MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT: Ophthalmology Cases Give ASCs a Chance to Shine

Message from the President

Larry Taylor

Larry Taylor, CASC, president


Ophthalmology Cases Give ASCs a Chance to Shine

Ophthalmic surgical procedures have been the mainstay of surgical practices in ASCs for many years. Since the likelihood of cataract procedures is tied to the aging process, a great majority of cases are covered by Medicare. By age 65, more than 90 percent of the US population will have a cataract surgery. Women have more cataracts than men, and it is projected that the number of people with cataracts will double to 50 million by 2030. That is a lot of people who will need great surgery centers and surgeons to provide this service. I will be one of them.

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