Slit Lamps Market Analysis | Europe | 2017-2023 | MedCore
- Year: 2017
- Scope: 2013-2023
- Region: Europe
- Pages: 107
- Published Date: 11/1/2016
- Type: MedCore
The market for slit lamps in Europe exhibits several notable characteristics. For example, in contrast to the markets for OCT and fundus cameras, where sales and distribution are most frequently managed directly by manufacturers or through exclusive distribution agreements, slit lamps are commonly sold by non-exclusive distributors. In addition, it is common for companies to have slit lamps made outside of their local markets, frequently in Asia. The devices are then imported and branded in the domestic market.
Slit lamps are binocular microscopes that are coupled with illumination systems. Slit lamps are used for diagnosing a wide variety of eye conditions including cataracts, corneal injuries, retinal detachment, macular degeneration, dry eye syndrome, retinitis pigmentosa and uveitis. Basic slit lamps are used for observing anterior eye segment structures including the eyelid, cornea, lens and iris. The addition ofspecial lenses to the slit lamps provides for the ability to view intraocular and posterior regions of the eye. Other accessories for slit lamps include ocular and objective lenses, contact tonometers, background illuminators, beam splitters and digital imaging equipment.
Segments Covered in This Market
- Table-Mounted Slit Lamp Market (High-Mount, Low-Mount)
- Handheld Slit Lamp 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 Slit Lamp market, Haag-Streit is the leader, followed by Topcon and Bon Optics. Haag-Streit products focus on premium price range devices in all market segments, which reflect the quality of their products and their focus on top service. Haag-Streit style slit lamps are widely regarded as slit lamps for ophthalmologists. Other companies analyzed include CSO and Carl Zeiss Meditec.
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