Ra Medical Systems to Showcase Pharos, Optimized Dermatology Excimer Laser at Two Upcoming Dermatology Conferences
CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ra Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RMED), a medical device company focusing on commercializing excimer laser systems to treat vascular and dermatological diseases, announces it will be showcasing its Pharos, Optimized Dermatology Excimer Laser at two upcoming dermatology conferences.
- 16th Annual Maui Derm for Dermatologists 2020 being held at the Grand Wailea Maui Resort in Wailea, Maui on January 25-29. The conference presents healthcare providers with in-depth material covering a wide array of medical and cosmetic topics in dermatology. More information is available here.
- Skin Disease Education Foundation's 44th Annual Hawaii Dermatology Seminar being held at the Hyatt Regency, in Lahaina, Maui on February 16-21. The seminar explores the latest advances in the treatment and management of common and complex diseases of the skin including cutting-edge, innovative and evolving issues relevant to practicing physicians and healthcare providers who treat diseases of the skin. More information is available here.
“We are pleased to showcase the Pharos, Optimized excimer laser to the many dermatologists and healthcare providers attending these key industry conferences,” said Andrew Jackson, Ra Medical Systems CFO and Interim CEO. “This next-generation Pharos laser was designed to enhance physician and patient experiences with faster treatment times and extended peak performance. I’m pleased to report that the Pharos, Optimized laser has been received positively in the six months since its commercial introduction.”
About Pharos Excimer Laser
Pharos is a powerful 308 nm ultraviolet-B excimer laser used by physicians as a tool to treat the following chronic skin diseases: psoriasis, vitiligo, atopic dermatitis, and leukoderma. Ra Medical Systems has FDA clearance and CE Mark clearance to market Pharos for use in the treatment of those skin conditions, as well as market clearance in China. Pharos is the only excimer laser to feature integrated adjustable aiming and laser beams to deliver precisely targeted treatments that spare healthy tissue. The laser’s small footprint enables it to fit into any treatment room, saving valuable floor space.
About Ra Medical Systems
Ra Medical Systems commercializes excimer lasers and catheters for the treatment of vascular and dermatological diseases. In May 2017, the DABRA laser system and single-use DABRA catheter received FDA 510(k) clearance in the U.S. as a device for crossing chronic total occlusions, or CTOs, in patients with symptomatic infrainguinal lower extremity vascular disease with an intended use for ablating a channel in occlusive peripheral vascular disease. Pharos excimer laser system is FDA-cleared and is used as a tool in the treatment of psoriasis, vitiligo, atopic dermatitis, and leukoderma. DABRA and Pharos are both based on Ra Medical’s core excimer laser technology platform and deploy similar mechanisms of action. Ra Medical manufactures DABRA and Pharos excimer lasers and catheters in a 32,000-square-foot facility located in Carlsbad, Calif. The vertically integrated facility is ISO 13485 certified and is licensed by the state of California to manufacture sterile, single-use catheters in controlled environments.
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Released January 23, 2020