Thailand Ophthalmology Market, Thailand Ophthalmology Industry, Covid-19 Impact Thailand Ophthalmology Market: Ken Research

How Ophthalmology is growing in Thailand

The population of Thailand has long been impacted by eye diseases including Cataract, Refractive Error, Glaucoma, Pterygium and Conjunctivitis among others. The country actually set its sights on 2020 and formed a Vision 2020 plan, to improve the ophthalmic care landscape in the country, and reduce the incidence rate of untreated eye ailments and disorders.

Thailand has a total of ~ ophthalmologists, registered under the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, which is the official association of Ophthalmologists in Thailand. The College mandates the ophthalmology curriculum and conducts the Thai Board of Ophthalmology examinations. It also mandates the good practice standards for ophthalmologists around the country. It also undertakes measures for prevention of blindness and promotion of eye care in collaboration with both governmental and non-governmental organizations.

Thailand Ophthalmology MarketThe demand for ophthalmic care has been majorly stimulated due to a rise in the incidence of eye ailments and diseases among the Thai population. Ailments/Diseases such as Cataract, Refractive Error, Glaucoma and Retina-related diseases have been pretty common across all segments of the Thai population, from children to the elderly. Moreover, the incidence of eye diseases is higher among the elderly in Thailand, whose size is indicated by the ever increasing life expectancy rate in the country. Elderly people also suffering from other ailments such as diabetes contract retina-related diseases and age-related macular degeneration. These diseases require detailed eye surgical operations conducted by specialized ophthalmologists.

There has also been a growth in eye consultations along with eye surgeries, which has directly translated to revenue growth for ophthalmology in the country. Ophthalmology clinics have also increasingly started to sell eye-wear products, which has emerged as an additional revenue stream for clinics.

Segmentation by Type of Consultation

By Consultation Type (Eye Strain/Aesthenopia, General Check-Up, Decreased/Reduced Vision, Allergic Reaction, Deformities of Eye/Eyelids)

Eye-Strain was identified to dominate the reasons for consultations, followed by General Check-Up

Segmentation by Type of Surgery

By Type of Surgery (Cataract, Refractive Error, Glaucoma, Retina Related Diseases and Others)

In terms of surgeries, Cataract surgery and Refractive Surgery were identified as the most popular surgeries, one due to the high incidence rate of cataract in Thai population and two the high demand for LASIK surgeries among Thais and foreign tourists.

Segmentation by Region

By Region (Bangkok, Central, South, North-East and North)

Bangkok, Central Thailand and Southern Thailand were identified to be dominant for ophthalmology, due to high population density and strong ophthalmic healthcare infrastructure in the regions.

Bangkok, Central Thailand and Southern Thailand were identified to be dominant for ophthalmology, due to high population density and strong ophthalmic healthcare infrastructure in the regions.

Segmentation by Type of Hospital

By Type of Hospital (Single-Specialty and Multi-Specialty

Multi-Specialty Hospitals were identified to be dominant in terms of number of consultations, number of surgeries, corresponding revenues and number of branches. The same can be attributed to the more number of branches that multi-specialty hospitals have in Thailand, for ophthalmology.

Competition Landscape

Competition in the Ophthalmology space in Thailand is moderately fragmented, with top 6 players accounting for approximately 42% market share in terms of revenues. Competition growth stage is pre-maturity with strong scope for entry of new players among regions such as North and North-East Thailand. In terms of regions, Bangkok was identified as the major regional cluster for ophthalmology in the country. Private and public health establishments exist for ophthalmology in the country, with private clinics and hospitals strongly dominating the landscape.

Key Segments Covered

Type of Consultation (Eye Strain/Aesthenopia, General Check-Up, Decreased/Reduced Vision, Allergic Reaction, Deformities of Eye/Eyelids)

Type of Surgery (Cataract, Refractive Error, Glaucoma, Retina Related Diseases and Others)

By Region (Bangkok, Central, South, North-East and North)

Type of Hospital (Single-Specialty and Multi-Specialty)

Hospitals and Clinics Covered

Rutnin Eye Hospital

TRSC International LASIK Center

Bumrungrad Hospital

Bangkok Hospital

Samitivej Hospital

Thonburi Hospital

Metta Pracharak Hospital

Vichaiyut Hospital

Thainakarin Hospital

Top Charoen Eye Center

Key Target Audience

Single-Specialty Hospitals and Clinics

Multi-Specialty Hospitals

Ophthalmologists

Ophthalmology Associations

Medical Universities and Colleges

Health Ministry of Thailand

Time Period Captured in the Report:-

Historical Period: 2015-2020

Forecast Period: 2020-2025

Key Topics Covered in the Report

Ophthalmology Healthcare Infrastructure in Thailand

Government Initiatives to Promote Superior Eye Care in Thailand

Revenue Sources for an Ophthalmology Facility

Ophthalmology Business & Operating Landscape of SEA Countries: Comparison with Thailand

Regional Analysis of Ophthalmology in Thailand

Common Eye Ailments & Surgeries in Thailand

Technological Innovations in the Ophthalmology Field in Thailand

Infrastructural & Ophthalmological Ecosystem Challenges & Solutions

Mapping the Impact of the Pandemic on Ophthalmology in Thailand

Investment Model for Setting up an Ophthalmology Clinic in Thailand

Competition Landscape

Projected Clinic Landscape for Ophthalmology in Thailand

Optimizing Existing Ophthalmological Healthcare in Thailand

Launching an Ophthalmology Facility in Thailand

Potential Risk Factors for New Entrants & Existing Players

For More Information on the Research Report, Refer to Below Link:

Thailand Ophthalmology Market

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