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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Alana Sine is New CFO at Merz North America

Merz North America has appointed Alana Sine as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Merz North America. Ms. Sine has served as interim CFO since March 2018. Ms. Sine will lead the finance function for No…

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Tattoo Removal Misperceptions Abound

More than four in five adults with (86 percent) and without (82 percent) tattoos have misconceptions about tattoo removal, including confusion regarding side effects, cost and removability, according …

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Monday, December 04, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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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