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Energist Group Stengthens its Position in Global Aesthetics Marketplace

There’s no question that 2010 was a banner year for Energist Group (Swansea, U.K.). The company made significant strides towards its goal of becoming not only a leading manufacturer of aesthetic devices in Europe, but a growing presence in North America and other worldwide markets as well..

Energist develops and manufactures advanced technologies including lasers, pulsed light and light emitting diode (LED) systems. Furthermore, the company also provides aesthetic and surgical applications in hair removal, vascular and skin rejuvenation, resurfacing and regeneration, among other indications. Energist develops and manufactures advanced technologies including lasers, pulsed light and light emitting diode (LED) systems. Furthermore, the company also provides aesthetic and surgical applications in hair removal, vascular and skin rejuvenation, resurfacing and regeneration, among other indications.

In December, Energist Group acquired the Portrait Plasma Skin Regeneration (PSR) business, formerly trading as Rhytec, with an established global installation base exceeding 500 units. Edgar Fincher, M.D., Ph.D., of Fincher Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, Beverley Hills, Calif., is pleased that the Portrait PSR system has been brought back to the market. “This is a technology that delivers the clinical results that are promised. The technology is also backed by extensive research and clinical studies I was involved with,” he said. “I have seen dramatic, predictable and enduring results with the Portrait, and look forward to offering it to my patients once again.”

Group CEO Jonathan Prutton, “With the addition of PSR technology, we can now offer the most complete and comprehensive line of skin rejuvenation, acne scar treatment and wrinkle removal applicationsin the aesthetic market by offering LED; variable pulsed, high-powered pulsed light; fiber and arm delivered CO2; and plasma – all from a single manufacturing source.”Also in December, Energist Group secured the exclusive distribution rights to sell the cost-effective Lipotherme laser lipolysis system from Osyris Medical in the U.S. “Lipotherme was the first 980 nm system for lipolysis introduced to the American market, We are delighted to add this proven technology to our expanding product range.

In addition to the newly acquired technologies, Energist Group continues to promote its two other flagship products; the unique fiber delivered MedArt FRx fractional CO2 laser and the UltraPlus VPL (Variable Pulsed Light) system, “considered amongst the most powerful and versatile pulsed light workstations on themarket.

“The UltraPlus VPL is one of the most sophisticated pulsed light devices onthe market today,” concurred Michael Gold, M.D., owner of Gold Skin Care Center in Nashville, Tenn. “It allows the user to successfully perform photorejuvenation, hair removal and treat dyschromias in a safe and effective manner.”

Complementing its impressive advancements in aesthetic technology, Energist Group also bolstered its human capital acquisitions in 2010, including the appointment of John Lenihan (previously with Cutera and Cynosure) in January 2010 to head of worldwide sales.

With a global installation base of over 2,500 MedArt lasers and 6,000 iPulse and VPL pulsed light systems, sold through a network of over 75 domestic and international distributors, Energist Group is well positioned to continue its evolution into a global player in the aesthetic marketplace.

Updated on: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009