality (AR) Contact Lens
Lenses to Measure Eyeball Pressure
Contact Lenses Worn During Sleep
Lenses to Block Harmful UV Rays
Telescopic Contact Lenses
Advanced Contact Lenses to Monitor Glucose Levels
Drug Delivery through Contact Lenses - An Emerging Area of Interest
Contact Lens with Switchable Capability to Address AMD
Contact Lenses to Address Concerns over Excess Digital Device Usage
Water Gradient Contact Lenses - A Novel Development
Addressing the Contact Lens Discomfort
Scleral GP Lenses Continue to Draw Opportunities led by Material Design
Presbyopes - Another Opportunity Market for Scleral Contact Lenses
Craze for Tints Opens New Avenues
Recycling of Contact Lenses - A New Trend
Lens Care Solutions and Trends
Multi-Purpose Solutions Help Market Remain Buoyant
Market Restraints
Major Challenges for Manufacturers
Safety of Contact Lenses: A Major Concern
Competition on Rise from Advanced Vision Correction Technologies
Regulatory Standards
Distribution Dynamics
Direct-to Consumer and Subscription Services Gain Traction
Diversity in Contact Lens Purchasing Patterns
Pure-Play Retailers Challenge Independent Optometry Channels
Online Stores Register Growth

Economic Development: A Key Growth Driver
Expanding Population Fuels Demand
Urbanization: A Megatrend with Significant Implications for Contact Lenses Market
Increasing Affluence of the Ballooning Middle Class Population

Contact Lenses - A Primer
Summary of Major Lens Types
A Historical Snapshot
Developments over the Years
Contact Lenses - Classification
By Modality
By Lens Material
By Function
By Duration of Wear
Types of Contact Lenses - A Detailed Review
Hard Lenses
PMMA Lenses
Rigid Gas-Permeable Lenses
Soft Lenses
Spherical Soft Lenses
Specialty Soft Lenses
Tinted Lenses
A Focus on Silicone Hydrogel Lenses
Disposable Soft Lenses
Hybrid Contact Lenses
Classification of Contact Lenses by Use
Daily Wear Lenses
Daily Wear Hard Lens
Daily Wear Soft Lens
Daily Wear Hard Gas-Permeable Lens
Extended Wear Lenses
Soft Lenses for Extended Wear
Hard Gas-Permeable Lenses for Extended Wear
Contact Lens Care Solutions
Laxity in Proper Lens Care: Main Cause of Infections
Ocular Disorders Corrected By Contact Lens Use

Contact Lenses: A Consolidated Marketplace
High Entry Barriers
Differentiated Products Offer an Edge
Leading Contact Lens Providers by Region
Soft Contact Lens Offerings of Leading Companies
Players Adopt New Strategies to Gain Share
Contact Lens Solutions

6.1 Focus on Select Global Players

6.2 Product Introductions/Innovations
Bausch + Lomb Expands Parameters for Biotrue ONEday
Alcon Launches AIR OPTIX plus HydraGlyde Multifocal Contact Lenses
HOYA Unveils MyoSmart Lens in Hong Kong and China
Visioneering Technologies Introduces NaturalVue (etafilcon A) Multifocal Day Contact Lenses in Plus Powers
Alcon Rolls Out DAILIES TOTAL1 Water Gradient Contact Lenses
Alcon Launches AIR OPTIX COLORS Gemstone Collection of contact lenses
Johnson & Johnson Vision Launches ACUVUE OASYS Integrated with Transitions Light Intelligent Technology
CooperVision Unveils MyDay Toric Daily Disposable Contact Lenses in the US
Bausch + Lomb Introduces Extended Parameters of Bausch + Lomb ULTRA for Astigmatism Contact Lenses
Bausch + Lomb Introduces the enVista MX60E with StableFlex Technology
BenQ Materials Introduces Miacare Contact Lens
Bausch + Lomb Introduces AQUALOX Contact Lenses
Bausch + Lomb Releases Renu Advanced Formula
Bausch + Lomb Unveils ULTRA for Astigmatism contact lenses
Bausch + Lomb Introduces Biotrue ONEday

6.3 Recent Industry Activity
Bausch + Lomb's ULTRA Multifocal for Astigmatism Contact Lenses Receives FDA 510 (K) Clearance
Novartis to Spinoff Alcon
Bausch + Lomb Collaborates with Tangible Science
SynergEyes Teams Up with Brien Holden Vision Institute
Johnson & Johnson Vision's Acuvue Oasys with Transitions Receives US FDA Approval
Bausch + Lomb Enters into Agreement with IDOC
Johnson & Johnson Vision Acquires Sightbox
Johnson & Johnson Acquires Abbott Medical Optics
SynergEyes Enters into Partnership with Menicon


Total Companies Profiled: 69 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 78)

  • The United States (35)
  • Canada (2)
  • Japan (4)
  • Europe (22)
    • France (1)
    • Germany (1)
    • Italy (2)
    • The United Kingdom (11)
    • Spain (2)
    • Rest of Europe (5)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (15)

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