Latest News - Lasers & Light Devices

Friday, October 13, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Solta, Valeant NJ

James P. Hartman Named New Vice President and General Manager at Solta Medical

James P. Hartman is the new Vice President and general manager at Solta Medical, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC. Mr. Hartman joined Solta Medical from Merz Aesthetics (a di…

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Monday, October 09, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

And the ASDS Stegman Award Goes to … Susan H. Weinkle, MD

Bradenton, FL-based dermatologist Susan H. Weinkle, MD received the Samuel J. Stegman, MD, Award for Distinguished Service at The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) 2017 Annual Meet…

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Friday, October 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Lisa M. Donofrio, MD Takes Reins of ASDS/ASDSA

Lisa M. Donofrio, MD, is the new President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA). Along with her fellow officers …

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Thursday, October 05, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates

Silk’n Introduces Titan by Silk'n for Home Use

Home-use devices represent a hot growth category, and Silk'n is now introducing Titan by Silk'n for at-home skin tightening and lifting. Titan combines infrared energy to increase bloo…

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Wednesday, October 04, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Solta, Valeant NJ

Meet Thermage’s New FLX System

The US Food and Drug Administration granted 510(K) clearance to Solta Medical’s new Thermage FLXTM System for smoothing skin on the face, eyes, and body. The Thermage FLX features a…

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Cynosure

Sculpsure Cleared to Treat Double Chins

Cynosure's SculpSure®  is now cleared for submental fat reduction. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted an expanded FDA 510(k) clearance for this area, Hologic, Inc. rep…

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com

FDA Clears Fotona's StarWalker MaQX Ultra Performance Q-Switched System

The FDA has cleared Fotona's StarWalker MaQX Q-Switched laser system for treating tattoos, pigmented and vascular lesions, acne and scar revision, and permanent hair reduction. The Verde 532 mode …

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Monday, September 25, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Sciton

Sciton and the Young Survival Coalition Partner for Breast Cancer Awareness

Sciton, Inc.’s Women's Health Group division and the Young Survival Coalition (YSC) are partnering to raise awareness about women's vaginal health, in particular, those who are recoverin…

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Monday, July 24, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Early Use of CO2 Lasers on Surgical Scars Bests Silicone Gel Treatment

Early treatment of surgical scars with a super-pulsed fractional C02 laser shows promise, new research suggests. The study, which appears in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (LSM), found that laser t…

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Thursday, July 13, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com

FDA Clears Philips BlueControl Wearable Light Therapy Device to Treat Mild Psoriasis At Home

The FDA has granted Royal Philips 510(k) clearance to market the Philips BlueControl wearable light therapy device to treat mild psoriasis. In the US, BlueControl is a Class II prescription medical de…

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Thursday, July 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates

FOREO’s New At-Home Blue Light Acne Pen Hits the US and Canada

FOREO's blue-light acne pen is now available in 333 stores in the US and Canada with more to be added by September 2017. The FOREO ESPADA comprises 415 nanometers (nm) of blue light energy comb…

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

ASDS: Percentage of Us Wanting Cosmetic Surgery Doubled Since 2013

Nearly 70 percent of consumers now say they are thinking about getting a cosmetic treatment, according to survey data released by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS). The ASDS Cons…

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Sciton

Sciton Rewards Consumer in New Sweepstakes

 Consumers can win $1,000 towards one of several Sciton treatments including Halo, BBL, Contour TRL, and diVa Laser Vaginal Therapy as part of an ongoing national sweepstakes. The&…

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Friday, June 23, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Tattoo

Wontech’s Pico Laser Gets FDA Nod

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared WONTECH’s picosecond laser device for tattoo removal. PICOCARE removes tattoos in various colors in less time with 1064nm, 532nm, 595nm, an…

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Cynosure

Cynosure's SculpSure Cleared for Back, Inner and Outer Thighs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted an expanded clearance for Cynosure's SculpSure to treat the back and inner and outer thighs. The SculpSure treatment is already FDA-clea…

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