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Cosmetic Laser Procedure Market US 2008
In the world of cosmetic lasers, technology has finally caught up with people's expectations
creating a potentially new blockbuster market. Laser procedures are meeting consumer demand for
fast solutions to some of the most common beauty problems of both men and women. These
problems include unwanted hair and ageing skin (that is wrinkles or lines).
The key attractions of the cosmetic laser procedure is that it is easy, painfree and of long term
duration, which are of premium value to people with busy lifestyles who lack time.
Laser procedures are taking consumers and their beauty dollars from established (and more
traditional) salons and spas. They are also expanding the consumer base, as they attract new and
younger clients. Indeed, almost a third of cosmetic laser clients could be new to the professional
Laser clinics reported double digit growth in 2007 compared to 2006. The author forecasts that the
cosmetic laser procedure market could grow by well over 100% over the next 3 years. Skincare
and cellulite treatments will allow clinics and medspas to increase their sales. Laser hair removal
procedures have probably peaked.
Top cosmetic laser procedures are:
- skin tightening
- blemish removal
- damage repair – sun, acne, tattoos-- veins
All findings are based on interviews with leading cosmetic laser experts in medspas and laser
(Hair removal, skin renewal, acne, tattoos, veins, lesions, scars, aesthetic, cosmedical, medicalized
beauty, medical spa, elective, laser, RF, IPL.)
SECTION 1 - SUMMARY
TABLE 1 Cosmetic laser/energy market in spas/medspas USA
Market covered in report
Market size (value and volume)
Numbers of companies identified
A new blockbuster market threat to traditional beauty?
Laser technology diversifies consumer profiles
Laser technology drives major shift