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Global Surgical Microscopes Market Size, Share, Trends, COVID-19 Impact and Growth Analysis Report – Segmented By Application, End User and Region - Industry Forecast (2022 to 2027)

Published: January, 2022
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Surgical Microscopes Market Size (2022 to 2027)

The global surgical microscopes market size is estimated to grow USD 1237.4 million by 2027 from USD 714.8 million in 2022. It is expected to be growing at a CAGR of 11.6% during the forecast period.

The surgical microscope or operating microscope is an optical microscope specifically designed for the surgical setting to perform microsurgeries. It is operated mechanically or electrically. It combines a lens that provides magnification (usually in the range 4x-40x), stereoscopic vision, and an illuminated image of the surgical area. Surgical microscopes have a wide range of applications in various fields like ophthalmology, ENT surgery, gynecology, urology, neurosurgery & spine surgery, dentistry, and plastic & reconstructive surgeries.

There are many types of surgical microscopes used for various applications. ENT surgeons use one of the common types. The binocular head of the microscope is straight without any angle. The required focal length is adjusted by simply screwing on a different bottom lens under the head, which changes the overall magnification. Ophthalmologists use another common type of microscope for surgery applications for correcting eye problems. The binocular head of this microscope is on a 45-degree angle. The focal length is usually different from the ENT usage. There are also microscopes for general operation such as hand microsurgery, neuro microsurgery, orthopedic surgery, and dental surgery.


Technological advancements, increasing aging population, and Y-O-Y growth in surgical procedures are primarily accelerating the global surgical microscopes market growth.

Factors such as advancements in healthcare facilities, an increase in drug discovery and life science research, and growing surgeries are anticipated to drive the market growth. Rising R&D activities on tissue clearing and targeted cell labeling for brain functions, the vast number of the patient population, and the favorable government policies in improving the healthcare system further promote market growth.

The growth in the global aging population, increasing use of fluorescence image-guided surgery (FIGS), higher adoption of minimally invasive surgeries, advancements in healthcare facilities, increase in R&D and growth in healthcare infrastructure, technological advancements, and customized microscopy solutions are the key factors driving the growth of the global market.

Increasing application areas of microscopes in surgeries, especially in oncology, and emerging economies of developing countries and increasing focus on healthcare infrastructure and demand for effective treatment procedures are further accelerating the global surgical microscopes market. Also, the emergence of innovative and ergonomically designed microscopes and with the integration of advanced technologies such as intraoperative fluorescence, stable red reflex, and HD video and recording is likely to escalate the adoption of surgical microscopes leading to an economic upsurge of the surgical microscopes market during the estimated forecast period.


However, factors such as lack of skilled professionals, the high cost of advanced surgical microscopes, and high customs duties on medical devices are restraining the growth of this market to a certain extent.

Impact of COVID-19 on the global surgical microscopes market:

The novel coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic is an on-going problem worldwide. Over the crisis period, healthcare professionals are facing challenges in reducing the threat of disease transmission. The pandemic has disrupted millions of lives and made the world stand in one place. The disease has spread to every corner of the world. The governments-imposed lockdown following specific guidelines to prevent the widespread of a viral illness. There was no use of microscopes as all the surgeries got canceled or postponed exhibiting a negative impact on the surgical microscopes market globally.




Market Size Available

2021 to 2027

Base Year


Forecast Period

2022 to 2027

Segments Analysed

By Application, End User, Price Range, and Region

Various analyses covered

Global, Regional & Country Level Analysis, Segment-Level Analysis, Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, Challenges, PESTLE Analysis, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Analyst Overview on Investment Opportunities

Regions Analysed

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa


This research report has been segmented and sub-segmented the global surgical microscopes market into the application, end-user, price range, and region.

Surgical Microscopes Market - By Application:

  • Dentistry
  • ENT
  • Gynecology & Urology
  • Neurosurgery & Spine Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Based on the application, the segment of neuro-and spinal surgery and ophthalmology dominated the global market over the forecast period due to population growth of 65 or older. Besides, due to increased outpatient surgical centers, dentistry, and the ENT segment are expected to have the fastest growth. The microscopes, such as colonoscopy or endoscopy, provide exposure to the intestine and colon inside and enable surgery. Colonoscopy and endoscopy are commonly used due to the rising diseases associated with bowel movements.

Surgical Microscopes Market - By End-User:

  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient Facilities

Based on end User, Hospital is the largest end-user microscope segment. The high impact-making drivers for this segment are increasing the volume of surgery and supporting government funding capabilities, a higher volume of patients and procedures, and more exceptional funding capabilities. However, the independent clinic of doctors or dentists is expected to expand over the forecast period at a significant CAGR. It is anticipated that the development of smaller operating microscopes and the booming dental industry would drive demand.

Surgical Microscopes Market - By Price Range:

  • Low-range
  • Mid-range
  • Premium-range

Surgical Microscopes Market - By Region:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

Due to the health facilities in this area and the emergence of reimbursement facilities for medical treatments, North America led the global industry, followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific, with around 38 percent share in 2020. It is expected that the Asia Pacific will experience the fastest growth over the forecast period. The emerging economies of India and China, the enabling policies of the government to strengthen the healthcare sector, are the growth factors for the market.

Many public and private programs are also growing in the healthcare sector in other emerging regions of the world, such as Latin America and Africa. Such increased investment would result in the region's expanded medical and surgical facilities, driving demand for surgical microscopes. Some of the main driving forces in emerging countries for the surgical microscope market are growing innovation in R&D, a large pool of patients, and increased government funding.


Promising companies leading the global surgical microscopes market profiled in the report are Accu-Scope, Inc., Novartis AG, Alltion (Wuzhou) Co., Ltd, Haag-Streit U.SDanaher Corporation, Alcon Laboratories, Inc., Olympus Corporation, ARRI AG, Leica Microsystem GmbH, Carl Zeiss, Topcon Medical Systems, Inc, Global Surgical Corporation and Takagi Seiko co., Ltd.


  • In July 2019, Novartis Company completed the acquisition of Xiidra, which is a lifitegrast ophthalmic solution.
  • In October 2019, Zeiss medical company showcased its innovations, which are high-resolution imaging and digital eye care, at the annual meeting of the American Academy of ophthalmology. 
  • In October 2019, Sartorius AG completed chromatography hardware and resins, particle validation standards, microcarriers, and label-free biomolecular characterization businesses from Danaher Corporation.
  • Danaher Corporation is likely to complete its acquisition of the GE Biopharma business by March 2020.

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