A Three Year Perspective on the Business Impact of IntraLase Technology

 

A Three Year Perspective on the Business Impact of IntraLase TechnologyFor the third consecutive year, SM2 Consulting has surveyed users of the IntraLase FS Laser System (IntraLase Corp. , Irvine, CA) to quantify how this technology is impacting the business of LASIK within the practice. As the industry has rebounded from its low point in 2002(measured by total number of US LASIK procedures and average fees collected per eye), IntraLase has seen its number of laser placements in the US grow from under 40 (as ofQ1 2003) to 182 (as of Q1 2005)…

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How IntraLase Technology is Impacting the Refractive Practice

How IntraLase Technology is Impacting the Refractive Practice

One year ago, SM2 Consulting conducted a survey of IntraLase® (IntraLase Corp., Irvine, CA) customers to understand the impact of their laser technology on procedure volumes and pricing. Results indicated that through March of 2003, IntraLase customers were outperforming industry averages for procedure volume and pricing and had demonstrated an improvement over their own performance prior to acquiring IntraLase technology…

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Measuring the Impact of Femtosecond LaserTechnology on Procedure Volume and Pricing

Intra Lase Survey 2003Abstract:

Objective:Tounderstand the impact of the use ofFemtosecond laser technology on the procedure vol-ume and pricing within refractive practices across theUnited States.

Methods:Formal interviews were conducted withthe key surgeon and/or business manager of 32practices nationwide using the INTRALASE®FSLaser to create lamellar flaps as part of the LASIKprocedure…

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