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The Economics of Prefilled Syringes - August 2017 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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7 2 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • A U G U S T 2 0 1 7 T he nearly 200 facility leaders who took our 5 th annual Cataract Surgery Technology Survey pro- vided a glimpse into what's driving purchasing decisions and which technological advances are catching on at eye centers across the country. Femtosecond lasers still haven't deeply penetrated the market — and facilities won't be adding a laser any- time soon if they haven't already done so. Facility leaders will gladly invest in ergonomic solutions such as heads-up video displays to pro- tect their surgeons from repetitive stress injuries, but tighten up the purse strings when it comes to adding dropless cataract surgery, pupillary maintenance solutions or surgical microscope imaging upgrades. Forget the marketing pitches — our reader survey reveals what's making a real difference in eye surgery today. Cataract Surgery Technology Update Daniel Cook Executive Editor • SMART SHOPPER Cataract surgery's thin profit margin demands investing in products that provide significant clinical benefit or that attract patients and surgeons to your ORs. Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN, CNOR

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