|Traded as||NASDAQ: ELOS|
|Headquarters||Irvine California, Israel|
|Key people||Louis P. Scafuri, CEO|
|Services||Medical appliances and equipment|
|Revenue||US$189.528 million (2010)|
|Operating income||US$–33.402 million (2010)|
|Net income||US$–25.536 million (2010)|
Syneron Medical Ltd. is a public company, that develops and markets esthetic medical products. Its product line includes devices for hair removal, wrinkle treatment, and skin rejuvenation. Shares of Syneron are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.
Syneron Medical operates in the esthetic medical products industry, developing and manufacturing a range of electronic devices and associated products for use in nonsurgical cosmetic procedures, such as hair removal, wrinkle reduction and skin tightening. Among the companies with which Syneron competes are Lumenis, Cutera Inc., Cynosure, and Palomar Medical Technologies.
- LipoLite – U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved (2008) laser device for use in lipolysis procedures
- Matrix RF – FDA-approved (2008) radiofrequency device for use in dermatological procedures
- VelaShape – FDA-approved (2007) body contouring device
- Elure Advanced Skin Lightening system – Allure (2011) Best of Beauty Breakthroughs award
- GentleMax Pro – high-speed hair removal device
Syneron Medical was founded in 2000 by Shimon Eckhouse (b. 1945), Technion alumnus and later UC Irvine graduate (Physics, Ph.D). In 2004 shares of Syneron began trading on the Nasdaq National Market. In 2007 Syneron entered into an exclusive cooperation agreement with Procter & Gamble, according to which Syneron develops and manufactures its products and Procter & Gamble markets and distributes them. In 2008 Syneron began expanding into the Chinese market, where its primary clients are hospitals and beauty clinics. Syneron capitalized on the 2009 global recession to acquire Massachusetts-headquartered light-based esthetic therapy company Candela Corporation.
Since its inception, Syneron's operations have been coordinated by four CEOs. Moshe Mizrahi was Syneron's first CEO and served the company for five years, through 2005. His place was taken by David Schlachet, who held the position for one and a half years, until 2007. Schlachet was replaced by Doron Gerstel, who also held the position for one and half years, until 2009. Louis (Lou) Scafuri, Syneron's first American CEO, has been with the company since February 2009.
|Rakuto Bio Technologies Ltd.||2008||
|Primaeva Medical, Inc.||2009||
|Candela Corporation||2010||$65 million||
|Pharos Life Corporation||2010||$15.8 million||
- Non-surgical liposuction
- Cosmetic dermatology
- Intense pulsed light
- Electro-optical synergy
- List of Israeli companies quoted on the Nasdaq
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