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Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Youngsters are increasingly setting their sights on daily disposable lenses, according to a recent survey

It’s still party time and you don’t want your gorgeous eye make-up to be overshadowed by your spectacles. Contact lenses, however, can be inconvenient if you are using the kind that needs replacement once a month; caring for them and ensuring they don’t cause infections can be a problem.

Lensico, an eye care brand, recently interviewed 1800 teenagers aged between 12 and 20 and discovered that there has been a rise in the adoption of daily disposable lenses by 33% between 2016 and 2018. There was a fall in dropouts by 12% during the same period.

The global eyecare market is growing at a CAGR of 3.4%, the report says, adding that the entry of daily disposable lenses in 2014 has caused a complete change in the market.

The researchers found that nearly 62% of users in the survey were contact lens wearers who had been using them for the previous two years. They were referred to as ‘current users’. The other 38%—referred to as ‘dropouts’—included people who discarded the use of contact lenses and were relying on spectacles

According to the study, the major reason why 73% of people surveyed had adopted daily disposable lenses was because of market awareness, a comfortable experience, better viewing, and affordability. The remaining 27% of the people belonging to the age group opted for daily disposable lenses on the ophthalmologist recommendation.

The teenagers surveyed comprised 52% male current wearers and 48% of female current wearers. Nonetheless, the dropout category has a higher disparity with 67% female dropouts in comparison with 33% male dropouts.

Based on the questionnaire, 38% of the current wearers responded affirmatively to ‘satisfaction’, 36% of them prioritised ‘ease of use’, and 26% of the surveyed people responded to ‘comfort’ of wearing daily disposable lenses, according to the release.

Lensico points out that common problems and eye-diseases related to wearing contact lenses occur because of poor cleaning routines, and the use of daily disposable lenses prevent such situations.

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