Merz North America, a Rarleigh, N.C.-based aesthetic company, acquired ON Light Sciences, Inc., a Dublin, California-based medical device company developing technologies to enhance laser-based dermatologic procedures.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
Led by David Sell, President and CEO, ON Light Sciences provides products designed to enhance the effectiveness of existing laser systems used for tattoo removal including the FDA 510(k) cleared and CE marked DeScribe® Transparent PFD (perfluorodecalin) patch.
It is placed over tattoos prior to irradiation, allowing physicians to treat tattoos more efficiently by enabling rapid multiple laser passes in a single treatment session. It also provides optical clearing of tissue, protects the epidermis and inhibits potentially infectious back-splatter and fumes.
Led by President and CEO Bill Humphries, Merz North America is a specialty healthcare company dedicated to developing products at the intersection of aesthetics, dermatology and neurosciences.