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Contact Lenses and Solutions - Global Strategic Business Report

  • Published: October 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 433 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

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.

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CONTACT LENSES AND SOLUTIONS

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

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

Table 89: UK 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-82

Table 90: UK 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-83

4e. SPAIN III-84
A.Market Analysis III-84
Outlook III-84
Competitive Analysis III-84
Table 91: Leading Players in the Spanish Daily Disposables
and Bi-Weekly/Monthly Disposable Contact Lens Market
(2011): Percentage Breakdown by Market Share for Ciba
Vision, Johnson & Johnson, Bausch & Lomb and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-85
B.Market Analytics III-86
Table 92: Spanish 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-86

Table 93: Spanish 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-87

Table 94: Spanish 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-88

4f. REST OF EUROPE III-89
A.Market Analysis III-89
The Netherlands: Higher Penetration Than Others in Europe III-89
Czech Republic: A Market with Low Contact Lens Penetration III-89
B.Market Analytics III-91
Table 95: Rest of Europe 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-91

Table 96: Rest of Europe 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-92

Table 97: Rest of Europe 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-93

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-94
A.Market Analysis III-94
Outlook III-94
The Contact Lens Retail Space III-94
Competition III-94
Focus on Major Regional Markets III-95
Australia III-95
Australian Contact Lens Industry to Grow Slowly III-95
Growing the Australian Contact Lens Market (GACLM) Program III-95
China III-95
Outlook III-95
Competitive Analysis III-96
Table 98: Leading Contact Lens Manufacturers in China
(2011): Percentage Breakdown by Market Share for Johnson
& Johnson, Hydron, Bausch & Lomb, Weicon, Ciba Vision and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-96

Table 99: Leading Contact Lens Solutions Manufacturers in
China (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Market Share for
Hydron, Weicon, Bausch & Lomb, Alcon and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-97
Hong Kong III-97
India III-97
Market Overview III-97
Young Generation Holds the Key III-98
Companies Focus on Convenience Factor to Boost Sales III-98
Contact Lens Distribution III-99
Korea III-99
Sales of Contact Lenses Rise Strongly in South Korea III-99
Malaysia III-99
Market Overview III-99
Daily Disposables Recording the Fastest Growth III-100
Silicone Hydrogels Woo Malaysians III-100
Competition III-100
Singapore III-100
High Demand for Cosmetic Contact Lenses III-100
Taiwan III-101
Demand for Daily Disposable Contact Lenses on Rise III-101
Thailand III-101
Market Overview III-101
Strategic Corporate Developments III-102
Select Players III-103
Ginko International Co., Ltd. (China) III-103
St.Shine Optical Co., Ltd (Taiwan) III-103
B.Market Analytics III-104
Table 100: Asia-Pacific 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-104

Table 101: Asia-Pacific 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-105

Table 102: Asia-Pacific 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-106

6. LATIN AMERICA III-107
A.Market Analysis III-107
Brazil III-107
Contact Lenses Well Out of Reach for Common Brazilians III-107
Mexico III-107
B.Market Analytics III-108
Table 103: Latin American 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-108

Table 104: Latin American 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-109

Table 105: Latin American 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-110

7. REST OF WORLD III-111
Market Analysis III-111
Table 106: Rest of World 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-111

Table 107: Rest of World 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-112

Table 108: Rest of World 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-113

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 77 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 92)

The United States (43)
Canada (4)
Japan (6)
Europe (23)
- France (1)
- Germany (1)
- The United Kingdom (11)
- Italy (1)
- Spain (3)
- Rest of Europe (6)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (16)

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