HAYWARD, Calif., Aug. 23 Thermage, Inc.(Nasdaq: THRM), today announced that it has been honored with the "2006 Laser& Light Technology Choice Award" in the Best Device for Skin Laxity categoryfor its ThermaCool(R) system. The award, which was presented by AestheticTrends & Technologies magazine, recognizes notable technological innovationsin cosmetic laser and light technology.
"We are honored by this recognition and proud to represent the aestheticsindustry as an innovator in non-invasive procedures for skin laxity," saidStephen J. Fanning, president and chief executive officer of Thermage. "Theaward further validates Thermage's leadership position and approach indeveloping advanced technology that will enhance physicians' practices andprovide alternative cosmetic options for consumers."
The award was created to both recognize excellence in the industry, aswell as to educate the industry on what aesthetic devices are available andrecommended by peers in each category. Recipients were chosen based on productefficacy, cost, reliability, ease-of-use, patient comfort level, and producttraining.
"A growing number of consumers continue to seek anti-aging solutions andone of the most noticeable signs of aging is lax skin," said Sherree Lucas,Vice President of Marketing of Thermage. "Thermage is considered the goldstandard in skin tightening with no surgery, injections or downtime."
Thermage's innovative technology provides a unique non-invasive proceduredesigned to tighten and contour skin, significantly expanding the non-invasiveaesthetic applications physicians can offer to the rapidly growing"anti-aging" market. For more information, call 1-510-259-7117 or visithttp://www.thermage.com.
SOURCE Thermage, Inc.