The Company designs, manufactures, markets and services laser and light-based systems for aesthetic, ophthalmic, surgical, dental and veterinary applications.
The Company’s legal and commercial name is Lumenis Ltd., and the Company was incorporated in Israel on December 21, 1991 initially under the name E.S.C. – Energy Systems Corporation Ltd. and subsequently, from 1995, under the name ESC Medical Systems Ltd., or ESC. In January 1996, the Company completed an initial public offering of the Company’s ordinary shares in the United States. In 2001, following the Company’s completion of the purchase of Coherent Medical Group, or CMG, the medical division of Coherent, Inc., the Company changed the Company’s name to Lumenis Ltd.
The Company’s ordinary shares were first listed and began trading on The NASDAQ National Market on January 24, 1996 under the ticker symbol “ESCMF.” On September 17, 1999, the Company began trading under the ticker symbol “ESM,” and on September 24, 2001, following approval by the Israel Registrar of Companies of the new name, Lumenis Ltd., the Company began trading under the ticker symbol “LUME.” On February 6, 2004, the Company’s ordinary shares were delisted from the NASDAQ National Market and transferred to the pink sheets. On April 26, 2006, the SEC revoked the registration of the Company’s shares under Section 12 of the Exchange Act, and since that time, the Company’s shares have not been traded on any national securities exchange or quoted on any system.
The Company designs, manufactures, markets and services laser and light-based systems for aesthetic, ophthalmic, surgical, dental and veterinary applications. The Company offers a broad range of laser and intense pulsed light, or IPL, systems, for use in skin treatments, hair removal, non-invasive treatment of vascular lesions and pigmented lesions, acne, psoriasis, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, secondary cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, vision correction, urinary lithotripsy, benign prostatic hyperplasia, otolaryngology, gynecology, gastroenterology, general surgery, podiatry, neurosurgery, dentistry and veterinary medicine.
Lumenis Ltd. is an Israeli company engaged in the design, manufacture, marketing and servicing of laser and light based systems for aesthetic, ophthalmic, surgical, and dental applications. The company was formed through the merger of ESC Medical Systems and Coherent Medical Group. Separately, ESC and Coherent Medical Group were both leaders and pioneers in the application of light to life-enhancing aesthetic and medical procedures. Headquartered in Yokneam, the company was incorporated in December 1991 and is formerly known as ESC Medical Systems Ltd. until April 2001.
Lumenis is the global leader in medical and aesthetic lasers and light-based technology. It offers products and product support system for its medical clientele, principally the cosmetic surgery sector. It has more than 70,000 medical systems installed in doctors’ offices, hospitals, medical spas and veterinary clinics in more than 75 countries around the globe.
The company holds 250 patents. Its products include the VascuLight, which is used to treat vascular and pigmented lesions as well as to remove hair; ClearLight acne treatment, which uses high-intensity light to destroy acne-causing bacteria; and ActiveFX, which is used to treat fine lines, wrinkles, skin laxity, and discoloration. The company also offers products for vision correction, tattoo removal, dental surgery, veterinary surgery, and additional surgical applications, including psoriasis, urinary lithoripsy, benign prostatic hyperlasia, open angle glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, secondary cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, and neurosurgery. The company’s brands include LightSheer, Selecta II and UltraPulse CO2 systems, which are widely recognized as “gold standards”.
The company has sales offices in more than 100 countries worldwide, with direct sales in the major markets. It has presence in France, the UK, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the Netherlands, Italy and the United States. Its vision is to increase penetration to existing markets, expand applications into new market segments, introduce new applications, and acquire appropriate technologies.
Group or Branch:
LASER INDUSTRIES LTD
Box 240 20692, YOKNEAM, ISRAEL
+972 4 959 9000
+972 4 959 9050