GVR Report cover Breast Implants Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Breast Implants Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Silicone Breast Implants, Saline Breast Implants), By Shape (Round, Anatomical), By Application, By End-use, And Segment Forecasts, 2022 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-1-68038-798-8
  • Number of Pages: 90
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Range: 2017 - 2020
  • Industry: Healthcare

Report Overview

The global breast implants market size was valued at USD 2.17 billion in 2021 and is expected to witness a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.4% during the forecast period. Growing preference for enhancing physical appearance has led to the growth of the market globally. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the worldwide healthcare sector. The pandemic's impact on the medical equipment industry is enormous, with both highs and lows. On the one side, the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilators increased rapidly, while utilization of health devices/products such as implants, injectables, stents, & equipment is declining. Interruptions in the supply chain, as well as the delay or cancellations of elective surgery, are significant factors in this scenario. Furthermore, cosmetic surgeons had decided to forego breast enhancement surgeries due to the threat of spreading coronavirus infection as the patient would have a compromised immune system against the virus. As a result, the market for both silicone & saline implants has dropped significantly.

 U.S. breast implants market, by product, 2020 - 2030 (USD Million)

Over 28.4 million elective surgeries are anticipated to be canceled or postponed worldwide over the 12 weeks following COVID 19 infection, as per CovidSurg, a platform started by researchers to assess the impact of COVID-19. In 2020, this is projected to have a negative influence on the market.

Breast implantation surgery has evolved greatly with the growing demand for cosmetic surgeries. Women with a high preference for enhancing their esthetic appeal contribute largely to the revenue of the breast implantation market. According to the FDA, women above 18 years of age can undergo breast augmentation surgeries.

The rising prevalence of breast cancer is also a significant driver leading to the growth of this market. In severe cases, the prevention of this disease involves mastectomy surgery, which requires the removal of the entire organ. In addition, reconstruction of this organ is considered a useful option for the treatment of such disease. This procedure involves rebuilding the shape of the removed organ. Thus, with a rising number of reconstruction cases, there is a growing demand for breast implantation in the near future.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) stated that breast augmentation is one of the top 5 cosmetic procedures conducted in the U.S. According to the ASPS, 279,143 procedures related to augmentation of this organ had taken place in the U.S. Thus, with a huge number of these cases, the growth of the breast implants market is expected to accelerate over the coming years.

Product Insights

Amongst the product segment, silicone implants held the largest market share in 2021. This is due to the fact that these devices tend to be like natural breast tissue. For instance, a gummy implant gives a natural shape to the reconstructed breast. This product segment also does not pose a risk for disorders associated with the immune system. Silicone implants are expected to continue their dominance over the forecast period owing to their soft texture. Due to this feature, there is less risk of formation of hard scar tissue around the implantation. In addition, gummy implants also have a low risk of wrinkling.

Saline implants, on the other hand, are anticipated to display significant growth. This is due to fewer complications associated with this type of device during implant rupture. In case of leakage, the saline gets absorbed into the body without causing any harm to the patient. Unlike silicone devices, saline does not require any further follow-up sessions with the doctor. However, women who have undergone silicone breast implantation surgery often suffer from silent implant rupture. Hence, the FDA recommends that such patients need to go for periodic MRI screenings.

Shape Insights

Based on shape, round-shaped implants contributed to the largest revenue share in 2021. Due to their round shape, they are ideal for breast augmentation. These devices tend to look like compressed spheres. Hence, these products generated huge demand, thereby supporting the growth of the market.

Round-shaped implants are symmetrical and eliminate any problem arising at the time of implant rotation. Therefore, even surgeons prefer round implants over anatomical implants. Laboratoires Arion has an extensive portfolio of round-shaped breast implants. For instance, Monobloc Silicone, a round-shaped implant, is manufactured by this company.

Anatomical-shaped devices, on the other hand, are expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period due to their natural shape. The design of this type of implant mimics the shape of a natural breast. Women undertaking natural-looking breast enhancement, usually opt for this kind of product.

However, anatomical-shaped products have certain limitations. They tend to change the shape of the entire organ, during any shift or rotation of the implant. This could lead to an additional surgery for correction. Moreover, due to its natural shape, it requires the assistance of skilled surgeons during implantation, failure of which might pose a risk of flipping.

Application Insights

Based on application, cosmetic surgery contributed toward the largest revenue share in 2021. This is due to the growing emergence of the cosmetic industry to enhance aesthetic appeal. Cosmetic surgery involving breast augmentation procedures helps in enhancing the appearance of this organ. Breast implantation is considered a significant procedure in the field of cosmetic surgery. They feel like natural breast tissue when compared to other types of implants, as that is the main reason they are preferred by the majority of women seeking breast implants over other varieties.

The U.S. FDA has approved silicone breast implants for breast augmentation in women aged 22 and up, as well as breast reconstruction in women of any age. Reconstruction surgery is anticipated to gain significant growth during the forecast period. It usually deals with the defects and deformities of the patient’s chest wall, post-mastectomy procedure. This helps in restoring the natural look and enhancing their esthetic appeal.

Breast implantation involving reconstruction surgery aids in improving symmetry after mastectomy or any other damage caused to the structure of the organ during a cosmetic surgical procedure. This procedure requires a tissue expander before the implant is inserted to expand the muscles in the organ.

End-use Insights

Based on end-use, the hospital segment held the largest market share in 2021 due to the increasing preference for patients to be treated in hospitals by plastic surgeons. Moreover, with growing healthcare expenditure, there is a rise in the number of hospitals being set up in developing regions.

 Global breast implants market share, by end-use, 2021 (%

The cosmetology clinics segment, on the other hand, is anticipated to witness significant growth with a CAGR of 7.9% during the forecast period. This is due to the emergence of specialty clinics dealing with cosmetic procedures for the enhancement of people’s esthetics. The processes associated with surgical treatments in these clinics are not as cumbersome as those in hospitals.

Regional Insights

In 2021, North America dominated the market owing to rising healthcare spending in the U.S. and the growing demand for cosmetic surgical procedures associated with the improvement of esthetics in the country. Moreover, the rising prevalence of breast cancer in this region is also expected to support the growth of the market.

The Asia Pacific and Latin America are projected to showcase lucrative growth with a CAGR of 7.7% during the forecast period. This is due to the rising disposable income in developing countries. Moreover, this region provides a huge opportunity for low-cost treatments in the field of medical tourism. Hence, the aforementioned factors are expected to drive the market growth of this region.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

The key strategies of these companies include new product development, mergers & acquisitions, and geographical expansions. For instance, in 2016, Allergan plc received U.S. FDA approval for its NATRELLE INSPIRA Cohesive implants, which is a new introduction in the gummy breast implants category.

In Oct 2020, GC Aesthetics Inc., a silicone implants manufacturers confirmed the launch of PERLE, a next-generation smooth breast implant with a patented surface technique called BioQ. The market is likely to develop over the forecast period due to the rise in demand for silicone breast implants. Some of the prominent players in the global breast implants market include :

  • ALLERGAN

  • GC Aesthetics

  • GROUPE SEBBIN SAS

  • Mentor Worldwide LLC; Sientra, Inc.

  • Polytech Health & Aesthetics GmbH

  • Establishment Labs S.A.

  • Shanghai Kangning Medical Supplies Ltd.

  • Guangzhou Wanhe Plastic Materials Co., Ltd.

  • LABORATOIRES ARION

  • HANSBIOMED CO. LTD.

Breast Implants Market Report Scope

Report Attribute

Details

Market size value in 2022

USD 2.32 billion

Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 4.11 billion

Growth rate

CAGR of 7.4% from 2022 to 2030

Base year for estimation

2021

Historical data

2017 - 2020

Forecast period

2022 - 2030

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2022 to 2030

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

Segments covered

Product, shape, application, end-use, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; U.K.; Germany; Japan; India; China; Brazil; Mexico; South Africa

Key companies profiled

Mentor Worldwide LLC; PMT Corporation; Allergan plc; Sientra, Inc.; GROUPE SEBBIN SAS; Guangzhou Wanhe Plastic Materials Co., Ltd.; KOKEN CO., LTD.; GC Aesthetics; POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, & country levels and provides an analysis of the latest trends and opportunities in each of the sub-segments from 2017 to 2030. For this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global breast implants market based on product, shape, application, end-use, and region:

  • Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

    • Silicone Breast Implants

    • Saline Breast Implants

  • Shape Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

    • Round

    • Anatomical

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

    • Reconstructive Surgery

    • Cosmetic Surgery

  • End-Use Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

    • Hospitals

    • Cosmetology Clinics

    • Ambulatory Surgical Centers

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2017 - 2030)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • U.K.

    • Asia Pacific

      • Japan

      • China

      • India

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Mexico

    • MEA

      • South Africa

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