Market Scope surveys physicians regarding procedure volumes, surgical techniques, and product use. We use this data, along with our extensive database of physicians and surgery centers, our wide-ranging knowledge of products and technology, and our comprehensive network of industry contacts, to regularly report on the ophthalmic and orthopedic industries.
Our report on the global single-use ophthalmic surgical products market, now in its eighteenth edition, is a leading industry source for accurate and relevant information on all aspects of the ophthalmic single-use device market. We
review cataract surgery, the dominant procedure in this market, as well as cataract surgery providers worldwide. We analyze the following market segments: viscoelastics, knives, disposable instruments, balanced salt solutions, custompacks, drapes, sutures, fluid management devices, ocular sealants, ocular dyes, capsular tension rings, and cautery pencils.
Market Scope’s ‘2018 Cataract Atlas’ provides a geographic analysis of the US cataract market, analyzing the top 85 metropolitan areas. Included in this analysis is the Med/Op Index™, a proprietary new index that identifies the potential for premium cataract surgery based on population age distribution, income/buying power, overall health statistics, and population density. The atlas provides strategic insights into the cataract and premium cataract opportunity across the US.
Our coverage of the cataract surgery market includes a quarterly surveying process that targets US cataract surgeons and collects data from hundreds of surgeons four times yearly. The resulting data are analyzed and presented in our US Cataract Surgery Quarterly Updates. These updates are designed to improve your decision-making process with the most accurate assessment of current market conditions and the identification of significant market trends.
Market Scope's report on the cataract surgical equipment market is in its 17th edition. In this year's report, our coverage for the femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLCS) market has been expanded and updated. We have included estimates for both end user pricing and manufacturing revenues by company and product line. In addition, we have included separate estimates for procedures and revenues for dual-function cataract/vitrectomy machines. As in the past, we provide data and forecasts on cataracts and cataract surgeries worldwide. We discuss cataract surgery locations in the US and elsewhere in the world. We cover phacoemulsification, and we analyze the phaco machine market and the market for machine packs. We also explore photodisruptor lasers and their use. Worldwide markets are analyzed using eight regional/economic categories: the US, Western Europe, Japan, Other Wealthy Nations, China, India, Latin America, and Rest of World.
Our report on the ophthalmic laser market is in its eighth edition. It is a leading industry source for accurate and relevant information on all aspects of the market. The report discusses the epidemiology of retinal diseases, glaucoma, and cataracts, plus other diseases and disorders that require laser intervention. The report covers photocoagulation, photodisruption, and SLT lasers. It excludes excimer and femtosecond lasers. We forecast product demand in units and dollars, and we analyze market shares by product category.
Since 2001 we have conducted annual surveys of US cataract surgeons on important issues regarding practice characteristics, product preferences, surgical techniques, and practice marketing. Our survey highlights practice patterns regarding presbyopic-correcting IOLs (PC-IOLs), toric IOLs, extended depth of focus (EDOF) IOLs, correction of astigmatism, femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS), sugical location, interest in upcoming technology, equipment use, treatment and management of glaucoma and micro-invasive glaucoma survery (MIGS) devices and much more. We also measure market share by manufacturer, product, and market segment. Leading ophthalmic firms and organizations sponsor the survey in order to better understand industry dynamics and gain important insights into surgeons’ experiences and preferences, as well as emerging trends. We surveyed using paper surveys mailed to cataract surgeons and online to surgeons registered on our website.
Our report on the IOL market is now in its 18th edition. It is the leading industry source for accurate and relevant information on all aspects of the intraocular lens (IOL) market. We provide data and five-year forecasts for cataracts and cataract surgeries worldwide. We discuss currently marketed IOLs and analyze demand in units, dollars and market share. We explore new IOL technologies in the development pipeline. We cover patient-based economics and reimbursement, and we explore strategies for success in the marketplace. Worldwide markets are analyzed using eight regional/economic categories: the US, Western Europe, Japan, Other Wealthy Nations, China, India, Latin America, and Rest of World.
The 2018 report includes province-level snapshots of cataract surgery and also a discussion on wide-ranging reforms in the regulatory system for medical devices and pharmaceuticals that are designed to speed the approval of new products, improve the quality of health care, and develop China’s manufacturing capacity in medical technology. Market Scope forecasts that China’s ophthalmic market will grow at a compound annual rate of 11.3 percent to $4.5 billion in 2023.
Our report on the surgical instruments marketplace is in its ninth edition. It is a leading industry source for accurate and relevant information on all aspects of the market for ophthalmic surgical instruments. We offer an overview of ophthalmic surgeries and surgery volume worldwide, as well as an in-depth look at providers of cataract surgery, the most commonly performed ophthalmic surgery. We discuss reusable and disposable categories of surgical instruments, knives, and hemostatic devices, and we analyze the markets for these instruments worldwide. We also examine factors contributing to growth in demand for disposables.
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