Scar Treatment Market By Treatment Type (Topical Medication, Laser Treatment Cosmetic Treatment, Surgical Treatment, Injectable Treatment) , By Scar Type (Atrophic Scar, Keloid Scar Hypertrophic Scar, Contracture), By End-User Type (Hospital, Private Clinics, Drug Store/Retail Store, E-Commerce) - Growth, Future Prospects, And Competitive Analysis, 2017 - 2025

A scar is formed on the surface of skin after any damage or injury, which can be removed by applying variety of medical technologies from invasive surgical treatment to non-invasive laser treatment or some topical medications.  Mostly scars are the result of body’s own healing mechanism; smaller scars can be healed on its own if given time.  Any type of invasive surgical procedures, injury, and burn give rise to scar on skins of varying degrees. The treatment is dependent on the scar shape, size, appearance and degree of growth underneath the skin.  Research study showed per year around 100 million patients develop scars around the world and this increasing number along with rising trend of accidents and surgical procedures positively influence the scar treatment market.

The purpose of this research study titled ‘Scar Treatment Market - Growth, Future Prospects, and Competitive Analysis, 2017 – 2025’ is to provide investors, developers, company executives and industry participants with in-depth analysis to allow them to take strategic initiatives and decisions related to the prospects in the global scar treatment market. This report presents and analyzes the major trends prevalent in the global scar treatment market and the market size and forecast.

The increasing incidence of skin problem, growing number of surgical procedures, rising adoption of technologically advanced procedures and products, growing healthcare expenditure for R&D to manufacture newer and innovative products, government approval on medical products, rising awareness in public to improve physical appearance are few major drivers of scar treatment market; while high cost of treatment and adverse effects caused by scar treatment procedures pose some challenges on the growth of scar treatment market.

This report categorizes the global scar treatment market in terms of scar type, treatment type, end-user type and geographical distribution. On the basis of scar types, the scar treatment market can be segmented as follows:

  • Atrophic Scars
  • Keloid Scars
  • Hypertrophic Scars
  • Contractures

Based on the treatment, the market is categorized as surgical treatment as:

  • Topical medication
  • Laser treatment
  • Cosmetic treatment
  • Surgical treatment
  • Injectable treatment

Furthermore, the scar treatment market is classified depending on the end-user type i.e., hospital, private clinic, drug store or retails store and e-commerce.

Geographically, the scar treatment market is best understood by segmenting the market into five major regions and chief region level markets as follows:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America Middle East and Africa
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC
    • Rest of Middle East and Africa

The market size and forecast of each considered geographical market is presented for the period 2015-2025 along with CAGRs for the forecast period 2017-2025 in this study and are further cross-sectional presented in terms of scar type, treatment type, end-user type and constituent region/country level markets.

This report also includes qualitative assessment factors such as market dynamics (drivers, restraints and opportunities) to have a good understanding of the current and anticipated trends in the global scar treatment market. Competition assessment tools such as, major agreements, partnerships and collaborations, market attractiveness assessment and competitive landscape analysis by key players are also demonstrated in the study. Furthermore, this report concludes with profiling of key market players currently enjoying prominent position in the scar treatment market. The key players profiled in this report are Smith & Nephew plc., Lumenis, Sonoma Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Scarheal Inc., CCA Industries, Inc., Cynosure, Inc., Syneron Medical Ltd., Mölnlycke Health Care AB, Beijing Toplaser Technology Company Ltd., Merz GMBH & Co KGAA, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., Quantum Health, Hologic Inc. and others.

Scar Treatment Market

A scar is an appearance of the skin's mending procedure. Scar can be a result of any surgical procedure, burn, injury etc. which can involve application of various medical technology. Depending on the end-user types, the scar treatment market has been segmented as follows:

  • Hospital care
  • Private Clinics
  • Drug store or retail store
  • E-commerce

Scar Treatment Market

The hospital segment dominates the scar treatment market in terms of market share followed by private clinic and the reason behind it is the usage of topical care medicines, laser operations and surgical incision mostly performed in hospital. The increasing trend of cosmetic procedures performed in private clinic is boosting the growth of clinic segment and estimate to face lucrative growth in near future. Moreover, the easy availability and lucrative discount option on topical medications from retail drug store or from e-commerce boosting the significant growth to these segments.

Geographically, the global scar treatment market is cumulative to North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America.

Scar Treatment Market

North America is predicted to have the largest share in scar treatment market followed by Europe. According to American Society of Plastic Surgeons, around 181,000 scar revision procedures were performed in the year 2016 which was increased by 1% from 2015. This increasing trend of scar revision procedures along with highest expenses in personal care products, rising aging problems, increased awareness about improved physical appearance, growing adoption rate of technologically advanced procedures and products, regulatory approval of various products are few of the factors that drive the scar treatment market largely in these regions. The huge number of population suffering from skin disease and developing healthcare infrastructure fuel the growth of the scar treatment market in Asia-Pacific and it is expected to face substantial growth in upcoming periods due to the growing trend of consumer awareness.

The detailed regional classification of the global scar treatment market is as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada)
  • Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC and Rest of Middle East and Africa)
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Published Date:  Sep 2017
Category:  Medical Devices
Report ID:   58671
Report Format:   PDF
Pages:   120
Rating:    4.3 (65)
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