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173 Customers Surveyed

1,387 Data Points Collected

49 Published TechFacts

14 Published Charts

1 Published Case Study



Selected Research Highlights


CIRRUS AngioPlex Customer Statistic

71% of surveyed Optometrists purchased ZEISS AngioPlex, OCT Angiography to distinguish their vision care practice as a provider of high-quality medical services.

71%

CIRRUS AngioPlex Case Study

Mitchel L Wess OD

Introduction

This case study of Mitchel L Wess OD is based on a May 2017 survey of CIRRUS AngioPlex customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Mitchel L. Wess, OD would recommend using OCT angiography scans by CIRRUS AngioPlex because of "the sophisticated level of histology revealed in the scans.”

Challenges

The Zeiss CIRRUS AngioPlex was purchased for the following reasons:

  • Distinguish my vision care practice as a provider of high-quality medical services
  • Make more conclusive decisions about diagnosing retinal diseases
  • Manage patients longer and refer them to a specialist at the right time
  • Provide better care to patients and better manage eye health long-term

Use Case

Compelling reasons for including OCT Angiography in a screening protocol:

  • It can establish the foundation for detecting changes in retina health later on
  • It allows for proactive patient care in diabetic retinopathy
  • It allows for detecting early signs of dry AMD
  • It can provide useful information about ocular manifestations of systemic diseases
    Dr. Wess plans to scan more than 75% of diabetic patients on CIRRUS AngioPlex

He is finding that for a patient with diabetic retinopathy, ZEISS AngioPlex OCT Angiography assists with diagnosis and determining severity of the disease.

AngioPlex helps Dr. Wess to keep the diabetic retinopathy patients longer under his care.

ZEISS AngioPlex OCT Angiography helps Dr. Wess to determine when it is the right time to refer a diabetic retinopathy patient to a retina specialist.

Results

ZEISS AngioPlex OCT Angiography has given (Dr. Wess and his practice) a higher degree of confidence in diagnosing retina diseases. CIRRUS AngioPlex also helps to distinguish his practice because it enables a higher level of care.

Most significant effect that Zeiss AngioPlex has delivered for the patients and clinical practice of Dr. Wess:
“By using CIRRUS AngioPlex, we can understand our patient’s central retinal mischief more accurately. In addition, it has brought the highest level of diagnostic and treatment capability to my practice and the patient response has been the most impressive.”

CIRRUS HD-OCT 500 Customer Research

Main reasons for choosing CIRRUS 500

I selected the CIRRUS HD-OCT 500 because of the following attributes:

ZEISS's quality and reputation
66%
Ability to monitor patients over time
62%
Superior images
57%
Speed and ease of use
51%
Best technology for diagnosing and managing glaucoma
49%
Accurate measurements
46%
Guided Progression Analysis
46%
Ability to generate multiple reports from a single data cube scan (ONH or macular)
45%
Repeatability and reproducible scans
42%

CIRRUS AngioPlex Customer Research

Zeiss AngioPlex for a screening protocol in primary eye care

What is the most compelling reason for including OCT Angiography in a screening protocol?

OCT Angiography when provided as a baseline exam, can establish the foundation for detecting changes in retina health later on.
38%
OCT Angiography exams allow for proactive patient care in diabetic retinopathy.
57%
OCT Angiography exams allow for detecting early signs of dry AMD.
29%
OCT Angiography exams can provide useful information about ocular manifestations of systemic diseases.
38%
Other
23%

CIRRUS AngioPlex Customer Satisfaction Rating

An optometrist at a family optometry practice would recommend CIRRUS AngioPlex for this reason:

“It has enabled us to improve our patient care.”



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About CIRRUS and CLARUS

CIRRUS AngioPlex allows for the visualization of both vascular and structural information from a single non-invasive scan. AngioPlex is known for ultra-clear 3D microvascular imaging, real-time eye tracking, change analysis and quantitative analytics.

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