May 2012 Newsletter

May 8, 2012:

Q1-2012 IVT Injection Volume Quickened its Climb, as Vitrectomies Held Steady for Another Quarter

Q1-2012 US retinal procedure volume climbed at an accelerated pace with IVT injection volume rising sharply and vitrectomy procedures maintaining their recent trend of holding steady.

May 8, 2012:

New Technologies Featured at 2012 ASCRS Meeting

The 2012 ASCRS meeting had a wealth of agenda items on refractive surgical approaches to presbyopia, while laser refractive cataract surgery faced serious resistance based on its business model, and the debate between traditional and newer surgical approaches in glaucoma continued unabated.

May 8, 2012:

ASCRS Establishes Optometrist Membership Category

An ASCRS press release explained that a shortage of ophthalmologists and increasing demand for eye care led to the decision.

May 8, 2012:

May 2012 News Briefs

This month's news includes the latest from Abbott Medical Optics, Thrombogenics, Alimera Sciences. Bausch + Lomb and ReVision Optics.

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