Thursday, 21 September 2017

Advanced Ophthalmic Lasers for Quick Eye Treatment

Ophthalmic laser treatments are used for numerous non-invasive eye surgeries. These lasers can fix eye problems such as myopia, glaucoma, and cataract among many others. High prevalence of eye diseases contributes to the advancements and demand for different types of lasers.

Pattern Scanning Technology

“Array LaserLink” is an innovative system developed by Lumenis. It provides a new pattern scanning abilities to photocoagulation lasers with a reduced treatment time. This versatile system is designed using multi-wavelength technology. It provides different wavelengths and treatment options. The Array comes with settings such as duration, number of spots, fundus lens selection, spot spacing and size. Additionally, it retains frequently used settings in its memory for user-friendly applications. It uses photopic balanced coating to remove color distortion.

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

“Selecta II” by the same company offers premium Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) product. Its ergonomically designed laser head is easy to attached and detach. This unit can help medical professionals to simultaneously use the slit lamp as diagnostic equipment and an advanced laser delivery machine. It is compatible with a range of existing commercial converging-optics slit lamps. Additionally, the laser weighs in at nearly 25lbs allowing its easy transportation from one location to the other.

Market Summary

According to a new report by the Grand View Research, Inc.; the worldwide ophthalmic lasers market is projected to attain USD 1.6 billion by 2025. It is anticipated to register a significant CAGR during the forecast period (2014 to 2025). Increasing geriatric population facing eye problems such as cataract and other age related maculated degeneration (AMD) can propel market growth. Vision loss caused by glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and cataract can further support the expansion in the near future. 

Market Players

Topcon Corporation, Abbott Medical Optics, Inc., Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, and Ziemer Ophthalmic Systems AG, are some or the key market players. Most companies engage in strategic mergers & acquisitions, regional expansions, and novel product developments to sustain the stern competition.

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