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10/11/2015 | The number of cosmetic laser clinics being investigated for not being registered has increased significantly, a BBC Wales investigation has found. Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) currently checks premises providing non-surgical laser or Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) skin procedures.

13/12/2014 | She just wanted to have a blemish removed from her forehead – but a Basingstoke mum endured an agonising ordeal and has been left with blurred vision in one eye after suffering a bad reaction when a drug used for varicose veins was injected into her face. Lisa Fairbanks went to her doctor after a blood dot appeared on her forehead, but was advised that treatment was not available on the NHS, and it was suggested she try a beauty clinic.

31/07/2014 | Syneron Medical Ltd., a leading global aesthetic device company, announced today that its new PicoWay® device has received CE Mark indication to treat tattoos of all types and colors and pigmented lesions on any skin type. PicoWay is a new and innovative dual wavelength device, with 532nm and 1064nm wavelengths, which utilizes Syneron's proprietary PicoWay technology to deliver energy to the skin using pulses which are trillionths of a second, known as picosecond pulses.

29/07/2014 | More than 23 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed worldwide in 2013, according to statistics released today by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), the leading international society for aesthetic plastic surgery with more than 2,700 board-certified aesthetic plastic surgeon members in 95 countries. For the first time, Brazil edges out the United States in terms of the number of surgical procedures performed, and Botulinum Toxin takes the number one position for number of overall cosmetic procedures performed.

17/10/2013 | A new study showing increasing numbers of lawsuits being filed against non-physicians performing laser surgery has important implications for patient safety, according to the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA). The first-ever comprehensive study of laser surgery liability claims, published Wednesday in JAMA Dermatology, shows patients are filing more injury lawsuits in recent years when laser treatments are performed by non-physicians outside traditional medical settings.

24/06/2013 | Cynosure, Inc., a leader in laser- and light-based treatments for minimally invasive and non-invasive aesthetic applications, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. Cynosure purchased Palomar in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $287 million. In the transaction, Cynosure issued approximately six million shares and paid approximately $146 million in cash contributed by both Cynosure and Palomar.

21/06/2013 | Solta Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLTM), the global market leader in aesthetic skin treatments, today announced it has received a new FDA 510(k) clearance of its Fraxel® DUAL 1550/1927 laser system for the treatment of pigmented lesions such as, but not limited to lentigos (age spots), solar lentigos (sun spots) and ephelides (freckles).

08/05/2013 | Chinese healthcare company Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co., Ltd. announced this week the joint acquisition of the Caesarea, Israel-based Alma Lasers Ltd. with the Pramerica-Fosun Fund. Alma Lasers is an international manufacturer of laser, light-based, radiofrequency and ultrasound products with core R&D capabilities are in the medical and aesthetic device manufacturing field.

25/03/2013 | The cycling boom since the Olympics has seen an increasing number of men shaving their legs - and discovering unsightly thread veins underneath, according to one cosmetic surgery clinic. Dr Peter Finigan, specialist thread vein practitioner at Dr Newmans Clinic, a nationwide doctor-led consultancy which specialises solely in removing thread veins, has treated more than 50 male cyclists since September at his practice in Manchester.

18/03/2013 | In a transaction that creates one of the world`s premier aesthetic laser and light-based companies, Cynosure, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYNO) and Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: PMTI) today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement, pursuant to which Cynosure will acquire Palomar in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $294 million.

20/02/2013 | According to plastic surgery statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) on Tuesday, 14.6 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2012, up 5 percent since 2011. As economic indicators such as auto, retail, and home sales saw gains in 2012 - so too did plastic surgery.

05/12/2012 | Cynosure, Inc. a leader in laser- and light-based treatments for minimally invasive and non-invasive aesthetic applications, today announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market the PicoSure™ laser workstation for the removal of tattoos and benign pigmented lesions. The Company expects to sell PicoSure initially through its U.S. direct sales force to aesthetic dermatologists and plastic surgeons beginning in early 2013.

01/09/2012 | Ellman International, a developer of radiofrequency technology for precision surgical and aesthetic procedures, has announced its acquisition of Sandstone Medical Technologies, developer of aesthetic laser and intense pulsed light technologies.

16/08/2012 | When it comes to running errands and shuttling kids to and from school and various practices, moms often bear the brunt of carpooling — literally. Dermatologists caution that in the process, moms may be getting unintentional sun exposure that can lead to early signs of aging of the hands, such as dark brown age spots and loss of volume that results in thin, sunken skin.

10/05/2012 | Experts have warned that the deregulation of laser treatments could be leaving people scarred for life - and also the taxpayer with a huge bill for botched jobs. Injuries caused by botched cosmetic laser procedures are costing the NHS far more than the £2million a year it estimated, experts warn. Laser treatments, used to combat wrinkles and thread veins, as well as for hair removal and skin-­resurfacing, have soared in ­popularity recently as prices tumble.

20/04/2012 | German researchers report that diode laser therapy augmented with indocyanine green (ICG) results in good to excellent clearance of telangiectatic leg veins with no persisting side effects. Investigators from University Hospital Regensburg assessed the safety and efficacy of ICG-augmented diode laser therapy for the treatment of telangiectatic leg veins in 15 female patients.

18/02/2012 | Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Medical Laser Systems - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

06/12/2011 | Arts writer Charlotte Cripps underwent Intense Pulsed Light treatment - where light is used to smooth the complexion - for a newspaper story three years ago.

17/11/2011 | In South Korea, mom may take you for a facelift before she takes you to a match-maker.

15/11/2011 | GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Medical Laser Systems market. The global market of medical laser systems is projected to reach US$8.2 billion by 2017, driven by increasing number of applications across areas such as ophthalmology, oncology, cosmetic surgery, cardiology, dentistry, gynecology, dermatology, gastroenterology, diagnostics, and urology. Technological advancements and increasing number of people opting for cosmetic therapies involving the use of lasers for treatment is also expected to foster market growth. ...

19/10/2011 | “No downtime.” “Moderate redness.” “Minimal bruising.” When it comes to the many light- and energy-based devices used for aesthetic procedures from hair removal to body contouring, what do these claims really mean?

22/09/2011 | You are 30-years-old, beautiful and basking in admiration. Just for a lark you visit a plastic surgeon or dermatologist to find out at what age you might need some “work”.

22/09/2011 | Do you still recognize your hands? If the answer is “yes,” you probably have not hit your middle fifties.

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