Committed to innovative customer solutions and meeting patient demand for full-spectrum of medical aesthetic treatment.

In a unique commercial collaboration, Merz Aesthetics, the world’s largest dedicated medical aesthetics business, and Candela Corporation, the leading global medical aesthetic device company, are working together to provide one of the broadest medical aesthetics portfolios in the world. The collaboration will start in North America with the intention to expand the device, injectable and skincare portfolios globally, providing customers easy access to comprehensive offerings for products and support services. The new solution is designed to meet the emerging patient demand for a full-spectrum approach to self-care and optimal skin.

“Through this novel collaboration, we will offer access to an even more comprehensive portfolio of high-quality aesthetic products,” said Bob Rhatigan, Global CEO, Merz Aesthetics. “With new options to streamline purchasing, it is another way we can deliver value for customers.”

The commercial collaboration provides customer access to innovations and education from both companies, offering a full line of desirable premium products, customized treatment opportunities and seamless customer service and training.

“As consumer demand continues to expand for aesthetic solutions to support health and well-being, we are excited to promote our leading aesthetic device portfolio to Merz Aesthetics customers and offer injectables and topicals to our large and growing customer base,” said Geoffrey Crouse, CEO of Candela. “We look forward to providing customers with unique packaged offerings that deliver clinical value to aesthetic practices.”

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About Merz Aesthetics
Merz Aesthetics is a medical aesthetics business with a long history of empowering health care professionals, patients and employees to live every day with confidence. We aim to help people around the world look, feel and live like the best versions of themselves — however they define it. Clinically proven, our product portfolio includes injectables, devices and skin care treatments designed to meet each patient’s needs with the highest standards of safety and efficacy. We are known for building unique connections with customers who feel like family. Our global headquarters is in Raleigh, N.C., USA, with locations in 32 countries worldwide. Merz Aesthetics is part of Merz Group, a family-owned company founded in 1908 and based in Frankfurt, Germany. Learn more at

About Candela Corporation
Candela Corporation is a leading global medical aesthetic device company with an extensive product portfolio and a global distribution footprint. The Company’s technology enables physicians to provide advanced solutions for a broad range of medical aesthetic applications including hair removal; wrinkle reduction; tattoo removal; women’s health treatments; facial resurfacing; traumatic and surgical scar treatments; body contouring; improving the skin’s appearance through the treatment of benign vascular and pigmented lesions; and the treatment of acne, leg veins, and cellulite. Candela has a wide portfolio of trusted, leading products, including the Vbeam®, Gentle Family®, CO2RE®, CO2RE Intima®, Exceed™, Nordlys™, Frax Pro™, Profound®, PicoWay®, and VelaShape®, as well as other energy-based platforms. Acquired by Apax Partners in July 2017, the Company markets, services and supports its products in over 100+ countries. It has offices in the United States, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom, and many international distributors.

Corporate Contacts:
Alison Brown
Director, Global Corporate Communications
Merz Aesthetics
6501 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 302-3296

Danielle Kaslow
Sr. Manager, Global Marketing Communications
Candela Corporation
251 Locke Drive, Marlborough, MA 01752
(508) 861-8236

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