Lumenis Sponsors Dr. Rox Anderson’s Philanthropic Event in Russia to Treat Children with Scars

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Fractional laser treatment is a new, effective way to improve the disfigurement, pain and stiffness of burn scars.

Lumenis Ltd., the world's largest medical laser company developing, manufacturing and distributing a broad range of medical lasers and sophisticated energy delivery equipment for surgical, aesthetic and ophthalmic applications, announces collaboration with Dr. Rox Anderson, in the treatment of scars and other skin abnormalities using Lumenis’ proprietary UltraPulse® with SCAAR FX™ Fractional CO2 laser technology.

Dr. Rox Anderson, Harvard Medical School Professor in dermatology, Director of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, and adjunct Professor of Health Sciences and Technology at MIT, returns for the third time to continue bringing new hope and help to burn survivors. This non-profit event is being held on October 1st and 3rd to support the rehabilitation of children suffering from burn injuries and birth-related facial defects. ( [http://childhospital.ru/activity/ __title__ Children Hospital Moscow])

In addition, Dr. Anderson will be training and teaching physicians from Russia and the CIS countries best practices in treating scars with Lumenis’ UltraPulse with SCAAR FX laser. Covering modern trends in medical devices, the conference will be held on October 2, 2012 at the International Congress Center “Info-Space” in Moscow. Sessions will include:

  •     UltraPulse with SCAAR FX – leading CO2 technology for skin resurfacing and treatment of complex skin lesions, such as surgical scars
  •     LightSheer® Duet - latest developments in hair removal devices market
  •     Trends in the world of aesthetic medical devices.

“Even with excellent medical and surgical care, children who survive a severe burn often suffer from life-long problems from scarring. Fractional laser treatment is a new, effective way to improve the disfigurement, pain and stiffness of burn scars,” says Dr. Rox Anderson.” Lumenis’ fractional laser, UltraPulse with SCAAR FX, is the only fractional laser capable of going deeply into thick scars. I appreciate the company's initiatives to help children around the world, which also brings physicians together so that we can learn from each other."

"The success of treating conspicuous, complex and deep skin lesions can be attributed to the passion of the dermatologists and plastic surgeons who work relentlessly on this cause," said Rami Sharon, President of Lumenis EMEA. "It is our privilege to support them with our UltraPulse CO2 fractional technology, which is best-in-class globally."

Lumenis has collaborated extensively with leading dermatologists and plastic surgeons in supporting institutions such as: Three for Hope Foundation (USA), Katie Piper Foundation (UK), Angel Faces (USA), Missions for Children (Ecuador), Vascular Anomalies Center (Vietnam), Lackland Air Force Base Wounded Warriors and San Diego Naval Hospital Wounded Warriors.

“Lumenis is renowned in the medical community for aesthetic and cosmetic procedures, bringing over forty years of laser research and development across most surgical specialties,” said Tzipi Ozer-Armon, CEO of Lumenis. “This extensive experience provides the foundation for breakthroughs like this.”

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UltraPulse® is a trademark of Lumenis Ltd.

About Lumenis

Lumenis, the world's largest medical laser company, is a global developer, manufacturer and distributor of laser and light-based devices for surgical, aesthetic and ophthalmic applications, with more than 900 employees worldwide. Lumenis has 265 registered patents, over 260 FDA clearances, an installed base of over 80,000 systems and a presence in over 80 countries. Lumenis endeavors to bring the finest state of the art technology products to the market, fulfilling the highest standards of excellence, quality and reliability, delivering premium value and service to its customers. The name Lumenis is derived from the Latin words meaning ”Light of Life” highlighting the light - the basis of our technologies - used to enhance life. For more information about Lumenis and its products, please visit: http://www.lumenis.com.

For further information contact:

Julie Shafiki
Director, Global Marketing Communications
+972-4-959-9113
e-mail: julie(dot)shafiki(at)lumenis(dot)com

Lumenis® is a registered trademark of Lumenis and its affiliated companies.
LightSheer® Duet is a registered trademark of Lumenis Ltd.

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