Optical Imaging Market Analysis - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends and Forecast, 2018 – 2026

Category : Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals | Delivery Format : PDF | Status: Forthcoming | Report ID : ARC831


Optical imaging is the technology for taking images of the interior body parts sensitively. Photons and visible lights are used to take the comprehensive images of tissue and internal organs. It also takes images of minor structures like molecules and cells. These metaphors are used by medics for treatment of diseases and diagnosis and also by scientists and researchers for various research works.

Market Dynamics

Optical imaging market is mainly driven due to the use of non-ionizing radioactivity which reduces the radiation energy when exposed to patients. Also, optical imaging has possibility to distinguish between soft tissues or muscles using numerous properties of photons like scattering or absorption at different frequency wavelengths. In addition, optical imaging is pooled with different imaging techniques such as X-rays or MRI which delivers improved images that is very convenient for the study and research of complex diseases. However, owing to the factors such as huge amount of expenses related with the imaging procedures and lack of skilled technicians are affecting the growth of this market. Growing generic population, upsurge in R&D activities, and mounting demand of optical imaging techniques in drug detection procedures and early clinical research are expected to boost the growth of optical imaging market in coming years.

Market Classification

The market can be bifurcated on the basis of technique, product, therapeutics, application, end-user, and geography. By technique, optical imaging market can be segmented into optical coherence tomography, hyperspectral imaging, photoacoustic tomography and near-infrared spectroscopy, . By product, optical imaging market can be segmented intoimaging systems, cameras, software, illumination systems, lenses, and among others other optical imaging products. Furthermore, optical coherence tomography is sub segmented into optical imaging systems, spectral imaging systems. By therapeutics, optical imaging market can be segmented into oncology, phthalmology, cardiology, neurology, dermatology, and among others. By end user, optical imaging market can be segmented into hospitals & clinics, research laboratories, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. By application, optical imaging market can be segmented into pathological imaging and intra-operative imaging.On the basis of geography, the optical imaging market can be segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East & Africa (MEA) and Asia-Pacific.

Report Coverage


Optical Imaging Market

Analysis Period

2015 – 2026

Historic Data

2015 – 2016

Base Year


Forecast Data

2018 – 2026

Market Stratification

Technique, Product, Therapeutics, Application, End-user, Geography

Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa (MEA)

Report Coverage

Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Porter's Five Forces Analysis,

Competitive Analysis, Player Profiling, Value Chain Analysis


Market Participants

Some of the major players involved in Optical Imaging Market include Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Bioptigen Inc., Topcon Medical Systems Inc., St. Jude Medical Inc., Canon Inc., and PerkinElmer Inc among others.

Market Segmentation

 Market By Techniques

Optical Coherence Tomography

Hyperspectral Imaging

Near-infrared Spectroscopy

Photoacoustic Tomography

Market By Products

Imaging Systems

  • Optical Imaging Systems
  • Spectral Imaging Systems



Illumination Systems


Other Optical Imaging Products

Market By Therapeutic Area







Market By Application

Pathological Imaging

Intra-operative Imaging

Market By End User

Hospitals & Clinics

Research Laboratories

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry

Market By Region

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada


  • U.K.
  • Germany
  • France
  • Spain
  • Rest of Europe


  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Rest of Latin America

Middle East & Africa

  • GCC
  • South Africa
  • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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