Latest News - Merz

Monday, December 04, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance,, Product Launches and Updates, Merz

FDA Grants Extended Clearance of the Describe Patch for Tattoo Removal

Merz North America’s DESCRIBE® PFD Patch is now cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for all commonly used lasers for tattoo removal. The new FDA clearance also extends …

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Thursday, June 01, 2017 |, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Merz

PFD Patch Improves Laser Tattoo Removal Experience

Using a perfluorodecalin (PDF) patch during tattoo removal treatment may make the process quicker, safer and more tolerable, finds a new study in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (LSM). The study was…

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Monday, April 24, 2017 |, Product Launches and Updates, Merz

Merz Aesthetics Launches Mederma Quick Dry Oil, Mederma Spezial

Merz Aesthetics is officially launching Mederma Quick Dry Oil and Mederma Spezial in the US. Mederma Quick Dry Oil contains a complex blend of oils, botanicals and patented Cepalin to imp…

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Tuesday, April 04, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, Merz

Merz Taps Bob Rhatigan as New President, CEO

Allergan vet Bob Rhatigan is the new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Merz North America, and Patrick Urban will serve as Chief Commercial Officer, effective immediately. In his new r…

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Monday, January 23, 2017 |, Product Launches and Updates, Merz

Radiesse Hits Double Digits

Merz Aesthetics’ flagship brand, Radiesse, turned 10 this year, and was feted in style at a throw-back Thursday media event in New York City. The party took beauty bloggers and journos back t…

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Monday, November 21, 2016 | Acquisitions and Mergers, FDA Approval/Clearance, Personnel/Company News,, Product Launches and Updates, Merz, Ulthera

Merz On The Move: Reflections On Fiscal Year 2015/16

Merz Pharma’s core business has grown by 8.9 percent from EUR 809.8 million to EUR 881.9 million in fiscal 2015/16, the company reports. The company’s total revenue of EUR 1,092.9 milli…

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Thursday, November 10, 2016 |, Product Launches and Updates, Merz

Mederma To Offer Products for Healthier Hair, Skin and Nails

It’s not just scar and stretch mark reduction for Mederma anymore. Perhaps best known for such legacy products as scar gel and cream and stretch mark therapy, Mederma is now rolling out three…

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 | FDA Approval/Clearance,, 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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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 |, Product Launches and Updates, Merz

New From Neocutis: Meet the Micro-Riche Line

NEOCUTIS is rolling out a new line. The MICRO-RICHE ultra-hydrating line will expand the company’s MICRO-PROTEIN Complex (MPC) product line. The new MICRO-RICHE line includes more emollient v…

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016 | Acquisitions and Mergers,, Merz

Merz Acquires Aesthetics Medical Device Company ON Light Sciences

With its newest acquisition of ON Light Sciences, Inc.,  Merz North America is expanding their reach into the laser-adjacent dermatologic arena. ON Light Sciences, Inc. is a U.S. med…

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016 |, Practice Development, Cynosure, Merz, Syneron, Zeltiq

Men, New Technologies Drive Growth in Body Contouring Market

The body contouring market is set to rise from $671.8 million in 2015 to more than $1.1 billion by 2022, representing a compound annual growth rate of 7.9%, according to research and consulting firm G…

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 |, Research and Publications, Allergan , Galderma, Merz

It’s Official: Botox Makes Us Feel Better About Ourselves

Patient satisfaction with overall facial appearance increases by 28 percent with botulinum toxin type A injections to the glabellar rhytids, according to new research in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal.…

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Monday, April 18, 2016 |, Allergan , Galderma, Merz

Phat Lips: Celebrity Lip Envy Driving Explosive Growth in Lip Enhancement

Someone gets their lips enhanced every 19 minutes in the US, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reports. And a new ASPS survey suggests that celebrity lip envy may be driving this tren…

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016 |,,,, Research and Publications, Cynosure, Lutronics, Merz, Syneron

North America's Scar Treatment Poised for Growth Spurt by 2022

Scar treatment will be a hot growth area in coming years, according to a new report by Persistence Market Research. The report cites a rising incidence of burn and trauma cases and an increasi…

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Tuesday, March 01, 2016 |,, Product Launches and Updates, American Academy of Dermatology, BTL , Cool Sculpting, Merz, Neostrata, Promius, Sciton, Zeltiq

Dermwire’s Inside Scoop on Hottest Expected AAD2016 Launches

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)’s annual meeting is the place for skin care companies looking to launch the latest -- and hopefully greatest  --- innovations or iterations in sk…

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