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Dermatoscopes Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023-2028)

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  • 115 Pages
  • April 2023
  • Region: Global
  • Mordor Intelligence
  • ID: 5764514
The dermatoscopes market is expected to register a CAGR of 11.8% over the forecast period.

Due to the high transmission rate of COVID-19, many countries across the world have suffered in terms of the country’s economy and their healthcare system. The dermatology market observed some indirect and direct impacts of COVID. For instance, according to a research study published in Dermatologic Therapy Journal in October 2020, the management of dermatological diseases was quite difficult during the pandemic period. The recommended treatments and patient follow‐ups were redesigned. Approximately half of the patients with chronic skin diseases reduced or discontinued the treatment during the pandemic.

The increasing prevalence of skin diseases including skin cancer is anticipated to drive the demand for dermatoscopes during the forecast period. According to the report published by International Agency for Research on Cancer, the incidence of non-melanoma skin cancer was 1.2 million cases across the world in 2020. Similarly, melanoma cancer affected around 324,000 patients in 2020. The rising awareness about skin cancer due to the various awareness campaigns launched by the major players and non-profit organizations are influencing diagnostic procedures and therefore supporting the market growth. For instance, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) launched SPOT Skin Cancer in 2020 to increase awareness about skin cancer in the population. Similarly, in May 2021, the American Cancer Society (ACS) launched a Get Screened campaign that promotes regular cancer screening tests.

Moreover, the increasing research and development by the research institutes and market players in order to cater to the unmet needs related to skin disease diagnostics are anticipated to drive market growth. For instance, In July 2022, Sklip Inc announced FDA approval for the Sklip System AI tool, it can be manually attached to the smartphone or tablet without the need for an adapter. When aligned with the phone camera, the device allows the user to take HD images of their moles.

Therefore, owing to the increasing prevalence of skin diseases along with the increasing R&D in dermatoscopes to drive market growth. However, the high cost of dermatoscopes & presence of alternative diagnostic tools to hamper the market growth.

Dermatoscopes Market Trends

Contact Dermatoscopes Segment Anticipated to Dominate the Market Over the Forecast Period

Contact dermatoscopes offers better focus as compared to the other dermatoscopes available in the market and therefore dermatologist prefers contact lenses in skin examination. The increasing product launches in this segment along with the rising patient population suffering from skin diseases is supporting the growth of the segment during the forecast period. The growing geriatric population is also boosting the growth of the market segment. For instance, as per the Statistics Canada 2021 census, there were around 7,021,430 people aged 65 years or above, out of which 3,224,680 were males and 3,796,750 were females, living in Canada in 2021. Such a rise in the geriatric and elderly population ultimately results in facial aging, leading to wrinkles, thereby boosting the demand for these devices.

Moreover, technological advancements in contact dermatoscopes are also likely to drive the demand for contact dermatoscopes in near future. For instance, in January 2021, Casio Computer Co., Ltd. launched DZ-D100 DERMOCAMERA in collaboration with Chiba University. This product is capable of capturing close shots along with normal shots and does not require two separate cameras for the examination. Similarly, in April 2020, HEINE announced the launch of two new dermatoscopes, DELTA 30 and DELTAone in the market.

Therefore, the laser devices segment is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period due to the increasing product launches along with the growing number of patients suffering from the skin diseases.

North America is Expected to Dominate the Dermatoscopes Market

North America is anticipated to dominate the dermatoscopes market during the forecast period. The growing patient population suffering from skin diseases including skin cancer, and presence of key players such as Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics, Firefly Global, in the region are some of the prominent factors influencing the market growth. According to the report published by the World Health Organization, more than 105,172 new cases of melanoma cancers were registered in the North American region in 2020. Similarly, more than 586,575 cases of non-melanoma cancer were recorded in the region in the year 2020.

Moreover, the well-established healthcare sector in the United States along with the adoption of technologically advanced products are also supporting the market growth. Moreover, growing awareness campaigns initiated by the government as well as commercial organizations are anticipated to support the market growth. For instance, American Association for Cancer Research every year declares May as a skin cancer awareness month in the United States and organizes various awareness campaigns across the country to increase the diagnosis of skin cancer.

Therefore, owing to factors such as increasing skin diseases in the region, and the presence of major players the are driving the market growth in North America Region.

Dermatoscopes Market Competitor Analysis

The dermatoscopes market is moderately fragmented in nature due to the presence of a several companies operating globally as well as regionally. The competitive landscape includes an analysis of a few international as well as local companies which hold market shares and are well known. include Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics, Firefly Global, ILLUCO Corporation Ltd., Welch Allyn, Canfield Scientific, Inc., DermLite, FotoFinder Systems GmbH, Optilia Instruments AB, HEINE Optotechnik GmbH & Co. KG, among others.

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Table of Contents

1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition
1.2 Scope of the Study
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.2.1 Increasing Prevalence of Skin Cancer
4.2.2 technological advancements in Dermatoscope
4.2.3 Rising Awareness about the Skin diseases
4.3 Market Restraints
4.3.1 High cost of Dermatoscopes & Presence of Alternatives
4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis
4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5 MARKET SEGMENTATION (Market Size by Value - USD million)
5.1 By Product
5.1.1 Contact Dermatoscope
5.1.2 Noncontact Dermatoscope
5.1.3 Hybrid Dermatoscope
5.2 By Technology
5.2.1 LED
5.2.2 Xenon
5.2.3 Halogen
5.2.4 Ultraviolet
5.3 By Type
5.3.1 Handheld
5.3.2 Trolley Mounted
5.3.3 Headband
5.4 By End User
5.4.1 Dermatology Clinics
5.4.2 Hospitals
5.4.3 Other End Users
5.5 Geography
5.5.1 North America United States Canada Mexico
5.5.2 Europe Germany United Kingdom France Italy Spain Rest of Europe
5.5.3 Asia-Pacific China Japan India Australia South Korea Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.5.4 Middle East and Africa GCC South Africa Rest of Middle East and Africa
5.5.5 South America Brazil Argentina Rest of South America
6.1 Company Profiles
6.1.1 Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics
6.1.2 Firefly Global
6.1.3 ILLUCO Corporation Ltd.
6.1.4 Welch Allyn
6.1.5 Canfield Scientific, Inc.
6.1.6 DermLite
6.1.7 FotoFinder Systems GmbH
6.1.8 Optilia Instruments AB
6.1.9 HEINE Optotechnik GmbH & Co. KG

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics
  • Firefly Global
  • ILLUCO Corporation Ltd.
  • Welch Allyn
  • Canfield Scientific, Inc.
  • DermLite
  • FotoFinder Systems GmbH
  • Optilia Instruments AB
  • HEINE Optotechnik GmbH & Co. KG