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Opticians and Optical Goods Market Assessment 2006


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Table of Contents

The table of contents below is for Opticians and Optical Goods 2006

Executive Summary

1. Introduction

Background

Definitions

Opticians

Principal Sight Conditions

Spectacles

Contact Lenses

Laser Eye Surgery

2. Strategic Overview

Introduction

Factors Affecting The Market

Opticians Act

General Optical Council

Laser Eye Surgery

Free Eye Tests In Scotland

Demographic Changes

Table: Uk Population Projections By Age Group (million),,, And

Sight Tests

Table: Nhs Sight Tests In Great Britain By Category Of Eligibility (% Of Nhs Sight Tests),/2005

Figure: Nhs Sight Tests In Great Britain By Category Of Eligibility (% Of Nhs Sight Tests),/2005

Table: Number Of Nhs And Private Sight Tests In Great Britain (million),/2001-2004/2005

Figure: Number Of Nhs And Private Sight Tests In Great Britain (million),/2001-2004/2005

Table: Vouchers Redeemed As A Proportion Of Nhs Sight Tests In Great Britain (000 And %), /2001-2004/2005

Table: Vouchers Redeemed Against Nhs Sight Tests In Great Britain By Age Group (%),/2001-2004/2005

Table: Number And Percentage Of Nhs Sight Tests In Great Britain By Age (000 And %),/2001-2004/2005

Table: Action Taken Following An Eye Test (%), /2003 And/2005

Table: Average Expenditure On A Pair Of Spectacles — Purchased Privately/purchased With Nhs Voucher (£), /2002-2004/2005

Table: Nhs Sight Tests By Optometrists And Ophthalmic Medical Practitioners In Great Britain (000 And %),/2001-2004/2005

Number Of Practitioners And Premises

Table: Optometrists And Ophthalmic Medical Practitioners In Great Britain† (approximate Number And %),-2004

Table: Number Of General Ophthalmic Services Premises In England And Wales,-2004

Market Dynamics And Segmentation

Table: The Total Uk Market For Optical Goods And Services By Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-2005

Figure: The Total Uk Market For Optical Goods And Services By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-2005

Distribution

Competitive Structure

Advertising

Table: Main Media Advertising Expenditure By Opticians And On Optical Goods By Sector (£000 And %), Year Ending March

The Consumer

Market Forecasts

Table: The Forecast Uk Market For Optical Goods And Services By Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-2010

3. Spectacle Frames And Lenses

Background

Market Size

Table: The Uk Spectacles Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-2005

Figure: The Uk Spectacles Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-2005

Table: The Uk Spectacles Sector By Type Of Lens By Volume (%), And

Consumer Trends

Marketing Activity

Advertising

Table: Main Media Advertising Expenditure On Spectacle Frames And Lenses (£000 And %), Year Ending March

Distribution

Table: Industry Synopsis Of Companies Engaged In The Manufacture Of Spectacles And Unmounted Lenses In The Uk (£000, % And £),

4. Contact Lenses

Background

Wear Time

Disposability

Reasons For Wearing Contact Lenses

Market Size

Contact Lenses

Table: Number Of Contact Lens Wearers In The Uk,-2005

Table: The Uk Contact Lenses Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-2005

Figure: The Uk Contact Lenses Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-2005

Table: The Uk Contact Lenses Sector By Type Of Lens By Value (%),

Contact Lens Solutions

Table: The Uk Contact Lens Solutions Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-2005

Figure: The Uk Contact Lens Solutions Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-2005

Consumer Trends

Marketing Activity

Advertising

Table: Main Media Advertising Expenditure On Selected Contact Lens Brands (£000 And %), Year Ending March

Distribution

5. Laser Eye Treatment

Background

Benefits

Risks

Guidance From Nice

Image Problems

Market Size

Table: The Uk Laser Eye Treatment Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-2005

Figure: The Uk Laser Eye Treatment Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-2005

Consumer Trends

Table: Respondents Who Had Undergone Lasik (laser) Eye Surgery Or Who Were Planning To Have Lasik (laser) Eye Surgery (% Of Respondents),

Marketing Activity

Advertising

Table: Main Media Advertising Expenditure On Laser Vision Correction (£000 And %), Year Ending March

Distribution

6. Opticians And Retailers

Background

Market Size

Table: Number Of Ophthalmic Opticians (optometrists) And Dispensing Opticians In The Uk,-2004

Income From General Ophthalmic Services And Private Sight Tests

Table: The Uk Ophthalmic Services Sector By Subsector By Value At Current Prices (£m), Years Ending March-2005

Figure: The Uk Ophthalmic Services Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m), Years Ending March-2005

Number Of Opticians' Premises

Table: Number Of Opticians' Premises In Great Britain,-2005

Table: Number Of Vat-based Enterprises Engaged As Dispensing Opticians,-2005

Table: Uk Multiple Opticians By Number Of Outlets (number Of Branches And %), And

Consumer Trends

Marketing Activity

Advertising

Table: Main Media Advertising Expenditure By Opticians (£000 And %), Year Ending March

Distribution

7. An International Perspective

Overview

Penetration Of Corrective Eyewear

Table: Percentage Of Selected Global Regions' Populations With Corrective Eyewear,

Figure: Percentage Of Selected Global Regions' Populations With Corrective Eyewear,

Table: The Worldwide Market For Corrective Lenses By Type Of Lens By Volume (%),

Figure: The Worldwide Market For Corrective Lenses By Type Of Lens By Volume (%),

Spectacles

Contact Lenses

Laser Eye Surgery

Key Markets

The Us

Germany

France

Italy

The Role Of Optometrists — International Comparisons

The Us

Europe

France

Italy

Spain

Germany

8. Pest Analysis

Political Factors

Economic Factors

Social Factors

Technological Factors

9. Consumer Dynamics

Overview

Table: Summary Of Attitudes Towards Opticians And Eyecare (% Of Respondents), And

Analysis Of Penetration Levels

Smaller, Local Opticians Versus Large Chains, And Influence Of Personal Recommendations

"i Use Or Would Prefer To Use Smaller, Local Opticians For My Eyecare Needs"

"i Use Or Would Prefer To Use A Large Optician Chain Such As Boots Or Vision Express For Eye Tests Or Buying Contact Lenses Or Glasses"

"when I Choose My Optician I Rely Mostly On Personal Recommendation"

Table: Smaller, Local Opticians Versus Large Chains, And Influence Of Personal Recommendations (% Of Respondents),

Requirements From Opticians

"i Choose My Opticians For Their Knowledgeable Staff And A Tidy, Hygienic Environment"

"special Offers That Give Value For Money, Like A Second Pair Of Contact Lenses Or Glasses Free, Are Important To Me When I Choose An Optician"

"price Is The Most Important Thing To Me When Choosing An Optician"

"same-day Service Or Overnight Service Is Important To Me"

Table: Requirements From Opticians — Staff Knowledge And Hygienic Environment, Special Offers, Low Price And Same-day Or Overnight Service (% Of Respondents),

Attitudes Towards Wearing Glasses

"i Feel That Wearing Glasses Is Much More Acceptable Nowadays, As They Have Become More Fashionable"

"i Wear Glasses Because They Suit My Needs Best"

"i Am Prepared To Pay More For Designer Frames"

Table: Attitudes Towards Wearing Glasses (% Of Respondents),

Attitudes Towards Eyesight And Eyesight Tests

"i Am A Regular Pc User And Am Concerned About The Possible Effects On My Eyesight In The Short Or Long Term"

"the Eye Test Fee Puts Me Off Having My Eyes Tested As Regularly As I Should"

"i Sometimes Suffer From Headaches Or Eyestrain, But Do Not Have My Eyes Tested Regularly"

Table: Concerns About The Effects On Eyesight Of Regularly Using Pcs, Being Dissuaded By The Cost Of Eye Tests And Not Having Eye Tests Despite Having Eyestrain (% Of Respondents),

Attitudes Towards Contact Lenses

"i Wear Contact Lenses Rather Than Glasses Because They Are More Convenient And Less Obtrusive"

"i Am Put Off Wearing Contact Lenses By Publicity Surrounding The Risk Of Eye Infection If Cleaning And Wearing Regimes Are Not Followed Carefully"

Table: Attitudes And Concerns Relating To Wearing Contact Lenses (% Of Respondents),

10. Company Profiles

Spectacles

Carl Zeiss Vision Uk Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Profitability

Table: Financial Results For Carl Zeiss Vision Uk Ltd (£000), Years Endingst March-2005

Recent Developments

Essilor Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Profitability

Table: Financial Results For Essilor Ltd (£000), Years Endingst December-2005

Recent Developments

The Norville Group Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Profitability

Table: Financial Results For The Norville Group Ltd (£000), Years Endingst December-2004

Recent Developments

Rodenstock (uk) Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Profitability

Table: Financial Results For Rodenstock (uk) Ltd (£000), Years Endingst December-2004

Recent Developments

Other Companies

Luxottica

Safilo

Silhouette

Contact Lenses

Alcon Laboratories (uk) Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Profitability

Table: Financial Results For Alcon Laboratories (uk) Ltd (£000), Years Endingst December-2004

Recent Developments

Bausch & Lomb Uk Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Profitability

Table: Financial Results For Bausch & Lomb Uk Ltd (£000), Years Endingst December-2004

Recent Developments

Ciba Vision (uk) Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Profitability

Table: Financial Results For Ciba Vision (uk) Ltd (£000), Years Endingst December-2005

Recent Developments

Coopervision Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Profitability

Table: Financial Results For Coopervision Ltd (£000), Years Endingst October-2003

Recent Developments

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc

Corporate Strategy

Profitability

Recent Developments

Other Companies

Advanced Medical Optics

Daysoft

Sauflon

Ultravision Clpl

Laser Eye Treatment

Optimax Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Profitability

Recent Developments

Ultralase Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Profitability

Table: Financial Results For Ultralase Ltd (£000), Years Endingst July And, And Weeks Endingst December

Recent Developments

Other Companies

Accuvision Laser Eye Clinics

Advanced Laser Eye Clinic

Optical Express Laser Clinics

Opticians

Boots Opticians Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Profitability

Table: Financial Results For Boots Opticians Ltd (£000), Years Endingst March-2005

Recent Developments

Dollond & Aitchison Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Profitability

Table: Financial Results For Dollond & Aitchison Ltd (£000), Years Endingth December Andth December, And Weeks Endingst January

Recent Developments

Specsavers Optical Superstores Ltd

Corporate Strategy

Profitability

Table: Financial Results For Specsavers Optical Superstores Ltd (£000), Years Endingth February, Th February Andth February

Recent Developments

Other Companies

Asda

Gc Bateman Group

Sainsbury's

Scrivens

Tesco

Vision Express

11. The Future

Introduction

Forecasts

Table: The Forecast Uk Market For Optical Goods And Services By Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-2010

Figure: The Forecast Uk Market For Optical Goods And Services By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-2010

12. Consumer Confidence

Methodology

Key Findings This Quarter

The Willingness To Borrow

Confidence Declines Again

Table A: The Average Amount Consumers Are Willing To Borrow In Order To Purchase Expensive Items At Current And Constant November Prices (£ And £bn), May, August, November, February And May

Signs That The Decline Could Be Bottoming Out

Table B: The Number Of Adults Willing To Borrow In Order To Purchase Expensive Items (000 And %), May, August, November, February And May

The Willingness To Spend From Savings

Sharp Decline In Spending From Savings

Table C: The Average Amount Consumers Are Willing To Spend From Savings In Order To Purchase Expensive Items At Current And Constant November Prices (£ And £bn), May, August, November, February And May

Table D: The Proportion Of Adults Without Any Savings (%), May, August, November, February And May

Borrowing Grows In Relative Importance

Table E: The Average Amounts Adults Are Confident Spending To Purchase Expensive Items (£ And %), May, August, November, February And May

13. Further Sources

Associations

General Sources

Government Sources

Other Sources

Bisnode Sources