The Alopecia Market is expected to reach USD 12.99 Billion by 2026, according to a new report by Reports and Data. This can be mainly associated with the rising predominance of chronic disorders such as hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, acute stress disorder, lupus, and hypo pituitarism.
Moreover, increasing incidence of Hodgkin’s disease, Hashimoto’s disease, Addison’s disease, and celiac disease along with factors such as access to treatment quickly are expected to drive the market growth.
However, the high cost of treatment and adverse side effects is expected to restrain the growth. Also, changing lifestyle such as consumption of tobacco, an increase in the use of alcohol, and other associated products, growing stress levels, and the expanding population are expected to spur the market. Increasing disposable incomes coupled with expanding emphasis on aesthetic appearance are also likely to add to the demand for alopecia treatment worldwide.
Hair loss, also acknowledged as alopecia or baldness refers to a loss of hair from part of the head. The typical pattern of hair loss can vary from a small area to the entire body. Scarring or inflammation is not present. Hair loss in some people may cause psychological distress.
General types include female-pattern hair loss, male-pattern hair loss, alopecia areata, and a thinning of hair also known as telogen effluvium. The cause of male-pattern hair loss is a combination of male hormones and genetics, the purpose of female pattern hair loss is not clear, the use of alopecia areata is auto-immune, and the cause of telogen effluvium is mostly a psychological or physically stressful event.
The rising number of the introduction of new drugs, consumer disposable incomes, and the complementary initiatives taken by the relevant organizations namely, AHLA and NAAF, are the crucial factors for the North America region to account for the largest market share of 22.30% in 2018.
Key Coverage of the Report
Region and country wise statistics of Alopecia Market from the period 2016-2026. While 2016-2017 has been utilized as historical data, 2018 is considered the base year. 2019-2026 have been derived as forecasts.
Estimation of the market size along with historic and forecasted trend analysis.
Various Cure Types of Alopecia Market technique have been analyzed. Statistical analysis has been conducted on obtaining the individual share of these segments.
Regional up-coming Alopecia Market outlook.
Regional prevalence of the market has been mapped.
Demand and Supply GAP Analysis
Regional Competitors Pricing Strategy
Market share analysis of the top industry players
Strategic recommendations for the new entrants
Market Trends (Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Investment Opportunities, and recommendations)
Strategic recommendations in key business segments based on the market estimations
Competitive landscaping mapping the key common trends
Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments.
Salient Trends of the Alopecia Market
The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 1% in terms of value and reach USD 12.99 billion in 2026.
Based on disease type, the alopecia market is classified into androgenetic alopecia, alopecia areata (AA), and others. Androgenetic type led this market in 2018 with the largest revenue of USD 3.65 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow at a favorable rate over the forecast period.
Alopecia areata is an autoimmune skin disease identified by hair loss on the scalp, face, and other areas of the body. Alopecia areata is segmented into totalis, patchy, and universalis further.
The rising predominance of alopecia areata owing to autoimmune diseases such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, and Down’s syndrome is expected to drive demand over the forecast period.
Increasing predominance coupled with rising awareness regarding aesthetic appeal and physical appearance is also assumed to drive market growth in the next few years.
Alopecia areata is expected to be the fastest-growing market with a CAGR of 5.2% during the forecast period.
Steroid injections may treat alopecia areata in the affected area, but these need to be continuously repeated to be effective. Hair loss is a common problem. The pattern of hair loss by age 50 affects about half of males and a quarter of females. About 1-2% of people develop alopecia areata at some point in time.
Male-Pattern Hair Loss (MPHL) or Androgenetic alopecia is associated with various medical conditions such as diabetes, coronary heart disease, obesity, prostate cancer, hypertension, and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).
Also, the availability of treatments such as oral treatments, licensed topical treatments involving the use of finasteride and minoxidil; and surgical procedures such as hair replacement and transplantation are expected to drive the market.
Laser treatments are also becoming common for non-invasive approach. Such non-invasive treatment approaches are also likely to drive the androgenetic segment.
The global Alopecia Market is growing at a rapid speed owing to the increase in stress and changed lifestyle.
The market can be classified into home care settings and dermatology clinics, based on application. Dermatology clinics account for the largest market share of 54.24% in 2018 and are anticipated to grow at a fruitful rate over the forecast period.
Dermatology clinics coupled with innovative technologies and prescription hair care products help many affected individuals fight their condition.
Consultation with dermatologists is regarded as the best option for the treatment, as they prescribe suitable medication or therapy for effective results. These factors are responsible for the high need for dermatology clinics for hair loss treatment.
On the other hand, treatment in home care settings is expected to grow at a rate of 5.1% during the forecast period.
Prescription medicine segment is anticipated to grow owing to increasing disposable income and quickly changing lifestyle. Finasteride and Corticosteroids are some of the majorly prescribed medications.
Based on the sales distribution, the market is segmented into prescription-based medications or treatment devices and Over the Counter (OTC).
Sale of prescription products account for the larger market share of 68.85% in 2018 and is estimated to reach USD 5.95 billion by 2026.
The OTC segment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.1% during the forecast period.
Increasing R&D efforts to improve treatments, FDA approvals obtained for certain products and strategic initiatives taken by the key players, are the primary competitive strategies paving the way for market expansion.
In April 2016, Johnson & Johnson announced the launch of a new global healthcare initiative to implement healthcare solutions, in Africa.
The developing prosperity of countries such as Indonesia, Taiwan, China, and India is inviting new international ventures in these countries thereby leading to the growth of various industries in the APAC region.
Companies considered and profiled in this market study
Cipla Inc., Johnson and Johnson AG, Transitions Hair Pty Ltd., Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Merck & Co., Inc., Cirrus Hair Centers, Lexington International LLC, Vita-Cos-Med Klett-Loch GmbH, Follica, Inc., and Capillus.
Rising demand for low-cost treatment, growing awareness regarding adverse effects of prescribed drugs, and the increasing availability of options are spurring the need for OTC products.
Moreover, a surge in the number of FDA-approved OTC products for hair loss treatments is additionally expanding their demand. Some of the FDA-approved OTC products for hair loss treatment are Oscar Blandi hair lift instant thickening and strengthening serum and Keranique hair regrowth system.
In 2018, the dominant gender segment for the alopecia market is women that accounts for the larger market share of 56.48%. The growing awareness amongst women about alopecia and the importance laid upon appearance by them are the key drivers of this segment.
Due to the predominance of a vast number of new entrants, established manufacturers, and suppliers in the market, the industry is extremely competitive.
Asia Pacific is forecasted to witness the fastest CAGR of 5.4% during the forecast period. A vast population suffering from alopecia and growing awareness about the available therapeutic options are the key growth drivers.
Economic development coupled with continually increasing per capita healthcare investment in emerging countries such as India, China, and Singapore is expected to create high growth opportunities.
Innovations and technological trends in treatment, evolving healthcare expenditures, and increased healthcare facilities are expected to drive the growth further.
Segments Covered in the report:
This report forecasts revenue growth at a global, regional & country level, and provides an analysis on the industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2018 to 2026.
For the purpose of this study, Reports and Data have segmented the global Alopecia Market on the basis of Disease, Gender, application, Sales distribution and region:
Disease Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2016-2026)
Sales distribution Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2016-2026)
Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2016-2026)
Gender Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2016-2026)
Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2016-2026)
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