Reasons why U.S. consumers started wearing contact lenses 2010-2014

This statistic shows the reasons why U.S. consumers started wearing contact lenses from 2010 to 2014. The survey revealed that 22.1 percent of the respondents started wearing contact lenses in 2014 because their eye doctor recommended them.

How did it come about that you were to begin wearing contact lenses?

YearI went to my eye doctor asking for contact lensesMy eye doctor recommended that I try contact lensesOther
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Release date

June 2014


United States

Survey time period

July 2014

Number of respondents

1,594 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

asked only to those that currently wear contact lenses

Method of interview


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