Percentage of Adults Currently Wearing Some Form of Vision Correction*

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The majority of respondents, 84%, said they currently wear sunglasses in the 12 months ending June ‘08. 64% of respondents said they wear eyeglasses as a form of vision correction in the 12 months ending June ‘08. Over the same period, 20% of respondents said they currently wear contact lenses. Lastly, 14% of respondents said they use/wear readers in the 12 months ending June ‘08.

Source: VisionWatch; a study conducted by Jobson/The Vision Council
Total Annual VisionWatch Sample Size: 100,000 consumer respondents per year
Data is for the 12ME (month’s ending) June 2008.