Nine out of ten eyecare professionals (ECPs) agree that silicone hydrogel materials are the healthiest option for their patients who wear daily disposable contact lenses, according to a recent survey by CooperVision. But, only half of those patients are fitted with silicone hydrogel lenses. Why the disconnect? CooperVision surveyed more than 450 ECPs and 1,500 consumers in the U.S., U.K., and Japan to better understand their attitudes toward 1 day silicone hydrogel contact lenses.
Here’s what they found to be the top barriers of fitting silicone hydrogels: Cost, silicone allergy, and comfort. The report debunks these barriers and offers solutions for bridging the gap in your practice.
To read the full report, go to CooperVision.com.