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Document And Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2018
Oct. 18, 2018
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name Anika Therapeutics, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0000898437  
Trading Symbol anik  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding (in shares)   14,211,457
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2018  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false