March 2015 Newsletter

March 16, 2015:

US Ophthalmic Procedures Grow by 4.2 Percent

Cataract volume is on track with expectations, while refractive volume is still low; glaucoma procedures are being driven by minimally invasive surgery; and retinal procedures are up 4.1 percent over Q4-2013 totals.

March 16, 2015:

Joint FDA Panel Recommends Approval of Avedro’s Crosslinking Procedure for Keratoconus, Ectasia

Protocol deviations and enrollment issues dominated the discussion.

March 16, 2015:

AGS Meeting Focuses on New Micro-invasive Implants, Diagnostic Tools

Speakers expect significant technology innovation in the coming years.

March 16, 2015:

Photocoagulation, SLT, YAG Lasers Play Key Role in Ophthalmic Market

Sales are forecast to total $412 million in 2015.

March 16, 2015:

Justices Revisit Health Law in Case Involving Subsidies

A decision is expected in late June or early July; it could affect HealthCare.gov enrollees in 34 states.

March 16, 2015:

March 2015 News Briefs

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