Clear vision: Eye surgery clinics will exhibit growth due to high efficacy rates of LASIK surgery

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • New technologies will aid demand and help laser surgeries gain wider public acceptance
  • Demand is sensitive to changes in per capita disposable income
  • More consumers will view refractive surgery as a safe and reliable procedure

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The past five years have been foggy for the Eye Surgery Clinics industry. Industry operators felt the pinch of the recession as industry performance is closely tied to general economic activity. However, the industry is poised for growth over the five years to 2021. Higher projected household incomes and an improved sense of financial stability will encourage consumers to loosen their purse strings and spend on services that they put off during the recession, including corrective surgery...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Eye Surgery Clinics industry is characterized by a low level of market share concentration. In 2016, the three largest eye surgery clinics are expected to account for 15.5% of total industry revenue. During the five years to 2016, market share concentration has steadily increased, which can be partly attributed to strong price-based competition. While some eye surgery clinics, which typically have established ophthalmologists and doctors, can command between $1,800 and $2,700 per eye, the inundation of companies that offer low-cost LASIK services has intensified industry competition. For example, over the past five years, many eye surgery clinics have offered LASIK for less than $1,000 per eye. As ..

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    Additional Insights for the Eye Surgery Clinics Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Eye Surgery Clinics Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Use of specialist equipment or facilities
  • Maintenance of excellent customer relations
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Demand from eye glasses and contact lens stores in the Eye Surgery Clinics industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Eye Surgery Clinics Industry?

    This industry includes clinics that primarily provide vision correction surgery, also known as refractive and laser eye surgery, using laser equipment.

    Industry Products
    LASIK surgery for patients with myopia
    LASIK surgery for patients with astigmatism
    LASIK surgery for patients with hyperopia
    Other surgery types
    Industry Activities
    Providing refractive eye surgery for patients with myopia
    Using refractive eye surgery for patients with astigmatism
    Administering refractive eye surgery for patients with hyperopia

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Demand from eye glasses and contact lens stores
  • Number of people with private health insurance
  • Number of adults aged 65 and older

  • Current Performance
  • Eyeing demand for corrective surgery
  • Corrective eye surgery considered an elective surgery
  • Regulations adds to operational costs
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Elderly population stimulates demand
  • Technological innovation
  • Table: Eye Surgery Clinics Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Eye Surgery Clinics Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Health & Medical Insurance
  • Health & Welfare Funds
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Medical Device Manufacturing
  • Medical Instrument & Supply Manufacturing
  • Optometrists

  • Products & Services
  • LASIK surgery for patients with astigmatism
  • LASIK surgery for patients with myopia
  • LASIK surgery for patients with hyperopia
  • Other surgery types
  • Chart: Eye Surgery Clinics Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Adults aged 18-34
  • Adults aged 35-44
  • Adults aged 45-54
  • Adults aged 55-64
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Eye Surgery Clinics Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Eye Surgery Clinics

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Eye Surgery Clinics Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    TLC Laser Eye Centers LCA-Vision Inc.
  • Table: TLC Laser Eye Centers - financial performance
  • Table: LCA-Vision Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Eye Surgery Clinics Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Eye Surgery Clinics Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per capita disposable income (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (Lasik)
  • Refractive surgical procedure that permanently changes the shape of the cornea with an excimer laser (ultraviolet gas lasers) and a femtosecond laser (neodymium glass lasers).
  • Refractive Error
  • An error in the focusing of light by the eye and a frequent reason for reduced visual acuity.
  • Vision Correction Surgery
  • Also known as refractive and laser eye surgery, is any surgical procedure used to correct vision problems.
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