Main reason for choosing a lens brand in the U.S. 2016, by gender

This statistic shows the most important reasons for choosing a particular brand of lenses in the United States in 2016, by gender. That year, 22.3 percent of male U.S. respondents reported purchasing lenses from a brand recommended to them by their doctor or optician.

Most important reason for choosing a particular brand of lenses in the United States in 2016, by gender

Recommended by my doctor, dispenser or opticianIt looked bestGood priceIt was the lens make I previously woreThe doctor/dispenser/optician/retailer said it was the best quality available regardless of pricePhotochromaticBenefits of the materialCame with the frameHeard it was a good choiceRecommended by friends or familyOnly one available in the type I wantedAdvertisingDon't knowOther
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Release date

December 2016


United States

Survey time period

Year ending September 2016

Number of respondents

27,503 respondents

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "What is the most important reason why you chose the lenses you did?"

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