Globalisation of CL prescribing : the UK perspective

Efron, Nathan, Morgan, Philip B., & Woods, Craig A. (2011) Globalisation of CL prescribing : the UK perspective. Optician, 241(6304), pp. 12-13.


Globalisation is a concept that templates onto many aspects of the commercial world, and the contact lens field is no exception. The major international companies have worldwide distribution networks and supply lenses of the same product names and replacement frequencies to all nations, with a few minor adjustments for marketing and regulatory reasons. Small and mediumsized companies, often producing more specialist lenses, are also active in markets across the world.

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ID Code: 67738
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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ISSN: 0030-3968
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Optometry & Vision Science
Deposited On: 25 Feb 2014 22:48
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2014 21:38

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