HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thermage, Inc. (Nasdaq: THRM), today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Eclipse Medical, Ltd., a leading distributor of advanced aesthetic technology solutions for physician practices. Under the new agreement, Eclipse sales professionals will market the Company's ThermaCool(R) systems and treatment tips in the Southwest region of the United States.
"We are very pleased to have reached this agreement with Eclipse Medical, which represents our first partnership with a distributor in the United States," said Stephen J. Fanning, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, of Thermage. "Eclipse Medical is a significant distributor in the aesthetics market, particularly in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. This relationship will serve to augment our direct sales force with minimal investment and we believe that through our combined efforts we will significantly expand our presence in the Southwest."
"Eclipse Medical continues to seek best in class product offerings for our customers. Thermage solutions clearly meet that description," said Tom O'Brien, CEO, of Eclipse Medical. "We are excited to join forces with Thermage, the true gold standard in non-invasive skin tightening. In our region, combining the efforts of the Eclipse sales force with the Thermage sales force will certainly provide a superior infrastructure for exceeding our customers' expectations."
Thermage's innovative technology provides a unique non-invasive procedure designed to tighten and contour skin, significantly expanding the non-invasive aesthetic applications physicians can offer to the rapidly growing "anti-aging" market. For more information about Thermage, call 1-510-259-7117 or log on to http://www.thermage.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Specifically, statements concerning Thermage's expectation that the partnership with Eclipse will expand its presence in the Southwestern U.S. are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Safe Harbor. Forward-looking statements are based on management's current, preliminary expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties, which may cause Thermage's actual results to differ materially from the statements contained herein. Further information on potential risk factors that could affect Thermage's business are detailed in the Company's Form 10-Q for the period ended March 31, 2007. Undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements, which speaks only as of the date they are made. Thermage undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances after the date they were made, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
|SOURCE Thermage, Inc.|
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