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 News Release - September 13, 2007

Cynosure Appoints John Lenihan as Vice President of International Distribution

Company Expands Distribution Team in Key Overseas Markets

WESTFORD, Mass., Sept. 13 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Cynosure, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYNO ), a leading developer and manufacturer of a broad array of light-based aesthetic treatment systems, today announced the appointment of John F. Lenihan, 50, to the new position of Vice President of International Distribution.

"John will be responsible for managing and developing our international distributor business with a particular emphasis on Europe and the Middle East," said Cynosure President and CEO Michael Davin. "With 20 years of medical device industry experience, John has the ideal background to help expand Cynosure's footprint within key global markets. The addition of John to our senior team completes the recent expansion of our global distribution organization, which includes the promotion of Stephen Lim to Vice President of International Distribution for the Asia Pacific region."

Before joining Cynosure, Lenihan worked for six years as director for international distribution at aesthetic laser company Cutera, Inc., where his territory included Europe, the Middle East, India, Pakistan, Africa and certain countries in Southeast Asia. Prior to that he was director of international sales and marketing for Diomed Ltd., a medical laser manufacturer. From 1986 to 1998 he was promoted to positions of increasing responsibility at laser manufacturer Coherent Medical, moving from U.K. sales and marketing manager to director of U.K. operations and, ultimately, general manager for Europe. In that role he oversaw direct distribution offices in Germany, France, the U.K. and Scandinavia as well as a third-party distribution network in other regions.

"Cynosure has an impressive history of innovation, a broad portfolio of leading-edge products and a customer-centric philosophy," said Lenihan, who will report to Kenji Shimizu, Executive Vice President of International Sales.

"I look forward to working with the entire team to advance the international distribution business to the next stage in its growth."

About Cynosure, Inc.

Cynosure, Inc. develops and markets aesthetic treatment systems that are used by physicians and other practitioners to perform non-invasive and minimally invasive procedures to remove hair, treat vascular lesions, rejuvenate skin through the treatment of shallow vascular and pigmented lesions, laser lipolysis and temporarily reduce the appearance of cellulite. Cynosure's products include a broad range of laser and other light-based energy sources, including Alexandrite, pulsed dye, Nd:YAG and diode lasers, as well as intense pulsed light. Cynosure was founded in 1991.

For corporate or product information, contact Cynosure at 800-886-2966, or visit

Source: Cynosure

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