HAYWARD, Calif., Jan. 12 Thermage, Inc.(Nasdaq: THRM) announced that effective today it has changed its corporatename to Solta Medical, Inc. At the open of the NASDAQ exchange this morning,Solta Medical, Inc. will begin trading under the symbol "SLTM."
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"The name and ticker symbol changes are a great start to the New Year anda key milestone in the integration of the acquisition of Reliant Technologies,Inc. The new company combines the industry's two leading brands, Thermage(R)and Fraxel(R), under a new corporate name that will now form a global leaderin aesthetic energy devices," said Stephen J. Fanning, Chairman of the Board,President and CEO. "Solta Medical will focus on providing superior anti-agingsolutions for patients and physicians by offering the gold standard of carefor tightening, contouring and resurfacing of the skin with Thermage andFraxel treatments."
Solta Medical also announced the expansion of its industry-exclusivecustomer loyalty program which allows physicians to lock-in preferred pricingfor Thermage and Fraxel treatment tips along with other preferred customerbenefits to help physicians grow their practices and increase practiceprofitability.
"Thermage and Fraxel are the strongest aesthetic device brands availableto physicians today," said Suzanne Bruce, MD, dermatologist and President ofSuzanne Bruce and Associates in Houston, Texas. "By combining these twobrands into one company and expanding the customer loyalty program, SoltaMedical is opening a number of new opportunities for doctors to convenientlyand cost-effectively access a full suite of safe and effective anti-agingsolutions."
About Solta Medical
Solta Medical is a global leader in the medical aesthetics marketproviding innovative, safe, and effective anti-aging solutions for patientsthat enhance and expand the practice of medical aesthetics for physicians.
The company offers products to address aging skin under the industry's twopremier brands: Thermage(R) and Fraxel(R). Thermage is an innovative, non-invasive radiofrequency procedure for tightening and contouring skin. As theleader in fractional laser technology, Fraxel delivers minimally invasiveclinical solutions to resurface aging and sun damaged skin. Since 2002,approximately one million Thermage and Fraxel procedures have been performedin nearly 80 countries. Thermage and Fraxel are the perfect complement for anyaesthetic practice. For more information about Solta Medical, call1-877-782-2286 or log on to http://www.Solta.com.
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