BLOG: Surgical Density, part 2: Norms and tracking density over time

What’s the normal surgical density? The typical figure is +/-25 visits per case, but this can range widely in a general ophthalmology practice, from 5 to 50 patient visits per surgical case.My most established and surgically assertive clients commonly hit 15 or fewer visits per case. In extremely young and old practices, and in clinically conservative or operationally neglectful settings, the ratio is closer to 50 or even more patient visits for every major surgical case.

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