Corneal Topographers Market Analysis | United States | 2017-2023 | MedCore

Corneal Topographers Market Analysis | United States | 2017-2023 | MedCore

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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. The devices also have an application in planning cataract surgery. Toric intraocular lens (IOL) implantation is effective in treating regular astigmatism. However, to the extent that the patient’s astigmatism is irregular, with the principle meridians of the eye not lying perpendicular to one another, toric IOLs will be ineffective. Corneal topography can provide a definitive assessment of the nature of a patient’s corneal astigmatism. As such, corneal topography is an essential preoperative step for the implantation of a toric IOL. Because of the increasing popularity of advanced technology IOLs in cataract surgery, and the associated importance of corneal analysis in the pre-operative process, manufacturers have been releasing products in recent years that specifically target applications associated with cataract surgery. This includes devices that combine corneal topography with optical biometry, pachymetry and other corneal measurements.

  • Year: 2017
  • Scope: 2013-2023
  • Region: United States
  • Published Date: 4/1/2017
  • Pages: 206
  • Type: MedCore

Placido ring topographers have a low ASP relative to Schiempflug cameras and are suitable for purposes such as contact lens fitting. As a result, Placido ring topographers are sufficient for opticians and optometrists. Additionally, combination systems that include both Placido ring topographers and Schiempflug cameras are becoming popular. These systems take advantage of the strengths of each technology for corneal mapping. Schiempflug imaging excels at central corneal diagnostics whereas Placido ring analysis is better for peripheral corneal mapping. Thus, the combined systems are an enticing option for ophthalmologists who want to comprehensively analyze the cornea.

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.

Segments Covered in This Market

  • Placido Ring Corneal Topographer 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

Companies Analyzed

Oculus’ main offerings are the Pentacam® and Pentacam® HR. Both of these systems are Schiempflug cameras. Ziemer Ophthalmic Systems manufactures the Galilei® line of corneal topographers. The Galilei G2® dual Schiempflug/Placido disc system integrates both Placido disc imaging and a Schiempflug camera, thus taking advantage of each method of corneal topography. CSO manufactures the CM02-CMP02® combined Placido ring/Schiempflug camera system. Other companies analyzed include Tomey and Topcon.

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The "US Market Report Suite for Diagnostic Ophthalmic Devices 2017 - MedSuite" includes analysis on the following companies currently active in this market:
Carl Zeiss Meditec
Topcon
Optovue
Heidelberg Engineering
Haag-Streit
Nidek/Marco
Reichert
Canon
Oculus
Keeler
Sonomed
Quantel

Others

Heine USA
CSO
Zeimer Ophthalmic
Accutome
Tomey
Kowa
iCare
Alcon
DGH Koi
Synemed
AMO
Bausch & Lomb
Merge Healthcare
Others Include: Bioptigen, Bon Optic, CentreVue, Huvitz, iOptics, iViews, JEDMED, Meda, Medmont, Modernizing Medicine, Nianjing RedSun Optical, Nikon, Opto Global, Optomed, Paradigm, Propper Manufacturing, Shin Nippon, Sonogage, Tracey Technologies, Volk, Welch-Allyn, etc.
*Not all companies are currently active in every segment or sub-report from this suite. For more details contact an iData Research Product Advisor.




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