Burn Care Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The Market is Segmented By Product (Advanced Dressing, Biologics, Traditional), By Depth of Burn (Minor, Partial, Full), By End Use and Geography.

Market Snapshot

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Study Period: 2018 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: North America
CAGR: 7.1 %

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Market Overview

The global burn care market studied was anticipated to grow with a CAGR of nearly 7.1% during the forecast period. The major factor attributing to the growth of the market is the increasing incidence of burn and rising demand for minimally invasive procedures. According to the American Burn Association, in United States, over 60% of the acute hospitalizations related to burn injury which further propel the growth of the market. Increasing demand for minimally invasive treatments and procedures to improve cosmetic appeal is a key contributor to market growth.

The other factors such as rising concern regarding aesthetic appearance and rising demand for skin grafts among patients indicate a promising future for the global burn care market. In addition, associated advantages of biologics to treat wound, such as accelerated wound healing, shorter length of hospital stay and cost efficiency are likely to fuel market expansion.

Increasing awareness level among people regarding the availability of various treatment options for burn care management is anticipated to impel the demand. Rising healthcare expenditure in developing economies coupled with inclination towards opting advanced wound care products is anticipated to boost market growth. However, high cost of burn care treatment may hamper the demand for burn care market.

Scope of the Report

As per the scope of the report, burn care products are especially formulated to heal burn wounds. Burn can cause skin cells to die, and a painful burning sensation to the skin. Immediate emergency care must be provided in case of serious burns to avoid complications or even death. Burn care products help relieve discomfort and prevent scarring. Burn care market is segmented by product, by depth of burn, by end use and geography.

By Product Type
Advanced Dressing
Foam Dressing
Alginate Dressing
Collagen Dressing
Hydrogel Dressing
Film Dressing
Traditional Dressing
Other Pressure Therapies
By Depth Of Burn
Minor Burns
Partial Thickness Burns
Full Thickness Burns
By End User
Hospitals & Clinics
Ambulatory Surgery Center
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Middle-East and Africa
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa
South America
Rest of South America

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Key Market Trends

Advanced Dressing Dominates the Market and is Expected to Continue to Do the Same during the Forecast Period

  • Advanced Dressing is expected to dominate the global burn care market through the forecast period. These products offer various benefits which include lesser recovery time, ease of use and cost efficiency are contributing to the growing adoption. According to the study of “Burns: dressings” by Jason Wasiak, about 2 million people are burned, up to 80,000 are hospitalised, and 6500 die of burn wounds every year is also anticipated to increase its demand for advanced dressing products.
  • MoreoverCollagen dressings segment is also expected to boost demand over the forecast period. Collagen dressings offer several benfits in terms of ease of application and being natural, non-immunogenic, non-pyrogenic, hypo-allergenic, and pain-free over other traditional dressings method. Advancements in technology for the development of tissue culture-derived membranes and skin substitutes such as nylon mesh-synthetic laminates pave the way for market.
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North America Represents the Largest Market and Asia-Pacific is Expected to Register Fastest Growth.

Currently, North America dominates the market for burn care, and it is expected to continue its strong hold for a few more years. Key factors responsible for its dominance are demand for minimally invasive cosmetic surgeries and rising concern regarding aesthetic appearance. According to theAmerican Society of Plastic Surgeons, around 17.5 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2017. In addition, adoption of technologically advanced surgeries such as reconstructive burn surgery is also contributing to market growth.

However, Asia-Pacific is expected to witness the highest CAGR, with the growth in this market centered on Japan, China, and India. Increasing healthcare expenditure is expected to trigger the demand for cosmetic procedures in near future. In addition, increasing living standards have spurred the regional demand.All these factors are anticipated to bode well for regional market growth in the forthcoming years.

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Competitive Landscape

The market players are committed to developing innovative healing solutions for customers and patients across the care continuum, generating proven clinical outcomes. The companies are also showing continuous growth and are developing new and differentiated products and services, which address the evolving healthcare needs among patients, providers, and consumers. The industry is moderately consolidated in nature and dominated by few players such as Smith & Nephew; Johnson & Johnson; ConvaTec Inc.; Mölnlycke Health Care AB; and 3M Company.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

      1. 4.2.1 Rising Incidences of Burn

      2. 4.2.2 High Demand of Skin Grafts

      3. 4.2.3 Increasing Awareness Regarding Treatment Options

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 High Cost of Burn Care Treatment

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Product Type

      1. 5.1.1 Advanced Dressing

        1. Foam Dressing

        2. Alginate Dressing

        3. Collagen Dressing

        4. Hydrogel Dressing

        5. Film Dressing

        6. Others

      2. 5.1.2 Traditional Dressing

      3. 5.1.3 Biologics

      4. 5.1.4 Other Pressure Therapies

    2. 5.2 By Depth Of Burn

      1. 5.2.1 Minor Burns

      2. 5.2.2 Partial Thickness Burns

      3. 5.2.3 Full Thickness Burns

    3. 5.3 By End User

      1. 5.3.1 Hospitals & Clinics

      2. 5.3.2 Ambulatory Surgery Center

      3. 5.3.3 Others

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      2. 5.4.2 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. France

        4. Italy

        5. Spain

        6. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.4.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. South Korea

        6. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.4.4 Middle-East and Africa

        1. GCC

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle-East and Africa

      5. 5.4.5 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America


    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 3M Company

      2. 6.1.2 Cardinal Health

      3. 6.1.3 ConvaTec Inc.

      4. 6.1.4 DeRoyal Industries, Inc.

      5. 6.1.5 Integra LifeSciences Corporation

      6. 6.1.6 Johnson & Johnson AG

      7. 6.1.7 Molnlycke Health Care AB

      8. 6.1.8 Smith & Nephew

      9. 6.1.9 Vitality Medical

    2. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability
**Competitive Landscape covers- Business Overview, Financials, Products and Strategies and Recent Developments

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Burn Care Market market is studied from 2018 - 2026.

The Burn Care Market is growing at a CAGR of 7.1% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

North America holds highest share in 2020.

Smith & Nephew , Johnson & Johnson , ConvaTec Inc. , Mölnlycke Health Care AB , 3M Company are the major companies operating in Burn Care Market.

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