Plastic Lens Market Size Worth $9,378.47 Million By 2032 | CAGR: 6.4%

Plastic Lens Market Size Worth $9,378.47 Million By 2032 | CAGR: 6.4%

The global plastic lens market size is expected to reach USD 9,378.47 million by 2032, according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report “Plastic Lens Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Type (Aspheric Lens, Spherical Lens, LED Lens, Sensor Lens, Diffractive Lens, Collimating Lens, Cylindrical Lens, and Others); By Application; By End User; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2019 - 2032” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.

The rapidly increasing product demand in various consumer electronics and healthcare and medical devices, growing technological advancements in optical technology including designs and materials, and their rising popularity over conventional glass lenses due to ability to be easily shaped or molded into different forms, are prominent factors influencing the demand and growth of the market.

Moreover, as the global population ages and eye-related issues become more prevalent at significant pace, the demand for eyewear and vision correction-related products increases, that encourages manufacturers to develop more innovative and advanced products, to cater to the rising demand for these products including plastic lenses.

For instance, in July 2023, Nidec Instruments, unveiled its newly developed plastic fish-eye lens equipped with a plastic lens and has same strength to the glass lenses and are likely to be adopted as outermost lens with enhanced surface hardness.

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In the recent years, there has been a drastic shift towards the utilization of environmentally friendly materials to develop plastic lenses made from biodegradable or recyclable materials, in order to cater to increasing focus of both consumers and industries across the world on sustainability, which in turn, pushes the market growth forward at exponential pace.

For instance, in August 2022, SPECSAVERS, announced the launch of a new glasses and contact lens recycling initiative along with MYgroup, which allow customers to drop off their both plastic and ketal glasses and sunglasses as well as contact lenses.

Many industries including automotive, aerospace, medical, and wearable technology are heavily increasing their focus and investments towards lightweight components including plastic lens, to reduce the overall weight while maintaining higher optical quality, that is gaining huge traction and generating ample revenue opportunities for the market.

Plastic Lens Market Report Highlights

  • Aspheric lens segment accounted for noteworthy share, due to rising applications of these lenses in optical and ophthalmic instruments
  • Imaging segment held the largest share, mainly driven by growing product use in automotive applications and penetration for consumer electronics
  • Medical equipment segment will grow at highest growth rate, driven by growing adoption of minimally invasive procedures that significantly requires these lenses
  • North America region dominated the global market, on account of region’s higher spending on consumer electronics and increasing prevalence of eye disorders
  • The key market players include Bluebell Industries, Nikon Corporation, Panasonic Holding Corporation, Lensel Optics, and Korea Optical

Polaris Market Research has segmented the plastic lens market report based on type, application, end user, and region:

Plastic Lens, Type Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2019 - 2032)

  • Aspheric Lens
  • Spherical Lens
  • LED Lens
  • Sensor Lens
  • Diffractive Lens
  • Collimating Lens
  • Cylindrical Lens
  • Others

Plastic Lens, Application Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2019 - 2032)

  • Safety Equipment
  • Sensing
  • Imaging
  • Projection Display
  • Flight Simulators
  • Detecting
  • Telecom Optics
  • Scanning
  • Broader Scanner Optics

Plastic Lens, End User Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2019 - 2032)

  • Medical Equipment
  • Scientific Equipment
  • Military Equipment
  • Consumer Electronics

Plastic Lens, Regional Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2019 - 2032)

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Netherlands
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Latin America
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Middle East & Africa
  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Israel
  • South Africa

Plastic Lens Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2023

USD 5,379.74 million

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 9,378.47 million


6.4% from 2023 – 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 – 2021

Forecast period

2023 – 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2023 to 2032

Segments covered

By Type, By Application, By End User, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa


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