Japan contact lens market is anticipated to grow with an impressive CAGR in the forecast period, FY2023-FY2027. The market is expected to grow with the projected cumulative annular growth rate on the account of surge in the demand of trendy eyewear. Moreover, rapidly increasing geriatric population of the country is also driving the growth of the Japan contact lens market in the upcoming five years. The number of patients suffering from eye diseases, and thus fading vision is rapidly increasing due to various factors and supporting the growth of the Japan contact lens market in the next five years. Moreover, rising disposable income among the younger population of the country is also aiding the growth of the Japan contact lens market in the future five years. Additionally, rising instances of diseases like myopia, hypermetropia, astigmatism, presbyopia, and other ocular disorders is further substantiating the growth of the Japan contact lens market in the forecast years, until FY2027. Furthermore, social media, and global fashion trends are popularizing the use of colorful contact lenses, thereby influencing the consumers to opt for the product even if they have a perfect eyesight, is also aiding the growth of the Japan contact lens market in the forecast period.

Segmentation of Japan contact lens market are based on material type, design, wear type, application, distribution channel, regional distribution, and competitional landscape. Based on material type, the market is further bifurcated into silicone hydrogel, hydrogel, gas permeable, and others. Silicone hydrogel material used in the construction of contact lens provides better comfort is more flexible and gives an elegant look to the wearer. These factors are driving the growth of the sub-segment such that silicon hydrogel material registers higher revenue shares of the Japan contact lens market and aiding it to dominate the market segment in the upcoming five years. Moreover, hybrid material where silicone hydrogel and gas permeable material both are used, has the best properties of both the material and is thus expected to register fastest growing CAGR in the next five years.

Some of the top players in the Japan contact lens market is Hoya Corporation, Menicon Co., Ltd., SEED Co., Ltd., AISEI Co., Ltd., Bauch + Lomb Japan, Alcon Japan Ltd., CooperVision Japan, Inc., Johnson & Johnson Japan, Carl Zeiss Vision Japan Co., Ltd., among others. Major market players are actively dedicated in the research and development of the advanced products such that the consumer’s demand could be fulfilled. Consistent research ensures the future launches for the better products and services. With rapidly surging demand for the advanced products, the new market entrants would be able to establish their brand and thus their market-place. Other strategies include collaborations and partnerships with the pre-existing market players or the research institutes such that government funding can be availed for the product development.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: FY2017 – FY2020

Base Year: FY2021

Estimated Year: FY2022

Forecast Period: FY2023 – FY2027

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze the historical growth of the market size of Japan contact lens market from FY2017 to FY2020.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of Japan contact lens market from FY2021 to FY2027 and growth rate until FY2027. 
  • To classify and forecast Japan contact lens market based on material type, design, wear type, application, distribution channel, regional distribution, and competitional landscape.  
  • To identify dominant region or segment in the Japan contact lens market.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for Japan contact lens market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in Japan contact lens market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in Japan contact lens market.
  • To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in Japan contact lens market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers, suppliers, and across the country. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufactures which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the manufactures, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the country.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of Japan contact lens market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:

  • Contact lens manufacturers, end users, and other stakeholders
  • Distributers and suppliers of Contact lens and other stakeholders
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to contact lens
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, Japan contact lens market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Japan Contact Lens Market, By Material Type:
    • Silicone Hydrogel
    • Hydrogel
    • Gas permeable
    • Others
  • Japan Contact Lens Market, By Design:

o   Spherical

o   Toric

o   Multifocal

o   Others

  • Japan Contact Lens Market, By Wear Type:
    • Disposable
    • Reusable
  • Japan Contact Lens Market, By Application:
    • Corrective
    • Therapeutic
    • Cosmetic
    • Others
  • Japan Contact Lens Market, By Distribution Channel:
    • Retail Stores
    • Hospitals & Clinics
    • Online
  • Japan Contact Lens Market, By Region:
    • Hokkaido & Tohoku
    • Kanto
    • Chubu
    • Kansai
    • Chugoku
    • Shikoku
    • Kyushu

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Japan contact lens market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).
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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on Japan Contact Lens Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Voice of Customer

6.    Japan Contact Lens Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1.     By Value

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Material Type (Silicone Hydrogel, Hydrogel, Gas permeable, Others)

6.2.2.     By Design (Spherical, Toric, Multifocal, Others)

6.2.3.     By Wear Type (Disposable v/s Reusable)

6.2.4.     By Application (Corrective, Therapeutic, Cosmetic, Others)

6.2.5.     By Distribution Channel (Retail Stores, Hospitals & Clinics, Online)

6.2.6.     By Region

6.2.7.     By Company (FY2021)

6.3.  Product Market Map

7.    Japan Disposable Contact Lens Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

7.1.1.     By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Material Type

7.2.2.     By Design

7.2.3.     By Wear Type

7.2.4.     By Application

7.2.5.     By Distribution Channel

8.    Japan Reusable Contact Lens Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

8.1.1.     By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Material Type

8.2.2.     By Design

8.2.3.     By Wear Type

8.2.4.     By Application

8.2.5.     By Distribution Channel

9.    Market Dynamics

9.1.  Drivers

9.2.  Challenges

10.  Market Trends & Developments

11.  Policy & Regulatory Landscape

12.  Import-Export Analysis

13.  Japan Economic Profile

14.  Competitive Landscape

14.1.              Competition Outlook

14.2.              Company Profiles (Inclusive of SWOT Analysis of Top 5 Players Profiled)

14.2.1.  Hoya Corporation

14.2.2.  Menicon Co., Ltd.

14.2.3.  SEED Co., Ltd.

14.2.4.  AISEI Co., Ltd.

14.2.5.  Bauch + Lomb Japan

14.2.6.  Alcon Japan Ltd.

14.2.7.  CooperVision Japan, Inc.

14.2.8.  Johnson & Johnson Japan

14.2.9.  Carl Zeiss Vision Japan Co., Ltd.

15.  Strategic Recommendations

16.  About us & Disclaimer