The FDA issued a statement today warning that Hoya (TYO:7741) subsidiary Pentax Medical’s ED-3490TK video duodenoscopes have a potential risk associated with the design and manufacturing of the device. Cracks in the adhesive that seals the scope’s distal cap and tip can lead to microbial and fluid ingress, according to information provided to the FDA by Pentax. […]
Cynosure Inc. (NSDQ:CYNO) announced the $24.5 million acquisition of the assets of Japan-based HOYA ConBio’s aesthetic laser business today.
The Westford, Mass.-based cosmetic laser device maker adds HOYA’s proprietary PhotoAcoustic energy technology to its product portfolio, which also includes the SmoothShapes cellulite reduction system.
The PhotoAcoustic technology uses high-speed energy waves to penetrate skin in nanoseconds, minimizing the amount of heat in each procedure.