Otoplasty Market Research Report- Global Forecast till 2027

Otoplasty Market Size, Growth and Industry Trends Analysis By Otoplasty Types (Ear Augmentation, Ear Reduction, Ear Pin Back) By Otoplasty Surgical Techniques (Anti-Helical Fold Manipulation, Conchal Alteration, Correction Of Earlobe Prominence) By Non-Surgical Otoplasty (Tissue Molding, Others) By Devices (Ear-Splint, Tubing, Others) By End Users (Hospitals And Clinics, Academics And Research, Others) - Forecast Till 2027

ID: MRFR/MED/2662-HCR | October 2022 | Region: Global | 90 Pages         

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Otoplasty Market Overview


The worldwide Otoplasty market is registered to achieve approximately USD 1.2 billion at CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period. In general, the otoplasty process is defined to be a non-surgical and surgical procedure for correcting external ear defects and deformities. The defect can be structure and morphology of the external ear like damage by trauma, absent external ear, deformation, etc. The procedure used in the Otoplasty to correct the deformity or defect of the external ear includes the augmenting or shaping of the cartilaginous support framework of the pinna and others. 


In the 5th century BC, the Otoplasty was developed by physician Sushruta in ancient India. The otoplasty process was described in the Sushruta Samhita for reconstructing and correcting ear, lips, nose deformed because of the amputations. In 1845, Dieffenbach demonstrated the correction of cosmetic Otoplasty and post-traumatic auricular deformity was explained by Ely, who worked on a wedge excision to reduce the ear prominence. 


According to the Otoplasty Market Outlook report, the market for Otoplasty has a positive impact due to the availability of advanced products like tubings, malleable and adjustable splints that are adjustable to the shapes and size of an ear; and the increasing awareness. Moreover, the global market is projected to drive in the coming year due to the increasing acceptance of aesthetics and plastic surgeries and increasing per capita income worldwide. However, the intended audiences like global otoplasty solutions suppliers and manufacturers, academic institutes and universities, hospitals and clinics, and research and development (R&D) companies are supporting the growth of the worldwide market. 


COVID-19 Analysis


In 2020, the introduction of restrictions over traveling, social distancing norms, lockdown, and shutdown impacted the global Market. At this time, all the surgical and non-surgical procedures relating to Otoplasty have been stopped or postponed for a certain period of time. 


However, the major key players of the industry have played an essential role in enhancing the Otoplasty Market growth. They have adopted new strategies and measures to propel the performance of the worldwide market in the upcoming years. 


Market Dynamics



  • Key Market Drivers


The increasing prevalence of congenital ear deformities like hemifacial microsomia, Treacher Collins syndrome, and many more is one of the major growth driving factors for the global Otoplasty market. Moreover, the increasing trauma cases to the external ear because of the blunt objects, punctures, blasts, and damage is also contributing largely to the global market for Otoplasty. 


In addition, the natural extremities and deformations such as constricted ear, bat ears,macrotic ear, cryptotic ear, Stahl’s ear deformity, question mark ear, etc., are also responsible for the global market growth in the forecast period. Further, the global market is propelling due to the increasing influence of the fashion and media industry associated with the greater deformities screening at birth.



  • Market Challenges


The Otoplasty Market might face economic constraints as the insurance providers are not offering coverage for Otoplasty. Moreover, the rising competition in the industry can be the biggest challenge for the global market. 


Another biggest challenge for the global Market can be the high cost associated with the Otoplasty. 



  • Market Opportunities


The availability of advanced products and increasing awareness is bringing lucrative opportunities for the key vendors and players of the Otoplasty Market.


Moreover, the increasing prevalence of congenital ear deformities is bringing significant opportunities for the global Market during the research period. 



  • Market Restraints


The worldwide Otoplasty Market might experience restraints because of the distortion of the ear shape caused by the overcorrection of deformed features. 


Moreover, the formation of abnormal scar tissue, the reappearance of ear protrusion, and discomfort and complications associated with Otoplasty are some of the factors that can hamper the growth of the global Market.


Cumulative Evaluation Of The Market


The global market is showing potential growth rapidly and is projected to continue the same tradition in the further coming years. The growing demands for surgical and non-surgical Otoplasty are predicted to bring more opportunities for the global market. 


Moreover, the presence of the biggest key players in the Otoplasty industry is helping propel the Otoplasty Market Growth in the upcoming years. 


Market Segmentation


Segmentally, the Otoplasty Market has been classified based on the end-users, otoplasty surgical techniques,non-surgical Otoplasty, otoplasty types, and devices.



  • By end-users:


The Market has been segregated into academics and research, hospitals and clinics, ambulatory surgical centers, and others in terms of the end-user segment.


Among these, the hospitals and clinics segments are estimated to contribute largely to the global Otoplasty Market Value during the forecast period. 



  • By techniques:


The worldwide Otoplasty Market has been segregated into non-surgical and surgical in the techniques segment. 


Further, the otoplasty surgical technique has been sub-segmented into the correction of earlobe prominence, conchal alteration, and anti-helical fold manipulation. On the other hand, the non-surgical otoplasty segment has been sub-classified into tissue molding and others. Out of these, the surgical segment is estimated to grow the largest market share during the forecast period. This is because of the high availability of surgical augmentation of the ear and rising preferences for cosmetic surgery for ear augmentation among the patients. 



  • By otoplasty types:


On the basis of otoplasty types segment, the global Otoplasty Market has been divided into ear pin back, ear augmentation, and ear reduction.


Among these, the ear augmentation segment is projected to lead the global market by generating the largest Otoplasty Market Share in the review period. This segment is expanding because of the increasing number of ear surgeons who are providing Otoplasty under reconstructive surgery and rising otoplasty demand for ear augmentation to improve appearance. 



  • By device:


On the basis of the devices segment, the global Market has been categorized into tubing, ear-splint, and others. 


Of these, the ear-splint segment is expected to generate a higher Otoplasty Market Size during the assessment period.


Regional Analysis


Regionally, the worldwide Otoplasty Market has been segregated into different regions such as Europe, South America, North America, Asia-Pacific, and the rest of the World (RoW). 


Of these, the North American market for Otoplasty is projected to dominate the global market during the forecast timeframe due to the rising cosmetic surgical procedures and growing prevalence of congenital ear deformity in the region. Then we highly contribute to this regional market because of the greater expenditure on healthcare, excellent reimbursement scenario, and favorable insurance penetration. Moreover, the US has faster market uptake of new technology that is fuelling the global market growth. Furthermore, the second-largest market growth has been evident in the European regional market because of the region’s increasing awareness and large disposable income. 


The Asia Pacific regional market for Otoplasty is projected to show potential growth in the forecast period. The countries like India and China dominate this region. Moreover, the Middle East & Africa is also contributing to the global market-leading by UAE and Saudi Arabia countries. Further, the African region is projected to evident a moderate market growth during the review timeframe because of the poor healthcare penetration and the region’s poor economic and political conditions. 


Competitive Intensity Within The Industry 


In the Otoplasty Market Analysis report, it has been found that the key players are working hard to be in the competition by adopting new tactics and strategies. These profiled key players are:



  • Phoenix medical systems Pvt. ltd., 

  • Allergan, 

  • EarBuddies,

  • Earfold, 

  • Sklar Surgical Instruments,

  • Invotec International, Inc., 


The Otoplasty Market Forecast report highlights that these companies are presently focusing on Otoplasty’s research and developmental activities. Moreover, these companies are also working on collaboration, partnership, mergers and acquisitions to enhance the performance of the global market in the upcoming years. 


Recent Market Developments



  • On 5th November 2015, the prominent company Allergan acquired Northwood Medical Innovation Ltd with an aim to develop products for the treatment of prominent ears in geriatrics and to enhance its product portfolio.


Report Overview


The Otoplasty Market report has highlighted the market overview, market dynamics, market segmentation, regional classification, competitive analysis, and recent development to understand the performance of the market.


This report has also highlighted significant growth in the global market during the forecast period. 


Key Industrial Segments


By end-users:



  • academics and research, 

  • hospitals and clinics, 

  • others


By techniques:



  • otoplasty surgical (correction of earlobe prominence, conchal alteration, and anti-helical fold manipulation)

  • non-surgical Otoplasty (tissue molding and others)


By otoplasty types:



  • ear pin back, 

  • ear augmentation, 

  • ear reduction


By device:



  • tubing, 

  • ear-splint, 

  • others



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 1.2 Billion
  CAGR   6.5% (2017-2023)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Types, Techniques, Non-Surgical Otoplasty, Devices, End Users
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Allergan, Sklar Surgical Instruments, Earfold, Invotec International, Inc., Phoenix medical systems pvt. ltd., EarBuddies
  Key Market Opportunities   The growing awareness and the availability of advanced products
  Key Market Drivers

  • Growing prevalence of congenital ear deformities
  • Growing influence of media and fashion industry coupled with greater screening for deformities at birth


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