The other thing that we’ve worked very hard to do is make sure our value proposition for the customer is competitive has significant competitive advantage. We looked at key customer demands we have customer panels all the time, we are first to market in many different categories. We believe in terms of cost of acquisition, cost of ownership, value after sale, the ability to support a product then we clear as it’s clear from our revenue results we are clearly the market leader.
Is the market growing? We have some of our analysts in the room here today and they have their own channels we have significant domain expertise in the field of aesthetics so I can tell you from our perspective, from the company’s perspective, we think the market is better than it was clearly in 2011 we see continued signs of improvement around the economy. North America I believe the economy is back on track certainly we have gone at Syneron we’ve explored and if we look at our revenue growth outside the U.S. we’ve out paced the competition and if you look at the acceptance of cosmetic procedures the whole notion around non-invasive procedures today, I believe Dr. Gold and Dr. Benchetrit are going to be talking about some of that as Dr. Inglefield today just what the trends are in the practice.
Demand is there, we see certain markets that are clearly overheated like Brazil, and China people ask about Europe I can tell you we had record revenues last quarter in Europe. We are cautious about the macro but the business is good as far as the social media, the social media enables all this and we see a younger patient answering it in the world of aesthetics and we see from the standpoint of growth again a very exciting year ahead of us in 2012 as well as we look forward.
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