Advanced wound care products are used to cure more complex wounds, that include hydrogels, hydrocolloids, alginates, and film and foam dressings. Appropriate treatments of an advanced wound contribute to the body’s natural healing processes. These treatments are basically worked on moisture therapy, moisture around wound encourages natural cell repair and also allows air passage at the wound site. Advanced wound care products are resistant to environmental inhibitors and foreign particles. Advanced wound care products used in moist wound care has the ability to fit better around different wound shapes. Advanced wound care products have a large advantage in healthcare services.
Advanced wound care products market is driven by factors such as the rising prevalence of acute and chronic wounds, increasing patient awareness and health care expenditure, and increasing demand for treatment of complex wounds. Several benefits offered by advanced dressing over traditional dressing such as faster healing, fewer issues concerning drainage fuels the growth of advanced wound care products market. Furthermore, increasing aging population, as well as increased diabetic population and changes in reimbursement policy, boost the growth of advanced wound care products market. The growing use of advanced wound care products by specialist professionals to provide a therapeutic effect that helps in wound healing propels the growth of advanced wound care products market. On the other hand, less awareness in developing counties and high costs associated with advanced wound care products can hamper the growth of the advanced wound care products market.
North America dominated the advanced wound care products market followed by Europe. Increased diabetic population, presence of advanced healthcare infrastructure fuels the growth of advanced wound care products market in the North America region. Asia-Pacific the region is expected to be the fastest growing region, owing to adequate growth opportunities in terms of unmet medical needs for the treatment of wounds as well as increasing awareness in patients and an increase in disposable income. According to NCBI, The Asia-Pacific region is at the forefront of the current epidemic of diabetes. There are currently more than 30 million people with diabetes in the Western Pacific region alone.