Ophthalmology


Octane Eye Surgery Online Consumer Snapshot: July 3, 2020

Overall eye surgery related Google searches rebounded last week after a significant dip the prior week as COVID-19 infection rates started to spike. June 2020 eye surgery Google search queries finished at approximately 16% (glaucoma),  22% (LASIK), and 32% (cataract) higher...

Octane Eye Surgery Online Consumer Snapshot: June 26, 2020

The surge in eye surgery-related Google searches started to level out in the past week. Eye surgery related search volumes (LASIK, cataract, and glaucoma) increased last week between 5% to 23% on a month-over-month basis compared to a range of 35% to 71% last week. This...

Octane Eye Surgery Online Consumer Snapshot: June 19, 2020

United States Google search volumes for eye surgery related queries (Cataract, Glaucoma, LASIK) continue to climb and have now surpassed the pre-COVID 12-month norms (Chart 1). Alabama, West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Texas are the top U.S. states in terms of eye surgery...

Not Your Usual Virtual Meeting at Ophthalmology Technology Summit 2020

We are excited to unveil our fresh approach to our new virtual Ophthalmology Tech Summit because this meeting is not just another webinar. This event is a yearly success because of our amazing attendees, so we're making sure that every part of Ophthalmology Technology...

Octane Eye Surgery Online Consumer Snapshot: June 12, 2020

It’s official. The American eye surgery consumer is alive and well online. June 2020 Google search trends are now above the pre-COVID 19 norms for cataract, glaucoma, and LASIK-related searches (Chart 1). This healthy search activity is relatively uniform across the United...

Octane Announces a 100% Virtual Ophthalmology Technology Summit

Aliso Viejo, CA, June 10, 2020. Octane is pleased to announce that the 2020 Ophthalmology Technology Summit will be 100% virtual.  This decision was made in part by industry partners, physicians, planning committee and medical advisors.  The event will now span two and a...

Octane Eye Surgery Online Consumer Snapshot for Week of June 6, 2020

The eye surgery related consumer search volume activity continues to trend back toward pre-COVID norms. In fact, LASIK-related searches are about equal to May 2019 levels with specific search query terminology indicating strong interest and action signals.

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Octane Eye Surgery Online Consumer Snapshot for Week of May 28, 2020

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...

Octane Announces OTS Keynote Speaker: Richard A. Gonzalez

Octane is pleased to announce that this year’s 2020 Ophthalmology Technology Summit Keynote speaker will be Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of AbbVie, Richard A. Gonzalez. 

Richard A. Gonzalez is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of...

Octane Eye Surgery Online Consumer Snapshot for Week of May 21, 2020

Eye care in America is waking up. Trend lines for cataract, LASIK, and glaucoma related Google™ searches showed movement back towards April 2019 levels on a national scale (Chart 1). Cataract and cataract surgery related searches continued their week-over-week increases...