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Ranbaxy launches isotretinoin product in U.S.

December 31, 2012

Ranbaxy is launching its isotretinoin product for the treatment of acne, Absorica, in the United States.

Low-dose isotretinoin works for adult acne

December 31, 2012

Low-dose isotretinoin may be effective, with fewer side effects, when used to treat adult acne, results of a clinical trial presented at the annual congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology suggest.

Lumenis plans to distribute Sound Surgical Technologies' VASER Shape system

October 01, 2012

Lumenis has signed an agreement with Sound Surgical Technologies (SST) that will make Lumenis a distributor of SST’s VASER Shape MC1 System, a noninvasive body-shaping device for aesthetic practitioners.

Lucid Inc. changes name to Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics

October 01, 2012

Lucid Inc. is operating under a new company name - Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics Inc., or Caliber ID. The new name reflects the company’s commitment to innovating and delivering the highest-caliber identification tools for accurate, rapid diagnosis to assist in the fight against skin cancer and other diseases, according to company reports.

Ulthera receives clearance to market Ultherapy in Brazil

October 01, 2012

Ulthera is now registered in Brazil to market and distribute its UltheraSystem, which combines ultrasound imaging with focused ultrasound therapy in a treatment known as Ultherapy.

Valeant buys Medicis for $2.6 billion

October 01, 2012

Valeant Pharmaceuticals has agreed to acquire Medicis Pharmaceutical for $44 per share in cash, in a deal worth approximately $2.6 billion.

Palomar introduces Vectus laser for hair removal

October 01, 2012

Palomar Medical Technologies has announced the availability of the Palomar Vectus laser for laser hair removal.

Cetaphil teams with Children's Skin Disease Foundation's Camp Wonder

October 01, 2012

Galderma’s Cetaphil brand is partnering with Camp Wonder, an initiative of the Children’s Skin Disease Foundation, by donating a portion of the proceeds of a special edition moisturizing cream to the camp, as well as granting $100,000 to fund camp activities.

Allergan opens new clinical research and development center in N.J.

October 01, 2012

Allergan has opened a new research and development center in Bridgewater, N.J.

Naqu Area Pioneer Pharma to market NovaBay's NeutroPhase cleanser in southeast Asia

October 01, 2012

NovaBay Pharmaceuticals has expanded its commercial partnership agreement with Naqu Area Pioneer Pharma, a Shanghai company that markets high-end pharmaceutical products into China, for the commercialization of NeutroPhase Skin and Wound Cleanser in China and other select Asian markets.