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Syneron exits for $397 million

Israeli esthetic medical products company Syneron Medical is being acquired by private equity advisory firm Apax Partners for $397 million. Syneron has been featured previously many times in this newsletter.  Its products are popular globally – even in Lebanon (see … Continue reading

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Tattoo removal laser gets US approval

The US FDA has approved three wavelengths of the PicoWay picosecond laser from Israel’s Syneron Medical.  The device successfully removes tattoos of various colors.  Recent trials removed 22 tattoos from 15 patients with no side effects. http://investors.syneron.com/releases?item=320

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Laser treatment for nail fungus

(Thanks to Atid-EDI) Gentle Pro YAG lasers from Israel’s Syneron Medical can now treat onychomycosis (nail fungus) – affecting 10-12% of the population and especially dangerous for diabetics.  Laser heat is safer than oral alternatives and more effective than topical … Continue reading

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Remove fat with ultrasound

Israel’s Syneron has obtained FDA approval for its non-invasive UltraShape System for fat cell destruction. Pulsed focused ultrasound energy targets subcutaneous fat, while keeping the surrounding tissue intact. The system is already sold in Europe, Canada and Asia Pacific countries. … Continue reading

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Making the world more beautiful

(Thanks to Atid-EDI) Israel’s Syneron has formed a joint venture with Unilever to market Syneron’s home-use aesthetic devices globally. The company also won the title “Equipment Supplier of the Year” for the second year running, at the UK’s Aesthetic Awards … Continue reading

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Repairing the damage from acne

(Thanks to Atid-EDI) Israel’s Syneron Medical is launching its unique bi-polar fractional radio-frequency (RF) energy device to remove acne scars. 22% of adults 18 years and older are adversely affected by acne scars and 77% of them want a low-cost, … Continue reading

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Hair removal at home

The US FDA has cleared Israel’s Syneron Medical to market its home-use hair removal system to customers “over the counter”. Retailers are expected to sell the systems, with Syneron’s patented Intense Pulse Light (IPL) and Radio Frequency (RF) energy technology, … Continue reading

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Lebanon uses Israeli cosmetic products

Campaigners to boycott Israel have exposed the “scandal” on the Arab media site Alakhbar. Israeli products include those from Syneron, Lumenis, Alma and Invasix. The EoZ site highlights that these products also remove disfigurations on children, and Lebanon uses many … Continue reading

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Dentists ditch the drill

(thanks to Israel21c) Syneron Dental Lasers of Yokneam, Israel, has developed the new LiteTouch dental laser. It is entirely portable, saves energy and, oh yes, it’s much less painful than a drill. http://israel21c.org/health/dentists-ditch-the-drill

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