CLI Publishes Research and Practice Guide to Share Insights and Recommendations for the Eye Care Community

In-Depth Report Helps Eye Care Practices See Tomorrow

(August 4, 2021)—The Contact Lens Institute (CLI) has published a practice guide to help eye care practitioners turn new research insights into actions that enhance clinical and business success in a post-pandemic society.

The guide provides an in-depth look at CLI-commissioned data and eye care’s elevated role in a changed society. Available for free as a downloadable PDF, the report shares recommendations to connect with patients and better meet their expectations, and why good vision—including contact lens wear—plays a central role in a bright future. Highlighted are new opportunities for presbyopes and combined contact lens and glasses wear. It is the latest peer-to-peer education tool available at

CLI commissioned two studies during late June and early July to explore evolving beliefs and expectations of U.S. adults regarding their health and health care providers, spending habits, trusted information sources, recreational plans, and optimism as the world looks ahead.

“As we’ve learned how patients have changed during the past 18 months, understanding these learnings may help open doors for the entire eye care community to have new conversations about personal experiences, lifestyle changes and expectations for the future,” said Contact Lens Institute Executive Director Stan Rogaski. “The See Tomorrow initiative encourages the eye care community and consumers alike to think about how vision and contact lenses may play sizable roles in fulfilling their hopes for the future.”

On July 22, CLI hosted a live streamed webinar with human behavior expert Colette Carson to share the research results with the eye care community. Carlson remarked on the significance of the data, interpreting how eye care professionals could use the research to improve patient care while growing their businesses. The recorded event can be accessed from

Come mid-August, the Contact Lens Institute will embark on a six-week consumer phase for the See Tomorrow program, including digital marketing, outreach to national and regional mainstream media, and a sweepstakes with daily and grand prizes.

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