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Thermage and Fraxel Launch Best Friends Forever Facebook Campaign Aesthetic industry leaders offer friends the chance to win the ultimate treatment package for skin rejuvenation

HAYWARD, Calif., May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Thermage(R) and Fraxel(R), the two leading treatments for skin tightening and skin resurfacing, today announced the Best Friends Forever (BFF) Facebook contest, where you and your best friend can enter to win the ultimate red carpet beauty regimen that celebrities have been turning to for years. It's no secret that many stars have a little help when it comes to maintaining their flawless appearance, but now you and your best friend can join this exclusive club and receive the same red carpet treatment. For the next six weeks, you can visit the Thermage + Fraxel Facebook page to submit a photo and story about you and your BFF to become eligible to win a custom Thermage + Fraxel treatment package worth $5,000. In addition to the grand prize, each contest entrant may enter to win the weekly prize - a $100 Sephora(R) gift card.

To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/solta/43822/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100510/MM00966 ) Four sets of winners will be selected based on stories they submit via Facebook, including what makes this person your best friend and your favorite memories together. Just like you and your best friend, Thermage and Fraxel bring out the best in each other; these non-surgical treatments are your skin's best friends for total rejuvenation and are the ultimate celebrity makeover.

"Thermage and Fraxel treatments reverse the common signs of aging, like crow's feet around the eyes, loose skin around the jawline and sun and age spots," said Anne Chapas, MD, a dermatologist with the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York. "My patients frequently report significant, yet natural-looking results after receiving Thermage and Fraxel." Thermage uses radiofrequency to help tighten and contour skin and stimulate new collagen to grow. Fraxel is a laser that resurfaces aging and sun-damaged skin, smoothing out the skin's surface and erasing unwanted brown spots and wrinkles.

When used together, Thermage and Fraxel are safe and effective ways to maintain a youthful looking appearance - all without the risks, discomfort and prolonged downtime of more invasive procedures.

"The new Fraxel re:store Dual is a great anti-aging solution for multiple skin conditions on the face and body," said Gervaise Gerstner, MD, a dermatologist in private practice in New York. "With this advanced technology, I can address excess pigment, wrinkles and sagging skin without significant downtime." On Thursday, May 13, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Renaissance Times Square in New York, Solta Medical will host an exclusive Girls Night Out for members of the media to introduce the Best Friends Forever campaign. Media will receive personal skin consultations from Drs. Chapas and Gerstner; learn how Thermage and Fraxel complement each other; and be among the first to enter the Best Friends Forever contest. Learn more about the contest and enter to win at http://apps.facebook.com/thermageandfraxel.

ABOUT SOLTA MEDICAL, INC.

Solta Medical is a global leader in the medical aesthetics market providing innovative, safe, and effective anti-aging solutions for patients that enhance and expand the practice of medical aesthetics for physicians. The company offers products to address a range of skin issues under the industry's three premier brands: Thermage(R), Fraxel(R) and Isolaz(R). Thermage is an innovative, non-invasive radiofrequency procedure for tightening and contouring skin. As the leader in fractional laser technology, Fraxel delivers minimally invasive clinical solutions to resurface aging and sun damaged skin. Isolaz is the only laser or light based system indicated for the treatment of inflammatory acne, comedonal acne, pustular acne, and mild-to-moderate inflammatory acne. Since 2002, approximately one million Thermage, Fraxel and Isolaz procedures have been performed in over 100 countries. For more information about Solta Medical, call 1-877-782-2286 or log on to www.solta.com.

2010 Solta Medical, Inc. All rights reserved. Thermage, Fraxel, Isolaz and Solta Medical are trademarks or registered trademarks of Solta Medical, Inc. or its subsidiaries.

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