Here are some facts on what percentage of Americans wear glasses, and for
what ... Many people only wear eyeglasses part of the time and contact lenses
May 9, 2006 ... Study Finds Most Americans Have Good Vision, But 14 Million Are Visually ...
People who already wear eyeglasses or contact lenses should ...
Sep 20, 2013 ... A vast majority in the population wear glasses or contact lenses. For older people
, it is extremely rare not to use glasses or contact lenses.
Jun 22, 2011 ... According to one study, in the 1970s, 25 percent of Americans were nearsighted.
Now, 42 percent are. The Vision Council of America also says ...
Mar 18, 2015 ... Myopia, or nearsightedness, is reaching epidemic proportions. In the US, over 40
percent of the population needs glasses; estimates suggest ...
Jan 22, 2015 ... More than 30 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses. ... People can use
many different methods to improve their vision, and no single method is the best
solution for everyone. ... Compared to wearing glasses, children switching to
contact lenses ... 2010; American Optometric Association (AOA).
www.mesvision.com/includes/pdf_Broker/MESVision Facts and Statistics.pdf
Sources: Vision Council of America 2006; Jobson Research 2005; Johnson and
Johnson ... 143 million adults wear prescription eyewear (64% of the adult.
Corrective Lens Use Statistics Total percentage of Americans that use some form
... million Percent who wear glasses 64 % Percent who wear contact lenses 11 ...
Number of Americans who wear contact lenses, 38 million ... Eye Glasses and
Contact Lens Industry Statistics. Number of eye glasses and ...
Nov 9, 2014 ... Why So Many Chinese Children Wear Glasses. The Economist ... That compares
with less than 10% of this age group in America or Germany.