A key driver for the global slit lamps market is the increasing
prevalence of ophthalmic disorders and associated risk factors. The slit
lamp examination is used for the detection of many eye diseases such as
cataract, diabetic retinopathy, conjunctivitis, AMD, keratoconus,
retinitis pigmentosa, and uveitis. Cataract is the leading cause of
blindness around the world. The number of cataract surgeries performed
globally is estimated to rise from over 20 million surgeries in 2017 to
approximately 35 million by 2025.
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market outlook during the period 2018-2022. Technavio classifies an
emerging trend as a major factor that has the potential to significantly
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In this report, Technavio highlights the application of slit lamps in
ophthalmic videography as one of the key trends in the global slit lamps
Global slit lamps market: Application of slit
lamps in ophthalmic videography
Ophthalmology videography uses the slit lamp to capture diagnostic
findings in the form of video images. The slit lamp incorporated with
videography and high magnification helps in visualizing the anterior
segments of the eye. The integration of the digital camera to the slit
lamp can be used for a routine eye examination and leads to better
visualization of the anterior segment of the eye.
“Several vendors manufacturing ophthalmic diagnostic instruments are
concentrating on developing digital slit lamp that provides images and
videos of the ocular anatomy. For instance, Chongqing Kanghua Ruiming
manufactures Digital Video Slit Lamp, which delivers video images and
has a special case storage system and professional software with
high-definition video function,” says a senior research analyst at
Global slit lamps market: Segmentation analysis
This slit lamps market analysis report segments the market by product
(table slit lamps and hand-held slit lamps) and geography (the Americas,
APAC, and EMEA).
The table slit lamps segment held the largest slit lamps market share in
2017, accounting for nearly 80% of the market. This product segment is
expected to dominate the global market throughout the forecast period.
The Americas led the market in 2017 with around 42% of the market share,
followed by EMEA and APAC respectively. The Americas is expected to
dominate the market throughout the period 2018-2022.
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