Ocular pain is also known as eye pain that occurs on the surface of the eye. Ocular pain is considered as a common medical condition that resolves on its own but, sometimes it creates emergency medical conditions. Possible causes for ocular pain includes corneal discomfort, pain in the sclera and discomfort in conjunctiva and pain in the iris. Moreover, few other etiology of ocular pain includes pain in extracellular muscle of the eye, burning sensation in nerves present in the eye and paining sensation on the eyelids. Sinusitis, migraines, traumatic events and glaucoma are considered as few of medical conditions that can cause ocular pain. possible signs and symptoms of ocular pain includes pain in the eye, partial loss of vision, light sensitivity, double vision, halos vision, severe headache, irregularly shaped pupil, bulging eye and blood inside the front of eye. Common test utilized for diagnosis of ocular pain includes slit-lamp exam, dilating drops test and tonometer test. Medications used for the treatment of ocular pain include antibacterial medications, antiviral medications and steroids.
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Increasing unhygienic lifestyle among population is considered as a major market driving factor for the global ocular pain treatment market because bacterial and viral ocular infections are primarily observed among people with unhygienic lifestyle. Moreover, increasing awareness among people about eye related diseases would further accentuate the market growth in few developed nations of the world. Technological advancement in diagnostic test and increasing disposable income among population is also considered as a market driving factor of ocular pain treatment. However, lack of awareness and proper healthcare facilities present in few of the developing nations is considered as a factor that might restrict the global market demand of ocular pain treatment.
North America and Europe was observed to be the largest ocular pain treatment market due to major market players are based in these regions. Moreover, technological advancement in diagnostic test and strong demand of diagnostic test would also account for the market growth in these regions. In addition, favorable initiative taken by the federal government also accounted for the ocular pain treatment market growth in North American and European regions. Increasing awareness among people about eye related diseases and its precautions is also considered as market deriving factor in North American and European regions. Similarly, Asia-Pacific is considered as an untapped market due to lack of proper diagnostic facilities in some Asian countries. Asian market growth will be fuelled by the presence of untapped opportunities due to extensive increase in the healthcare infrastructure (healthcare cost, healthcare facility and healthcare budget).
Similarly, Asia-Pacific is considered as an emerging market due to growing market penetration in this region. Increasing disposable income among population is also accounted for the ocular pain treatment market growth in Asia-Pacific countries. Rest of the world (RoW) holds fourth position in the global ocular pain treatment market due to poor economic and health condition in most of the African countries. RoW market growth will be fuelled by extensive increase in healthcare infrastructure in Brazil and Mexico.
Some of the major players in the Ocular Pain Market are Sylentis S.A., Bayer AG, InSite Vision Incorporated, Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bristol Meyer Squibb, Merck and Co. among others.