The global Ophthalmic Knives market size was valued at US$ 1.10 billion in 2020 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 4.11% during forecast period 2021 to 2028.
Increasing adoption of minimally invasive surgeries is witnessed on a global scale. Patients are opting for minimally invasive surgeries, such as Small Incision Cataract Surgery (SICS) since it reduces the out-of-pocket expenditure for patients, total surgery cost, pre, and post-surgical diagnosis and medication, and hospital stay. This factor is anticipated to positively influence the global ophthalmic knife industry in near future.
Increasing application of disposable ophthalmic knives in minimally invasive surgeries for the treatment of diseases such as glaucoma and cataract is majorly driving the growth. Increasing adoption of affordable and disposable knives over reusable knives is creating significant growth opportunities for new market entrants.
The straight knives segment is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 4.5% from 2020 to 2026. The straight ophthalmic knife has the benefit of single-handed blade retraction. These possess superior sharpness and are also available in double bevel type. The metal blades in straight knives are disposable, which is driving their popularity over reusable blades owing to advantages such as minimal cross-infection risks and affordability.
The availability of a wide range of designs is expected to increase the applications of ophthalmic knives. Slit knives segment is expected to experience steep growth due to their increasing applications for entry in anterior chamber/phaco stab incision (single bevel) in ophthalmic surgical procedures.
Furthermore, slit ophthalmic knives are light in weight, easy to handle fur physicians, and have blunt tips that offer seamless finishing. They are specially designed to efficiently cut the required width for an intraocular lens.
Disposable ophthalmic knives segment is expected to witness the fastest CAGR during the forecast period owing to increasing adoption over reusable products.
Single-use ophthalmic knives significantly minimize the risk of cross-infection. Additionally, minimal risks pertaining to wear and tear of blades are also expected to drive the demand for the product in the near future.
Reusable knives offer great durability since they are manufactured from superior and precision-engineered materials, which also help the physicians to reuse several times. However, factors such as high device price and costly sterilization procedures are some of the factors which are expected to impede segment growth during the forecast period.
An increasing number of ophthalmic surgeries, improving healthcare facilities, favorable reimbursement policies are some of the factors driving the growth of the hospital segment at a lucrative pace during the forecast period.
Clinics segment is expected to witness significant CAGR in the forthcoming years due to increasing number of ophthalmologists and optometrists offering individual clinical services. Moreover, growing awareness for eye disorders and the contribution of non-profit organizations including Rotary International is expected to boost the segment growth.
The high burden on hospital-acquired infectious diseases is expected to fuel the use of disposable ophthalmic knives in hospitals. Most hospitals in developed countries have central sterile services departments for common sterilization procedures. However, costs incurred in the sterilization of small-sized reusable devices are comparatively higher as than buying disposable devices. In order to minimize the healthcare service, hospitals are opting for disposable devices over reusable.
North America captured the largest ophthalmic knives market share in 2018. The presence of major market players, favorable reimbursement scenario, and rising trends of disposable knives are some of the factors expected to play an important role in regional market dynamics. The region is expected to continue its dominance during the forecast period.
Asia Pacific is anticipated to register a CAGR of around 7.03% during the forecast years. Increasing demand for advanced ophthalmic knives and a significant rise in the number of local market players in countries such as China, India, and South Korea are some of the factors driving regional growth.
Alcon, Inc.; Hoya Corporation; Essilor; Topcon Corporation; Hai Laboratories, Inc.; Bausch and Lomb Incorporated; MANI Inc., Seiko Optical Products Co., Ltd.; Nidek Co., Ltd.; Ziemer Group; Alltion; and DGH Technology.
Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Middle East & Africa
The Ophthalmic Knives market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.
The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of Ophthalmic Knives market for the base year 2020 and the forecast between 2021 and 2028. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.
This report focuses on the global Ophthalmic Knives market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the Ophthalmic Knives market development in United States, Europe and China.
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In terms of production side, this report researches the Ophthalmic Knives capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.
In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of Ophthalmic Knives by regions (countries) and application.
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With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major Ophthalmic Knives market companies.
Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of Ophthalmic Knives market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.
The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.
Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the Ophthalmic Knives industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.
The Ophthalmic Knives market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to Ophthalmic Knives market.
Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of Ophthalmic Knives market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.
Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new Ophthalmic Knives market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Ophthalmic Knives. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.
New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for Ophthalmic Knives. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).
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