Corneal Topographers Market Analysis | Europe | 2017-2023 | MedCore
- Year: 2017
- Scope: 2013-2023
- Region: Europe
- Pages: 90
- Published Date: 11/1/2016
- Type: MedCore
The total market is expected to grow throughout the forecast period. Most of the growth can be attributed to the growth in the Scheimpflug market. The market for Placido ring topographers will decline at a modest rate as their sales are being cannibalized by the competing technology: Schiempflug cameras. Despite the decrease in Placido ring topographer sales, this market is not expected to disappear. Although they do not provide as much information about the cornea as Schiempflug cameras, Placido ring topographers remain an excellent choice for eye care practitioners not involved in refractive surgery because the devices are sold at much lower prices.
Corneal topography is also known as videokeratography or corneal mapping. Characterizing the curvature of the cornea is important because this tissue contributes significantly to the refractive power of the eye. Corneal topography is used for evaluating the curvature of the cornea. This information is then used for contact lens fitting and for planning refractive procedures such as Laser Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) or Phakic intraocular lens implantation. Corneal topography is also used for detecting keratoconus, which is characterized by thinning of the cornea to a point where the intraocular pressure is sufficient to cause the cornea to assume a cone shape.
Segments Covered in This Market
- Placido Ring Market
- Scheimpflug Camera Market
Report Data Types Included
- Unit Sales, Average Selling Prices, Market Value & Growth Trends
- 10 Year Scope (3 Year Historical + 7 Year Forecast Period)
- Market Drivers & Limiters for Each Segment
- Competitive Analysis with Market Shares
- Product Portfolios
- Related Press Releases from Top Competitors
Of the many companies in the European Corneal Topographer market, Oculus is the leader, followed by Ziemer Ophthalmic Systems and CSO. Oculus’ main offerings are the Pentacam® and Pentacam® HR. Both of these systems are Schiempflug cameras. These systems have rotating cameras, which can perform corneal topography exams in less than two seconds. Other companies analyzed include Tomey and Topcon.
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