BUSINESS: Research + Stats Many Frame Purchases Influenced by Personal Style Knowledge, WIO Survey Says By Staff Thursday, August 22, 2019 8:00 AM Fifty-eight percent of participants of a recent Women In Optometry Pop-up Poll said that their office team rely on its own sense of style and understanding of their market when it comes to making frame purchases. Many respondents said that their office does have a plan in place for these processes: 39 percent used a subjective system, and 33 percent used an objective system. Twenty-six percent lean on frame representatives for guidance. Participants were able to select all that applied to their office. Sixty percent of respondents said that someone else in the business makes frame purchasing decisions and that they give minimal influence towards these choices. Another 15 percent said that they have final approval but are not heavily involved. Twenty-three percent said that they personally make frame purchasing decisions. Click here to read the full story from Women In Optometry.