US Glaucoma Drugs Market Analysis

US Glaucoma Drugs Market Analysis

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US Glaucoma Drugs Market is projected to grow from $xx Mn in 2022 to $xx Mn by 2030, registering a CAGR of xx% during the forecast period of 2022 - 2030. The increasing prevalence of glaucoma, caused by factors such as an ageing population and rising awareness, is a driver of the glaucoma medications industry. Drug delivery system technological improvements help to increase treatment choices. Novartis AG, Pfizer Inc., Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Allergan (AbbVie Inc.), Bausch Health Companies Inc., Alcon (a part of Novartis AG), Merck & Co., Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., and Santen Inc. are the global players in the Glaucoma Drugs Market.

ID: IN10USPH285 CATEGORY: Pharmaceuticals GEOGRAPHY: US AUTHOR: Vidhi Upadhyay

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US Glaucoma Drugs Market Analysis Summary

US Glaucoma Drugs Market is valued at around $1927.8 Mn in 2022 and is projected to reach $2206.2 Mn by 2030, exhibiting a CAGR of 1.7% during the forecast period 2023-2030.

Glaucoma affects around 80 Mn people globally. The increasing prevalence of glaucoma, driven by factors such as an aging population and rising awareness, is a driver of the glaucoma medications industry. Technological improvements in drug delivery systems help to increase treatment alternatives. Government programs and public awareness campaigns encourage early detection and treatment. Novartis AG, Pfizer Inc., Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Allergan (AbbVie Inc.), Bausch Health Companies Inc., Alcon (a division of Novartis AG), Merck & Co., Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., and Santen Inc. are global players in the Glaucoma Drugs Market.

Market Dynamics

Market Growth Drivers

  1. Glaucoma's rising prevalence: Glaucoma, a chronic eye illness, is increasing the demand for effective medications to manage the disease
  2. Aging population: As the world's old population grows, so will the prevalence of glaucoma, driving up demand for glaucoma medications
  3. Technological improvements: Drug delivery system advancements, like as sustained-release implants and combination therapies, are improving the efficacy and convenience of glaucoma treatments
  4. Awareness campaigns: Healthcare organizations and glaucoma associations are promoting public awareness about the need for early detection and treatment, which is driving demand for glaucoma medications

Market Restraints

  1. Strict regulatory requirements: The stringent regulatory process for drug approvals, including clinical trials and safety assessments, can be time-consuming and costly, limiting the availability of novel glaucoma drugs
  2. Side effects and safety concerns: Some glaucoma medicines may have negative consequences on ocular and systemic health, which may discourage patients from using them and slow market growth
  3. Patent expirations: When the patents on branded glaucoma medications expire, generic alternatives enter the market, causing pricing pressures on both branded and patented drugs
  4. Low diagnostic rates: Glaucoma commonly goes misdiagnosed in its early stages due to the lack of visible symptoms, resulting in delayed treatment and potentially impeding the market expansion of glaucoma medications

Competitive Landscape

Key Players

  • Novartis AG
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Santen Pharmaceutical Co.
  • Allergan (AbbVie Inc.)
  • Bausch Health Companies Inc.
  • Alcon (a part of Novartis AG)
  • Merck & Co.
  • Aerie Pharmaceuticals
  • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
  • Santen Inc.

Development in the Glaucoma Drugs Market

VVN539 met primary study goals in a phase II clinical trial for the treatment of glaucoma in the United States. VVN539 is a first-in-class small molecule with two MOAs for the treatment of glaucoma. It operates directly on the trabecular meshwork, increasing aqueous humor outflow and therefore lowering intraocular pressure (IOP). VVN539 has shown excellent IOP lowering performance in a preclinical animal model, and this novel medicine is expected to compete in the worldwide glaucoma market.

1. Executive Summary
1.1 Disease Overview
1.2 Global Scenario
1.3 Country Overview
1.4 Healthcare Scenario in Country
1.5 Patient Journey
1.6 Health Insurance Coverage in Country
1.7 Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)
1.8 Recent Developments in the Country

2. Market Size and Forecasting
2.1 Epidemiology of Disease
2.2 Market Size (With Excel & Methodology)
2.3 Market Segmentation (Check all Segments in Segmentation Section)

3. Market Dynamics
3.1 Market Drivers
3.2 Market Restraints

4. Competitive Landscape
4.1 Major Market Share

4.2 Key Company Profile (Check all Companies in the Summary Section)

4.2.1 Company Overview Product Applications and Services Recent Developments Partnerships Ecosystem Financials (Based on Availability)

5. Reimbursement Scenario
5.1 Reimbursement Regulation
5.2 Reimbursement Process for Diagnosis
5.3 Reimbursement Process for Treatment

6. Methodology and Scope

US Glaucoma Drugs Market Segmentation

By Drug Class

  • Prostaglandin Analogues
  • Beta Blockers
  • Alpha Agonists
  • Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors
  • Others

By Disease Type

  • Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Angle Closure Glaucoma
  • Normal-Tension Glaucoma
  • Secondary Glaucoma

By Distribution Channel

  • Hospitals
  • Retail Pharmacies
  • Online Pharmacies
  • Ophthalmology Clinics

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  8. Healthcare Policies & Regulatory Framework
  9. Reimbursement Scenario
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Last updated on: 27 February 2024
Updated by: Riya Doshi

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