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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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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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