Scar Treatment Market Report

Global Scar Treatment Market Report, By Product (Topical Products, Laser Products, Injectables), Scar Type (Atrophic Scars, Hypertrophic and Keloid Scars, Contracture Scars, Stretch Marks), End-use (Hospitals, Dermatology Clinics, Retail Pharmacies/ E-commerce) and Geography – Global Market Share, Trend Analysis & Forecast , 2019 - 2028

Report Code : 11213 | Publish Date : December 2021 | Industry : Healthcare | Geography : Global


COVID-19 Impact Analysis on Global Scar Treatment Market

The exclusive COVID-19 impact analysis report by Axiom MRC provides a 360 degree analysis of micro and macro-economic factors on the global Scar Treatment market. In addition, complete analysis of changes on the global scar treatment market expenditure, economic and international policies on supply and demand side. The report also studies the impact of pandemic on global economies, international trade, business investments, GDP and marketing strategies of key players present in the market. During COVID-19 pandemic, global scar treatment market was more or less affected due to supply chain distribution, which has certainly affected the market growth to major extend. However, post COVID-19 the market has witnessed the rising new growth opportunities and is expected to have emerging demand in upcoming years. 

Market Overview- Global Scar Treatment Market

Market Drivers 

The global scar treatment is driven by various factors like growing number of road accidents and burn cases, rise in favorable reimbursement policies and rising prevalence of skin diseases has certainly accelerated the demand for scar treatment market products. On the other side, increasing obesity, prevalence of skin diseases, burn injuries, scarring patient, after pregnancies scars has led the widespread adoption of scar treatment market products. Besides, introduction of new products for treating scar type has propelled the market with overall new growth demand for market products across the globe. 

Market Opportunity

The global scar treatment market is expected to witness increasing new growth opportunities for market with growing product offering in end use for scar treatment market is propelling the market growth to huge extend. The growing R&D for different topical products in scar treatment is expected to offer lucrative growth opportunities for market players in the global scar treatment market. Furthermore, growing adoption of scar treatment market products in different geographic location has created driving growth for market worldwide. Alternatively, growing innovation in scar treatment with rising development is propelling the market to huge extend

Market Restraints

The major restraining factor for the global scar treatment market is side effects of scar treatment products and therapies and high cost associated with laser scar treatment and related products. Potential side effects of using scar treatment products such as gels, creams and laser products is one of the major restraining factor that could hamper the growth of the market. This factors of market is expected to hamper the market growth. 

Market Challenges

The major growth challenge for the market is high cost certain of scar treatment. With the changing dynamic, increasing preference technological innovation in laser products with cost effectiveness is expected to overcome the challenge to major extend. 

Cumulative Growth Analysis

The report provides in-depth analysis of global scar treatment market, market size, and compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for the forecast period of 2022-2028, considering 2021 as the base year. With increasing demand for various scar treatment in various applications  and end uses has led the increasing demand for  market and is expected to witness the growth at a specific CAGR from 2021-2028. 


Market Segmental Overview

The global scar treatment market comprises of different market segment like product, scar type, end use and geography. 

Scar Treatment Market by Product

By product, the scar treatment includes key segment of topical products, laser products, injectables and others. Topical products is further sub-segmented into creams/gels, scar dressings/ silicone sheets and others (sprays, oils). Likewise, laser products includes CO2 laser, pulse-dyed laser and excimer laser. Topical products has gained the lion share in the global scar treatment market during the forecast period (2021-2028). The key factor which has created rising demand for topical products are increasing product availability in various end user and rising patient preference for scar type treatment has significantly fuelled the demand for topical products market. Furthermore, in topical products the scar dressings/ silicone sheets followed by creams and gel has certainly fuelled the market with the new growth avenue. On the other hand, laser products followed by injectables has witnessed increasing opportunities for scar treatment with constant new innovation providing market ample of growth opportunities.

Scar Treatment Market by Scar Type  

The scar treatment market is significantly studied for key products like atrophic scars, hypertrophic and keloid scars, contracture scars, stretch marks. Atrophic scars is likely to dominate the scar type in the global scar treatment market. The atrophic acne scar occur most frequently among the 80 to 90% of patient population. Besides, the atrophic acne scar are mostly divided into three subtypes- icepick, boxcar, and rolling. In addition, icepick atrophic acne scar are ideally deep, narrow, pitted scar that are deeper than they are wide. Likewise, boxcar atrophic scar are wider than they are deep with the sharply defined edges. Also, rolling scars are broad depression with sloping edges that give a rolling or undulating appearance to the skin. In atrophic scar, the scar treatment market specifically finds demand for OTC topical products as well as laser products with advances in technological certainly helps in the treatment of atrophic scars. On the other hand, hypertrophic and keloid scars, contracture scars, stretch marks are expected to rising demand for market during the estimated time period. 

Scar Treatment Market by End Use 

The scar treatment market finds its major end use in hospitals, dermatology clinics, retail pharmacies/ e-commerce. Hospitals is likely to have increasing demand for scar treatment market products specifically due to increasing patient inflow in hospital for treating scar treatment. Furthermore, hospital mostly have well established infrastructure with different technological advanced products like laser products and availability of different topical products are some of key pointer which has boosted the market growth thereby propelling the market for scar treatment market. On the other hand, retail pharmacies/ e-commerce is expected to witness growth at highest pace during the estimated time period (2021-2028). 

Scar Treatment Market by Geography

The global scar treatment market is studied for the following region North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the world (RoW). North America is anticipated to lead in the scar treatment market specifically due to increasing patient awareness and adoption for scar treatment has contribute in the region’s growth. Besides, presence of well-established manufacturer operating in scar treatment products production has accelerated the market sales and growth to major extend. Likewise, rising concern for skin and scar, emerging burning cases, skin diseases is propelling the market with the healthy growth in the market. Likewise, Asia Pacific is expected to have demand for market with highest growth rate. With rise in geriatric population, developing healthcare facilities in developing countries has fuel the region’s growth 

Competitive Landscape Analysis

The competitive landscape analysis of scar treatment market is certainly based range of market players operating in the healthcare market with increasing demand for production of scar treatment products. Besides, number of market players offered wide range of products for different application in various geographic locations. The market for scar treatment market is currently expanding its growth with the merger & acquisitions, new products launches, business expansion, agreement and other development.

The key players studied in market are Smith & Nephew, Merz Pharmaceuticals, Lumenis, Sonoma Pharmaceuticals, Molnlycke Health Care, Cynosure, CCA Industries, Newmedical Technology, Suneva Medical Inc., Perrigo Company Plc, Bausch Health Companies, Sientra Inc., Pacific World Corporation, Rejuvaskin and HRA Pharma among others.

Recent Development:

September 2021: Sonoma Pharmaceuticals announced the over-the-counter consumer launch of Regenacyn advanced scar gel and Ocucyn eyelid and eyelash cleaner on Amazon.com and MucoClyns on Amazon sites in Europe.

September 2020: Suneva Medical Inc announced an exclusive strategic partnership to market and distribute Neauvia North Americas Plasma IQ, the first Class 2 FDA cleared plasma energy device throughout the North America.

May 2019: HRA Pharma acquired the Mederma brand from Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH. The HRA Pharma acquired the global rights to the Mederma brand which comprises products across the scar care, stretch marks and skin care categories.

Scar Treatment Market Summery

Scar ideally occurs when scar tissue is immature and is thin, flexible, and more susceptible to skin breakdown than healthy tissue. Thereby, scar treatment is mostly preferred for improving the appearance of scars caused by various scars like atrophic scars, hypertrophic and keloid scars, contracture scars, stretch marks among others. The scar treatment support to treat raised scar by reducing in size, hardness, redness, swelling, itch or stiffness. Hence with rising number of different scar type, surgical procedures, increasing patient concern for skin and skin disease has certainly provided ample of growth opportunities for the market. Likewise, global scar treatment market comprises of different market segment like product, scar type, end use and geography. By product, the scar treatment includes key segment of topical products, laser products, injectables and others. Topical products is further sub-segmented into creams/gels, scar dressings/ silicone sheets and others (sprays, oils). Likewise, laser products includes CO2 laser, pulse-dyed laser and excimer laser. Topical products has gained the lion share in the global scar treatment market during the forecast period (2021-2028). The market is significantly studied for key products like atrophic scars, hypertrophic and keloid scars, contracture scars, stretch marks. Atrophic scars is likely to dominate the scar type in the global scar treatment market.  The market finds its major end use in hospitals, dermatology clinics, retail pharmacies/ e-commerce. Hospitals is likely to have increasing demand for scar treatment market. On the other hand, retail pharmacies/ e-commerce is expected to witness growth at highest pace during the estimated time period (2021-2028). The global scar treatment market is studied for the following region North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the world (RoW).

Scope of the Report:

  • Market Sizing for Year : 2021-2028
  • Base Year : 2021
  • Forecast Period : 2022-2028
  • Value : USD million 
  • Market Segment studied: Product, Scar Type, End Use and Geography.
  • Market Players and its Competitors: Smith & Nephew, Merz Pharmaceuticals, Lumenis, Sonoma Pharmaceuticals, Molnlycke Health Care, Cynosure, CCA Industries, Newmedical Technology, Suneva Medical Inc., Perrigo Company Plc, Bausch Health Companies, Sientra Inc., Pacific World Corporation, Rejuvaskin and HRA Pharma among others.

FAQ Section-

1) What are the drivers for scar treatment market?

The key driving factors of the market are growing number of road accidents and burn cases, rise in favorable reimbursement policies and rising prevalence of skin diseases

2) Which is the leading application segment for scar treatment market?

Hospitals has accounted the major market share, and is expected to witness the growth at highest pace during the forecast period.

3) Which region is gaining majority of market share during the forecast period (2021-2028)? 

North America is expected to gain major market share during the forecast period (2021-2028).