Contact Lenses in the Netherlands - New Study Released

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Wed Oct 15 2014

Contact lenses reported sustained positive demand in 2014, with the category remaining dynamic in terms of advertising and new product development as manufacturers invested to generate further growth and looked for ways to expand the consumer base. Contact lenses witnessed a trend towards more sophisticated and segmented products, with products with an emphasis on comfort and adapted to various consumer lifestyles or as a complement to spectacle frames. Penetration of contact lenses was relatively high in the Netherlands, with almost 35% of the adult population using the product.

Competitive Landscape

Contact lenses in the Netherlands was characterised by multinational companies with a long established presence and history in distribution. Bausch & Lomb, Ciba Vision, CooperVision and Johnson & Johnson remained the leading companies due to their sustained investment in new product development and marketing. Companies that invested in introducing extensions including functional formulae to treat symptoms, such as myopia or astigmatism, or those adapted for people spending a long time in front of screens or driving at night, were able to gain shares as consumers shifted from more traditional products.

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Industry Prospects

Contact lenses is expected to register reasonable growth over the forecast period, with manufacturers committed to maintain investment to develop more sophisticated products and encourage a shift from traditional products. High exposure to electronic screens is set to increase the number of consumers suffering from sight conditions, such as myopia. Specialised products will likely continue to be developed to aid visual capabilities and help correct common sight issues, such as driving during the evening or for people that spend time in front of screens.

Report Overview

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