Monday, January 4, 2010

Bioform (makers of Radiesse) bought by Merz Pharma Group

Merz Pharma Group, in Germany, announced today that they're buying Bioform Medical for $253M today.

Bioform will now be known as Merz Aesthetics, and they are most prominently known for producing the popular dermal filler Radiesse, which consists of calcium-based microspheres suspended in a water-based gel.

According to the ABC News report on this event, BioForm is "developing a surgical adhesive intended to be used in repairing large blood vessels, and an injectable treatment for varicose veins."

Dr. Jason Pozner
Sanctuary Medical Aesthetic Center, Boca Raton
Sanctuary Plastic Surgery, Boca Raton

Dr. David J. Goldberg
Sanctuary Medical Aesthetic Center, Boca Raton
Skin Laser Surgery Specialists of NY/NJ


  1. A total of $253? I doubt it. I hadn't seen the info on varicose veins, so thanks for that.