Latest News - Lasers & Light Devices

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, BTL

Body by BTL: New Campaign Showcases Breadth of BTL Aesthetics Offerings

BTL Aesthetics is celebrating the brand's innovation with a first-of-its-kind campaign for the professional aesthetics industry emphasizing full body results. The Body by BTL c…

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Monday, January 22, 2018 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, American Academy of Dermatology, Cynosure

Cynosure's TempSure™ Envi Set to Debut at 2018 AAD Meeting

Hologic's Cynosure division is launching  TempSure™ Envi  -- an FDA-cleared advanced radiofrequency device. TempSure™ Envi heats the deep layers of skin to rege…

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Tuesday, January 09, 2018 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Cutera

New From Cutera: Juliet and Secret RF

Cutera has introduced two new devices to its laser and energy-based device offerings: Juliet™ and Secret RF®. The North American launch of the Juliet laser represents Cutera's …

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

FDA OKs Describe Patch for Use with All Tattoo Removal Lasers

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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Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, BTL

Fat Reduction Following Treatment with BTL Vanquish Lasts Four Years

Abdominal fat reduction achieved via BTL Vanquish and Vanquish ME lasts for at least four years, according to new long-term data released by the company. Both devices use radiofrequency (…

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

James P. Hartman Tapped as 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 Aesthe…

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

Congrats! Lisa M. Donofrio, MD Named New ASDS/ASDSA President

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

New from Silk’n: Meet Titan by Silk'n

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

FDA Clears Thermage’s FLX System for Smoothing Skin

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

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

Sculpture OK'd as Double Chin Treatment

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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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Cutera

Cutera’s truSculpt May Help Reduce Fat in the Lower Face

Static type monopolar 1-MHz radiofrequency may help reduce fat and tighten skin in the lower face, according to research published in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. “We objectively observed …

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

Sciton Gives Back for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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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Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Business of Medicine, PracticalDermatology.com, Syneron

Syneron Candela Becomes Private Company with Completion of Transaction with Funds Advised by Apax Partners

Syneron Medical Ltd. announced the successful completion of its acquisition by an affiliate of funds advised by Apax Partners for $11.00 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $400…

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

ASDS: Seven of 10 Consumers Considering Nips or Tucks

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 …

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