Contact lens prescribing : USA vs the world

Morgan, Philip B., Efron, Nathan, & Woods, Craig A. (2012) Contact lens prescribing : USA vs the world. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses, 149(5), pp. 43-46.

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Abstract

Along with other facets of commericialization, the contact lens market has become globalized during the past 30 years. 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 medium-sized companies, often producing more specialized lenses, are also active in markets across the world.

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ID Code: 67747
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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 23:41
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2014 21:19

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