Global Ophthalmic Diagnostic Equipment Market
Ophthalmic diagnosis is done for various eye diseases such as eyestrain, red eyes, night blindness, lazy eye, colorblindness among others. Eyes are a very complex organ of a human body and eye diseases can cause numerous vision problems. Such diseases should be taken very seriously and the best way to prevent any further vision problems is through regular professional eye examinations. Ophthalmic diagnosis and treatment includes a range of equipment such as fundus camera, ophthalmoscope, refractors, corneal topography system and others. Since the occurrence rate of eye related problems is increasing across the globe due to unhealthy life style and other causes, the demand for ophthalmic diagnostic equipment is expected to rise in upcoming years.
Robust research and development are going on in healthcare technology to manufacture advanced and cost–effective diagnostic ophthalmic equipment. The technologically advanced ophthalmic diagnostic equipment further provides the precise and accurate data to healthcare physicians. Further, rising trend to gain a competitive edge by different manufacturers of medical equipment to come up with various technologies to effectively aid the diagnostic procedures is likely to foster the growth of global ophthalmic diagnostic equipment market in the near future.
Market Size and Forecast
Geographically, North America has accounted for the largest market share of 32.7% in 2016 in the revenue of ophthalmic diagnostic equipment market. The market of North America region is expected to continue its dominance over the forecast period owing to rising demand for eminence diagnostics and introduction of effective re-imbursement policies across the region. Moreover, the adoption of advanced and high end diagnostic equipment is rising in developing regions such as India, China, Japan and others. With the increasing focus of people on healthcare, the Asia-Pacific ophthalmic diagnostic equipment market is expected to witness rapid growth throughout the forecast period. Asia-Pacific market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 4.2% over the forecast period and estimated to contribute a market share of 22.1% in global ophthalmic diagnostic equipment market. The market is majorly driven by technological advancement in diagnostic devices. The rise in aging population across the globe along with the prevalence of eye disorders is expected to increase the number of patients in eye hospitals and eye clinics. The medical equipment technology is changing at a rapid pace on the back of rising investment in research and development for advanced and accurate diagnosis. These factors are expected to bolster the demand for ophthalmic diagnostic equipment in the near future.
According to a recent study conducted by Research Nester, the global market of ophthalmic diagnostic equipment reached USD 1294.0 Million in 2016 and is expected to reach USD 1623.5 Million by the end of 2023, expanding at a CAGR of 3.4% over the period of 2017-2023. The advancement in ophthalmic diagnostic equipment and growing healthcare sector globally is anticipated to boost the demand for ophthalmic diagnostic equipment in future. Based on end users, the global ophthalmic diagnostic equipment market is segmented into hospitals, clinics, diagnostic laboratories and research centers. The hospital segment is expected to dominate the overall ophthalmic diagnostic equipment market during the forecast period.
Our in-depth analysis of the global ophthalmic diagnostic equipment market includes the following segments:
By Product Type
By End Use
The global ophthalmic diagnostic equipment market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:
Growth Drivers and Challenges:
The growth of the market is driven by rising prevalence of eye diseases. Rising occurrence of eye diseases amongst the global population is a key factor that is likely to fuel the growth of global ophthalmic diagnostic equipment market in future. There is a high prevalence of age-related macular degeneration in population age over 50. Increasing number of elderly people who are living with visual impairment is a major factor that is expected to drive the growth of ophthalmic diagnostic equipment market across all regions in coming years. Furthermore, advancements such as user friendly design, software enhancements and better connectivity are some of the key trends being followed by number of manufacturers of ophthalmic diagnostic equipment across the globe. Introduction of advanced ophthalmic diagnostic equipment, reduction of human error, rising awareness towards diagnosis and increasing health expenditure are some of the elements which are expected to bolster the market growth of ophthalmic diagnostic equipment over the forecast period. However, inability of products of local technology companies to meet the clinical treatment demands of ophthalmology and rise in equipment cost are expected to curb the growth of ophthalmic diagnostic equipment market over the estimated period.
Scope and Context
Overview of the Parent Market
The global ophthalmic diagnostic equipment market is segmented as follows:
Supply & Demand Risk
Porter’s Five Force Model
Geographical Economic Activity
Key Players (respective SWOT Analysis) and their Strategies and Product Portfolio
Recent Trends and Developments
Industry Growth Drivers and Challenges
Key Information for Players to establish themselves in current dynamic environment
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