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Syneron Launches its Proprietary Sublative Technology for Acne Scars

April 4, 2013

New “Skinhibitions(TM)” consumer marketing campaign to increase awareness about its proprietary Sublative(TM) technology offered in the eMatrix, eTwo and elos Plus Systems for both skin rejuvenation and now acne scars

YOKNEAM, Israel, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ:ELOS), the leading global aesthetic device company,
announced today that it will begin the market launch of its proprietary Sublative
technology for the removal or modification of the appearance of acne scars. The acne scar
treatment is available on all of the Syneron Sublative compatible systems, which includes
el s Plus(TM), eTwo(TM) and eMatrix(TM).

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Acne is the most common skin disorder in the United States, affecting 40 to 50 million
Americans. By mid-teens, more than 40 percent of adolescents have acne or acne scarring,
which requires treatment by a dermatologist.[1] Syneron’s Sublative technology is the only
bi-polar fractional radiofrequency (RF) energy device proven to effectively treat acne
scars. Due to its unique design, energy can now be delivered beneath the surface of the
skin to maximize collagen production while preserving the top layer of the skin intact.
This means patients benefit from significant results without the down time or potential
complications of more aggressive treatments.

“As an early adopter of the Sublative technology it’s been a real delight to have been
at the forefront of this revolutionary technology and see it evolve to serve as my staple
treatment for my acne scar patients,” said Michael Gold, M.D., board certified
dermatologist and Medical Director at the Gold Skin Care Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
“While there are nonsurgical to surgical methods to treating a wide range of superficial
to defused acne scars, my go-to-treatment is Sublative due to its exceptional results,
minimal downtime and unmatched safety profile.”

In conjunction with the new acne scar treatment, Syneron will introduce
“Skinhibitions” – a new focused consumer marketing campaign based on market research the
company completed which showed that a majority of women were interested in more
efficacious skin procedures but were inhibited by fear of pain, significant down time,
side effects and high cost. In an online survey commissioned by Syneron, 22 percent of
adults 18 years and older considered acne scars to be an issue that they would like to do
something about. Of the respondents that have acne scars, 77 percent responded that they
would like to seek a treatment but are inhibited by high costs, pain, downtime and lack of
results. Importantly, this survey also indicated more than half of these patients would
seek more information about Sublative technology.

“I chose to have my acne scars treated because I felt when people looked at me they
didn’t see the real me, they just saw my scars,” stated Katelyn Baker, a patient of the
Gold Skin Care Center in Nashville, Tennessee. “I’ve had two pain-free treatments with
Sublative and my skin is smoother, more filled out, and has a natural glow. I am now more
confident and feel that people are focusing on me now instead of looking at my scars.”

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Louis Scafuri, Chief Executive Officer of Syneron, said, “We have received very
positive physician and patient feedback on the Sublative technology since its introduction
in 2009. This fractional bi-polar radio frequency technology delivers excellent results
with little-to-no downtime and is a safe and more effective treatment alternative for all
skin tones. The addition of an acne scar treatment further expands its clinical utility
and will allow our customers to address a large and underserved segment of the aesthetic
market. We look forward to supporting the expanded treatment with the launch of our
“Skinhibitions” focused consumer marketing campaign, which will help increase awareness of
the excellent results that can be achieved in treating acne scars with the Sublative
technology.”

Syneron will introduce the new acne scar treatment for its Sublative compatible
platforms and its new “Skinhibitions” consumer campaign at the American Society of Laser
Medicine & Surgery annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts from April 3-7, 2013 and at
the Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress & Medispa in Monte-Carlo, Monaco from April 4-6,
2013.

About Syneron Medical Ltd.

Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELOS) is the leading global aesthetic device company
with a comprehensive product portfolio and a global distribution footprint. The Company’s
technology enables physicians to provide advanced solutions for a broad range of
medical-aesthetic applications including body contouring, hair removal, wrinkle reduction,
rejuvenation of the skin’s appearance through the treatment of superficial benign vascular
and pigmented lesions, and the treatment of acne, leg veins and cellulite. The Company
sells its products under two distinct brands, Syneron and Candela. Founded in 2000, the
corporate, R&D, and manufacturing headquarters for Syneron Medical Ltd. are located in
Israel. Syneron also has R&D and manufacturing operations in the US. The Company markets,
services and supports its products in 90 countries. It has offices in North America,
France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, UK, Australia, China, Japan, and Hong Kong and
distributors worldwide.

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goals, plans or prospects constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Further, any statements that are not
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number of important factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially
from those indicated by such forward-looking statements, including the risk that the
businesses of Syneron and Candela may not be integrated successfully; the risk that the
merger transaction with Candela may involve unexpected costs or unexpected liabilities;
the risk that synergies from the merger transaction may not be fully realized or may take
longer to realize than expected; the risk that disruptions from the merger transaction
make it more difficult to maintain relationships with customers, employees, or suppliers;
as well as the risks set forth in Syneron Medical Ltd.’s most recent Annual Report on Form
20-F, and the other factors described in the filings that Syneron Medical Ltd. makes with
the SEC from time to time. If one or more of these factors materialize, or if any
underlying assumptions prove incorrect, Syneron Medical Ltd.’s actual results, performance
or achievements may vary materially from any future results, performance or achievements
expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.

In addition, the statements in this document reflect the expectations and beliefs of
Syneron Medical Ltd. as of the date of this document. Syneron Medical Ltd. anticipates
that subsequent events and developments will cause its expectations and beliefs to change.
However, while Syneron Medical Ltd. may elect to update these forward-looking statements
publicly in the future, it specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. The
forward-looking statements of Syneron Medical Ltd. do not reflect the potential impact of
any future dispositions or strategic transactions that may be undertaken. These
forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing Syneron Medical
Ltd.’s views as of any date after the date of this document.

        Contacts:
        Syneron Public Relations
        pr@syneron.com

        Hugo Goldman, Chief Financial Officer
        hugo.goldman@syneron.com

        Zack Kubow, The Ruth Group
        +1-646-536-7020
        zkubow@theruthgroup.com


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