Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin, nails, hair and its diseases. It is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. Dermatology devices are used for diagnosis of various types of skin diseases which includes skin cancer, skin lesion and other types of skin problems.
North American dermatology devices market is driven by factors such as, growing prevalence of skin related disorders, growing aging population and technologically advanced devices. The market is hindered by the factors competitive pricing and others.
The report analysis the North American dermatology devices market based on type, application and country.
The dermatology devices market is mainly segmented into two major categories depending upon the function of the devices such as diagnostics devices and treatment devices. The diagnostics dermatology devices are further segmented as dermatoscope, microscope and imaging techniques. The dermatoscope are further sub segmented as, traditional dermatoscope and digital dermatoscope. The imaging techniques market is segmented as CT, MRI, Ultra Sound and optical coherence tomography. The major treatment devices studied in the report are electrosurgical equipment, microdermabrasion, cryotherapy devices, LED Light therapy devices and lasers. The laser devices are further segmented as Carbon Dioxide laser, ND-YAG laser, Pulsed Dye Laser, Diode Laser, Argon Laser, Ruby Laser, Erbium-YAG Laser and Intense Pulse Light (IPL). The imaging devices segment is expected to account for the largest share of the market during the forecast period. The large share of this segment can be attributed to technological advancements and increasing awareness about aesthetic procedures.
On the basis of the application of treatment devices, the dermatology devices market is segmented into hair removal, skin rejuvenation, acne, psoriasis & tattoo removal, wrinkle removal & skin resurfacing, body contouring and fat removal, vascular and pigmented lesion removal and warts, skin tags & weight management and other. The skin rejuvenation segment is anticipated to grow at a faster pace during the forecast period owing to rising demand for cosmetic procedures coupled with advantages offered by skin rejuvenation treatment. Moreover, it is cost-effective and is highly accepted minimally invasive method.
By geography, the North American dermatology devices market is studied across the countries of North America. The report includes market size estimation & forecast for the regions such as the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The United State accounted for the largest share in 2017, followed by Canada and Mexico. The United States hold maximum share in the market, factors such as rising incidence of skin cancer and skin associated diseases and increasing demand for cosmetic procedures in the regions boost the demand for dermatology devices market in North America.
Some of the major players operating in the North American dermatology devices market include Alma Lasers, Ltd., Carl Zeiss, Cutera, Inc., Cynosure, Inc., Genesis Biosystems, Leica Microsystems (Danaher Corporation), Nikon Corporation, Olympus Corporation, Syneron Candela and Welch Allyn. New product launches, acquisitions and partnership are the major strategies adopted by key market players to reinforce their position in the global market.