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American Laser Centers Appoints New Corporate Medical Director

Dr. David Turok to Lead Development of Medical Advisory Board

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- American Laser Centers, , the largest provider of laser hair removal and other noninvasive aesthetic services in the U.S., announces the appointment of Dr. David Turok as corporate medical director.

As corporate medical director, Dr. Turok is responsible for overseeing the treatment protocol and training program for the more than American Laser Centers 220 clinic locations nationwide. He will also lead the research and development team to review and recommend increased service offerings. In addition, Dr. Turok will develop a new corporate medical advisory board that will act as a best practice-sharing platform for physicians utilizing aesthetic laser technology in the U.S. This board will also ensure American Laser Centers continues to provide the safest and most effective treatments available.

Dr. Turok is a Chicago-based cosmetic surgeon who is board certified in both ophthalmology as well as neurology. He is fellowship trained in cosmetic and reconstructive oculofacial plastic surgery.

"Dr. Turok's expertise in both non-invasive and invasive aesthetic procedures positions our company well for growth and expansion into new aesthetic treatment markets," said Gary Graves, chief executive officer for American Laser Centers.

Dr. Turok completed extensive post graduate training in cosmetic and laser surgery through fellowships in cosmetic and reconstructive oculofacial plastic surgery at Childs Hospital in Albany New York. He was also the first physician in the state of Alabama to perform Ultrapulse CO2 laser resurfacing in the early 1990s. As an expert in the use of lasers for cosmetic surgery, Dr. Turok has instructed many physicians and surgeons in the use of various lasers for cosmetic surgery, including the use of lasers for skin resurfacing, hair removal, liposuction, blepharoplasty, face lift, tattoo removal and treatment of abnormal blood vessels. Due to his neurology and oculofacial plastic surgery background, he has been injecting Botox(TM) for over 20 years. Most recently, Dr. Turok has been instructing courses in the use of laser assisted liposuction under local anesthesia.

Dr. Turok is a graduate of the accelerated B.S./M.D. honors program at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Albany Medical College of Union University. Among his numerous medical society memberships, Dr. Turok is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery/ American Society of Liposuction Surgery, International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons and the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery.

About American Laser Centers

American Laser Centers, , is the largest and most successful laser hair removal, skin rejuvenation and cellulite reduction therapy company, with more than 220 locations in the United States. The company has performed more than two million aesthetic treatments since its founding in 2002. American Laser Centers offers clients laser hair removal, skin rejuvenation, body contouring and cellulite reduction therapy treatments using state-of-the-art-technology under a doctor-supervised regimen.

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