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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 treatment of benign vascular and pigmented lesions, scars, facial resurfacing, wrinkle reduction, acne, leg veins, cellulite, body shaping, women's health, and tattoo and hair removal. 

Candela Timeline

2019


Syneron-Candela rebrands as Candela

2018


Syneron Candela acquires Ellipse A/S adding renowned
Ellipse IPL to portfolio 
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The Vbeam® Prima system with an advanced 595nm pulsed dye laser (PDL) and 1064nm wavelength, receives FDA clearance 

2017


APAX Partners acquires Syneron Candela

2016


Syneron Candela introduces the PicoWay® Resolve handpiece with a 3rd wavelength 
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The CO2RE® Intima system for feminine health is launched 

2015


The Profound system, the first long-pulse, temperature-controlled RF microneedling device, is launched
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The PicoWay® 2-wavelength laser platform is introduced 

2012


The GentleMax Pro® system is launched 
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The UltraShape® system, the first pulsed Ultrasound for fat reduction, is acquired 

2011


The GentleLase Pro® system is launched 

2010


Syneron acquires Candela

2009


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

2008


The AlexTriVantage® system is launched, advancing tattoo and pigmented lesion treatment
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Syneron launches the elōs Plus, eTwo and eMatrix systems

2007


The VelaShape® II device is launched 

2005


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

2004


Syneron files an IPO 
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Syneron launches the VelaShape® device for improvement in cellulite 

2002


Smoothbeam 1450 nm diode laser is launched for acne vulgaris and more 

2000


Syneron develops the elōs technology

1998


Received FDA clearance for the Alex TriVantage 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

Syneron, a Candela Company, is the legal manufacturer of multiple products branded under the Candela name including the Profound, CO2RE, CO2RE Intima, UltraShape, elōs plus, eTwo, VelaShape system families.  See legal manufacturer information provided as part of the product labeling.

Ellipse A/S, a Candela Company, is the legal manufacturer of multiple products branded under the Candela name including the Nordlys, Sirius and Ydun systems.  See legal manufacturer information provided as part of the product labeling.