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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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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com

Sciton Consumer Sweepstakes Underway

Sciton's nation-wide sweepstakes in which consumers can win $1,000 towards treatment with Sciton devices runs through August 23. Winners will receive $1,000 toward one of sever…

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

There’s a New Pico in Town: Wontech’s Picocare Scores 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

Sculpture OK'd 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…

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Alma

Alma Lasers Inc. Hair Removal Platform Now Comprises Three Wavelengths

Alma Lasers now offers 1064 Nd: YAG capabilities along with 810nm and 755nm on its Soprano ICE platform, allowing users to better match wavelength to hair removal patient. Alma added Alexandrite te…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, AAFPRS, Allergan

New AAFPRS Data: More Than 30 Percent of Men Are Considering Nips and Tucks

The plastic surgery ‘menaissaince’ may really be a thing, finds a new survey from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). It turns out that 31 p…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Nearly 10.5 Million Treatments Performed by ASDS Members in 2016

Dermatologic surgeons performed nearly 10.5 million medically necessary and cosmetic procedures in 2016 -- five percent more than 2015 and up 31 percent since 2012, according to the 2016 Americ…

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Sciton

Sciton Launches diVa® Center of Excellence Program

Sciton, Inc.’s new diVa® Center of Excellence Program will spotlight urogynecologists, urologists, OB/GYN's and gynecologists who are dedicated to creating an optimal Treatment Experienc…

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Friday, May 05, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

NJ Plastic Surgeon Dr. Barry Dibernardo To Lead ASERF

New Jersey-based plastic surgeon Barry Dibernardo, MD is the new President of the Aesthetic Surgery Education And Research Foundation. ASERF is the philanthropic research and education arm of the&n…

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, ThermiAesthetics

ThermiGen, an Almirall company, Names Vladimir Paul-Blanc President & General Manager

Vladimir Paul-Blanc has been named President & General Manager of ThermiGen, LLC, starting May 1. He will report directly to the Executive Vice-president of Commercial Strategy of Almirall, Alfons…

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Monday, April 03, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, PracticalDermatology.com, Syneron

Breaking Business News: Apax Partners to Acquire Syneron

An affiliate of funds advised by Apax Partners will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Syneron Candela for $11.00 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $397 m…

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

ASAPS: Americans Spent Big on Cosmetic Surgery in 2016

15 + B That’s the amount of money that Americans doled out for cosmetic surgery in 2016, according to newly released statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)…

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Saturday, March 04, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Zeltiq

Zeltiq Showcases CoolAdvantage Petite Applicator at AAD Annual Meeting

ZELTIQ® Aesthetics is showcasing the CoolAdvantage Petite™ applicator at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting (AAD) in Orlando.  The CoolAdvantage technology is …

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Thursday, March 02, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic surgery

ASAPS 2016: Labiaplasty More Than A Fad

When it rains, it pours. Both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and sister organization American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) released some (ASAPS) or all  …

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