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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, ThermiAesthetics

ThermiGen, an Almirall company, Names Vladimir Paul-Blanc President & General Manager

Vladimir Paul-Blanc has been named President & General Manager of ThermiGen, LLC, starting May 1. He will report directly to the Executive Vice-president of Commercial Strategy of Almirall, Alfons…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

New “Sonoillumination” Waveguide Device Set to Improve Laser Surgery

One of the biggest issues with the lasers used to treat benign vascular birthmarks, port-wine stains and for tattoo removal is making sure the laser light, which is held at a distance from the skin, i…

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Monday, April 03, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, PracticalDermatology.com, Syneron

Apax Partners To Acquire Syneron for Close to $400 million

An affiliate of funds advised by Apax Partners will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Syneron Candela for $11.00 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $397 m…

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Saturday, March 04, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Zeltiq

Zeltiq Shines Spotlight on CoolAdvantage Petite Applicator at AAD Annual Meeting

ZELTIQ® Aesthetics is showcasing the CoolAdvantage Petite™ applicator at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting (AAD) in Orlando.  The CoolAdvantage technology is the o…

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Thursday, March 02, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, American Academy of Dermatology, BTL

BTL Aesthetics To Unveil New Ultra Femme 360° Technology for Vaginal Rejuvenation at AAD

BTL Industries is introducing its new 360° technology to leading cosmetic dermatologists and physicians during the annual American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Conference taking place in Orlando, …

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Friday, February 17, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Save The Dates: ASLMS to Host 37th Annual Conference In Early April 2017

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) 2017 will take place April 5 -- 9, 2017 in San Diego, Calif. New for 2017 is a special CME Session, Moving from the Lab to the Clinic,…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com

Deadline Extended for Medical Spa State of the Industry Statistical Study

The American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) has extended the deadline for the 2017 Medical Spa State of the Industry Report, administered by MarketData Enterprises and sponsored by Modern …

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

No Biopsy Required? Non-Invasive Skin Cancer Test May Offer Quick Diagnosis

A new non-invasive imaging technique may accurately detect skin cancer without surgical biopsy. Multiphoton microscopy of mitochondria accurately identified melanomas and basal cell carcinomas by d…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, PracticalDermatology.com, Allergan , Cool Sculpting, Cynosure, PicoWay, Profound, Syneron, Tattoo , Zeltiq

Rumor Has It Syneron Is Next In Week of Surprising Aquisitions

Hot off the heels of Allergan’s acquisition of Zeltiq and Hologic Inc,’s surprising purchase of Cynosure Inc., media reports are now swirling that British private equity fund Apax Partners…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Cosmetic surgery, Cynosure

Hologic to Acquire Cynosure

Hologic, Inc.  and Cynosure, Inc. have signed a definitive agreement for Hologic to acquire all outstanding Cynosure shares for $66.00 per share in cash, which corresponds to an eq…

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Monday, February 13, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, PracticalDermatology.com, Allergan , Cool Sculpting, Zeltiq

Allergan to Acquire ZELTIQ for $2.47 Billion

Allergan plc  and ZELTIQ® Aesthetics, Inc. have entered into a definitive agreement under which Allergan has agreed to acquire ZELTIQ for $56.50 per share, or $2.475 …

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Thursday, February 09, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Alma

Alma Lasers' Accent Celebrates 10 Years with a New Campaign

Accent Prime is celebrating a 10 year anniversary with a newly launched campaign. Alma Lasers released the first generation of the Accent branded platform in 2007, with the FDA approval, and technolog…

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com

8th Annual CSF Meeting Kicks Off

The Cosmetic Surgery Forum (CSF), now in its eighth year, was founded by NE-based dermatologist Joel Schlessinger, MD. CSF is a three-day multi-specialty educational symposium that covers the latest r…

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Tuesday, November 08, 2016 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Syneron

FDA Clears Syneron Candela's Profound SubQ to Improve Cellulite

Syneron Candela  received FDA 510(k) clearance for Profound when using the SubQ handpiece and cartridge to improve the appearance of cellulite in patients with Fitzpatrick skin types I-III, as su…

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Merz

FDA Clears Merz Aesthetics' Cellfina System for Long-Term Improvement of Cellulite

The FDA has cleared the Cellfina System from Merz Aesthetics, a division of Merz North America, for the long-term improvement in the appearance of cellulite on the buttocks and thighs of adult females…

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