Sciton Announces 2015 Before and After Laser Photo Contest Winners

PALO ALTO, Calif.– July 8, 2015 – Sciton, Inc. today announced the winners of its 2015 Best Before and After Photo Contest. A celebration of successful patient outcomes, the contest allows physicians and clinicians to share their dramatic laser results with the Sciton® community.

“The Sciton user community is a source of inspiration to us. The nearly 200 submissions demonstrate the artistry possible using Sciton’s science and technology to create striking results that change lives,” said Rick Mendez, Sciton’s Vice President of Global Marketing. “We applaud the winners, but also want to recognise all our Sciton users for achieving remarkable clinical results. It’s a way to let the entire staff have a little fun and celebrate their achievements.” The four winners in the following categories are:

  • Benign Lesions – Rhinophyma – Sherrif Ibrahim, MD, Assistant Professor, Dermatology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
  • Benign Pigmented Lesions – Resurfacing – Kelly O’Donnell, MD, Phlebologist, O’Donnell Vein and Medical Spa, Chester, MD
  • Other Dermatological Conditions – Port Wine Stains – Chris Robb, MD, PhD, Dermatologist, Skin and Allergy Center, Murfreesboro, TN
  • Aesthetic Treatments – Resurfacing fine lines, wrinkles, benign pigmented lesions – Cherie Fraser, Aesthetic and Laser Specialist, Dermology Laser Clinic, Grayston Medical Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

The winners each receive $1,000 and social media recognition, as well as their choice of one of the following: a night out on the town for the office staff hosted by their Sciton sales representative; a chair-massage therapist at their practice for a day; or $1,000 worth of TopFlight™ points. TopFlight membership provides Sciton customers with support services designed to educate and ensure the growth of their practices.

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