Rising awareness among people regarding aesthetics and a rising number of roads accidents are considered as the driving factor for the growth of the market. Technological advancement in scar treatment products makes the whole process of treatment painless and hassle-free which further fuels up the growth of the market. However high cost involved in laser-based products is considered as the restraining factor for the growth of the market.
On the basis of scar type, keloid and contracture segment is expected to have significant market share because these scars hamper movement and incidence of burn injury is also on the rise. By treatment type, topical products are expected to have a significant market share as its application is easy and the cost is low. Asia Pacific region is expected to grow with high CAGR owing to growing awareness and treatment in developing countries like China, Japan, and India.
Technological advancement in scar treatment products
Growing awareness among people regarding the appearance
A rising number of road accidents and burn injuries
High cost involved in laser-based treatments
In November 2018, The Scar Free Foundation Centre for Conflict Wound Research opened at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham to develop innovative new treatments for patients affected by scar-related injuries.
New Insights on anti-scarring treatment was published in Nature communications in February 2019. It has been discovered that the natural scar-free skin repair process relies partially on assistance from circulating blood cells.
In October 2018, a study was published in the prestigious international peer-reviewed ‘Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal' of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons regarding a new technique to treat complex scars and surgery wounds.
The scar treatment market has been analyzed through the following segments:
By scar type
- Keloid scars
- Contracture scars
- Hypertrophic scars
- Acne scars
- Topical Products
- Laser Treatment
- North America
- United Kingdom
- Saudi Arabia
- South Korea
1.1. Market Overview
1.2. Market Definition
1.3. Scope of the Study
1.6. Base, and Forecast Years Timeline
2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
2.1. Research Design
2.2. Secondary Sources
3. KEY FINDINGS
4. MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1. Market Segmentation
4.2. Market Drivers
4.3. Market Restraints
4.4. Market Opportunities
4.5. Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.5.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.5.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.5.3. Threat of New Entrants
4.5.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.5.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
4.6. Life Cycle Analysis - Regional Snapshot
4.7. Market Attractiveness
5. SCAR TREATMENT MARKET BY SCAR TYPE
5.1. Keloid scars
5.2. Contracture scars
5.3. Hypertrophic scars
5.4. Acne scars
6. SCAR TREATMENT MARKET BY TREATMENT TYPE
6.1. Topical Products
6.2. Laser Treatment
7. SCAR TREATMENT MARKET BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL
8. SCAR TREATMENT MARKET BY GEOGRAPHY
8.1. North America
8.2. South America
8.3.3. United Kingdom
8.4. Middle East and Africa
8.4.1. Saudi Arabia
8.5. Asia Pacific
8.5.3. South Korea
9. COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE
9.1. Competitive Benchmarking and Analysis
9.2. Recent Investments and Deals
9.3. Strategies of Key Players
10. COMPANY PROFILES
10.1. CCA Industries Inc.
10.2. Cynosure, Inc.
10.3. Clariant AG
10.4. Smith & Nephew plc
10.7. Merz pharma
10.8. Sonoma Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
10.9. Scar Heal Inc.
10.10. NewMedical Technology, Inc.
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