Japan Aesthetic Devices Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The Japan aesthetic devices market is segmented by Type (Energy-based Aesthetic Device, Non-energy-based Aesthetic Device and Other Devices), by Application and by End User.

Market Snapshot

Study Period: 2018 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
CAGR: 10.59 %

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Market Overview

Japan aesthetic devices market is primarily driven by the aging population and growing demand for minimally invasive aesthetic devices.

Japan has one of the highest percentages of the elderly population. According to World Health Organization, Japan was the world’s most aged population in 2017 with 33% of the population aged 60 or over, and it is projected to remain so through 2050 where 42% of the population will be aged 60 or over. Aging takes its toll on the skin as it starts to wrinkle with age. This is the major factor for the growth of the aesthetic devices market in Japan. Other factors like increasing awareness regarding aesthetic procedures, rising adoption of technologically advanced devices have also helped propel the growth of this market.

However, reimbursement issues and stringent safety regulations for aesthetic devices and procedures have dissuaded some companies from entering this market. This has, hence, acted as a restraining factor for the growth of this market.

Scope of the Report

The scope of the aesthetic devices market refers to all medical devices that are used for various cosmetic procedures, which include plastic surgery, unwanted hair removal, excess fat removal, anti-ageing, skin tightening, etc., that are used for beautification, correction, and improvement of the body. Aesthetic procedures include both surgical and non-surgical procedures.

By Type
Energy-based Aesthetic Device
Laser-based Aesthetic Device
Radiofrequency (RF) Based Aesthetic Device
Light-based Aesthetic Device
Ultrasound-based Device
Non-energy-based Aesthetic Device
Botulinum Toxin
Dermal Fillers and Aesthetic Threads
Breast Implants
Other Implants
By Application
Skin Resurfacing and Tightening
Body Contouring and Cellulite Reduction
Hair Removal
Facial Aesthetic Procedures
Breast Augmentation
Other Applications
By End User
Aesthetic Centers
Home Settings

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Key Market Trends

Skin Resurfacing and Tightening Application is Projected to Have Significant Share

The Skin resurfacing and tightening procedures are expected to grow significantly over the forecast period, owing to the increasing demand of cosmetic procedures, increasing ageing population and technological advancements in the development of novel devices.

It is performed to remove the blotches, scars, wrinkles or lines on the skin, that had developed as a result of ageing, acne or due to excessive exposure to sun, thus provides a smoother and younger looking skin.

The skin tightening treatment also promotes the growth of new collagen in the treated areas and helps in the absorption of more collagen from surrounding , untreated areas.

As per Azabu Skin Clinic, In Japan, 60,000 people have recovered their youthfulness through Thermacool , a therapeutic device that uses Radio Frequency (RF) to improve sagging skin and wrinkles. Thus, in view of the aforementioned factors, the skin resurfacing and tightening segment is expected to witness a significant growth over the forecast period.

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Competitive Landscape

Many global players hold substantial share Japan aesthetic devices market. Japan healthcare system is well established and hence companies find it easier to follow the documented guidelines. This encourages many companies to enter this market.

On May 8 2020, AbbVie has completed the acquisition of Allergan. AbbVie planning to launch Allergan Aesthetics, a global subsidiary under the umbrella of the AbbVie-Allergan merger.

The key market players operating in the market are AbbiVe (Allergan Inc), Cutera Inc., Lumenis Inc., Venus Concept and Bausch Health Companies Inc. among others

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

      1. 4.2.1 Increasing Awareness Regarding Aesthetic Procedures and Rising Adoption of Minimally Invasive Devices

      2. 4.2.2 Rapidly Increasing Aging Population

      3. 4.2.3 Technological Advancements

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 Stringent Safety Regulations and Reimbursement Issues for Aesthetic Procedures

    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 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Energy-based Aesthetic Device

        1. Laser-based Aesthetic Device

        2. Radiofrequency (RF) Based Aesthetic Device

        3. Light-based Aesthetic Device

        4. Ultrasound-based Device

      2. 5.1.2 Non-energy-based Aesthetic Device

        1. Botulinum Toxin

        2. Dermal Fillers and Aesthetic Threads

        3. Microdermabrasion

        4. Implants

          1. Breast Implants

          2. Other Implants

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Skin Resurfacing and Tightening

      2. 5.2.2 Body Contouring and Cellulite Reduction

      3. 5.2.3 Hair Removal

      4. 5.2.4 Facial Aesthetic Procedures

      5. 5.2.5 Breast Augmentation

      6. 5.2.6 Other Applications

    3. 5.3 By End User

      1. 5.3.1 Hospital

      2. 5.3.2 Aesthetic Centers

      3. 5.3.3 Home Settings


    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 AbbVie (Allergan plc)

      2. 6.1.2 Bausch Health Companies Inc. (Solta Medical, Inc.)

      3. 6.1.3 Cutera Inc.

      4. 6.1.4 Cynosure Inc

      5. 6.1.5 Lumenis Inc

      6. 6.1.6 El En SpA

      7. 6.1.7 Sciton Inc

      8. 6.1.8 Venus Concept

      9. 6.1.9 Merz Pharma GmbH & Co, KGaA

      10. 6.1.10 Galderma S.A.

    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 Japan Aesthetic Devices Market market is studied from 2018 - 2026.

The Japan Aesthetic Devices Market is growing at a CAGR of 10.59% over the next 5 years.

Bausch Health Companies Inc. (Solta Medical, Inc.), Cutera Inc., Lumenis Inc, Venus Concept, Abbvie (Allergan) are the major companies operating in Japan Aesthetic Devices Market.

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