Osyris Medical, Lille, France, Monday announced that it has received clearance from the FDA for its Lipocontrol system for laser-assisted lipolysis. The LipoControl is "the latest generation of 980 nm diode" laser-based system, according to the company.

It offers "real time" Energy Mapping technology with motion sensing and Energy Memory features included. This patented technology is only available thru Osyris Medical and offers the physician the highest level of control and safety available in today’s market, the firm says in a press release.

According to Philippe Rochon, Vice President of R&D for Osyris Medical, "We are glad to bring this new device into the US market. In the current regulatory framework, in which several manufacturers are facing difficulties in the 510(k) process, the clearance of such innovating product tends to emphasize the technological breakthrough made by Osyris Medical with the LipoControl."

[Source: Osyris Medical]