SALES OF SUN LENSES ARE UP, ACCORDING TO DATA FROM ABB OPTICAL GROUP'S DIGITAL EYE LAB NETWORK
Company releases new statistics ahead of National Sunglasses Day on June 27
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (June 6, 2019) – ABB OPTICAL GROUP, a leading resource for identifying optical industry trends, released market data from its DIGITAL EYE LAB (DEL) Network division showing significant year-over-year growth in the sale of prescription sun lenses.
DEL Network's data shows that orders were up 25 percent in 2018 over 2017. In breaking down all orders placed in 2018, the data also showed a year-over-year increase of 30 percent for mirrored lenses, 30 percent for photochromic lenses, and 20 percent for polarized lenses.
Just in time for National Sunglasses Day on June 27, DEL Network also identified silver, blue and gold, respectively, as the three most popular colors ordered in polarized mirrored lenses.
"Since 2017, our portfolio of Digital Mirror Solutions has allowed ECPs to expand their lens offerings to meet the growing patient demand for this trending, colorful look," said DEL Network Managing Director Scott Pearl. "With the kick-off of summer right around the corner, now is an opportune time for ECPs to be discussing the importance of sun wear with their patients and offering them a variety of sun wear to meet their needs, lifestyles and budgets."
For more information about DEL Network's products and services, visit DigitalEyeLab.com.
ABB OPTICAL GROUP
ABB OPTICAL GROUP is a leading, national provider of optical products and business services in the eye care industry. The company is focused on ensuring that eye care practitioners succeed by improving efficiencies, increasing profitably and effectively navigating market changes. Among its services, ABB OPTICAL supplies nearly two-thirds of eye care professionals across the country with brand-name contact lenses, specialty contact lenses, ophthalmic lenses and more. The company also provides business-building services for its customers such as pricing strategy tools, as well as performance dashboards through its Glimpse software division and practice management solutions through Primary Eyecare Network. ABB OPTICAL's DIGITAL EYE LAB Network utilizes cutting-edge technology to produce eyewear that is personalized to patients' needs and lifestyles. Headquartered in Coral Springs, Florida, with seven additional facilities across the country, ABB OPTICAL employs more than 1,000 team members who are passionate about customer success. For additional information, visit ABBOptical.com.