ThermiAesthetics Welcomes Red Alinsod, MD as Chairman of Its Women’s Healthcare Clinical Advisory Board

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New Appointment Promises to Further Develop Clinical Validation for Treatment of Vaginal Laxity


ThermiAesthetics™, creator of the ThermiRF™ temperature controlled radiofrequency system, is pleased to announce the appointment of Red Alinsod, MD, FACOG, FACS as Chairman of the ThermiAesthetics Women’s Health Advisory Clinical Board. Dr. Alinsod will help develop therapeutic strategies and devices to treat specific gynecological conditions.

“We are privileged to have a world renowned urogynecologist, with an outstanding clinical experience in treating women for vaginal laxity, join ThermiAesthetics as Chairman of our Women’s Healthcare Advisory Board,” says Paul Herchman, Chief Executive Officer of ThermiAesthetics. “Dr. Alinsod’s experience is an excellent fit for the strategy and vision of our company as we transition from the development of products and treatments into offering a commercialized procedure and product line. We believe that Dr. Alinsod’s clinical and strategic insights across core women’s health issues will be a significant asset to ThermiAesthetics as we continue to execute on our strategic plans.”

Dr. Alinsod commented, “I am honored to chair the ThermiAesthetics’s Women’s Clinical Advisory Board and work with such a talented team of industry executives and physician members of the clinical advisory council. ThermiAesthetics’s clinical assets and its unique temperature controlled radiofrequency platforms, hold remarkable potential for groundbreaking therapies.”

In addition to the Clinical Advisory Board, Dr. Alinsod will serve on the ThermiAesthetics Clinical Advisory Council, an independent body consisting of hundreds of physicians who are actively collaborating to advance the science of thermistor-regulated energy delivery and refine treatment protocols for a myriad of cosmetic applications. A number of additional applicators and studies are planned and underway to further demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of ThermiRF for a number of cosmetic conditions, such as skin laxity of the face and body, axillary hyperhidrosis, cellulite and snoring. The company plans to continue to expand the size and role of the Clinical Advisory Council over the next year.

About Red Alinsod, MD
Dr. Red Alinsod graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and completed his OB/GYN residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. His focus in those early years was pelvic surgery. He was the first Rutledge Fellow at MD Anderson Cancer and Tumor Institute and was also selected as a Galloway Fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Medical Center. Dr. Alinsod was accepted to Yale’s Gynecologic Oncology fellowship but was unable to attend due to a military commitment with the US Air Force. He headed the Gynecologic Services at George Air Force Base, CA, and Nellis Air Force Base, NV, as he concentrated on benign gynecology, urogynecology and pelvic surgery.

Dr. Alinsod is instrumental in the development of aesthetic vulvovaginal surgery. He founded "CAVS" (Congress for Aesthetic Vulvovaginal Surgery) in 2005 and is considered one of the pioneers of this evolving field. He is responsible for the current techniques in radiofrequency labiaplasty of the minora, the "Barbie" and Hybrid Look labiaplasty, invented the Medial Curvilinear Labia Majoraplasty, and the central and lateral clitoral hood reductions. He developed the combination Pudenal-Levator Block for In-Office Awake/No IV labiaplasty and vaginoplasty and has taught this technique worldwide. He was also the first surgeon to perform non-invasive labia majora RF skin tightening and RF vaginal canal tightening.

About ThermiAesthetics
The ThermiAesthetics flagship product is the ThermiRF Temperature Controlled Radio Frequency Generator System and is FDA cleared for dermatological and general surgical procedures for electrocoagulation and hemostasis; and to create lesions in nervous tissue. ThermiRF is an advanced technology using finely controlled thermal energy. It is a multi-use platform, which promotes increased patient safety and clinical effectiveness, while providing versatile solutions for physicians serving the aesthetic market.

ThermiRF features a unique temperature control feature and uses proprietary hand pieces, which are designed for specific medical applications. These include a variety of disposal RF electrodes and cannulas and reusable non-invasive hand pieces.

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