Aesthetic devices

Hologic Opens State-Of-The-Art Learning Centre In Belgium

Learning and Experience Centre in Zaventem

Hologic, parent company of Cynosure, opened its first Learning and Experience Centre in Zaventem, Belgium in March. The state-of-the-art facility provides comprehensive training for customers, healthcare professionals and employees across Hologic’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions.

The 1,500-square-meter facility contains fully equipped training labs with demonstration capabilities for technologies from all four of Hologic’s divisions (Breast & Skeletal Health, Diagnostic, Gynecological Surgical and Medical Aesthetics) to provide hands-on training and experience.

Syneron-Candela Is Now Candela

Syneron-Candela, a global medical aesthetic device company, has rebranded the company to Candela and unveiled its new corporate branding at the 2019 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting in Washington DC, on March 1. The new corporate identity reflects the unification of the Syneron and Candela brands and is designed to support continued global market growth as a unified single entity.

Cutera Announces New Medical Advisory Board Members

Cutera Creates Medical Advisory Board

Aesthetic device manufacturer Cutera has a new medical advisory board that began meeting in October 2017 under the leadership of Jeffrey Dover, MD, FRCPC, associate professor of clinical dermatology at Yale University School of Medicine, and associate professor of dermatology at Brown Medical School. The board includes:

Neil Sadick, MD, dermatologist, clinical professor of dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical College and founder of Sadick Dermatology

Thermage FLX Receives Clearance for Skin Smoothing

Solta Medical’s newest radiofrequency-based device, the Thermage FLX System, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to noninvasively smooth skin on the face, eyes and body. The system uses patented radiofrequency technology to create a uniform heating effect in the deep collagen-rich layers of the skin. This gentle heating tightens existing collagen and stimulates the production of new collagen with little-to-no downtime for the patient.

Winning Combinations

Physicians share their most popular and effective combination treatment regimens.
MedEsthetics July/August 2017

Patients seeking skin rejuvenation procedures typically present with a variety of concerns ranging from skin laxity to brown spots, visible vascularity, and fine lines and wrinkles. Delivering optimal outcomes often requires the use of multiple treatment modalities. This has led physicians to embrace combination treatments that enable them to treat several signs of aging in one treatment session, saving patients both time and money.

A Delicate Subject

Indications for surgical and noninvasive vaginal rejuvenation procedures.
MedEsthetics May/June 2017 A Delicate Subject

Concerns that lead patients to seek vaginal rejuvenation treatments—procedures that alter the female genitalia, both functionally and aesthetically—are varied and complex, ranging from robust (excess) skin to urinary incontinence, loss of sensation, atrophic internal tissues and vaginal laxity. Just as symptoms vary, treatment options range from surgery to topicals to noninvasive energy-based devices.