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Thursday, February 23, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, Product Launches and Updates, Obagi, Valeant NJ

Obagi Teams Up with Suzan Obagi, MD and Nextcell Medical to Introduce New Skincare Line

Obagi Medical Products, a wholly owned subsidiary of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., has collaborated with Nextcell Medical Company to claim exclusive distribution of Suzan Obagi, MD&rsqu…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | Product Launches and Updates

SmartGraft Introduces Articulating Arm With Mayo Tray

SmartGraft Hair Restoration now includes an articulating arm and mayo tray, Vision Medical Inc., reports. Available in February, the SmartGraft AMT (articulating mayo tray) provides ergonomic desig…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Business of Medicine, Practice Management, Practice Development, CareCredit

CareCredit to Acquire CitiHealth Card Portfolio

   CareCredit has signed an agreement with Citibank, N.A. to acquire the Citi Health Card portfolio, further expanding its healthcare acceptance network in the United States.  …

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, Fillers & Injectables, Lasers & Light Devices, Skin Care, Practice Development

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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Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Skin Care

Drumroll Please ... Clarisonic Rolls Out The Smart Profile Uplift

Clarisonic is rolling out a new at-home device, the Smart Profile Uplift. This 2-in-1 skincare device combines Clarisonic's cleansing with a new firming massage head. In clinical testing p…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Research and Publications

Researchers Quantify the Most Attractive Female Lips

In findings that may help establish lip augmentation guidelines, researchers have identified the precise measurements for the most attractive female lips. Lips with a 53.5 percent increase in surfa…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | Skin Care, Product Launches and Updates, Skinceuticals

SkinCeuticals Introduces H.A. Intensifier

SkinCeuticals is rolling out their new H.A. Intensifier, a corrective hyaluronic acid serum. Key ingredients include 10% Proxylane, a proprietary ingredient, to support hyaluronic acid l…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Lasers & Light Devices, Allergan , Cool Sculpting, Cynosure, Profound, Syneron, Tattoo

In a Week of Surprising Acquisitions, Will Syneron Be Next?

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 | Personnel/Company News, Skin Care, Cosmeceuticals, Revision Skincare

Ray Canole is New Chief Commercial Officer at Revision Skincare

Revision Skincare has announced the appointment of Ray Canole to the position of Chief Commercial Officer. He has over 15 years of business development and commercial related experience in d…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Personnel/Company News, Lasers & Light Devices, Cynosure

Cynosure to Be Acquired by Hologic

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 equity v…

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Monday, February 13, 2017 | Research and Publications

Blame It On The Brexit? Cosmetic Surgery Dips In The UK

The number of Britons undergoing cosmetic surgery dropped 40 percent in 2016, according to new data from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS). For the first time in al…

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Monday, February 13, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Personnel/Company News, Lasers & Light Devices, Allergan , Cool Sculpting, Zeltiq

Allergan Agrees 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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Tuesday, February 07, 2017 | Research and Publications

Study Shows Women Plastic Surgery Trainees Confront Anti-Pregnancy Culture

Despite a growing number of women training to become plastic surgeons, only about one-third of residency programs have a formal maternity leave policy, according to an award-winning study published in…

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Wednesday, February 01, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Allergan

Allergan Completes LifeCell Aquisition

Allergan’s acquisition of LifeCell Corporation is in the books. The Botox maker completed the acquisition of LifeCell for approximately $2.9 billion in cash. The acquisition marks Allerg…

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Wednesday, February 01, 2017 | Product Launches and Updates, Cool Sculpting, Zeltiq

FDA Clears Coolsculpting for Upper Arm Fat Reduction

ZELTIQ® Aesthetics, Inc.’s CoolSculpting is now US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared for fat reduction in the upper arms. The company will be launching the CoolAdvantage Pet…

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