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Consumer Barometer Q4 2019 (PDF Download)
A quarterly report focusing on consumer behaviors towards wearing and buying eyewear, as well as receiving eye exams, the Consumer Barometer provides an overview of the U.S. optical industry.

Non-member price: 400.00
Discounted member price: 0.00
Member discount: 100%
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CB2019Q4
Contact Lens Subscription Services Standard Report 2019
Survey to gauge awareness and usage of different contact lens subscription delivery services (Hubble, Lensferry, Simple Contact etc). We inquire about both general awareness of such services and about specific companies and plans by name. Opinions and thoughts about why consumer use CL subscription services, and why others do not use them, are provided by major consumer demographic.

Non-member price: 1,250.00
Discounted member price: 750.00
Member discount: 40%
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CLS2019
Contact Lens Subscription Services PLUS Report 2019
Survey to gauge awareness and usage of different contact lens subscription delivery services (Hubble, Lensferry, Simple Contact etc). We inquire about both general awareness of such services and about specific companies and plans by name. Opinions and thoughts about why consumer use CL subscription services, and why others do not use them, are provided by major consumer demographic.

This package/version of the report contains the written analysis, detailed question by question crosstabs, and additional charts. Also with the purchase of this report you will receive a webinar presentation from the Research Team detailing findings of the report


Non-member price: 3,500.00
Discounted member price: 2,000.00
Member discount: 43%
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CLSP2019
Contact Lens Subscription Services PLUS Report with Raw Data
Survey to gauge awareness and usage of different contact lens subscription delivery services (Hubble, Lensferry, Simple Contact etc). We inquire about both general awareness of such services and about specific companies and plans by name. Opinions and thoughts about why consumer use CL subscription services, and why others do not use them, are provided by major consumer demographic.

This package/version of the report contains the written analysis, detailed question by question crosstabs, and additional charts. Also with the purchase of this report you will receive a webinar presentation from the Research Team detailing findings of the report.

This package/version ALSO contains a download of the relevant raw data used to build this report.


Non-member price: 4,500.00
Discounted member price: 3,000.00
Member discount: 33%
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CLSPR2019
Canada Market Overview Q4 2019 (PDF Download)
A quarterly report focusing on consumer behaviors towards wearing and buying eyewear in Canada. Topline usage and recent purchase information is provided for the following markets: frames, Rx lenses, contact lenses, plano sunglasses, OTC Readers and refractive surgery. A comparison to topline US market activity is provided along with demographic breakdowns of Canadian market activity by age and gender.

Non-member price: 400.00
Discounted member price: 0.00
Member discount: 100%
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CMO2019Q4
COVID-19 ECP Research March 23-28
The Vision Council fielded a study designed to understand how eyecare providers are responding to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak. This covers the period of March 23-28, 2020.

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COVID-19 Impact on the Optical Industry: Recorded Pres.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and its day-to-day effects across the world and at home in the U.S., The Vision Council is delving into how consumers’ reactions are affecting the ways they take care of themselves, especially their eyes. The Vision Council’s research team conducted a survey of over 10,000 adults across the U.S. to gauge consumer sentiment.

Due to the virus, the eyewear industry is facing some potential threats: people not leaving the house to get a routine eye exam; patients putting off medical treatments unless absolutely necessary; and a possible aversion to products due to their country of origin.

This custom, two-week study was designed to measure respondents’ level of concern over exposure, measures they’re taking to prevent exposure, changes in routines and prioritizing medical care, specifically eyecare and purchases. This presentation will provide that overview for our members.

The survey will be conducted monthly to monitor any changes as the pandemic develops.

By proceeding with this transaction on The Vision Council website, you agree that the information in the research presentation is confidential and exclusive to The Vision Council's members. This information cannot be shared.



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COVID2019
COVID-19 ECP Research March 9-14
The Vision Council fielded a study designed to understand how eyecare providers are responding to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak. This covers the period of March 9-14, 2020.

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COVID-19 Member Research
The Vision Council fielded a study asking member companies how their various sectors are responding to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak.

Non-member price: 250.00
Discounted member price: 0.00
Member discount: 100%
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Consumer Technology Study 2017 (PDF)
Based on a survey of American adult Rx eyeglass users, this report gauges awareness and usage of various lens technologies as well as potential future usage and the amount of money consumers are willing to spend on different eyeglass and lens technology. The report also covers consumer interest and opinions toward emerging vision correction technologies, including cell phone eye exam apps and “smart glass” technology.

Non-member price: 1,250.00
Discounted member price: 250.00
Member discount: 80%
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ECP Equipment and Lens Report 2015 (PDF Download)
An annual study of 250+ independent ECPs that asks about internal optical finishing and surfacing equipment usage, recent purchases, and upcoming purchases for different types of finishing and surfacing equipment. A breakdown of Rx lens sales by major type is provided with a focus on free-form / digitally surfaced PALs. Demographic cross tabulation data based on ECP type, location and other categories is provided for further analysis.

Non-member price: 1,250.00
Discounted member price: 0.00
Member discount: 100%
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Economic Situation Report 2019 (PDF Download)
Annual consumer study of 5,000 American adults that examines the roll of the general US economy and specific economic indicators on optical purchases and shopping patterns. Specific product categories are examined including eye exams, frames, Rx lenses, contact lenses, plano sunglasses, OTC readers and refractive surgery. Demographic breakdown of results are available by age, gender, annual household income, region of residence and MVC status.

Non-member price: 1,250.00
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Member discount: 100%
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ESR2019A
iECP Equipment and Software Purchases Report Q1 2019
Independent Eyecare Professional Equipment and Software Purchases Report, Updated version of the quarterly LPT Market Tracker Study

Non-member price: 500.00
Discounted member price: 0.00
Member discount: 100%
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Internet Influence Report 2018 (PDF Download)
Annual consumer study of 10,000 American adults that investigates how optical consumers are using the Internet to shop for an purchase different types of eyewear (Rx eyeglasses, contact lenses, plano sunglasses, OTC readers). The report looks at consumers using the Internet for “window shopping” functions when recently buying eyewear, which websites are being used by consumers going online, satisfaction with the online purchase and likelihood of making future purchases online. Demographic breakdown of results are available by age, gender, annual household income, region of residence and general online shopping habits/usage.

Non-member price: 1,250.00
Discounted member price: 0.00
Member discount: 100%
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LPT Tracker Study Q4 2018 (PDF Download)
Quarterly report developed from an ECP survey of 200+ independent ECPs. The report delves into recent independent ECP purchases of finishing, surfacing and diagnostic equipment, as well as anticipated future equipment purchases. Data on recent internal, in-office finishing activity trends compared to external optical lab work are provided, as are the demographics for lens types seeing the largest increase among in-office finishing operations.

Non-member price: 500.00
Discounted member price: 0.00
Member discount: 100%
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LPTTS2018Q4
Market Analysis Report Q4 2019 (PDF Download)
As the market measurement for the optical products and services markets, The Vision Council VisionWatch Market Analysis Reports provide members with quarterly insight into the optical market through current and historical trends, retailer shares, and information on customer traits and demographic breakdowns.

Non-member price: 600.00
Discounted member price: 0.00
Member discount: 100%
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MAR2019Q4
COVID-19 Midpoint March Optical Impact Consumer Study

The Vision Council and VisionWatch are continuing to track the evolving eyewear and eyecare behavior of American consumers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the COVID-19 situation continues to change every day and throughout the day, U.S. consumers are changing their behavior to avoid contracting the virus.

The Midpoint March COVID-19 Optical Impact Consumer Study builds upon the February study with new trend graphs highlighting daily response patterns for each survey question. By conducting identical consumer surveys in February and mid-March, VisionWatch is able to track trends in consumer behavior on a daily basis as it relates to eye exams and intent to purchase eyewear.

In this report, we see a changing trend over the last month:

  • The percentage of the population that are extremely concerned with COVID-19 has increased over 60% from mid-February to mid-March.
  • Consumers are also taking more precautions to avoid COVID-19 with over 80 million adults avoiding hospitals, health centers and doctors offices.
  • Extra concern and precautions are having a negative impact on eye exams and eyewear purchases.

VisionWatch will issue a full report at the end of the month and next month as we continue to monitor changes.

Add this item to your cart and complete the transaction for a free, members only pdf download of the report.

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MMCOVID19
Managed Vision Care Usage and Behavior Study 2017 (PDF)
This study gauges the overall level of Managed Vision Care (MVC) coverage among the U.S. adult population and provides a detailed picture of the MVC landscape, including where people obtain their MVC coverage and how much they pay for it, changes in coverage over the past year, and behavior patterns among those with and without MVC coverage. The report also includes how MVC benefits and coverage influence the timing, location and amount spent on future Rx eyewear purchases, the type of coverage used when getting an eye exam or making an optical purchase, trends in MVC coverage over time, and the consumer demographics of those possessing and using MVC benefits.

Non-member price: 1,250.00
Discounted member price: 250.00
Member discount: 80%
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OTC Readers Index Report Q4 2019 (PDF Download)
Quarterly report that examines recent topline sales and usage activity for OTC reading glasses. Unit pair and dollar revenue sales are provided by major market distribution channel and major demographic of consumer. A two year trend of sales is provided for comparison/trending purposes.

Non-member price: 250.00
Discounted member price: 0.00
Member discount: 100%
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OTCRR2019Q4
Ocular Telemedicine Services (OTS) Report PLUS 2018
The Ocular Telemedicine Services (OTS) Report studies consumer perception and usage of emerging optical technologies in the area of telehealth and telemedicine. The standard report comes with an analysis of the results, as well as the survey form.

The OTS Plus Report includes the analysis, as well as detailed crosstabulations and additional charts for further analysis. The OTS Plus Report also includes either a one on one review presentation of the results, OR a custom data mining report that will provide unique cuts and filters in order to answer your specific questions about OTS.


Non-member price: 5,000.00
Discounted member price: 3,000.00
Member discount: 40%
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OTSRP2018A
Ocular Telemedicine Services (OTS) Report Standard 2018
The Ocular Telemedicine Services (OTS) Report studies consumer perception and usage of emerging optical technologies in the area of telehealth and telemedicine. The standard report comes with an analysis of the results, as well as the survey form.



Non-member price: 1,000.00
Discounted member price: 500.00
Member discount: 50%
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OTSRS2018A
Parent-Child Vision Care Report 2018 (PDF Download)
A semiannual consumer survey of 10,000 American adults and 3,700+ American parents with children under the age of 18 living at home. The report examines usage of various vision correction devices among the juvenile population in the US. Additionally, eye exam habits of children in the US are examined as are recent Rx eyeglass purchases and plano sunglass purchases for children in the US. The report also examines various purchase motivation factors for parents buying eyewear for their children.

Non-member price: 1,250.00
Discounted member price: 0.00
Member discount: 100%
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PCVCR2018A
Premium OTC Readers Report 2019 (PDF Download)
The 2019 Premium OTC Readers report focuses exclusively on market statistics for OTC readers with a retail selling price of $30 or more. The report provides information on the consumer demographics of user and buyers for premium OTC readers. Current and recent past unit sales of premium OTC readers by market distribution channel (i.e. independent ECPs, designer boutiques, the Internet, department stores, etc…) are examined in the report.

Non-member price: 1,250.00
Discounted member price: 0.00
Member discount: 100%
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POTCRR2019A
Plano Sunglasses Index Report Q4 2019 (PDF Download)
Quarterly report that examines recent topline sales and usage activity for plano sunglasses. Unit pair and dollar revenue sales are provided by major market distribution channel and major demographic of consumer. A two year trend of sales is provided for comparison / trending purposes.

Non-member price: 250.00
Discounted member price: 0.00
Member discount: 100%
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PSR2019Q4
Up to $30 Plano Sunglasses Index Report Q4 2019 (PDF
A quarterly VisionWatch consumer report that examines sales of plano sunglasses priced at less than $30 per pair. Information and recent unit and dollar revenue trends are provided by major market distribution channel and major demographic of consumer.

Non-member price: 250.00
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Member discount: 100%
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