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NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Contact Lenses and Solutions Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Contact Lenses and Solutions in US$ Million by the following Segments: Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeable Lenses and Soft Contact Lenses (Spherical Lenses, Daily Disposable Lenses, Toric Lenses, Multifocals, & Cosmetic Lenses) and Contact Lens Care Solutions. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period of 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 77 companies including many key and niche players such as Abbott Medical Optics, Inc., Alcon Inc., Bausch & Lomb, Inc., CooperVision, Inc., Ginko International Co., Ltd., and Vistakon. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

Product Segments I-3

Contact Lenses I-3

Rigid Gas-Permeable Lenses I-3

Soft Contact Lenses I-4

Spherical Lenses I-4

Daily Disposable Lenses I-4

Toric Lenses I-4

Multifocals I-4

Cosmetic Lenses I-4

Contact Lens Care Solutions I-4

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Introduction II-1

Outlook II-1

Diverse Trends to Impact Market II-1

Key Shifts in Consumer Preference in the Global Contact Lens

Market II-2

Asia Presents Lucrative Opportunities II-2

Potential Wearer Base Population on the Rise II-3

Technology Advancements Provide Impetus to Volume Growth II-3

Diversity in Contact Lens Purchasing Patterns II-3

Trends and Issues II-3

Global Contact Lens Market - Bright Potential Ahead II-3

Tracking the Wearer Base: A Key Metric II-4

Table 1: Global Soft Contact Lens Wearer Base (2010):

Percentage of Soft Contact Lens Wearers in Total Adult

Population (15 years and above) by Select Region/Country -

United States, Nordic Countries, The UK and Ireland, The

Netherlands, Switzerland, and Germany (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Children - A Key Potential Wearer Segment II-5

Increase in Life Expectancy Augurs Well for Market Growth II-5

Contact Lens Wearing Regimen - Changing User Preferences II-5

Soft Contacts Drive Overall Growth II-6

Table 2: Percentage of Aged Population in Europe, North

America, and Asia (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

Silicone Hydrogels: Upward Growth Trajectory II-7

Specialized Contacts to Boost Market Expansion II-7

Design Improvements Enhance Multifocal Lens Usage II-8

Rigid Gas Permeables - Down But Not Out II-8

Craze for Tints Opens New Avenues II-8

Disposables With a Difference - Focus on Wearer Base II-8

Table 3: Contact Lenses Usage Trends by Region (2011):

Percentage Breakdown of Usage Preferences for Daily,

Weekly/BiWeekly, and Monthly Disposable Lenses for World,

Americas, Asia, and EMEA (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-9

High Popularity of Daily Disposables Restrict SH Lenses

Adoption Outside US II-9

Relatively Flat Growth in Lens Care Solutions II-9

Multi-Purpose Solutions Help Market Remain Buoyant II-10

R&D - A Major Factor Driving Growth II-10

Competitive Overview II-10

Market Characteristics II-10

Highly Concentrated Marketplace II-10

High Entry Barriers II-11

Differentiated Products Offer Edge II-11

Market Participants and Share Data II-12

Contact Lens II-12

Table 4: Leading Players in the Global Contact Lens Market

(2011): Percentage Breakdown by Market Share for Johnson &

Johnson, CIBA Vision/Alcon, Cooper Vision, Bausch & Lomb

and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12

Global Contact Lens Market: Ranking of Leading Players by

Region II-12

Table 5: Leading Players in the Global Soft Contact Lens

Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Market Share for

Johnson & Johnson, Ciba Vision/Alcon, Cooper Vision,

Bausch & Lomb and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-12

Table 6: Leading Players in the Global Spherical Contact

Lens Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Market Share

for Johnson & Johnson, Ciba Vision/Alcon, Cooper Vision,

Bausch & Lomb and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-13

Table 7: Leading Players in the Global Toric Contact Lens

Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Market Share for

Johnson & Johnson, Ciba Vision/Alcon, Cooper Vision,

Bausch & Lomb and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-13

Contact Lens Solutions II-13

Table 8: Leading Players in the Global Contact Lens

Solutions Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown by Market

Share for Alcon, Bausch & Lomb, Ciba Vision, Abbott Medical

Optics, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Major Challenges for Manufacturers II-14

Market Restraints II-14

Safety of Contact Lenses: A Major Concern II-14

Developments in Advanced Vision Correction Technologies II-15

Regulatory Standards II-15

2. CONTACT LENSES: A REVIEW II-16

Ophthalmic Goods Industry: A Perspective II-16

Research and Technology Over the Years II-16

A Historical Snapshot II-17

Developments Over the Years II-17

Contact Lenses - A Primer II-18

Summary of Major Lens Types II-19

Contact Lenses - Varied Classification II-20

By Modality II-20

By Lens Material II-21

By Function II-21

By Duration of Wear II-21

Types of Contact Lenses - A Detailed Review II-21

Hard Lenses II-21

PMMA Lenses II-21

Rigid Gas-Permeable Lenses II-22

Advantages II-22

Disadvantages II-22

Soft Lenses II-22

Description II-22

Spherical Soft Lenses II-23

Specialty Soft Lenses II-23

Multifocals/Bifocals II-23

Torics II-23

Tinted Lenses II-24

A Focus on Silicone Hydrogel Lenses II-24

Description II-24

Evolution II-24

Types of Silicone Hydrogel Lens Materials Available

Commercially II-25

Key Characteristics II-25

Mechanical Characteristics II-25

Surface Characteristics II-26

Lipid Deposition II-26

Special Designs II-26

Corneal Swelling Response with Silicone Hydrogel Lenses II-26

Low Incidences of Limbal Hyperaemia with Silicone Hydrogels II-26

Clinical Problems Associated with Silicone Hydrogel Lenses II-27

Silicone Hydrogels Lenses - Future Direction II-27

Disposable Soft Lenses II-27

Advantages II-28

Disadvantages II-28

Improper Usage of Disposable Lenses May Cause Corneal Damage II-28

Classification of Contact Lenses by Use II-28

Daily Wear Lenses II-28

Daily Wear Hard Lens II-29

Daily Wear Soft Lens II-29

Daily Wear Hard Gas-Permeable Lens II-29

Extended Wear Lenses II-29

Soft Lenses for Extended Wear II-30

Hard Gas-Permeable Lenses for Extended Wear II-30

Contact Lens Care Solutions II-30

Description II-30

Laxity in Proper Lens Care: Main Cause of Infections II-31

Contact Lens Manufacturing Process II-31

Stages Involved in RGP Lenses Manufacturing II-31

Stages Involved in Conventional Soft Lenses Manufacturing II-32

Stages Involved in Disposable Contact Lenses Manufacturing II-32

Corneal Oxygen and Contact Lens Wear II-33

Corneal Oxygen Requirement II-33

Transmission of Oxygen Through Lenses II-33

Endothelial Response to Contact Lens Hypoxia II-33

Ocular Disorders Corrected by Contact Lens Use II-33

Myopia II-33

Hyperopia II-34

Astigmatism II-34

Presbyopia II-34

Aphakia II-34

Methods for Vision Correction Using Contact Lenses II-35

Monovision II-35

Orthokeratology II-35

Complications Arising Out of Contact Lens Use II-35

Dehydration II-35

Protein and Lipid Deposition II-35

Contact Lens Usage at Work II-36

Specific Hazards Associated with Wearing Soft Contact Lenses II-36

Specific Hazards Associated with Wearing Hard Contact Lenses II-36

Wearing Contact Lenses While Using Respirators II-36

Employer's Responsibility for Safe Work Conditions for

Contact Lens Wearers II-37

Contact Lenses in Sports II-37

Specialized Contact Lenses for Sports II-37

Regulations Impacting the Industry II-37

Clinical Safety Trials - A Must in the US II-37

CE-Mark for Medical Devices in Europe II-38

Alternative Technologies to Contact Lenses II-38

Intrastromal Corneal Ring II-38

Radial Keratotomy II-38

Laser Vision Correction II-38

Laser Vision Correction - Key Benefits Ranked in the Order

of Relative Importance to Patients II-38

Photorefractive Keratectomy II-39

LASIK (Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis) II-39

Research Indicates LASIK to Be Safer Compared to Contact Lenses II-39

Implantable Contact Lenses II-40

3. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/APPROVALS/ INNOVATIONS II-41

Cooper Vision to Re-launch Avaira Toric Contact Lenses II-41

Sauflon Extends Clariti 1 Day Toric Contact Lens Range II-41

Vision-Ease Lens Launches Thindex 1.70 SRC® Coated A SFSV and

SFSV Lenses II-41

Alden Optical Introduces NovaKone Soft Contact Lenses for

Keratoconus II-41

Bausch + Lomb Unveils PureVision2 HD for Astigmatism II-41

CooperVision Introduces Biofinity Multifocal Contact Lenses II-42

Menicon America Rolls out GP Lens Care System II-42

Vistakon Unveils Novel 1-Day Acuvue Moist Brand 90-Pack II-42

Bausch & Lomb Reintroduces ReNu® Fresh™ MPS with New Bottle

Innovation II-42

Target Unveils LensAlert Contact Lens Care Kit II-43

J&J Vision Care to Introduce 1-Day Acuvue Moist Contact Lens II-43

SEED to Introduce Bifocal Disposable Contact Lenses II-43

STMicroelectronics Develops Advanced Contact Lens for Glaucoma

Patients II-43

New Method Discovered to Predict Success of Contact Lensfor

First-time Wearers II-44

Abbott Laboratories Launches RevitaLens II-44

4. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/APPROVALS/ INNOVATIONS IN RECENT PAST - A

PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-45

Bausch & Lomb Announces European Launch of ReNu MultiPlus® in

Innovative Bottle II-45

CooperVision Expands Avaira™ Hydrogel Lense Parameters II-45

CooperVision Extends Sphere Powers of Proclear® Toric XR

Contact Lenses II-45

Art Optical Introduces RenovationE Lenses II-46

Clearly Contacts Launches Impressions Colors Private Label

Contact Lenses II-46

Unilens Introduces New Monthly Replacement Toric Multifocal

Contact Lenses II-46

Vistakon to Unveil ACUVUE® OASYS™ Brand Contact Lenses II-47

Vistakon Introduces ACUVUE® DIRECT™ Program II-47

SynergEyes Launches ClearKone™ Contact Lens II-47

Seed to Roll Out 1-Day Contact Lenses II-47

Advanced EyeCare Carries CIBA Vision's New Contact Lens

Technology II-48

RevolutionEYES Offers New Bifocal Contact Lens II-48

Alcon Unveils Opti-Free GP Contact Lens Solution II-48

UltraVision Introduces UltraWave® SiH II-49

Contamac Introduces New GP Contact Lens Materials II-49

Art Optical Introduces New Thinsite2 Lens II-49

CooperVision Launches New Biofinity Toric Lens II-49

Alcon Unveils +3.0 Add Power AcrySof® ReSTOR® Aspheric

Intraocular Lens II-49

Bausch & Lomb Launches Crystalens® HD Intraocular Lens II-50

Unilens Vision Rolls Out C-VUE® Advanced™ Custom Toric Lens II-50

Unilens Vision Unveils C-VUE 1 Day Aspheric Single Vision

Contact Lens II-50

CooperVision Extends Parameters of Proclear® 1-Day Contact Lenses II-50

CooperVision Extends Sphere Powers of Proclear® Sphere Contact

Lenses II-51

CooperVision Extends Parameters of Biofinity® Silicone

Hydrogel Contact Lenses II-51

Bausch & Lomb to Introduce SofLens® Daily Disposable Contact

Lenses II-51

UltraVision to Unveil KeraSoft®IC Lenses II-52

Bausch & Lomb to Introduce SofLens® Daily Disposable Contact

Lenses II-52

UltraVision to Unveil KeraSoft®IC Lenses II-52

Bausch & Lomb to Introduce SofLens® Daily Disposable Contact

Lenses II-53

UltraVision to Unveil KeraSoft®IC Lenses II-53

Bausch & Lomb to Introduce SofLens® Daily Disposable Contact

Lenses II-54

UltraVision to Unveil KeraSoft®IC Lenses II-54

Alcon Receives FDA Approval for AcrySof® IQ ReSTOR®

Intraocular Lens II-54

Bausch & Lomb Secures Approval for Akreos™ Advanced Optics

Aspheric Lens II-55

CooperVision Secures FDA Approval for Biofinity® Silicone

Hydrogel Contact Lenses II-55

Hoya Surgical Optics Wins Approval for iSpheric™ Model YA-60BB

Intraocular Lens II-55

SynergEyes Inc. Unveils Post-Surgical Hybrid Contact Lens II-55

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-56

Bruno Pharmaceuticals Takes Over Safilens® II-56

WellPoint to Take Over 1-800 CONTACTS II-56

OcuSoft Inks Agreement with Essentia Pharma II-56

Essilor International Takes Over Majority Stake in Jiangsu

Youli Optics and Jiangsu Seeworld Optical II-56

Menicon Acquires W.I. System II-56

Alcon Merges Operations with Novartis II-57

GP Specialists Takes Over American BioCurve™ II-57

Menicon Takes Over Tomey II-58

DAC International Acquires Contamac's Opteq Technology II-58

6. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-59

Abbott Laboratories Acquires Advanced Medical Optics II-59

Coastal Contacts Acquires European Company, EyePassion II-59

Hilsinger Acquires C-Clear II-59

Unilens Vision Acquires Aero Contact Lens II-59

Menicon to Take Over David Thomas Contact Lenses II-60

Lens Dynamics to Merge with Firestone Optics II-60

Hoya Corp. to Merge with Hoya Healthcare II-60

Bausch & Lomb and Santen Ink Licensing Agreement II-60

Indo Internacional and Hoya Vision Care Announce Agreement II-60

CooperVision Renames Biomedics® EP as Proclear® EP II-61

Bausch & Lomb to Consolidate Contact Lens Production II-61

Specsaver Establishes New Plant in Mateszalka II-61

Vision Express to Open 500 Eyewear Outlets in India II-61

Odyssey India to Launch The Eyewear Store in India II-62

Hoya to Open Multiple Stores in China II-62

CooperVision to Shut Down US-based Manufacturing Facility II-62

Bausch & Lomb Receive New Technology Intraocular Lens Designation II-62

Oculus Divests Contact Lens and Eye Care Business II-62

Novartis Acquires Minority Stake in Alcon II-63

Bausch & Lomb Acquires eyeonics II-63

Menicon Acquires Rose K II-63

Houchens Acquires Cohen Fashion II-63

AMO and IER Enter Collaboration to Develop Contact Lens Care

Solutions II-63

Sauflon to Construct Contact Lens Factory II-64

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-65

Abbott Medical Optics, Inc. (USA) II-65

Alcon, Inc. (Switzerland) II-65

Bausch & Lomb, Inc. (USA) II-66

CooperVision, Inc. (USA) II-66

Ginko International Co., Ltd. (China) II-67

Vistakon (USA) II-67

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-68

Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Contact Lenses and Solutions by Geographic Region/ Country -

USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 10: World Historic Review for Contact Lenses and

Solutions by Geographic Region/Country - USA, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest

of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69

Table 11: World 15-Year Perspective for Contact Lenses and

Solutions by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown

of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Contact Lenses by Geographic Region/Country - USA, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71

Table 13: World Historic Review for Contact Lenses by

Geographic Region/Country - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Contact Lenses by

Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Contact Lenses by Product Segment - Rigid Gas Permeables and

Soft Contact Lens Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 16: World Historic Review for Contact Lenses by Product

Segment - Rigid Gas Permeables and Soft Contact Lens Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Contact Lenses by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Rigid Gas Permeable and Soft Contact Lens Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lenses by Geographic

Region/Country - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-77

Table 19: World Historic Review for Rigid Gas Permeable

Contact Lenses by Geographic Region/Country - USA, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Rigid Gas Permeable

Contact Lenses by Geographic Region/ Country - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of

World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Soft Contact Lenses by Geographic Region/Country - USA,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin

America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-80

Table 22: World Historic Review for Soft Contact Lenses by

Geographic Region/Country - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 23: World 15-Year Perspective for Soft Contact Lenses by

Geographic Region/ Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 24: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Soft Contact Lenses by Product Segment - Spherical Lenses,

Daily Disposable Lenses, Toric Lenses, Multifocals and

Cosmetic Lenses Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 25: World Historic Review for Soft Contact Lenses by

Product Segment - Spherical Lenses, Daily Disposable Lenses,

Toric Lenses, Multifocals, and Cosmetic Lenses Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-84

Table 26: World 15-Year Perspective for Soft Contact Lenses by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Markets for Spherical Lenses, Daily Disposable Lenses, Toric

Lenses, Multifocals and Cosmetic Lenses Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-85

Table 27: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Spherical Lenses by Geographic Region/Country - USA, Japan,

Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 28: World Historic Review for Spherical Lenses by

Geographic Region/ Country - USA, Japan, Europe and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 29: World 15-Year Perspective for Spherical Lenses by

Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for USA, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 30: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Daily Disposable Lenses by Geographic Region/ Country - USA,

Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 31: World Historic Review for Daily Disposable Lenses by

Geographic Region/Country - USA, Japan, Europe and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 32: World 15-Year Perspective for Daily Disposable

Lenses by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for USA, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 33: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Toric Lenses by Geographic Region/ Country - USA, Japan,

Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-92

Table 34: World Historic Review for Toric Lenses by Geographic

Region/Country - USA, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 35: World 15-Year Perspective for Toric Lenses by

Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for USA, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 36: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Multifocals by Geographic Region/Country - USA, Japan, Europe

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95

Table 37: World Historic Review for Multifocals by Geographic

Region/Country - USA, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-96

Table 38: World 15-Year Perspective for Multifocals by

Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for USA, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-97

Table 39: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Cosmetic Lenses by Geographic Region/Country - USA, Japan,

Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-98

Table 40: World Historic Review for Cosmetic Lenses by

Geographic Region/Country - USA, Japan, Europe and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 41: World 15-Year Perspective for Cosmetic Lenses by

Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for USA, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-100

Table 42: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Contact Lens Care Solutions by Geographic Region/Country -

USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-101

Table 43: World Historic Review for Contact Lens Care

Solutions by Geographic Region/Country - USA, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest

of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 44: World 15-Year Perspective for Contact Lens Care

Solutions by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown

of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-103

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Outlook III-1

US Eye-care Market - Key Vision Statistics III-1

Trends and Issues III-2

The Huge, Untapped Opportunity III-2

Daily Disposable and Specialty Lenses Provide Impetus to

Growth III-2

More Americans Embrace Specialty Lenses III-2

Specialty Contacts Lead Market Expansion III-2

Improved Designs Boost Use of Multifocal Contact Lenses III-3

Growing Trend Towards No-Rub Multipurpose Solutions III-3

Discomfort Arising from Dry Eyes - A Growing Cause of

Drop Outs III-3

Manufacturers Seek New Ground(s) III-4

New Concerns in Lens Care III-4

Trends in Lens Fits and Refits III-5

By Lens Material III-5

Table 45: US Contact Lens Fits and Refits (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown by Lens Material for Silicone

Hydrogel, Hydrogel, Gas Permeable, and Hybrid (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

By Lens Type III-5

Table 46: US Contact Lens Fits and Refits (2011):

Percentage Share Breakup by Lens Type for Spherical Soft

Lenses, Toric Soft Lenses, Multifocal Soft Lenses,

Spherical Gas Permeable Lenses, Multifocal Gas Permeable

Lenses, Toric Gas Permeable Lenses and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

By Lens Modality III-6

Table 47: US Soft Contact Lens Fits and Refits Market

(2011): Percentage Share Breakup by Lens Modality for

Biweekly, Monthly, Daily, Quarterly, Weekly and Annually

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Trends in Patient Visits for Contact Lenses - A Historic

Perspective III-7

Contact Lens Patient Visits Defy Recession III-7

Table 48: US Contact Lens Patient Visits in Million

(2007-2009) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Patient Visits Grow Strongly for Specialty Lens Fits III-7

Table 49: US Contact Lens Patient Visits in Millions

(2007-2009) by Lens Type for Spherical Lenses, Toric

Lenses, and Multifocal Lenses (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 50: US Contact Lens Patient Visits in Millions

(2007-2009) by Lens Material Type for Soft Contact

Lenses, and Gas Permeable Lenses (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-8

Competitive Scenario III-9

Contact Lenses III-9

Market Structure and Competition III-9

Table 51: US Contact Lenses Market by Leading Players

(2011): Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Johnson

& Johnson, Ciba Vision/Alcon, CooperVision, Bausch & Lomb

and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 52: Leading Players in the US Toric Lens Market

(2011): Percentage Breakdown by Market Share for Johnson &

Johnson, CooperVision, Ciba Vision/Alcon, Bausch & Lomb

and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 53: Leading Players in the US Spherical Lens Market

(2011): Percentage Breakdown by Market Share for Johnson &

Johnson, Ciba Vision/Alcon, Cooper Vision, Bausch &

Lomb and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Contact Lens Care Solutions III-11

TABLE 54: US Contact Lens Care Solutions Market by Leading

Players (2011): Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales for

Bausch & Lomb, Alcon, Advanced Medical Optics, CIBA

Vision, and Others III-11

Table 55: Leading Contact Lens Care Solution Brands in the

US (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Sales (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Gas Permeable Lens Care Solutions III-12

Table 56: US Gas Permeable Contact Lens Care Solutions

Market by Leading Brands (2010): Percentage Breakdown of

Value Sales for Boston Simplus, Boston Advance, Boston, B&L

Wetting & Soaking, Optimum Conditioner, Unique pH and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Evolution of Contact Lens Market III-13

The Timeline III-13

Silicone Hydrogel Lenses - An Insight III-13

Adoption of Silicone Hydrogels III-14

Table 57: US Contact Lens Market: Monthly Disposable

Spherical Silicone Hydrogel Lenses Offered by Leading

Manufacturers III-14

Table 58: US Contact Lens Market: Bi-weekly Disposable

Spherical Silicone Hydrogel Lenses Offered by Leading

Manufacturers III-14

Retail Scenario III-15

Structure III-15

Online Retailing III-15

Marketing Strategies III-15

Distribution Network III-15

Soft Contact Lenses Distribution III-16

RGP Lenses Distribution III-16

Manufacturers and On-line Retailers Lock Horns Over Limited

Distribution Arrangements III-16

Regulatory Environment III-16

Overview III-16

510(k) Clearance III-17

Pre-market Approval III-17

Clinical Safety Trials - A Must in the US III-17

Other FDA Regulations III-18

Law to Regulate Plano/Decorative Contact Lenses III-18

Legislation for Sale of Contact Lenses through All

Distribution Channels III-18

FTC Tightens Noose Against Erroneous On-Line Sales of

Contact Lenses III-19

FCLCA Enacted to Ensure Fairness in Contact Lens Sales III-19

Product Launches III-19

Strategic Corporate Developments III-28

Focus on Select Key Players III-33

B.Market Analytics III-36

Table 59: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Contact Lenses and Solutions by Product Segment - Contact

Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeables and Soft Contact Lens

(Spherical Lenses, Daily Disposable Lenses, Toric Lenses,

Multifocals, and Cosmetic Lenses)) and Contact Lens Care

Solutions Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 60: US Historic Review for Contact Lenses and

Solutions by Product Segment - Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas

Permeables and Soft Contact Lens (Spherical Lenses, Daily

Disposable Lenses, Toric Lenses, Multifocals, and Cosmetic

Lenses)) and Contact Lens Care Solutions Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 61: US 15-Year Perspective for Contact Lenses and

Solutions by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeables and

Soft Contact Lens (Spherical Lenses, Daily Disposable

Lenses, Toric Lenses, Multifocals, and Cosmetic Lenses)) and

Contact Lens Care Solutions Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

2. CANADA III-39

A.Market Analysis III-39

Outlook III-39

Regulatory Environment III-39

Legislation Concerning Use of Contact Lenses at Work Place III-39

Product introduction III-39

B.Market Analytics III-40

Table 62: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Contact Lenses and Solutions by Product Segment -

Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeables and Soft Contact Lens)

and Contact Lens Care Solutions Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 63: Canadian Historic Review for Contact Lenses and

Solutions by Product Segment - Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas

Permeables and Soft Contact Lens) and Contact Lens Care

Solutions Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 64: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Contact Lenses

and Solutions by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeable and

Soft Contact Lens) and Contact Lens Care Solutions Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-42

3. JAPAN III-43

A.Market Analysis III-43

Overview III-43

Outlook III-43

Competitive Analysis III-43

Trends and Issues III-43

Dailies and Weeklies - Suiting Lifestyle Needs III-43

The Future Lies in Specialty III-44

Distribution III-44

Arrival of Disposables III-44

Evolution of Contact Lens Market III-44

Product Introductions III-45

Strategic Corporate Development III-46

Select Players III-47

B.Market Analytics III-48

Table 65: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Contact Lenses and Solutions by Product Segment -

Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeable and Soft Contact Lens

(Spherical Lenses, Daily Disposable Lenses, Toric Lenses,

Multifocals, and Cosmetic Lenses)) and Contact Lens Care

Solutions Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 66: Japanese Historic Review for Contact Lenses and

Solutions by Product Segment - Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas

Permeable and Soft Contact Lens (Spherical Lenses, Daily

Disposable Lenses, Toric Lenses, Multifocals, and Cosmetic

Lenses)) and Contact Lens Care Solutions Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 67: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Contact Lenses

and Solutions by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeable and

Soft Contact Lens (Spherical Lenses, Daily Disposable

Lenses, Toric Lenses, Multifocals, and Cosmetic Lenses)) and

Contact Lens Care Solutions Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

4. EUROPE III-51

A.Market Analysis III-51

Outlook III-51

Profile of Contact Lens Wearer Base III-51

Key Market Trends III-51

Specialty Lens Grow at Impressive Levels III-51

Silicone Hydrogel Lenses Still Going Strong III-51

Contact Lens Care Solutions III-52

Purchase of Contact Lenses Online, and from Unqualified

Sellers Trigger Concerns III-52

Product Introductions/Developments III-52

Strategic Corporate Developments III-55

Focus on Select Key Players III-56

B.Market Analytics III-58

Table 68: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Contact Lenses and Solutions by Geographic Region -

France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 69: European Historic Review for Contact Lenses and

Solutions by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK,

Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004

through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 70: European 15-Year Perspective for Contact Lenses

and Solutions by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest

of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 71: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Contact Lenses and Solutions by Product Segment -

Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeable and Soft Contact Lens

(Spherical Lenses, Daily Disposable Lenses, Toric Lenses,

Multifocal , and Cosmetic Lenses)) and Contact Lens Care

Solutions Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 72: European Historic Review for Contact Lenses and

Solutions by Product Segment - Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas

Permeable and Soft Contact Lens (Spherical Lenses, Daily

Disposable Lenses, Toric Lenses, Multifocals, and Cosmetic

Lenses)) and Contact Lens Care Solutions Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 73: European 15-Year Perspective for Contact Lenses

and Solutions by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeable and

Soft Contact Lens (Spherical Lenses, Daily Disposable

Lenses, Toric Lenses, Multifocals, and Cosmetic Lenses)) and

Contact Lens Care Solutions Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

4a. FRANCE III-64

A.Market Analysis III-64

Contact Lens Market - Leading Players III-64

Table 74: Leading Players in the French Contact Lens Market

(2011): Percentage Breakdown by Market Share for Ciba

Vision, Johnson & Johnson, Bausch & Lomb, CooperVision and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

B.Market Analytics III-65

Table 75: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Contact Lenses and Solutions by Product Segment - Contact

Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeable and Soft Contact Lens) and

Contact Lens Care Solutions Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 76: French Historic Review for Contact Lenses and

Solutions by Product Segment - Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas

Permeable and Soft Contact Lens) and Contact Lens Care

Solutions Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 77: French 15-Year Perspective for Contact Lenses and

Solutions by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeable and

Soft Contact Lens) and Contact Lens Care Solutions Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-67

4b. GERMANY III-68

A.Market Analysis III-68

Market Shares of Leading Players III-68

Table 78: Leading Players in the German Contact Lens Market

(2011): Percentage Breakdown by Market Share for Bausch &

Lomb GmbH, Johnson & Johnson GmbH, Ciba Vision GmbH and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

B.Market Analytics III-69

Table 79: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Contact Lenses and Solutions by Product Segment - Contact

Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeable and Soft Contact Lens) and

Contact Lens Care Solutions Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 80: German Historic Review for Contact Lenses and

Solutions by Product Segment - Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas

Permeable and Soft Contact Lens) and Contact Lens Care

Solutions Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 81: German 15-Year Perspective for Contact Lenses and

Solutions by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeable and

Soft Contact Lens) and Contact Lens Care Solutions Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-71

4c. ITALY III-72

A.Market Analysis III-72

An Overview III-72

Popularity of Daily Disposable Lenses Soars in Italy III-72

Leading Players III-72

Table 82: Leading Players in the Italian Contact Lens

Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Market Share for

Ciba Vision/Alcon, Johnson & Johnson and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

B.Market Analytics III-73

Table 83: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Contact Lenses and Solutions by Product Segment - Contact

Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeable and Soft Contact Lens) and

Contact Lens Care Solutions Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 84: Italian Historic Review for Contact Lenses and

Solutions by Product Segment - Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas

Permeable and Soft Contact Lens) and Contact Lens Care

Solutions Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 85: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Contact Lenses and

Solutions by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Contact Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeable and

Soft Contact Lens) and Contact Lens Care Solutions Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-75

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-76

A.Market Analysis III-76

Outlook III-76

Market Overview III-76

Table 86: Most Popular Types of Contact Lenses in the UK

(2010): Percentage Breakdown by Sales for Daily Disposable

Lenses, Silicon Hydrogel Lenses, Soft Frequent Replacement

Lenses, Rigid Lenses and Soft Traditional Lenses (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Popularity of Silicone Hydrogel Lenses Soars in the UK III-77

Table 87: Leading Players in the UK Contact Lens Market

(2011): Percentage Breakdown by Market Share for

Specsavers, Ciba Vision UK, Boots Opticians, Private

Labels and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Trends in Contact Lens Fits and Refits III-77

Soft Lens Fits III-78

Soft Lens Care III-78

Rigid Lens Fits III-78

Retail Scenario III-78

An Overview III-78

Growing Preference for Convenience Based Models III-79

Strong Competition in the Retail Market III-79

Internet Sales of Contact Lenses Remain Low III-79

Market Restraints III-79

Influence of Laser Surgery on Contact Lens Market III-79

Orthokeratology - A New Vision Correction Procedure III-79

Regulatory Framework III-80

Amendments to the Opticians Act III-80

Regulations for Plano Cosmetic Lenses III-80

Regulations Open New Avenues for Leading Retailers III-80

Regulatory History III-81

B.Market Analytics III-81

Table 88: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Contact Lenses and Solutions by Product Segment - Contact

Lenses (Rigid Gas Permeable and Soft Contact Lens) and

Contact Lens Care Solutions Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

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