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Global Contact Lenses And Solutions Industry

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

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