Market Analysis

The latest insights and analysis about the international eyewear market including market sizes, growth, drivers and trends on a country, regional and global level.

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  • News briefs

    ZVA releases preliminary German market figures, announces new president


    According to preliminary figures announced by the Zentralverband der Augenoptiker und Optometristen (ZVA) at his annual meeting last week, the German optical market value inched up by 2 percent year-on-year in 2022, with brick-and-mortar outperforming, notably in the area of prescription lenses, while online sales were said to have dropped ...

  • Vision y Vida

    News briefs

    Myopia worsening in Spain


    According to a report by Vision y Vida, a 65-year-old association of public utility in Spain, the spread of myopia is about to become pathological – in the technical sense.



    ANFAO turns focus to costs after exports jumped in 2022

    2023-02-02T07:27:00+00:00By Pierre-Marie Bernard

    Just a few days ahead of the 2023 edition of MIDO, Italian eyewear industry association ANFAO released preliminary data for 2022 that broadly confirmed the contrasted picture given last December, between booming exports and a flattish domestic market.

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    Brits cutting back on eye care, surveys show


    A new survey by Specsavers among 2,000 U.K. adults showed that, while 73 percent of respondents wanted to prioritize their health in 2023, 11 percent declared that this would be impossible due to the cost-of-living crisis. Researchers also found that eye care was one of the first healthcare priorities to ...

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    German optical associations release new market data at opti

    2023-01-16T05:41:00+00:00By Pierre-Marie Bernard

    Ahead of the opening of the opti trade show in Munich today, industry association Spectaris announced that, based on its preliminary calculations, sales from German-based suppliers of ophthalmic optics and consumer optics reached a total of €4.87 million for 2022, up by 2.5 percent from 2021.

  • Vision Council


    The Vision Council sees a much bigger but flat U.S. market for 2022


    The Vision Council has changed its view of the U.S. optical industry, after a revamping of its statistical methods, and has just published a retitled annual survey: the Market inSights Report.

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What were the volumes and values of ophthalmic lenses and ophthalmic frames sold worldwide in 2021?