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Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Market Research Report Information By Treatment Type (Tropical Drugs, Chemical Peels, and Lesar Therapy), By Disease Indication (Melasma and Solar Lentigines), By End User (Hospitals and others),and By Region (North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, And Rest Of The World) – Market Forecast Till 2032


ID: MRFR/HC/5993-HCR | 85 Pages | Author: Kinjoll Dey| July 2024

Global Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Market Overview


Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Market Size was valued at USD 4.9 billion in 2023 and is projected to grow from USD 5.23 Billion in 2024 to USD 8.79 billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.60% during the forecast period (2024 - 2032). Rising demand for advanced treatments for pigmentation disorders is projected to fuel the market for pigmentation disorder treatments during the forecast period. These are some of the market drivers that are boosting the market for hyperpigmentation disorders treatment.


Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Market


  Source: Secondary Research, MRFR Database, Primary Research, and Analyst Review


Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Market Trends



  • Rising demand for Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment to propel market growth


The rising number of people going through pigmentation disorders is one of the significant reasons for the pigmentation disorder treatment market growth. India, China, and other Asian countries have a large inpatient pool agonizing from this disorder, and this consequence generated the need for powerful treatments for pigmentation disorders. For that reason, the R&D initiatives taken by leading market players are participated to stimulate market growth. Additionally, massive government spending on the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors in progressing nations, an extension of healthcare infrastructure, and an increase in demand for evolving treatments for pigmentation disorders are expected to fuel the pigmentation disorder treatment market during the forecast period.


Further, Increasing awareness about pigmentation disorders is anticipated to fetch market growth during the study period. Various government organizations have taken measures to make people aware of pigmentation disorder. There is no indefinite cure for a few pigmentations, such as vitiligo conditions and albinism, and the cost of light therapy is enormous. Formulas are incredibly high in rates. Also, depending on the treated skin area, the cost of other treatments, like laser therapy, varies for reimposing pigmentation. Thus, many treatments for pigmentation disorders are projected to bind the acquiring treatments. Therefore, this factor is enhancing the market CAGR for hyperpigmentation disorders treatment during the forecast period.


 Figure 1: Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Market around the globeHyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Market around the globe


Source: Secondary Research, MRFR Database, Primary Research, and Analyst Review


However, the rise in the frequency of melasma and the rise in preference for cosmeceutical treatment have led to significant demand for dermatological care. Melasma was remarkably widespread in 2020, conditioning more than 5 million people in the U.S. Asian women of childbearing age face a prevalence of about 30%, which is challenging to treat. As per worldwide hyperpigmentation disorders treatment market trends, treatment options are projected to fetch growth in the forthcoming years. Moreover, significant trends in the pigmentation disorders treatment market are the rising focus on the betterment of safe and effective pigmentation disorders treatment. Market players are focusing on progressing and bringing safer treatments into the market due to the rise in pigmentation disorders frequency and increased demand for better treatments. This is anticipated to continue over the forecast period, driving the market growth.


Nonetheless, the rising awareness amongst people about several dermatological disorders has led to more expenditure on dermatological treatments, which is further related to increased living standards and per capita income globally. This shows the rise in more cost of dermatological treatments, fueling the growth of pigmentation disorders treatment market globally during the forecast period. Thus, it is forecasted that this aspect will drive hyperpigmentation disorders treatment market revenue globally.


Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Market Segment Insights


Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Type Insights


The market segments of hyperpigmentation disorders treatment, based on treatment type, includes tropical drugs, chemical peels, and laser therapy. The Tropical drugs segment held the majority share in 2022 in the  Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Market data. Due to upgraded clinical results in singles with pigmentation disorders, topical therapy dominates the global market. Azelaic acid, hydroquinone, L-ascorbic acid, and other topical medications are the most commonly used across the globe.


Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Disease Indication Insights


Based on disease indication, the  Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Market segmentation includes melasma and solar lentigines. The melasma segment dominated the market growth for hyperpigmentation disorders treatment in 2022 and is projected to be the faster-growing segment during the forecast period, 2023-2032. Melasma is currently leading the illness type sector because of its high incidence rate in white people, which is responsible for 55% to 60% of the world population. Melasma affects 90% of women globally, bringing about hormonal fluctuations, pregnancy, and birth control drugs.


Figure 2:  Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Market, by Disease Indication, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Market, by Disease Indication, 2022 & 2030


Source: Secondary Research, MRFR Database,  Primary Research, and Analyst Review


Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment End User Insights


The Market data of Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment, based on end users, includes hospitals and others. The hospitals' segment dominated the market revenue of hyperpigmentation disorders treatment in 2022 and is projected to be the faster-growing segment during the forecast period, 2022-2030. This segment is driven by an increase in dermatological and aesthetic clinics.


However, the others segment is also expected to rise during the forecast period. To address the rising demand for treatments for hyperpigmentation disorders, producers and dealers of cosmeceuticals for hyperpigmentation are enhancing their supply chains.


Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Regional Insights


The study states the market insights for hyperpigmentation disorders treatment into North America, Asia- Pacific, Europe, and the Rest of the world by region. The North American hyperpigmentation disorders treatment market accounted for USD 4.6 billion in 2022, with a share of around 45.80%, and is anticipated to raise the bar of CAGR growth during the forecast period. The rising frequency of hyperpigmentation disorders is the core reason for this region’s growth since it established healthcare infrastructure for the same and the presence of major market players offering post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation patients effective treatment options.


Further, the significant countries studied in the market report for hyperpigmentation disorders treatment are The U.S., Canada, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 3:  HYPERPIGMENTATION DISORDERS TREATMENT MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (%)


HYPERPIGMENTATION DISORDERS TREATMENT MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022


Source: Secondary Research, MRFR Database, Primary Research, and Analyst Review


Europe's hyperpigmentation disorders treatment market accounts for the second-largest market share due to the high frequency of pigmentation disorders amongst the senior population in these regions, and Europe is home to one of the world's oldest populations, those ages 65 and above, which is to duel the market for this region. Moreover, the UK market of hyperpigmentation disorders treatment held the largest market share, and the German market of hyperpigmentation disorders treatment was the fastest-growing market in the area.


Asia Pacific hyperpigmentation disorders treatment Market is anticipated to rise at the fastest CAGR from 2024 - 2032. This is attributed to the rising awareness of hyperpigmentation disorders, rapidly developing healthcare technology, the vast patient population, and high healthcare expenditure. Further, the China market of hyperpigmentation disorders treatment held the largest market share, and the India market of hyperpigmentation disorders treatment was the fastest growing market in the region.


Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment major Market Players & Competitive Insights


Major market players are expending a lot of money on research and development to increase their product lines, which will add to the growing market of hyperpigmentation disorders treatment. Competitors are also taking various strategic initiatives to grow their global footprint, with key market developments such as new product launches, mergers and acquisitions, contractual agreements, increased investments, and collaboration with other organizations. Market participants in the hyperpigmentation disorders treatment industry must provide low-cost products to expand and pull through in a highly competitive and increasing market environment.


One of the primary business strategies producers adopt in the global hyperpigmentation disorders treatment industry to satisfy clients and enlarge the market sector is to produce narrowly to reduce operating costs. In recent years, the hyperpigmentation disorders treatment industry has offered medication with some of the most notable benefits. The significant players in market of hyperpigmentation disorders treatment are Allergan, Inc., Bayer AG, EpiPharm AG, Episciences, Galderma laboratories (Nestle Skin Health S.A),  SkinCeuticals International, and others.


On August 1863, dye salesman Friedrich Bayer and master dyer Johann Friedrich Weskott founded the general partnership "Friedr. Bayer et comp.," and the company enjoyed quick growth. The financial base for expansion was laid in 1881 when Bayer was converted into a joint stock company. The company is mainly engaged in discovering, enriching, producing, and commercializing products for human health and agriculture. It provides medicines for various diseases, women's health, cancer, hematology, ophthalmology, and other indications. It strives to develop new molecules and technologies for treatment and modern agriculture.


SkinCeuticals was founded by Dr. Sheldon Pinnell in 1997  and is based in New York. The company provides a range of skincare solutions like sunscreens, anti-oxidants, facial cleaners, masks, moisturizers, serums, and creams, intended to improve skin health.


Key Companies in the market of Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment include



  • Allergan

  • Bayer AG

  • EpiPharm AG

  • Episciences

  • Galderma laboratories (Nestle Skin Health S.A)

  • Obagi Cosmeceuticals LLC

  • Pierre Fabre

  • RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation

  • SkinCeuticals International

  • Vivier Pharma


Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Industry Developments


Galderma Laboratories agreed to be in an exclusive license agreement with Sol-Gel Technologies to commercialize the latter's investigational drug products, which employ its proprietary microencapsulation technology. Sol-Gel Technologies is a clinical-stage dermatology company specializing in identifying, progressing, and commercializing branded and generic topical drug products to treat skin diseases.


October 2021: a novel treatment named Vitellus was introduced by the prominent player Uniza Healthcare. This treatment is the unique combination of EUK-134, Greyverse, and Melitane GL 200 that has a tie-up with a Canadian company to manage vitiligo in the Indian market.


Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Market Segmentation


Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Type Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2030)



  • Topical Drugs

  • Chemical Peels

  • Laser Therapy


Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Disease Indication Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2030)



  • Melasma

  • Solar Lentigines


Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment End-User Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2030)



  • Hospitals

  • Others


Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Regional Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2030)



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America



Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2023 USD 4.9 billion
Market Size 2024 USD 5.23 billion
Market Size 2032 USD 8.79 billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 6.60% (2024-2032)
Base Year 2023
Market Forecast Period 2024-2032
Historical Data 2018 – 2021
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Growth Factors, Market Competitive Landscape, and Trends
Segments Covered Treatment Type, Disease Indication and End User
Geographies Covered North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S, Canada, France, Germany, the UK, Italy, China, India, Spain, Japan, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Allergan, Inc., Bayer AG, EpiPharm AG, Episciences, Galderma laboratories (Nestle Skin Health S.A)
Key Market Opportunities ·         Rising demands for Outpatient and Minimally Invasive
Key Market Dynamics ·         Increasing Investment in R&D by Major Players ·         a consistent stream of new product launches


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The  Hyperpigmentation Disorders Treatment Market size was valued at USD 4.9 Billion in 2023.

The global market for hyperpigmentation disorders treatment is projected to rise at a CAGR of  6.60% during the forecast period 2024-2032.

North America has held the largest share of the global market for hyperpigmentation disorders treatment.

The major players in the market for hyperpigmentation disorders treatment are Allergan, Inc., Bayer AG, EpiPharm AG, Episciences, Galderma laboratories (Nestle Skin Health S.A),  SkinCeuticals International, and others.

The tropical drugs category dominated the market for hyperpigmentation disorders treatment in 2023.

The hospitals had the largest share of the global market for hyperpigmentation disorders treatment.

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