Diagnostic and Interventional Ophthalmic Devices Market Report Suite for Europe| 2017-2023 | MedSuite | Ophthalmic Coherence Tomography, Fundus Cameras, Slit Lamps, Perimeters, Tonometers, Ophthalmic Ultrasound Devices, Corneal Topographers, Wavefront Abberometers, Optical Biometers, Phacoemulsification Consoles, Intraocular Lenses, Phakic Intraocular Lenses, Ophthalmic Viscoelastic Devices, Ophthalmic Lasers

Diagnostic and Interventional Ophthalmic Devices Market Report Suite for Europe| 2017-2023 | MedSuite | Ophthalmic Coherence Tomography, Fundus Cameras, Slit Lamps, Perimeters, Tonometers, Ophthalmic Ultrasound Devices, Corneal Topographers, Wavefront Abberometers, Optical Biometers, Phacoemulsification Consoles, Intraocular Lenses, Phakic Intraocular Lenses, Ophthalmic Viscoelastic Devices, Ophthalmic Lasers

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In 2016, more integration was seen in the overall market for diagnostic and interventional ophthalmic devices. In the diagnostic space, practitioners are enjoying better, more flexible diagnostic capabilities with ophthalmic data management systems; these systems unify discrete pieces of diagnostic equipment. A similar technology, procedure planning software, unifies different surgical equipment for more precise and reliable cataract surgery. This software is bringing the diagnostic and interventional sides of the market closer together, with diagnostic information being imported for use during the surgical process. Integration is also changing the competitive landscape. Topcon and Carl Zeiss Meditec, players traditionally focused on diagnostics, are now gaining footholds in the market for surgical products.

  • Year: 2017
  • Scope: 2013-2023
  • Region: Europe
  • Published Date: 8/1/2016
  • Pages: 630
  • Type: MedSuite

Major Segments Covered in the Diagnostic and Interventional Ophthalmic Devices Market Report Suite

Overall, the European market for diagnostic and interventional ophthalmic devices was valued at €1.831 billion in 2016. This is expected to increase over the forecast period at a CAGR of 1.3% to reach €2.014 billion.

The full report suite on the European market for diagnostic and interventional ophthalmic devices includes disease rates, ophthalmic coherence tomography, fundus cameras, slit lamps, perimeters, tonometers, ophthalmic ultrasound devices, corneal topographers, wavefront abberometers, optical biometers, phacoemulsification consoles, intraocular lenses, phakic intraocular lenses, ophthalmic viscoelastic devices and ophthalmic lasers.

While this report suite contains all ophthalmic device data, each of the markets are also available as stand alone MedCore reports. This allows you to get access to only the ophthalmic market research that you need. You can view these separate reports and segmentation here:

 

Of course, buying all of these reports together in this suite package will provide you with substantial discounts from the separate prices. Ask for a Quote to Learn More

Diagnostic and Interventional Ophthalmic Device Market Market Trends

The fastest growing segment in 2016 was the phacoemulsification console market. The phacoemulsification console market is expected to grow over the forecast period because of demand placed by the increasing prevalence of cataracts. Moreover, the ASP of these machines will slightly rise due to the incorporation of technological innovations. Additionally, because of the evolving technology, the lifespan of a phacoemulsification console is only approximately five years.

In 2016, the second fastest growing segment of the European diagnostic and interventional ophthalmic device market was the segment for perimeters. A large number of devices in the install base are approaching obsolescence, driving a period of high sales for this market. Perimeters are used to analyze the visual field as part of the diagnosis of glaucoma. Because of the aging European population and the prevalence of glaucoma in old age, there will remain a strong demand for perimeters even after most of the obsolete units have been replaced. This growth is expected to accelerate slightly over the forecast period. Perimeters represent a relatively small amount of the overall diagnostic and interventional ophthalmic device market.

The market for slit lamps declined slightly in 2016. One of the reasons for the slow growth is the influx of competitors from Chinese manufacturers. This is especially the case for high-mount slit lamps which had traditionally been dominated by Heidelberg Engineering who is noted as a premium device manufacturer.  Not only does the competition dilute the market, but new competitors often undercut prices, leaving the established companies with no choice but to adjust their pricing in response.

To read more about the European ophthalmic device market trends, take a look at our latest Expert Article from our Analysts:

Alcon, Abbott Medical Optics Lead Competitive Europe Interventional Ophthalmic Devices Market

Diagnostic and Interventional Ophthalmic Device Market Report Data Types

  • Unit Sales, Average Selling Prices, Market Value & Growth Trends
  • Forecasts Until 2023, and Historical Data to 2013
  • Market Drivers & Limiters for Each Ophthalmic Device Segment
  • Competitive Analysis with Market Shares for Each Segment
  • Recent Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Disease Overviews and Demographic Information
  • Company Profiles for Top Competitors
  • Related Press Releases from Top Competitors

Diagnostic and Interventional Ophthalmic Device Companies Analyzed

In 2016, Alcon was the leading competitor in the European diagnostic and interventional ophthalmic device market. Alcon led the IOL and phacoemulsification console markets that year. Alcon manufactures the AcrySof® family of lenses. For patients with cataracts and preexisting presbyopia, Alcon manufactures the AcrySof®IQ ReSTOR® lens, which corrects for both conditions at the same time and offers patients the possibility of being much less dependent on glasses after cataract surgery. Alcon also carries the AcrySof®IQ Toric IOL, which corrects for astigmatism, and the AcrySof®IQ Aspheric IOL, which compensates for spherical aberration. Alcon’s strong position in the markets for surgical equipment gives the company an advantage when it comes to the sale of consumable products. Having equipment in the OR means that Alcon representatives maintain close relationships with surgeons. While representative are in the OR to perform upgrades and maintenance, they are able to assess their clients’ needs and recommend additional solutions. This generates an opportunity to discuss consumable products on a more frequent basis.

In 2016, Abbott Medical Optics (AMO) was the second leading competitor in the European diagnostic and interventional ophthalmic device market. AMO was the market leader in the OVD market. They have a diverse portfolio of OVDs that include dispersive, cohesive and combination OVDs as a part of their HEALON® line of products. AMO’s OVD sales are strongly tied to the success of their IOL sales and thus, as expected, have strong OVD sales in the same countries in which they have a strong IOL presence. AMO’s IOLs have had particular success in the U.K. and German markets, where the company has strong relationships with ophthalmologists. In contrast, their positions in France and Spain were weaker. AMO is focused on innovation in the advanced technology lens segments. They are focused on driving innovation to doctors and increasingly reaching out to the end-users of the lens, the patients, to educate and drive innovation. In the past, AMO has been relatively stagnant in terms of market share. However, at present, the company is making some gains in the market for premium lenses. In addition, AMO has been responsible for a number of advances in phacoemulsification technology over the past two decades and continues to contribute to innovation in the field.

Carl Zeiss Meditec is the third leading player in the European diagnostic and interventional ophthalmic device market. Carl Zeiss differs from the other leading competitors in the market in that the company is a significant player in both the diagnostic and interventional segments. They are very strong in the markets for diagnostic equipment. For example, the company was the leading competitor in the large market for OCT devices and was also the leader of the market for perimeters. They also lead a third market, optical biometers and were a major competitor in the markets for fundus cameras and slit lamps. In terms of interventional ophthalmic equipment, Carl Zeiss Meditec remains a relatively minor player. In 2016, Carl Zeiss Meditec held the fifth position in the European IOL market  fourth in the OVD market, and eighth in the ophthalmic laser markete. Despite not being interventional market leaders, the size of these markets contributes significantly to Carl Zeiss’s share of the overall market.

Bausch & Lomb is another competitor whose strong position in the diagnostic and interventional ophthalmic device market is derived almost entirely from their products in the interventional arena. In 2016, Bausch & Lomb was the fourth leading competitor in the European diagnostic and interventional ophthalmic device market. Bausch & Lomb was a strong competitor in the wavefront aberrometer, IOL, OVD and phacoemulsification console markets. Unlike Alcon and AMO, Bausch & Lomb manufactures hydrophilic lenses. The advantages of hydrophilic lenses are high water content, high biocompatibility, low internal and external reflections to reduce glare and the ability to pass through very small surgical incisions.

Topcon is an important company in the market for diagnostic and interventional ophthalmic devices. Not only does Topcon directly control a large share of the various diagnostic device markets, but they are also involved in the interventional markets through a number of exclusive distribution and partnership agreements. For example, Topcon has an exclusive partnership with Oculentis, the Dutch manufacturer of IOLs which covers the sales, marketing and product development aspects of Oculentis’ business in many European countries. Topcon is responsible for the sale of Oculentis’ IOLs, viscoelastics and retinal liquids in all Western European countries except for Germany. The agreement essentially allows Topcon to provide surgeons with both diagnostic and surgical solutions. Topcon also markets the LENSAR™ femtosecond laser system for cataract surgery.

History of Our Ophthalmic Device Market Research

We’ve been doing market research for medical devices for over a decade. We specialize in it, and the ophthalmic market was one of our original reports that helped build trust in our research and methodology. We have built relationships with the top competitors in the ophthalmic device market so that we can gather proprietary information in confidence to assure more accurate research, that our partners and clients then benefit from.

Because we’re a third party researcher, we have the ability to reach well into the top ophthalmic device companies and look at a multi-angle approach to our research. Not only do we consider financial filings, we conduct interviews, use hospital and procedural databases, and our own history of research to create a picture of the market that’s incredibly accurate.

Our clients have used our ophthalmic device market research for years to strategize new markets to break into, submit SEC filings, decide sales and marketing strategies, plan acquisitions and product launches, and provide a 3rd party source to show investors, boards, and senior executives.









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