Global Scar Treatment Market is Estimated to Value Over USD 28.5 Billion by 2026 End

  • 21 Oct 2019

Global Scar Treatment Market is estimated to value over USD 28.5 billion by 2026 end and register a CAGR of over 9.7% during the forecast period 2019 to 2026.

Atrophic scars come about as a result of the sunken area of the skin. There are many reasons which contribute to the formation of the atrophic scars in the human skin namely severe accidents, intensive surgeries, exposing the body to an environment with inflammatory conditions for prolonged periods of time. Some of the corrective efforts which one can undertake in the initial phases soaps, moisturizers, and gentle cleansing agents. These do not pose any irritation to the skin but effectively removes oil, dirt and bacteria from the skin. The ice-pack scars have a high prevalence in atrophic scars. When placed in comparison to other skin afflictions, atrophic scars are found to be a common occurrence and a sizeable number of the adolescent population have experienced it, to a certain extent. Many people across the world are conscious of this skin condition of a global scale, which is a primary factor responsible for the global scar treatment market growth.

Based on market study, atrophic scars are poised to capture a great deal of the global scar treatment market share in the forecast time span because these scars are typically treated with the use of topical gels and creams that are readily available over the counter. In the case of contracture scars, they more or less occur in the aftermath of a burn which are of a second and third degree nature. Burn scars of this nature, have a tendency to thicken, mature and tighten. Contracture scars, however, are treated with the use of topical products.    

Laser products are anticipated to witness the highest market growth over the forecast timeframe owing to high demand for laser surgeries for the treatment of acne, keloid, or stretch marks as these procedures cause minimal discomfort. Silicone sheets are used, which would pave way for moisture that stays retained, while also keeping extra formation of scar tissue at bay. Among the many products which are used in the keloid segment are silicone gels, topical creams, and gel sheets made of silicone.

The region of North America has an alarming pattern of road accidents. In such occurrences, people often lose their lives and if not, they sustain bruises and injuries in the process. In the North American region, the insurance expenditure is compensated for a number of scar treatment products. However, the treatment facilities and the nature of the treatment will depend on how the individual’s insurance plan is structured. In the case of laser treatment, insurance companies will not cover the cost of the treatment as it is viewed as a cosmetic procedure and not a medical emergency. Treatments which fall under cosmetic dermatological practices includes skin needling, soft tissue augmentation fillers and punch excision, which are all popular scar treatment market trends in the region.


Among the major players who are dominating the market for scar removal includes Sonoma Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; CCA Industries, Inc., Smith & Nephew plc, Mölnlycke Health Care, Scarheal, Inc., Merz, Inc., Cynosure, Inc and Lumenis.


Global Scar Treatment Market Segmentation:

By Treatment Type

  • Topical Products
  • Laser Treatment
  • Injectables
  • Others

By Scar Type

  •   Atrophic & Acne Scars
  •   Hypertrophic Scars and Keloids
  •   Contracture Scars
  •   Others (Stretch Marks)

By Distribution Channel

  •  Hospital Pharmacies
  •  Retail Pharmacies
  •  Online Pharmacies

By Region

  • Europe
  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa

FutureWise Key Takeaways:

  • Growth prospects
  • SWOT analysis
  • Key trends
  • Key data-points affecting market growth


Objectives of the Study:

  • To provide with an exhaustive analysis on the global scar treatment market by treatment type, by scar type, by distribution channel and by region
  • To cater comprehensive information on factors impacting market growth (drivers, restraints, opportunities, and industry-specific restraints)
  • To evaluate and forecast micro-markets and the overall market
  • To predict the market size, in key regions (along with countries)— North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa
  • To record evaluate and competitive landscape mapping- product launches, technological advancements, mergers and expansions


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