Sciton Adds ClearScan ALX™, The Next Generation in Alexandrite Lasers, To Their Suite of Aesthetic Laser and Light-Based Products

Acclaimed aesthetic laser company introduces the most comfortable Alexandrite 755 nm for laser hair removal, ClearScan ALX, to their product portfolio

PALO ALTO, Calif. –  March 5, 2010 — Sciton, a leading manufacturer of high-quality laser and light systems in the aesthetic medical market, announces the addition of ClearScan ALX (Alexandrite, 755 nm) to its suite of products at The 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, March 6-8 in Miami, Florida. Sciton’s ClearScan ALX provides the most comfortable treatment for permanent hair reduction in its class while offering a high degree of efficacy and fast treatment times.

“ClearScan ALX represents the next generation in Alexandrite lasers for permanent hair reduction,” said Robert Ruck, Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at Sciton. “Our Alexandrite is designed to provide maximum comfort for patients without compromising efficacy or speed. We are proud to add this to our other industry-leading products, including our ClearScan YAG and BBL. Our products offer the best choice for laser hair reduction and skin rejuvenation on the market, maximum comfort, and trusted results.”

“ClearScan ALX is the beginning of a new era in hair removal. It is fast and is a technological advancement in making laser hair removal more comfortable. Finally, comfortable hair removal that works!” says Gayle Misle, MD, Founder and Director of Reviv MedSpa in the San Francisco Bay Area. “I am very pleased to include Sciton’s ClearScan ALX at my practice.”

Building on their large area pattern generator technology, Sciton’s ClearScan ALX provides rapid treatment through a high-speed scanner in a non-sequential delivery for precise, uniform coverage, and comfortable hair reduction with continuous contact cooling. ClearScan ALX is designed for the practitioner to comfortably treat a patient in record time, all while maintaining efficacy. In combination with Sciton’s other hair removal and skin rejuvenation products, Sciton offers the most complete and highest quality aesthetic laser solutions available.

Sciton, Inc., located in Palo Alto, California, is a totally employee-owned medical device company established in 1997 by co-founders Jim Hobart, Ph.D., and Dan Negus, Ph.D. Sciton is committed to providing best-in-class laser and light solutions for medical professionals who want superior durability, performance, and value. Sciton offers aesthetic and medical devices for women’s health, fractional and full-coverage skin resurfacing and skin revitalization, phototherapy, vascular and pigmentation lesions, scar reduction, acne, body contouring, and hair reduction. Sciton operates worldwide with direct sales forces in the United StatesCanadaJapanAustralia, and distributor partners in more than 45 countries. For more information and a complete listing of Sciton systems, visit