Hundreds of thousands of dollars a pair of "big" contact lenses, in the end value geometry? Looks like a good price of the best selling "beauty pupil" products, hidden many hidden dangers?
China's stealth glasses all the chaos on the market is causing more complaints and Tucao "". The reporter interviewed found: on the one hand, big foreign monopoly pricing opened high prices did not reverse; on the other hand, criminals manufacturing selling fake and cheap products phenomenon is more rampant. In the face of all kinds of traps, consumers will have a slight mistake".
Poor quality "beautiful pupil" easily lead to blindness
Many hospital doctors told reporters that in recent years they accepts many similar "beautiful pupil" family, of which there are many wearing contact lenses inferior. Some eye covered with "stone", and some even eyes pus, almost lead to blindness.
Contact lenses are third types of medical equipment, requiring dealers to have medical equipment business qualification." Anhui Province food and Drug Administration Bureau of the expert introduction, they used to have in many universities around the boutique shop, canteen even the night market stall dealt with a large number of cheap, poor quality lenses, especially decorative Plano lenses -- "beautiful pupil. Many of the students are from the purchase of contact lenses, as there are some online shopping products.
In a wholesale website, the reporter contacted a number of "cosmetic contact lenses" supplier, quotation in ten yuan to 30 yuan a pair of unequal.
Big contact lenses gross margin up to 60%
In inferior contact lens injury many consumers vision at the same time, market of big foreign invisible glasses priced so many people refer to can not afford.
In 2014, the national development and Reform Commission announced that, Essilor, Nikon and other mainly lens frame production enterprises and Bausch & Lomb, Johnson & Johnson, Wei Kang, the main contact lens production enterprises for alleged price fixing, in violation of the anti monopoly law "be investigated and dealt with according to law, a total fine of more than 1900 million yuan. However, a year later, the reporter in Beijing, Hefei and other places to see the glasses shop, these big name contact lenses prices are still strong".
An insider told reporters, the big name contact lenses gross margin up to 60% to 50%, after the NDRC punishment, the big manufacturers will only make some symbolic adjustment, but in the sales terminal, they do not allow agents to discount or price cuts, resulting in the current price is still high.
Wear, choose to be cautious
Department of Ophthalmology experts said it is due to confusion, so consumers choose to contact lenses more carefully.
Contact lenses for eyes belonging to foreign bodies, such as not pay attention to health is likely to cause dry eye, ocular infection etc.. Wear contact lenses for a long time, may let the conjunctiva irritation appear, such as inflammation, etc.. In addition, will cause the sight of fuzzy, bacterial conjunctivitis, etc.. And "the United States pupil" will have adverse effects on vision, more serious is that some poor quality "beauty pupil" will not only wear the cornea, but also make the corneal staining, and once the cornea was stained, it will never be cleared.
Experts said, should try to choose a qualified optician or hospital, doctor or optometrist by fundus examination after glasses. For some of the people who can not afford high prices, especially the students, preferring to choose a more secure frame glasses, also do not buy inferior, cheap contact lenses.