BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:PMTI), a global leader in laser and other light-based systems for aesthetic treatments, today announced that Joseph Caruso, the Company's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Paul Weiner, Chief Financial Officer will present at the Leerink Swann Global Healthcare Conference to be held February 13-14, 2013 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. Senior management will make a corporate presentation on February 13 th at 11:00 a.m. ET and hold one-on-one meetings with institutional investors to review the Company's business strategy and recent corporate events. Palomar will offer a live audio webcast of the presentation which may be accessed at the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at palomarmedical.com About Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc.: Palomar is a global leader in laser and other light-based systems for aesthetic treatments. Palomar pioneered the optical hair removal field, when, in 1997, it introduced the first high-powered laser hair removal system. Since then, many of the major advances in light-based hair removal have been based on Palomar technology. As a pioneer of fractional technology, Palomar is an owner of fundamental intellectual property in this area. In December 2009, Palomar received the first United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the treatment of stretch marks using a fractional non-ablative laser. In September 2010, Palomar received the first FDA clearance for a fractional ablative and fractional non-ablative combination treatment. In December 2006, Palomar became the first company to receive a 510(k) over-the-counter (OTC) clearance from the FDA for a new, patented, home-use, light-based hair removal device. In June 2009, Palomar became the first company to receive a 510(k) OTC clearance from the FDA for a new, patented, home-use, laser device for the treatment of periorbital wrinkles. OTC clearance allows these products to be marketed and sold directly to consumers without a prescription. Palomar introduced the PaloVia™ Skin Renewing Laser™ in December 2010.