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Optometrists in Canada: Market Research Report

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Optometrists in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 62132CA | Nov 2013

Perfect vision: the aging population and increased disposable income will drive demand for industry services

The Optometrists market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 08-13
2.3%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
13,711
Businesses
2,578
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The number of adults aged 65 and older increased over the five years to 2013, far outpacing population growth. As the population aged, aged-related vision diseases became more prevalent in the population. In particular, more Canadians suffered from age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts and other vision diseases. Although Canada has a robust, publicly funded healthcare system, vision care is primarily privately funded. As such, household income levels are an important demand driver for vision care services. As disposable incomes and the median age of the population increase, demand for industry services will continue to rise... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Optometrists industry is composed of optometry offices, where optometrists, optometrist assistants and other staff members provide vision care services to patients. Industry operators provide eye examinations for general visual health, diagnosing and treating vision-related diseases. If needed, optometrists prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, medication, therapy and other treatment. Optometrist offices also stock prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses, which can be directly sold to consumers. However, the industry excludes dedicated optical goods stores that only provide eyeglass and contact lens retail and fitting services... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Optometrists Industry?

This industry is primarily engaged in the private or group practice of optometry. Optometrists provide eye examinations to determine visual acuity or the presence of vision problems and to prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses and eye exercises. They can also perform services provided by an optician, such as selling and fitting prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses.

Industry Products
Sales of prescription glassesSale of contact lensesEye examsMedical eye care
 
Industry Activities
Conducting eye examinationsDiagnosing and treating vision impairment and eye disordersPrescribing, fitting and selling glasses and contact lenses


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