Anomaloscope Market to increase rapidly by 2027

Anomaloscope is a medical instrument used to test conditions of color blindness and for distinguishing between dichromats and anomalous trichromats. Anomaloscope is based on the Rayleigh match technology which is a mixture of both red and green light that has to match the red light source. By matching this range, the different type of red-green color deficiency or color blindness can be identified. In addition, another anomaloscope is based on moreland match (blue-green) technology for the diagnosis of tritan defects. The first anomaloscope was nagel anomaloscope, and with increasing technological advancement, new devices are introduced such as neitz anomaloscope, HMC (Heidelberg Multi Color) anomaloscope, or pickford-nicolson anomaloscope. Anomaloscope was discovered in 1907, and are widely accepted by ophthalmologist around the world. It is also used to measure both qualitative and quantitative abnormalities in color perception.


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Anomaloscope Market: Drivers and Restraints

The growth of global anomaloscope market is generally driven by increasing prevalence of color blindness or color vision deficiency (CVD) in the global population. According to the research conducted, approximately 1 in every 12 men and 1 in 200 women on global level are suffering from color blindness. Moreover, in UK more than 2.7 million people are living with color blindness which is nearly 4.5% of total population, most of them are male. The genetic factor is most common cause of causing color blindness. The other factors such as technological advancement and rising awareness about the disorder are also gardening the growth of global anomaloscope market. However, high initial cost of instrument is hampering the market growth of anomaloscope. The complexity issue and availability of other technologies such as pseudoisochromatic plate tests, color hue discrimination tests, and lanterns tests are major hurdles for the growth of global anomaloscope market.

Anomaloscope Market: Segmentation

The global anomaloscope market can be segmented on the basis of end-user and region.

On the basis of end-user, global anomaloscope market can be segmented as:

  • Hospital
  • Clinics
  • Specialty clinics

On the basis of region, global anomaloscope market can be segmented as:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa

Anomaloscope Market: Overview

Anomaloscope is the oldest technology used to diagnosis the eye anomalies. Since its inception, various technological advancement has been witnessed such as compatibility with the computers in anomaloscope devices. Anomaloscope is widely adopted in hospitals and clinics for detection of color blindness. With the increasing penetration of e-commerce website and rising incidences of color blindness is expected to boost the growth of global anomaloscope market. The incorporation of the software applications in anomaloscope has made it robust to dominate over other diagnostic tests.

Anomaloscope Market: Region Wise Outlook

Geographically, anomaloscope market is classified into regions viz. North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia-Pacific, Japan, Middle East and Africa. The market of North America is anticipated to hold the largest share of anomaloscope in global market, followed by Western Europe, owing to widespread adoption in hospitals and clinics, and presence of sophisticated healthcare infrastructure. In addition, increasing prevalence of color blindness or eye anomalies is impelling the market growth of anomaloscope.


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The market in Asia- Pacific region and Japan alone is anticipated to grow at a higher rate owing to the increasing development in the healthcare sector and presence of large population base, majority includes geriatric people. However, the market in regions such as Latin America, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East and Africa are estimated to show a steady growth over the forecast period. These regions are anticipated to show lucrative opportunities owing to the absence of any players of anomaloscope.

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