Global Glaucoma Surgical Devices Market 2016-2020 - Leading Vendors are Alcon, Abbott Medical Optics, Carl Zeiss Meditec & Ellex Medical

Dec 22, 2015, 02:10 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, December 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Glaucoma Surgical Devices Market 2016-2020" report to their offering.

The report predicts the global glaucoma surgical devices market to grow rapidly at a CAGR of 41% during the forecast period.Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global glaucoma surgical devices market is fragmented due to the presence of many global and local players. The vendors that can develop products that are safe, easy to use, widely available, and cost-effective are expected to thrive in this market during the forecast period.

Microinvasive glaucoma surgery or minimally invasive glaucoma surgery is an advanced procedure with minimum adverse effects. It us of two types: ab interno and ab externo. Ab interno microinvasive glaucoma surgeries include the use of suprachoroidal shunts and intracanalicular scaffolds. Ab externo microinvasive glaucoma surgeries include the use of canaloplasty devices and suprachoroidal Gold microshunts.

According to the report, age-related changes in the body cause a gradual slowdown of the body functioning and immune system, exposing a person to various risk factors. Aging can cause certain areas of the eyes to become less elastic. Macular degeneration, cataracts, dry eye syndrome, refractive errors, and glaucoma are the most prevalent diseases in people over 40.

Further, the report states that regulatory bodies have imposed stringent labeling requirements and regulatory framework for glaucoma surgical devices. These regulations are often country-specific. Some of these devices, such as laser-based products, are considered high-risk and have to undergo a safety examination to demonstrate medical efficacy before being approved by regulatory agencies.

Key questions answered in the report include:

  • What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2020?
  • What are the key factors driving the global glaucoma surgical devices market?
  • What are the Key Market trends?impacting the growth of the global glaucoma surgical devices market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global glaucoma surgical devices market?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares of the Americas, APAC, and EMEA?
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global glaucoma surgical devices market?

The leading vendors are:

  • Alcon
  • Abbott Medical Optics
  • Carl Zeiss Meditec
  • Ellex Medical

Other prominent vendors are:

  • A.R.C. Laser
  • Aquesys
  • Innfocus
  • Ivantis
  • Glaukos
  • Innova
  • Molteno Ophthalmic
  • Topcon
  • Transcend Medical
  • Iridex
  • Quantel
  • Lightmed
  • Lumenis
  • New World Medical
  • Nidek
  • Optos
  • Valve Implants.

Key Topics Covered:

PART 01: Executive summary

PART 02: Scope of the report

PART 03: Market research methodology

PART 04: Introduction

PART 05: Glaucoma: An overview

PART 06: Types of glaucoma

PART 07: Market landscape

PART 08: Market segmentation by product type

PART 09: Market segmentation by treatment

PART 10: Global microinvasive glaucoma surgery market

PART 11: Geographical segmentation

PART 12: Market drivers

PART 13: Impact of drivers

PART 14: Market challenges

PART 15: Impact of drivers and challenges

PART 16: Market trends

PART 17: Vendor landscape

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