Have anyone more inbformation (Andrea?) about the ELOS sytem (aurora). It`s an Israel company, look at there website: www.syneron.com
This device was cleared in FDA docket K021149 on 9 July 2002: “The Aurora DS is indicated for non-invasive hair removal.”
Below is a press release. Several well-known laser researchers are said to be involved in investigations of this device.
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NEW! Aurora DS™ ELOS technology receives
FDA clearance for hair removal
Yokneam, Israel, and Toronto, Canada, July 16, 2002 - Syneron Medical Ltd., and its North American subsidiary Syneron Inc., today announced that Syneron has received US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market the Aurora DS™ system for non-invasive hair removal. Aurora DS received its CE mark in December of 2001 and is already cleared for sales in Europe, Canada and other parts of the world. The system has already established a strong acceptance rate among physicians and patients outside of the US.
The Aurora DS utilizes Syneron’s proprietary ELOS™ (Electro-Optic Synergy System) technology to combine optical energy and electrical energy (conducted RF). It provides the basis for highly efficient, safe and cost-effective systems that enable physicians to offer new and improved services to their patients.
The FDA clearance of Aurora DS for hair removal is supported by data generated in a multi-site, prospective clinical study that was carried out by a group of highly distinguished medical investigators in the US and Canada, including:
Dr. Jerome M. Garden, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
Dr. Suzanne Kilmer, Sacremento, California
Dr. George Hruza, St. Louis, Missouri
Dr. Sharyn Laughlin, Laserderm, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dr. Fred Weksberg, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
“The combination of both radio-frequency and optical energy in the Syneron system, known as ELOS technology, is an innovative and exciting development in the treatment of hair removal,” commented Dr. Jerome Garden. “With this approach, one may achieve hair reduction while minimizing the applied light energy and its associated undesired side effects. There is the potential to more safely treat a broader range of hair and skin colors. This technology should also have application for other skin processes that have previously benefited from laser and pulsed light systems.”
Added Domenic Serafino, President-North America of Syneron Inc.: “We are very excited to offer today’s most advanced technology for the quick, gentle, safe and effective removal of unwanted body hair. The clinical study and experience from the field proves that our unique ELOS technology is superior to any light based technology for the long-term removal of all hair and skin types, including blond, red and gray hair. Prior to ELOS technology, photon-based hair removal systems only targeted the melanin within the hair shaft in order to damage the follicle. ELOS technology targets the entire follicle as its primary target, which provides superior results.”
About Aurora DS
The Aurora DS hair removal system is designed to provide maximum safety and efficacy in removing unwanted hair from all parts of the body regardless of skin or hair type, with minimal patient discomfort Based on Syneron’s proprietary ELOS (Electro-Optical Synergy) technology, Aurora DS utilizes a unique combination of light energy, conducted RF and cooling, enabling highly selective targeting of the follicle and shaft. Effective cooling and skin impedance monitoring enables fully controllable treatment.
Syneron is dedicated to maximizing the synergy between electrical energy and optical energy to provide advanced solutions for a broad range of medical-aesthetic applications. The Company’s innovative patent-pending ELOS technology provides the foundation for highly efficient, safe and cost-effective systems that enable physicians and medical professionals to offer new and improved services to their patients. Founded in 2000, Syneron’s R&D headquarters, Syneron Medical Ltd., is located in Israel. Its sales, service and support subsidiary, Syneron Inc. is located in Toronto, Canada. Please visit www.syneron.com.
For more information, please contact Domenic Serafino, President-North America, at Tel. (866) 259-6661 ext. 247, email: email@example.com.
Syneron Medical Ltd.Soltam Technology ParkP.O.B. 550Yokneam Illit, 20692IsraelTel: +972 4 909-7424Fax: +972 4 firstname.lastname@example.org Syneron Inc.100 West Beaver Creek Rd. Unit 6Richmond Hill, Ontario, CanadaL4B 1H2Tel: (1) 905-886-9235 Fax: (1) 905-886-7046 Toll Free: 1-866-259-6661
Syneron, the Syneron logo, Aurora, and the Aurora logo are trademarks of Syneron Medical Ltd. and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. ELOS (Electro-Optical Synergy) is a proprietary technology of Syneron Medical. All other names are the property of their respective owners.
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www.syneron-med.com resolves to 220.127.116.11
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Bar Rav Hai David 33
I notied they say RF, not microwave. I wonder what frequency they are using. It still could be microwave, as RF is a more general term that covers a wider range of frequencies.