HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLTM) is proud to celebrate the launch of the new Thermage CPT and Fraxel re:store Dual systems with the kick off of the illumiNATION tour (www.illumiNATIONtour.com). Starting September 14 and continuing through November, the illumiNATION tour is bringing the latest breakthroughs in Thermage(R) and Fraxel(R) systems directly to physicians in over 20 cities across the U.S. and 11 cities in Europe.
The tour will travel from city-to-city aboard a classic - but modernized - Airstream(R) trailer outfitted with Thermage and Fraxel treatment stations. The sleek, iconic Airstream continues to be celebrated for its eye-catching, innovative design and remains the epitome of style and glamour on the road. Solta Medical is bringing that same timeless yet modern style and beauty to major U.S. and European cities to demonstrate how these new treatments can help you look younger and feel fabulous without the need for invasive procedures.
"We are delighted to be among the first practices in the world to adopt the latest systems from Solta Medical," said Neil Sadick, MD, Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medical College. "The illumiNATION tour will generate significant awareness of these exciting new Thermage and Fraxel procedures in every city that it visits."
The tour kicks off in Chicago on September 14 & 15 and travels throughout the U.S. and Europe in October and November. Appointments are available for physicians and their staff to evaluate the new Thermage and Fraxel systems. To find out when the tour will be near you, go to www.illuminationtour.com and click the "Join Us" tab.
"The new Thermage CPT and Fraxel re:store Dual systems represent the next generation of anti-aging treatments and are now better than ever for skin tightening and skin resurfacing," said Stephen J. Fanning, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Solta Medical, Inc. "I am confident these innovative new products will change the way people think about aesthetic procedures. We believe such breakthrough systems deserve a unique introduction to the market, and the illumiNATION tour is the first of its kind in the aesthetic industry."
About the Thermage CPT system
The Thermage CPT system represents a leap forward in skin tightening and body contouring technology. The Thermage CPT incorporates proprietary Comfort Pulse Technology(TM), along with a breakthrough vibrating handpiece, to offer the maximum in treatment efficacy and patient comfort. Thermage is the premier non-invasive procedure to help tighten and contour skin in a single treatment with no surgery, no injections and little to no downtime.
About the Fraxel re:store Dual system
The new non-ablative Fraxel re:store Dual system takes the industry leading Fraxel technology to the next level by adding a novel 1927 nm wavelength, the first-ever application of a Thulium laser in the aesthetics market. The new wavelength enables physicians to treat multiple body areas in one treatment session and better address pigmentation and other dyschromia with minimal discomfort.
ABOUT SOLTA MEDICAL, INC.
Solta Medical is a global leader in the medical aesthetics market providing innovative, safe, and effective anti-aging solutions for patients that enhance and expand the practice of medical aesthetics for physicians. The company offers products to address aging skin under the industry's two premier brands: Thermage(R) and Fraxel(R). Thermage is an innovative, non-invasive radiofrequency procedure for tightening and contouring skin. As the leader in fractional laser technology, Fraxel delivers minimally invasive clinical solutions to resurface aging and sun damaged skin. Since 2002, approximately one million Thermage and Fraxel procedures have been performed in nearly 80 countries. Thermage and Fraxel are the perfect complement for any aesthetic practice. For more information about Solta Medical, call 1-877-782-2286 or log on to http://www.Solta.com.
The Thermage CPT system is FDA cleared for the non-invasive treatment of wrinkles and rhytids, including the upper and lower eyelids and for the temporary improvement in the appearance of cellulite with vibration.
The Fraxel re:store 1550 nm laser is FDA cleared for the treatment of pigmented lesions, acne scars, melasma, mild to moderate periorbital rhytids, surgical scars and actinic keratosis. The Fraxel re:store 1927 nm wavelength is pending FDA 510(k) clearance.
(C) 2009 Solta Medical, Inc. All rights reserved. Thermage, Thermage CPT, Fraxel, Fraxel re:store and Solta Medical are trademarks or registered trademarks of Solta Medical, Inc. or its subsidiaries.
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