Skin deep: Demand for cosmetic treatment will fuel growth as discretionary spending recovers

The Dermatologists industry has increasingly expanded into cosmetic dermatology, with more dermatologists offering anti-aging procedures such as dermabrasion, laser treatments and Botox. These treatments have proven to be a high-growth sector for the industry and have contributed to the industry's consistently high profit margins. Over the next five years, industry revenue is expected to grow. Steadily falling unemployment and the continued implementation of healthcare reform will yield greater insurance coverage for Americans, increasing demand for dermatologist offices. The baby boomer generation especially will generate a large portion of demand, particularly for skin cancer screenings and anti-aging procedures...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Forecast Growth 16-21
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Heightened awareness of the risk of skin cancer has fueled growth in industry screenings and treatments
  • The increasing prevalence of melanoma has resulted in strong demand for dermatologists
  • Per capita disposable income growth will boost demand for cosmetic procedures
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Barriers to entry in the Dermatologists industry are medium. The most notable entry barriers exist in the industry due to educational requirements, residency review committees and regulation. In addition, operators must develop a critical mass of patients to be viable. Depending on the specialty and location, it can be difficult or take considerable time for new entrants to establish a referral base and other relationships with other physicians, hospitals and the local community.Although several barriers exist to new entrants, the large number of small establishments indicates that barriers are not extreme. This may be due to the high demand for dermatologists. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Dermatologists Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Dermatologists Industry are

  • Access to high skilled workforce
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Understanding government policies and their implications
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of people with private health insurance and Per capita disposable income in the Dermatologists industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Dermatologists Industry?

    This industry includes health practitioners that specialize in diagnosing and treating diseases of the skin, scalp, hair and nails. Dermatologists may also offer cosmetic services like Botox. Plastic surgeons, however, are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
  • General dermatology
  • Cosmetic dermatology
  • Mohs surgery
  • Dermatopathology
  • Other specialties
  • Industry Activities
  • Conducting skin examinations
  • Diagnosing and treat skin conditions
  • Performing incisional biopsies to diagnose abnormal skin conditions
  • Recommending diagnostic tests based on patients' histories and physical examination findings
  • Diagnosing prevalent diseases, eliminating possible serious diseases and coordinating other services when needed
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of people with private health insurance
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Number of adults aged 65 and older

  • Current Performance
  • Skin conditions shape operations
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Sources of demand
  • Employment growth
  • Table: Dermatologists Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Dermatologists Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Health & Welfare Funds
  • Primary Care Doctors
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Care Facilities

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Brand Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories
  • Generic Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Medical Instrument & Supply Manufacturing
  • Medical Supplies Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • General dermatology
  • Cosmetic dermatology
  • Mohs surgery
  • Other specialties
  • Dermatopathology
  • Chart: Dermatologists Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Access
  • Health trends
  • Demographics

  • Major Markets
  • People aged 40 to 59
  • People aged 65 to 74
  • People aged 20 to 39
  • People aged 19 and younger
  • People aged 75 to 84
  • People aged 60 to 64
  • People aged 85 and older
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Dermatologists Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Dermatologists

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Dermatologists Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Dermatologists Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Dermatologists Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • The study and recognition of disease in the skin.
  • Lesion
  • An infected or diseased patch of skin.
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Also called Mohs micrographic surgery, is a precise surgical technique that is used to remove all parts of cancerous skin tumors, while preserving as much healthy tissue as possible.
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