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Global Cosmetic Implants Market – An Overview

Set to grow at CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) of 5.7% over the forecast period of 2014 to 2020. This will lead the market reach a valuation of USD 3.2 bn. by 2020. A major driver of growth is technological advancement, generating demand for cosmetic implants market. It is significant to note that in the year 2013, the number of people who went through a cosmetic surgery – surgical or non-surgical – was over 23 million, as per International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeons.

Over the forecast period, the market would chart growth due to the following reasons:

  • Technological advancement has made procedures really safe, paving way for greater demand from consumers. Additionally, as costs lower due to technology enhancement, the procedures also become affordable. And, as these become affordable, market sees much growth in the period used for assessment above.
  • Social media is playing a crucial role. With influencers and celebrities going through these procedures often, the process considered normal. And, as social media drives a new normal of high beauty standards, the demand for such procedures is only seeing an upward curve. More and more people – teenagers included – are demanding such procedures now, helping the market chart a significant growth trajectory.
  • Rapidly ageing population is also leading to demand for such procedures in order to have a youthful appearance for as long as possible. Additionally, an increase in disposable income – a natural outcome of economic growth in a number of countries – is also increasing purchasing power of people, making these really affordable. This contributes to notable growth in the global cosmetics implants market over the forecast period of 2014 to 2020.

Cosmetic implants are specially designed medical devices that are placed inside or on the surface of body part in order to improve its physical or aesthetic appearance. Cosmetic implants are also used to cater different requisites of the customers such as replacement of missing and damaged parts and social and psychological satisfaction. Increasing number of cosmetic surgeries, large number of cosmetic surgeons, growing medical infrastructure and healthcare expenditure and approvals of new and technologically sound implant devices are expected to drive the growth of global cosmetic implants market. According to the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeons (ISAPS), more than 23 million cosmetic procedures (surgical and non-surgical) were performed worldwide in 2013. Extensive number of cosmetic surgeries is considered as the most prominent market driver, which is likely to fuel the growth of the global cosmetic implants market during the forecast period from 2014 to 2020. However, high cost of the devices and threat of malfunctions are considered as the key challenges for the market growth. 

In case of types of sources, polymer implants were identified as the largest source of cosmetic implants in 2013. Extensive use of polymer and synthetic products in the manufacturing of breast, facial and body contouring implants is the major factor contributing to the segment. On the other hand, metal implants segment is expected to witness the highest growth rate, growing at a CAGR of 6.3% during the forecast period from 2014 to 2020. Steadily increasing number of cosmetic dentistry practices and high cost of dental implant devices are the key factors anticipated to boost the growth of metal implants segment during the forecast period from 2014 to 2020. 

Breast implants was the largest application market segment and was valued at USD 945.0 million in 2013. Extensive number of breast implant surgeries and introduction of implant devices (Sientra Silicone Breast Implant, Mentor MemoryGel and Allergen 410 Natrelle Silicone Breast Implants) since past decade have been the prominent growth propellers of this segment. Breast implants application segment is also expected to be the fastest growing segment during the forecast period from 2014 to 2020. Rapidly increasing number of breast implant surgeries owing to rising awareness about the benefits of breast implants is the key factor likely to boost the growth of this segment during the study period.

Geographically, the cosmetic implants market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). Europe was identified as the largest cosmetic implant market in 2013. Large scale cosmetic dentistry (cosmetic dental implants) and high cost of the devices and procedures were the prime factors supporting its dominance in this market. On the other hand, Rest of the World (RoW) is expected to witness the highest growth rate of around 7% from 2014 to 2020. Low cost of implant devices compared to developed countries (the U.S. and the U.K.) and growing medical tourism are the important factors that are expected to boost the market growth in this region.

The global cosmetic implants market is consolidated in nature and is dominated by selected number of players. For instance, in case of dental implants segment, approximately 50% of the market share was held by Straumann AG, Nobel BioCare and DENTSPLY International. Other important players include Zimmer Holdings, Inc., Biomet, Inc.,3M Health Care, GC Aesthetics, Spectrum Medical Designs and Implantech Inc. amongst others. However, companies such as Allergan, Inc., Mentor Worldwide LLC and Sientra, Inc. dominated the global market.

Cosmetic implants are the devices used to place inside or over the body part(s) in order to modify the beauty and physical appearance of an individual. Cosmetic implants are widely used to serve various purposes in cosmetic industry, such as replacement of missing parts, modification of physical appearance and social and psychological satisfaction. Cosmetic implants market report studies the current as well as future scenario of the market globally. 

The market overview section of the cosmetic implants market report comprises qualitative analysis of the overall market considering the factors determining the market dynamics such as drivers, restraints and opportunities, along with Porter’s five forces analysis and market attractiveness analysis. In addition, thorough analyses of various events, which occurred in the past ten years and are expected to occur during forecast period, are also provided in the market overview section of the report. In this section, the major events, which affected the market and are expected to affect the market, are studied. Further, value chain analysis (VCA) for cosmetic implants is also provided, which highlights the major stages of the development of cosmetic implants. The entire section of market overview plays an important role in understanding the market at a global level. 
The market overview section of the cosmetic implants market report also provides a highlight of the competitive landscape of the market wherein the market share analysis of the leading players in the cosmetic dental implants market and cosmetic implants market (excluding cosmetic dental implant segment), in terms of percentage share in 2013 has been discussed.
The cosmetic implants market has been segmented on the basis of sources and applications. On the basis of sources, the market is categorized as biological, polymer, metals and ceramic materials, whereas on the basis of applications, it is segmented into breast implants, dental implants, facial implants and other implants (penile, calf and buttock implants). The market for these sources and applications has been extensively analyzed on the basis of demand for specific implant products and raw materials in particular application segment. Rising number of cosmetic and implant surgeries across various regions of the world and increase in awareness about cosmetic implants and their benefits are also discussed in the cosmetic implants market report. The market size and forecasts in terms of revenue (USD million) for each of these segments have been provided for the period 2014 to 2020, considering 2012 and 2013 as the base years. The cosmetic implants market report also provides the compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) for each segment of the market for the forecast period 2014 to 2020. 
Geographically, the cosmetic implants market has been segmented into four major regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). The market size and forecast for each region has been provided for the period 2012 to 2020, along with the CAGR (%) for the forecast period 2014 to 2020. The detailed percentage share analysis of every source and applications of cosmetic implants has been provided for each geographical region. The cosmetic implants market study also includes qualitative analysis of the competitive scenario in these regions. A list of recommendations has also been included for new entrants as well as existing market players to help them establish a strong presence in the market and accentuate market shares. The report concludes with the profiles of major players in the cosmetic implants market such as 3M Health Care, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Technologies (AART), Inc., Allergan, Inc., DENTSPLY International, Inc., GC Aesthetics, Implantech Associates, Inc., Institut Straumann AG, Mentor Worldwide LLC, Nobel Biocare Holding AG, Sientra, Inc., Spectrum Designs Medical, and Zimmer Holdings, Inc. Market players are profiled based on attributes such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies adopted by the companies to ensure sustainability and maximize profits, product portfolio and recent developments.
Global Cosmetic Implants Market is segmented as follows:
  • Global Cosmetic Implants Market:
    • By Types of Sources
      • Polymers
      • Metals
      • Ceramics
      • Biologicals
    • By Applications
      • Breast Implants
      • Dental Implants
      • Facial Implants
      • Others (Buttock, Penile and Calf Implants)

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