THE Aesthetic Showâ„¢ Announces New Category for 2012 Edition of THE Aesthetic Awardsâ„¢: THE Best Aesthetic Practice

LAS VEGAS, April 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — THE Aesthetic Showâ„¢ (TAS) 2012, the marquee multidisciplinary medical education event for medical aesthetic professionals, is coming to Las Vegas April 12-15 and Medical Insight, Inc. (MII) has announced an exciting new category for the second-annual presentation of THE Aesthetic Awardsâ„¢, which honor the very best in the field of aesthetic medicine.

THE Best Aesthetic Products Awards are designed to highlight the world’s foremost aesthetic product manufacturers for their achievements in procedural technological innovations, from facial injectables and skin tightening products to body shaping and hair removal devices and beyond.

“We created THE Best Aesthetic Products Awards to provide a platform to honor industry innovators for their contributions to the advancement of our field,” said Michael Moretti, founder of MII and Program Chairman of THE Aesthetic Showâ„¢. “At the same time, we are creating an opportunity for aesthetic practitioners to recognize and rate the best products and services that they use to give their patients amazing results every day.”

The inaugural winners of THE Best Aesthetic Products Awards will be determined by the votes of aesthetic practices throughout the United States. Voting will take place online, and the devices and products who garner the most votes will be featured live on Aesthetic TV and at THE Aesthetic Awardsâ„¢ live ceremony, emceed by Dr. Andrew Ordon, host of syndicated talk show The Doctors.

Awards will be given in the following categories:

  • Best Dermal Filler
  • Best Neuromodulator
  • Best Professional Skin Rejuvenation Device
  • Best Non-Invasive Body Shaping Technology
  • Best Anti-aging Skincare line
  • Best Hair Removal
  • Best Skin Tightening
  • Best Energy-Assisted Liposuction Device
  • Best Practice Marketing

Winners garner editorial coverage in THE Aesthetic Guide®, and will be included in a special segment of Aesthetic TV.

Sponsors for THE Aesthetic Showâ„¢ include industry leaders Allergan Medical (NYSE:AGN), Cutera, Inc. (Nasdaq:CUTR), Cynosure (Nasdaq:CYNO), Medicis Aesthetics, Inc. (NYSE:MRX), Merz Aesthetics, Obagi Medical Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMPI), Palomar Medical (Nasdaq:PMTI), PhotoMedex, Inc. (Nasdaq:PHMD), Stiefel, a GSK Company (NYSE:GSK), Solta (Nasdaq:SLTM), Syneron (Nasdaq:ELOS) and ZELTIQ Aesthetics (Nasdaq:ZLTQ).

To learn more about Medical Insight, Inc., or to register for TAS, please visit www.miinews.com.

About THE Aesthetic Showâ„¢ and Medical Insight, Inc.

THE Aesthetic Showâ„¢ is the largest global medical education meeting focused completely on aesthetic medicine and is a business unit of Medical Insight, Inc., a progressive media company specializing in medical aesthetics. Founded by Michael Moretti in 1993, MII collects and reports industry data on procedure volume and revenues, product sales, new product introductions, market forecasts and trend analysis. For information on research services offered by MII, visit www.MiiNews.com, Facebook or Twitter.