Lynn Frame, MD, JD, commented that videotapes have been a "hot topic" in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for the past two years (personal communication, polled member of ACLM
To remedy this, Ms Smith shared: "I spent a really long time looking at the ACLM
Contact Lens Manual and researched the practice's contact lens trial bank until I understood the difference between all of the lenses that I was recommending."
Lifestyle Medicine - as defined by the ACLM
- is the use of evidence-based, therapeutic approaches to improve or maintain health, effected through positive lifestyle habits.
Approximately one in 12 adults in the UK now wear contact lenses, according to the latest report from the Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers (ACLM
) published in the Year Book 2016.
A second recent snapshot of the UK contact lens market is due out in late May, the 2016 Association of Contact Lens Manufacturer's (ACLM
) Year Book, which details the products of the association's member companies.
THE NUMBER of contact lens wearers in the UK and Ireland has more than doubled over the last 12 years, reaching 3.5 million in 2014, according to a report published by the Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers (ACLM
In the contact lens sector, meanwhile, the Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers' (ACLM
) latest market report shows a slight dip in overall revenues, with a 2014 figure of 226m [pounds sterling] for the UK and Ireland falling short of the 240m [pounds sterling] mark seen in 2013, with redistributions of stock cited as a possible cause (page 9).
The five founding members represent the full breadth and depth of optics, giving voice to the manufacturers (FMO and ACLM
) and the practitioners (AOP, FODO and the ABDO) ([dagger]).
Is it the AOP the College, the GOC, the Optical Confederation, the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers, ABDO, LOCSU, ACLM
, BCLA, FODO or Sight Care, or all of them?
However, "with such linked interests," the sector's two manufacturing organisations, the ACLM
and FMO, were also sought and consequently joined.
The Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers (ACLM
) figures show that there were 3.7m contact lens wearers in the UK in 2013, which represents just 9% of adults across the 15 to 64 years age group.