Femtosecond laser cataract surgeries’ market is anticipated to reach $2.4 billion dollars by 2019 reveals new report

The aging of the baby boomers, that is people older than 65 years consume 10 times the eye care of patients that are younger than 65. Due to the soaring population of people older than 65, Ophthalmologists are facing an explosion in demand for their services, such as cataract surgeries for the next 20 years. As the two accommodating Intraocular Lens (IOL) is likely to be approved within the next 12 months, the premium market is exciting.

Cataract surgery is the removal of the natural lens of the eye that has developed an opacification, a form of clouding inside the lens which is referred to as a cataract in medical terms. Alcon LenSx Femtosecond Laser technology, a cataract surgical system, makes it possible to deliver reproducible, predictable, and improved clinical outcomes for cataract surgery. Laser assisted cataract surgery is gaining traction with clinicians. Surgeons are getting trained in the techniques needed to perform using the new type of equipment. Cataract procedures for eye care have improved in precision and accuracy since Femtosecond laser-assisted surgery is introduced. Patient population have significant demand for improved vision as they age. Although, people older than 65 years have maintained their lifestyle with the help of good nutritional diet and health clubs, growing needs for good vision remain constant and has created a significant new market for multifocal and laser surgeries.

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Safety of Cataract surgical medical devices and lenses are primarily market concern. Lower costs per surgery are driving an increase in cataract surgery, shows the study conducted by WinterGreen Research.

Spanning over 301 pages and 73 tables and figures, “Femtosecond Lasers for Cataract Surgery Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, Nanotechnology 2013 to 2018” report shows the study which includes topics such as, Femtosecond Lasers for Cataract surgery market description and market dynamics, market shares and forecasts, technology, company description and analysis of causes, and benefits of cataract surgery.

In addition to covering industry growth and opportunities for new entrants, this study also covers 13 key players that have had a global presence in scientific research and development of ophthalmology and medical devices related to it, namely Alcon (subsidiary of Novartis), Abbott, AISIN / IMRA Femtolite F / H Family, Bioptigen, Biovision, Calmar Laser, Ophtec Artisan R, OptiMedica, Raydiance, Staar Surgical, Valeant / Bausch & Lomb, WaveTec Vision, and Zeiss.


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