Global Foam Dressing Market Is Primarily Driven By The Rising Preference For Foam Dressing Across The Globe

Steven Burnett
Steven Burnett

Updated · May 3, 2019

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Foam dressing is mainly used as primary dressings in various types of wound care and it is non-linting and non-adherent dressings which protect affected part from bacteria and other harmful particles. Foam dressing is made up of semipermeable polyurethane material and it plays a very important role in the healing process. In addition, the foam dressing has an outer layer that is often waterproof or hydrophobic which avoid the entry of bacteria and other contaminants and it is also used in a skin graft, abrasions, minor burns, lacerations, infected wounds, leg ulcers, and draining peristomal wounds. There are two types of foam dressing such as non-adhesive foam dressings and adhesive foam dressing easily available in the market. Also, foam dressing is easy to apply and remove due to their lint-free and non-sticky nature.

Rising geriatric population across the globe, rising obesity, and diabetes among individuals, and increasing awareness about advanced wound care dressings among individuals, and an increasing number of burns cases and road accidents across the globe. These are major reasons for the high demand for foam dressing products in various countries. In addition, rising prevalence of chronic infections and diabetic wounds among individuals and increasing adoption of foam dressing products in the medical sector for various medical applications such as acute wounds, postoperative wounds, and chronic wounds. These are other important reasons for high adoption for foam dressing products across the globe.

Rising non-surgical and surgical cosmetic procedures in developed and developing countries and increasing penetration of foam wound dressing products across the globe are the main reasons for the high growth of foam dressing. In addition, rising preference for foam dressing in clinics, hospitals, and homes for acute and non-exuding chronic wounds such as partial thickness burns, skin tears, skin abrasions, and others helps to support for the high growth of the foam dressing across the globe.

Furthermore, the rising number of training programs by major foam dressing products manufacturers and expanding medical sector across the globe are other reasons for the high growth of foam dressing across the globe. Moreover, high investment in research and development, rising development of the advanced products such as the use of polyvinyl alcohol foam, sterile foam associated with smaller pore size, and the rising popularity of these foam products across the globe help for the high growth of the foam dressing in developed and developing countries.

High adoption of advanced wound care products, foam dressing kits and high presence of foam dressing manufacturers in the countries such as Canada and US in the North America region. In addition, increasing trauma and other injury cases, road accidents, high obesity and diabetes problems among individuals, and rising geriatric population in the countries such as Japan, China, and India in the Asia Pacific region. High awareness about foam dressing in the countries such as Germany, France, UK, Italy, Israel, South Africa, Brazil, and Mexico among various regions such as Europe, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. Prominent players operating in the global foam dressing market including, Smith & Nephew, Molnlycke Health Care, Coloplast Corp, and 3M.

Steven Burnett

Steven Burnett

Steven Burnett has over 15 years of experience spanning a wide range of industries and domains. He has a flair for collating statistical data through extensive research practices, and is well-versed in generating industry-specific reports that enables his clients to better comprehend a market’s landscape and aid in making well-informed decisions. His hobbies include playing football and the guitar.