May 2013 Newsletter

May 10, 2013:

Attendance Down at 2013 ASCRS Meeting

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) held its annual meeting from April 19 to 23 in San Francisco, CA.

May 10, 2013:

Modest Q1-2013 IVT Injection Volume Increase Boosts Retinal Procedure Volume Only 2.7 Percent

A slowdown in growth of IVT injections continued in Q1-2013, constraining growth in total retinal procedure volume.

May 10, 2013:

Use of Newer Alternative Glaucoma Surgeries Rises Again in Q1-2013

Use of newer surgical alternatives for glaucoma treatment increased in Q1-2013 over the previous year’s first quarter, much as it did in Q4-2012.

May 10, 2013:

Premium IOLs Fuel Global IOL Growth of 6.5 Percent as Market Becomes Increasingly Complex

Market Scope expects worldwide unit sales of IOLs to exceed 22.5 million in 2013, generating more than $2.9 billion in global revenues.

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