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Established in 1970, Candela is a leading US-based global medical aesthetic device company with headquarters in Wayland, Massachusetts.  The company's technologies enable physicians to provide advanced energy-based solutions for a broad range of medical-aesthetic applications including benign vascular and pigmented lesions, scars, hair removal, facial resurfacing, wrinkle reduction, women's health treatments, tattoo removal, acne, leg veins, cellulite, and body shaping.

Candela Timeline

2019


Syneron-Candela rebrands as Candela

2018


Ellipse™ acquired adding renown
IPL to portfolio
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Vbeam® Prima with an advanced 595nm pulsed dye laser (PDL) and 1064nm wavelength, receives FDA clearance

2017


APAX Partners acquires Syneron Candela

2016


PicoWay® Resolveand 3rd wavelength introduced
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CO2RE® Intima for feminine health is launched

2015


Profound®, first temperature controlled RF microneedling device, is launched
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PicoWay® 2-wavelength laser platform is introduced

2012


Gmax Pro® (755 nm + 1064 nm laser) is launched
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UltraShape®, first pulsed Ultrasound for fat reduction, is acquired

2011


GentleLase Pro® is launched

2010


Syneron acquires Candela

2009


The CO2RE® aesthetic platform is launched, CO2RE® is a CO2 based device for facial treatments

2008


Alex TriVantage® is launched, advancing tattoo and pigmented lesion treatment
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Syneron launches elōs Plus, eTwo and eMatrix

2007


VelaShape® II is launched

2005


Candela launches Vbeam® Perfecta, a gold standard for vascular treatments

2004


Syneron IPO
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Syneron launches VelaShape® for improvement in cellulite

2002


Smoothbeam 1450 nm diode launched for acne vulgaris and more

2000


Syneron develops elōs technology

1998


FDA clearance for Alexandrite laser for permanent hair reduction

1993


Candela launches first Q-switched laser for pigment and tattoos

1986


FDA clearance received for SPTL1, the gold standard for vascular laser treatments

1983


Candela, with MGH, develops SPTL1, the first pulsed dye laser

1970


Candela founded as an industrial laser company