A surgical microscope is also known as an operating microscope used in microsurgery operations. A prism can be used to split light and provide view to others/assistants and to camera to capture stills and videos of the treatment.
The Surgical Microscopes are broadly classified on the basis of various parameters. The market has been divided based on mounting, i.e., caster supported, wall mounted, table top and ceiling mounted. On the basis of components the market is divided into camera, optics, image sensor and others. By application in various treatments, the market is divided into ENT, plastic surgery, Urology, Anastomosis procedure, and many others. Based on end-users the market has been split into hospitals, clinics and research institutes as well as based on geographical analysis.
The market is led by U.S region. The growing plastic surgery market in this region is set to drive the surgical microscope sector. The growing healthcare tourism in Middle East and APAC regions will significantly drive the market for surgical microscopy in these markets. APAC region will have the fastest growing market during the forecast period as improving medical infrastructure and growing programs driving medical procedures in this region drive the market. Key market players include Zeiss, Leica Microsystems, Nikon Instruments, Olympus, Labomed, and many others.