US Market for Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Aesthetics and Medical Laser Devices 2011 – MedSuite

US Market for Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Aesthetics and Medical Laser Devices 2011 – MedSuite


  • Year: 2011
  • Scope: 2007-2017
  • Region: United States
  • Published Date: 10/01/2010
  • Pages: 202
  • Type: MedSuite

Medical aesthetic devices are generally used for conditions that are elective and
consequently, are not reimbursed by third-party providers. This has resulted in a market
that is vulnerable to decline during recessionary economic conditions. However,
a number of key products have significant demand and name brand recognition, which
has driven sales through this period. The medical devices and pharmaceuticals discussed
in this report span a wide range of indications and target consumers. This provides a
number of alternative treatments at various price points for consumers to choose from.
During the recession of 2008 and 2009, the more affordable procedures generally
performed better than more expensive treatments. The same was also true for treatments
that were more minimally invasive rather than surgical alternatives.

The market for cosmetic surgery, facial aesthetics and medical laser devices is expected to almost double in size, exceeding $3 billion by 2017. The market for aesthetic Botulinum toxin-A drugs such as Botox® will grow to an estimated $543 million by 2017, while the aesthetic laser and light therapy markets for skin resurfacing, hair removal and laser lipolysis are the fastest growing segments.

This report included the markets for:

• Botulinum toxin
• Hyaluronic acid dermal filler
• Particle and polymer dermal fillers
• Collagen dermal fillers
• Augmentation and reconstructive implants
• Liposuction and lipolysis devices
• Aesthetic laser and light therapy
• Microdermabrasion

A number of these products have significant name-brand recognition. The medical devices and pharmaceuticals covered in this report span a range of indications and target consumers. In addition, they provide a number of aesthetic alternatives at different price points for consumers.

Within the cosmetic surgery, facial aesthetics and medical laser market, companies such as Allergan, Medicis and Mentor Corporation lead the market, among many others. This report provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of market revenues by device type, market forecasts through 2017, unit sales, average selling prices, market drivers and limiters and a detailed competitive analysis, including manufacturer market shares and product portfolios.

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