Professional Aesthetics: U.S. Market Analysis and Opportunities

Professional Aesthetics: U.S. Market Analysis and Opportunities

Base Year: 2017
Published June 2018
Regional Coverage: United States

Consumers spent a record-breaking $15 billion on surgical and non-surgical aesthetic services in 2016, an 11% increase over the prior year, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Augmenting our highly successful reporting on the professional skin care products and at-home beauty devices markets, our coverage will focus on nonsurgical approaches that medical doctors, aestheticians, and other professionals employ to address skin care concerns from fine lines and wrinkles to hyperpigmentation. These approaches include the use of aesthetic lasers and light therapy, dermal fillers, microdermabrasion, and injectibles.

This Report Helps Subscribers Address Questions such as:

  • What’s new in laser and light device technology for the skin care market?
  • Is there an opportunity to pair topical skin care products with these devices?
  • What does the market for nonsurgical procedures look like, and where is growth coming from?
  • Which skin care concerns are driving the market?
  • What applications can be leveraged for the athome market?

Report Contents


Market Overview
This presentation-style report section provides an overview of key market data and trends, including:

  • Description of the technology that differentiates each device/treatment (Table 1) and the skin care concerns (Table 2) that each addresses
  • Industry statistics including growth trends in non-surgical procedures
  • Trends in device technology
  • Total market size and growth for aesthetic devices and injectibles for 2017
  • Distribution of devices by aesthetic practitioner type (i.e., medical aesthetician, plastic surgeon, dermatologist)
  • Government regulations
  • Outlook

Company Profiles
Detailed profiles are provided for the leading marketers of aesthetic devices and products, as shown in Table 3. The following information is provided:

  • Parent company overview
  • Brand/products description
  • Sales for 2016 and 2017
  • Key skin care concern that product addresses
  • Marketing activities
  • Professional distribution
Table 1: Device and Treatments Covered
Device/treatment Examples
Injectable treatments
Dermal fillers
Intense pulsed light
Laser treatments Ablative lasers
Fractional lasers
Nonablative lasers
Micro needling
Photodynamic therapy
Skin resurfacing treatments Chemical peels
Table 3: Aesthetic Companies Profiled
Alma Lasers Merz Aesthetics
Cutera Solta Medical
Cynosure Syneron
Table 2: Skin Care Concerns Series
Acne elimination
Facial firming/body toning
Fine lines/wrinkle treatment
Hair removal

Scope & Benefits

Kline is uniquely qualified in our ability to leverage the skills and synergies of our Professional Skin Care and At-home Beauty Devices reports into this new related market. The report examines how professionals such as doctors and aestheticians address the most prevalent skin care concerns through the use of lasers and energy devices, injectibles and dermabrasion, or a combination of methods. We identify which devices are most commonly used to address the skin care concerns below:

  • Acne elimination
  • Facial firming/body toning
  • Fine lines/wrinkle treatment
  • Hair removal
  • Hyperpigmentation


This report enables subscribers to pinpoint opportunities by analyzing the dynamics in one of the most important markets of the beauty industry today—lasers and energy devices and injectibles for aesthetic skin care use. Specifically, this report assists subscribers by:

  • Identifying opportunities that may be appropriate for product marketers of topical skin care products
  • Providing insights on new technologies and expected future trends
  • Explaining key skin care concerns that professionals address and the different approaches that can be selected for treatment
  • Offering perspective on the leading players and the smaller, up and coming ones
  • Pinpointing potential acquisition candidates future partnerships/alliances

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