Wavefront Aberrometers Market Analysis | Europe | 2017-2023 | MedCore
- Year: 2017
- Scope: 2013-2023
- Region: Europe
- Pages: 70
- Published Date: 11/1/2016
- Type: MedCore
The wavefront aberrometer market is expected to grow over the forecast period. Wavefront aberrometers are sometimes associated with excimer laser systems, which are used for refractive surgery. As a result, the market for wavefront aberrometers is somewhat dependent on the number of laser eye surgeries. However, wavefront aberrometry is increasingly being used during the planning phases of cataract surgery. This is because it is becoming more and more common for cataract surgery to involve the use of premium lenses that can correct for various forms of refractive error.
Wavefront aberrometry is used for measuring the total refractive power of the eye. A wavefront represents the quality of light passing through the eye. Factors that affect a wavefront are optical elements such as lenses or the cornea of the eye. Aberrometry provides detailed information about the visual performance and refractive power of the eye. Wavefront aberrometers can detect errors including myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. Aberrometry is especially useful for higher-order refractive errors and lenticular changes that cannot ordinarily be detected by routine ophthalmic exams. These include spherical and coma aberrations, which cause halos or comet-like streaks around light foci.
Segments Covered in This Market
- Wavefront Aberrometer 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 Wavefront Aberrometer market, Nidek was the leader, followed by Bausch & Lomb an Alcon. Nidek manufactures the OPD-Scan III® wavefront aberrometer. This machine, based on the Hartmann-Shack approach to wavefront analysis, is a combined ophthalmic diagnostic system that includes topography, autorefraction, keratometry and pupillometry in addition to wavefront aberrometry. Other companies analyzed include AMO.
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