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- 2014-10 MM TV Reportage Mido 2014 (477.5 KiB)
- 2014-01 MN Kreativ bleiben FOCUS (864.8 KiB)
- 2014 Kritische Betrachtung des Verkaufs von Korrektionsbrillen ueber das Internet (895.7 KiB)
- 2013-12 MM Les Réseaux de Soins aux USA L'Opticien Lunetier.PDF (1.0 MiB)
- 2013-9-MM-DOZ Norwegen Artikel (854.0 KiB)
- 2013-9 MM Article in Eyewear Intelligence Vol 14 (1.8 MiB)
- 2012-5 SWV Article in Eyewear Intelligence (369.6 KiB)
- 2012-2 MM BienVu Le Panorama du Marchee (243.5 KiB)
- 2012-1 The Law Gazette - Should doom merchants have gone to Specsavers (40.0 KiB)
- 2012 Mark Mackenzie Norway - Fakta, trusler og muligheter (718.7 KiB)
- 2011-11 A short history of Freeform MAFO 6-11 (3.3 MiB)
- 2011-10 L\'Opticien Lunetier October 2011 (2.1 MiB)
- 2011-10 Kleine Geschichte der FreeForm Technologie (Part 2) Focus October 2011 (2.3 MiB)
- 2011-9 Kleine Geschichte der Freeform Technologie Focus September 2011 (3.6 MiB)
- 2011- 9 Eyewear Intelligence Vol 12-N 30082011 (1.3 MiB)
- 2011-8 Kinder Storfactor oder Zukunftssicherung (1.1 MiB)
- 2011-7 DOZ Die Pulsnehmer July 2011 (3.1 MiB)
- 2011-5 MAFO SWV Keynote Speech May 2011 (2.2 MiB)
- 2011-4 MM A Look over the Garden Hedge in the FOCUS Magazine China (633.0 KiB)
- 2011-3 MAFO Conference Programme MIDO 2011 03032011 (708.4 KiB)
- 2011-2 Norwegian Association of Optometry Programme 09022011 (312.6 KiB)
- 2011-2 Les francais, premiers consommateurs en optique BIEN VU February 2011 (1.2 MiB)
- 2011-2 Clear Progress Opti Munich Review OPTICIAN February 2011 (197.8 KiB)
- 2010-10 SWV ECOO General Assembly Presentation (1.6 MiB)
- 2010-7 Reflections on Sunglasses OPTICIAN July 2010 (363.8 KiB)
- 2010-7 ESA Barcelona EYEWEAR INTELLIGENCE July 2010 (2.1 MiB)
- 2010-6 Twittern Sie schon DOZ June 2010 (1.7 MiB)
- 2010-2 A focus on the Hearing Aid Industry [L’OUIE MAGAZINE ] (248.5 KiB)
- 2010-1-12 MM Eyewear Intelligence - Volume 11 No 1 [Which vision care market will come out of recession first - Europe or the USA? See our latest article on page 3 of Eyewear Intelligence] (136.2 KiB)
- 2009-9 MM BEKO (3.0 MiB)
- 2009-9 Les progressifs L'Opticien (295.6 KiB)
- 2009-5 Slugfest MAFO May 2009 (3.4 MiB)
- 2009-4 Made In Milan OPTICIAN April 2009 (1.2 MiB)
- 2009-0 Mark Mackenzie (555.5 KiB)
- 2009 Made In Milan Optician April 2009 (1.2 MiB)
- 2005-5 MM Rx-Sunglasses in Europe MAFO (1.8 MiB)
- 2005-4 MM Shanghai surprise Optician (1.7 MiB)
- 2004-11 MM Getting progressively richer Optician (959.3 KiB)
- 2004-10 MM Congress Oxford Uni-Manufacturers Forum (1.5 MiB)
- 2004 MM Affordable Vision Correction (124.2 KiB)
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The new World Lens and Frame Demand Study of SWV is ready
- A total of 61 countries were researched.
- They amounted to 94.6% of world GDP and represented 75% of the total population of the world.
- A total of 1,074 million lenses and 458 million frames were identified.
- The number of quality ophthalmic lenses sold worldwide with data of 2013 was assessed .
- These lenses were broken down into four categories - single vision, bifocal, conventional progressives (traditional surfacing) and Freeform progressives (digital surfacing)
- The lenses sold were broken down by material, Mineral, Trivex / NXT, Polycarbonate and Plastic
- Plastic lenses were broken into three categories 1.5 Index, 1.51-1.58 Index (does not include Trivex and NXT) and 1.6+
- The percentage of photochromic lenses sold in the country was identified.
- The value of the ophthalmic lens market in value at net manufacturer selling prices in local currency was assessed.
- An estimate of the number of ophthalmic frames sold by country was made.
- The value of the ophthalmic frame market in value at net manufacturer selling prices in local currency was assessed.
- The % of frames glazed at the optical outlet was estimated.
If you are interested in this study, please contact SWV under firstname.lastname@example.org
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