Entropion Treatment Market Size & Share, by Type (Congenital, Paralytic); Treatment (Artificial Tears, Skin Tape, Anti-inflammatory Drugs, Surgery); End-user (Specialty Clinics, Hospital) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2023-2035

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  • Published Date: Mar 03, 2023
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2023-2035

Entropion Treatment Market size is estimated to cross by the end of 2035, growing at a CAGR of 7% during the forecast period, i.e., 2023-2035. Further, the market generated a notable revenue in the year 2022. The growth of the market can be attributed to the increasing number of elderly people, entropion is most commonly found in old people of the age 60 and above. According to the World Bank census, the total share of global population aged above 65 years in 2020 was 9.318%, up from 8.223% in 2015, and this share is expected to further increase in the upcoming years. 

In addition to these, factors that are believed to fuel the market growth of entropion treatment include the rise in eye related in the world. Entropion is a condition in which the eyelid folds inwards, and can happen in either eyelid. It can lead to corneal ulcer, retinal infection, and even vision impairment due to corneal damage. According to the data by the World Health Organization (WHO), corneal opacities cause moderate to severe distance vision impairment or loss of vision in over 4.2 million people. Meanwhile, 2.2 billion people suffer from partial or complete blindness globally. The growing awareness regarding optical diseases, and penetration of healthcare services in remote areas worldwide are some of the major factors anticipated to drive the market growth.

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Entropion Treatment Market: Key Insights

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Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)

Entropion Treatment Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges


Growth Drivers

  • Growing Population of Old-Adults - Entropion often only affects the lower eyelid and is more prevalent in older persons. In research of approximately 25,000 people over the age of 60, approximately 2% of patients had involutional entropion. The prevalence of entropion increased with age.

  • Rising Success Rate of Entropion Treatment -Transverse blepharotomy and marginal rotation is a popular treatment for entropion. Moreover, throughout ten days, the bolster and sutures are in place. For the treatment of upper and lower lid cicatricial entropion, this surgery has an 85% success rate.

  • Increased Use of Contact Lenses - A soft contact lens are used to correct the vision, that is compromised due to entropion affected eye. There are around 140 million contact lens wearers in the world. Out of which, nearly 45 million users are in the United States.

  • Rising Prevalence of Dry Eye Syndrome - Dry eye syndrome is a common symptom of entropion eye, it causes itchiness, dryness, and redness. A greater number of people are impacted by dry eyes and decreased tear production. Between 5 to 50 percent of people worldwide have a dry eye condition.

  • Rising Use of Eye Drops - Doctors prescribe the use of mild eye drops to avoid any irritation and redness in the eye. By 2020, at least 3 million people in the UK will use eye drops and ointments daily. Following this, about 2 million people began using eye drops and ointments less frequently than once per month.


  • Complications related to eye surgeries - The majority of patients have brief side effects like edoema and bruising after entropion surgery. The market's growth is anticipated to be hampered by the growing concern over additional negative effects related to entropion surgery.
  • Lack of awareness regarding entropion and its treatment
  • High cost of cosmetic treatment for entropion

Entropion Treatment Segmentation

Treatment (Artificial Tears, Skin Tape, Anti-inflammatory Drugs, Surgery)

The global entropion treatment market is segmented and analyzed for demand and supply by treatment into artificial tears, skin tape, anti-inflammatory drugs, surgery, and others. Out of the five types of treatment of entropy, the surgery segment is estimated to gain the largest market share over the projected time frame. The growth of the segment can be attributed to the rising success of the surgery for treating entropion. There are many types of surgery that can be opted for entropion treatment, including lateral tarsal strip, rotational or everting sutures, horizontal lid tightening, modified suture canthoplasty, lower lid retractor reinsertion, and others. After an average follow-up of 13 months, a small case series of 15 patients who received solely tarsal strip treatment demonstrated no recurrence of entropion.

End-user (Specialty Clinics, Hospital)

The global entropion treatment market is also segmented and analyzed for demand and supply by end-user into specialty clinics, hospital, and others. Amongst these three segments, the specialty clinics segment is expected to garner a significant share. Entropion patients frequently struggle to blink, which can cause irritability, infection, and fatigue of the eyes. An ophthalmologist should be contacted right away if a sudden and noticeable lid droop develops. Patients suffering from entropion requires various treatment, including non-invasive and surgical and it should be conducted in specialty clinics under expert guidance with the ophthalmic diagnostic equipment. In 2022, the United States have nearly 1000 eye surgery clinics. Moreover, there are around 1300 eye specialty clinics in India.

Our in-depth analysis of the global market includes the following segments:

             By Type

  • Congenital
  • Paralytic
  • Others

          By Treatment

  • Artificial Tears
  • Skin Tape
  • Anti-inflammatory Drugs
  • Surgery
  • Others

           By End User

  • Specialty Clinics
  • Hospital
  • Others

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Entropion Treatment Industry - Regional Synopsis

North American Market Forecast   

The North American entropion treatment market, amongst the market in all the other regions, is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2035. The growth of the market can be attributed majorly to the rising cases of entropion in older adults and higher number of people suffering with dry eye issues. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the prevalence of entropion increases with the age, it increased by around 1% for patients aged 60 to 69, nearly 2% for those aged 70 to 79, and around 8% for those above the age of 80. Moreover, in America, between 16 and 49 million people have dry eyes, which accounts for 15% of the population.

APAC Market Statistics

The Asia Pacific entropion treatment market, amongst the market in all the other regions, is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2035. The growth of the market in the region is credited to large geriatric population in countries that increase the chances of entropion patients in the region, such as India and China. According to the data by the World Bank, the population above 65 years of age in India crossed 90,719,952 in 2020, while, it crossed 167,808,567 in China. 

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Companies Dominating the Entropion Treatment Landscape

    • Alembic Limited
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Eli Lilly and Company
    • Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
    • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
    • Novartis AG
    • Sanofi-aventis Groupe
    • Abbott Laboratories
    • Merck & Co., Inc.
    • Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    • Pfizer Inc.


In The News

  • Bausch & Lomb Incorporated, announced the launch of hydration boost lubricant eye drops and micellar eyelid cleansing wipes, under the brand name BioTrue.

  • Novartis AG to acquire Vedere Bio, in order to expand its portfolio to ophthalmology and opto-genetic gene therapy technology for treating blindness.


Author Credits:  Radhika Gupta, Shivam Bhutani

  • Report ID: 3777
  • Published Date: Mar 03, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Increasing geriatric population, rising success of the entropion treatment, the growing popularity of contact lenses, and increasing cases of dry eye syndrome are the major factors driving the market growth.

The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of 14% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023-2035.

Lack of awareness regarding ophthalmic disorders and complications in surgery are estimated to be the growth hindering factors for the market expansion.

The market in the North American region is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2035 and provide more business opportunities in the future.

The major players in the market are Eli Lilly and Company, Bausch & Lomb Incorporated, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Novartis AG, Sanofi-aventis Groupe, Abbott Laboratories, Merck & Co., Inc., Siemens Healthcare GmbH, Pfizer Inc., and Alembic Limited

The company profiles are selected based on the revenues generated from the product segment, geographical presence of the company which determine the revenue generating capacity as well as the new products being launched into the market by the company.

The market is segmented by type, treatment, end user, and by region.

The surgery segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2035 and display significant growth opportunities.
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