Eye surgery related online search behaviors are beginning to normalize and return to pre-COVID19 levels. In addition, state-by-state differences in search behaviors are diminishing, while overall eye surgery related searches continue to show strong week-over-week volume increases.
- Cataract, LASIK, and glaucoma related search volumes continue to show strong week-over-week increases (Chart 1).
- This week showed a normalization of eye surgery related search volumes on a state-by-state basis. States that remain under strict quarantine regulations, however, continue to lag in their return to pre-COVID search levels (Chart 2).
- Glaucoma treatment and glaucoma surgery related queries continued to show significant increases for the month of May (Chart 3).
Chart 1: Week-By-Week Google™ Eye Surgery Search Trends
Chart 2: National Eye Surgery State by State Search Trends
Chart 3: Select Search Topic Trends