Allergan Acquisition of ZELTIQ: What it Means for You

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Allergan Acquisition of ZELTIQ: What it Means for You

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), a leading global pharmaceutical company, acquired ZELTIQ back last April in 2017. This also means that Allergan acquired ZELTIQ’s CoolSculpting technology. So, what does this mean?

Actually, it doesn’t change anything about CoolSculpting as a procedure. In fact, Allergan’s acquisition of ZELTIQ and CoolSculpting is bringing more benefits to those interested in CoolSculpting or who regularly have their CoolSculpting treatments.

Allergan Acquisition of ZELTIQ & CoolSculpting

After the completion of ZELTIQ, body contouring is now the third pillar in Allergan’s global aesthetics portfolio next to facial aesthetics and plastic surgery and regenerative medicine businesses. The Chief Commercial Officer of Allergan, Bill Meury, stated, “CoolSculpting gives Allergan the most comprehensive and dynamic portfolio of products for plastic surgeons, dermatologists, and other aesthetic providers across the globe.”

In the past few years, there has been a growing demand from patients for less invasive treatments for pockets of fat. CoolSculpting does just that, and there’s been a strong demand for the procedure because of its reliability. It’s exciting to see CoolSculpting added to Allergan’s broad product offering, and we’re already starting to see the expanding opportunity for body contouring.

With programs in place through Allergan like their Open Science and Brilliant Distinctions, patients and customers of ZELTIQ will be able to benefit from the rewards that come with these programs. Hopefully, new and innovative technology will come with CoolSculpting – whether it’s keeping up with the demand or improving the machinery. Brilliant Distinctions will help you save money on CoolSculpting and other Allergan procedures and products that you love.

Brilliant Distinctions

At Sculpt MD, we offer Brilliant Distinctions which is the rewards program with Allergan. Allergan gives you points for receiving one of their many qualifying treatments and purchasing portfolio participating products.

As you gain points, you can use them towards all of your Brilliant Distinction qualifying treatments and product purchases. For every 100 points, you’ll receive $10 towards your next purchase. On top of your reward points, you’ll receive special offers and promotions for being a member that you can use at Sculpt MD.

Using a three-tier system, they progressively offer you higher rates of rewards each time you move up. It’s free to join, and you can earn points with purchases and treatments from:

  • Botox
  • Juvederm
  • Latisse
  • SkinMedica
  • Kybella
  • Natrelle
  • Revolve
  • CoolSculpting

About Allergan

Located in Dublin, Ireland, Allergan is a global pharmaceutical company and leader in Growth Pharma. They are focused on developing, manufacturing, and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical, and regenerative medicine products. They have an extensive portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for:

  • Central nervous system
  • Eye care
  • Medical aesthetics
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Women’s health
  • Urology
  • Anti-infective therapeutic category

On top of CoolSculpting, some of their more famous brands associated with Allergan are Botox and Juvederm. Since 2015, they’ve acquired over 15 other companies on top of ZELTIQ.

Allergan also has their company’s R&D model – Open Science – which defines the approach to identify and develop game-changing ideas and innovation for better patient care. With about 17,000 employees and business in 100 countries, there is no doubt that ZELTIQ CoolSculpting will be in great hands!

About ZELTIQ & CoolSculpting

ZELTIQ is a public company located in Pleasanton, California. They have been marketing and licensing the CoolSculpting cryolipolysis procedure since its approval by the FDA in 2010. They hold the largest market share for non-invasive fat reduction procedures. Founded in 2005, the company was first named the Juniper Medical Systems, but they changed to ZELTIQ in 2007. In 2011, they went publish with the company after performing the correct amount of testing and gathering the right funding for CoolSculpting.

The ZELTIQ CoolSculpting procedure was first approved for the flanks and sides in 2010 by the FDA in the United States. By 2011, it was already approved in 46 other countries. The FDA then approved the treatment of the stomach through CoolSculpting in 2012. After a new model was made to treat difficult to reach areas like the thighs, the FDA also approved that model in 2014. Their sole product, CoolSculpting, is currently the “main cryolipolysis device available on the market.

CoolSculpting in Livermore at Sculpt MD

Just because CoolSculpting was acquired by Allergan doesn’t mean we’re getting rid of it. In fact, because of Allergan’s Brilliant Distinctions program, Sculpt MD can offer even more offers and specials for our customers!

At Sculpt MD, we offer many different Allergan products that can help you gain your rewards toward your CoolSculpting treatment – or that you can gain from your CoolSculpting treatment to use on other procedures and products. Here at Sculpt MD, not only do we offer CoolSculpting in Livermore, but we also offer:

  • Botox
  • Juvederm
  • SkinMedica

In fact, we currently have a great promotion going on with Brilliant Distinctions and CoolSculpting! Until June 8th, you’ll be able to take $200 off your CoolSculpting treatment total combined with our special event pricing when 6 or more cycles are purchased.


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