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Breast Implants Market Size By Product (Saline Implant, Silicone Implant), By Shape (Round, Anatomical), By Application (Breast Augmentation, Breast Reconstruction), By Texture (Smooth, Textured), By End-use (Hospitals, Clinics), COVID-19 Impact Analysis, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027

  • Report ID: GMI2020
  • Published Date: Oct 2021
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Trends

Breast Implants Market size exceeded USD 2 billion in 2020 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 8.3% between 2021 and 2027. The growing prevalence of breast cancer to boost the market growth.

Breast Implants Market Overview

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Increasing awareness of breast reconstruction procedure has led to higher number of women that have underwent mastectomy to opt for the procedure. Breast reconstruction aims to restore one or both breasts to near normal shape, size, symmetry and appearance, post mastectomy or lumpectomy. Further, rising awareness of women towards breast augmentation procedures for beauty enhancement also resulted in higher breast implant adoption.

However, several complications associated with the use of these implants may hamper the breast implants market expansion. Silicone implants have the potential to initiate fatigue, muscle weakness, and joint pain among others. Breast augmentation procedures pose several risks such as infection, capsular contracture, implant leakage, breast sensation, etc. Owing to the considerable risk related to the use of breast implants, the FDA regulates the approval and use of this product. These implants are classified as a Class III device that needs to submit reasonable assurance pertaining to the safety and efficacy of the product. The class III devices present a potential unreasonable risk of illness that requires premarket notification or 510 (k) approval.

The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has had a negative impact on the breast implants market in the first two quarters of 2020. This is attributed to the growing risk of cross contamination during conducting a surgical procedure. Initially, the coronavirus outbreak disrupted the supply chain and hindered the daily operations of plastic surgeons, thereby supporting the industry growth.

For instance, the U.S. government declared a national emergency and a ban on all elective surgical procedures in hospitals and clinics. However, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) survey reported that during pandemic around 11% of women were more inclined towards cosmetic surgical procedures including breast augmentation. This increase is credited to the benefits offered by working from home and the flexibility to recover from surgery due to social distancing. These factors coupled with unprecedented virtual lifestyle and less travel have stimulated the demand for breast augmentation procedures.

Increasing number of breast augmentation procedures to influence the market progression

Rise in the number of people undergoing breast augmentation procedures to increase the size of breasts is expected to propel the breast implants market in the coming years. Surging preference for breast augmentation to attain a more natural look is significantly driving the need and usage of these implants, thereby providing stimulus to the industry expansion.

Advancements in medical technology for breast implants have resulted in rising the average human lifespan. The increased longevity has resulted in greater number of women opting for cosmetic procedures such as breast augmentation in order to maintain balanced body proportions. Increasing desire to stay fit and competitive will further impel procedural demand. Ability of breast augmentation procedure to increase breast fullness & projection and boost self-image & self-confidence is predicted to further augment the market demand.

Growing preference for silicone breast implants will promote the market revenue

The silicone breast implants market is projected to witness 8.3% growth rate through 2027 led by the rising preference for silicone implants. These implants consist of silicone gel that closely mimics the texture of human fat, thereby providing a natural look and texture of the breast tissue. Further, they are less prone to wrinkling and rippling due to their composition. Silicone implants are extensively utilized in breast augmentation procedures to enhance the overall aesthetics of the breasts while maintaining a natural look and feel.

Moreover, recent developments in silicone implants are set to promote the preference for breast implants. The emergence of innovative silicone implants allows access to a wide range of implant sizes and profiles to fit the patient’s body.

Innovations and the advent of novel technologies in breast implants to accelerate the industry demand

The round shape segment in the breast implants market is slated to reach USD 3.09 billion by 2027. Round shape implants offer several benefits such as providing the breasts a rounder appearance, augmenting the size of the breast & giving it more lift, etc. These implants tend to make breasts appear fuller that further assists in achieving more projection. The rapid innovations in round breast implants have delivered an extensive array of implants that can be employed by reconstructive and plastic surgeons to maximize outcomes for patients. Round implants deliver a natural look, as the filler becomes evenly distributed across the chest.

Increasing acceptance of breast implants in breast augmentation procedures will fuel the industry progression

The breast augmentation segment was valued at more than USD 1.78 billion in 2020 on account of the several factors comprising the increasing use of breast implants in breast augmentation procedures worldwide. As per the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), breast augmentations are among the most popular surgical procedures. This is attributed to the easy availability of these implants that lasts longer. In several cases, breast implants can remain in good shape for 20 years or more.

High acceptance of technologically advanced smooth breast implants to spur the industry revenue

Breast Implants Market Size

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The smooth texture segment captured around 10% of the breast implants market share and accounted for USD 219 million in 2020. Smooth implants are unvarying and sleek and move easily without drag inside breast tissue. Smooth implants can rotate freely in breast pouch and offer less complications. These implants have lesser chance of rippling after its placement and give more natural look. Smooth implants are long-lasting and are less expensive as compared to textured implants.

Further, due to the recent advancements, smooth implants are approved for the treatment of soft tissue deformities, underdeveloped breasts, mastectomy, etc. The smooth surface of the breast implants helps to ease insertion and removal during surgical procedures.

Numerous benefits offered by hospitals in breast augmentation and reconstruction procedures will uplift the breast implants market value

The hospitals segment held for 42% of the revenue share in 2020 propelled by the availability of board-certified & skilled surgeons, growing emphasis on providing quality surgical care, and augmented productivity. Hospitals offer affordable breast augmentation procedures that aid patients and insurers equally. Easy accessibility to novel technologies increases the preference for breast implants procedures in hospitals. Similarly, comprehensive post-surgical care and continuous monitoring delivered in hospitals are expected to upsurge the patient preference for these healthcare facilities.

Rising breast augmentation procedures in North America region to foster the regional growth

Global Breast Implants Market

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U.S. breast implants market size will cross USD 663 million by 2027. This considerable market growth is primarily credited to numerous factors such as a high number of skilled plastic surgeons, growing breast augmentation procedures, etc. As per the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) survey 2019, around 6,900 plastic surgeons were operating in the U.S.  The rising number of plastic surgeons is owing to significant demand for cosmetic procedures including breast augmentation surgeries. In addition, the treatment costs related to breast implants became less pronounced in recent years, thereby increasing the adoption of these implants considerably.

Strategies adopted by prominent players will spur the industry value

Some of the major companies operating in the breast implants market are Sientra Inc., Laboratoires Arion, GC Aesthetics, Hansbiomed Co. Ltd., Establishment Labs S.A., and Silimed. These leaders are adopting strategic formulations such as new product development & commercialization, commercial expansion, distribution agreements for business expansion. Additionally, these participants are investing heavily in developing products and thereby driving revenue generation.

Breast implants market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD from 2016 to 2027, for the following segments:

Market, By Product, 2016 - 2027 (USD Million)

  • Saline Implant
  • Silicone Implant

Market, By Shape, 2016 - 2027 (USD Million)

  • Round
  • Anatomical

Market, By Application, 2016 - 2027 (USD Million)

  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reconstruction  

Market, By Texture, 2016 - 2027 (USD Million)

  • Smooth
  • Textured

Market, By End-use, 2016 - 2027 (USD Million)

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Thailand
    • South Korea 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Turkey


Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle, Rupali Swain

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Market size of breast implants surpassed USD 2 billion in 2020 and will expand at a CAGR of more than 8.3% from 2021 to 2027 on account of rising cases of breast cancer and trend for the reconstruction procedure.

Silicone breast implants could grow at around 8.3% CAGR up to 2027 as they provide natural look and texture and are believed to be less prone to rippling and wrinkling.

Round breast shape implants are likely to touch USD 3.09 billion by 2027 owing to innovations and the demand for natural look.

U.S. breast implants industry will cross USD 663 million by 2027 due to the presence of skilled plastic surgeons.

Laboratoires Arion, Hansbiomed Co. Ltd., Sientra Inc., Hansbiomed Co. Ltd., and Establishment Labs S.A. are some of the key players in global market.

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  • Base Year: 2020
  • Companies covered: 14
  • Tables & Figures: 297
  • Countries covered: 18
  • Pages: 180

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