How to Prevent Patients from Missing Out on Laser Vision Correction
The number of laser vision correction surgeries being performed in Europe has been steadily declining, despite the procedure being safer than ever and soaring patient satisfaction. What needs to be done to improve laser vision correction rates, and get potential refractive surgery candidates to commit to the procedure? Here, Allon Barsam discusses the future of laser eye surgery, explores potential challenges and points out differences between the world’s regions.
Allon Barsam | | Longer Read
At a Glance
- The refractive surgery market is set to grow in the next few years, but the situation in established markets could be improved
- Negative press about isolated cases in the early days of LASIK surgery has had a big impact on the uptake of laser vision correction procedures
- Educating patients about success and satisfaction rates and good communication, using terms patients understand, are vital for ensuring growth in the market.
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