HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLTM), a global leader in the medical aesthetics market, today announced that Leonard C. DeBenedictis, 69, Chief Technology Officer and a member of the company's board of directors, will retire from Solta Medical on October 1, 2010. Mr. DeBenedictis will be available to advise the company through the end of the year and he plans to remain active in the development of other emerging medical technologies.
Stephen J. Fanning, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Solta Medical, Inc. said, "Len has dedicated more than 45 years to the evolution of the laser industry and for the past decade was the driving force behind the breakthrough proprietary technology in our Fraxel® family of lasers. He joined us in 2008 with our acquisition of Reliant Technologies where Len was co-founder and CTO. In his tenure at Solta Medical, Len's leadership resulted in Solta's flagship product for fractional skin resurfacing, the Fraxel re:store® DUAL. In addition, Len has been a key player in forging our personal care product initiative with Philips Consumer Lifestyle and leaves us with an impressive pipeline of innovative products. I want to thank him for all of his contributions to the company."
About Solta Medical, Inc.
Solta Medical, Inc. is a global leader in the medical aesthetics market providing innovative, safe, and effective solutions for patients that enhance and expand the practice of medical aesthetics for physicians. The company offers products to address a range of skin issues under the industry's three premier brands: Thermage®, Fraxel® and Isolaz®. 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. Isolaz is the only laser or light based system indicated for the treatment of inflammatory acne, comedonal acne, pustular acne, and mild-to-moderate inflammatory acne. Since 2002, approximately one million Thermage, Fraxel and Isolaz procedures have been performed in over 100 countries. For more information about Solta Medical, call 1-877-782-2286 or log on to www.Solta.com.
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