Seasoned Sciton Veteran Returns to Drive Product Development Team

Team Further Bolsters Innovation & International Growth

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 5, 2019 — Sciton®, a leading manufacturer of high-quality laser and light systems in the aesthetic and medical markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Cheryl Deguara, Ph.D. to Senior Director, Product Innovation & Clinical Research. A Sciton alum, Cheryl earned her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in Biochemistry and has an extensive background in the aesthetic and medical laser space..

Sciton is committed to growing its global position at the forefront of laser and light innovation for medical and aesthetic applications. In addition to Cheryl, Sciton has hired three new product managers to expand their product development and marketing capabilities. Cheryl’s team will focus on developing innovative products, enhancing Sciton’s existing technologies, and delivering clinical evidence to drive commercial success. She and her team will closely collaborate with R&D on fresh product launches and will work with Sciton physician users globally to test prototypes, create protocols and deliver clinical evidence before formally débuting new and exciting technologies.

“We loved Cheryl’s drive early on in her career,” says Aaron Burton, Sciton COO. “We’re even more excited to have her back as a seasoned leader in our field who will be a driving force for revolutionary product development within this company.”

Over the last two decades, Sciton has established a well-earned reputation for creating leading skin technologies with a focus on science and achieving results that matter. Sciton’s award-winning JOULE™ platform provides the widest array of aesthetic and surgical procedures available from a single, scalable system.

The highly versatile system treats patients from head to toe – addressing everything from acne, scars, texture concerns, wrinkles, and vascular lesions to spider veins, permanent hair reduction, and vaginal health. These customisable applications deliver more precise treatments with less downtime and discomfort than traditional lasers. With the new team in place, Sciton will continue to provide physicians with the best possible tools to address ageing and other skin concerns while answering patient needs.

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