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Merz Dominates 2018 Aesthetic Everything® Awards with Top Honors in 15 Categories

Merz Dominates 2018 Aesthetic Everything® Awards with Top Honors in 15 Categories Merz North America, Products and Top Execs Clean Up, Winning 16 Awards in 15 Categories

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RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 12, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Merz North America, Inc. hauled in top honors, sweeping 16 award wins across 15 categories in the 2018 Aesthetic Everything®Aesthetic and Cosmetic Medicine Awards. The company was voted overall "Top Aesthetic Company". Several of the company's executives and aesthetic products also enjoyed Awards for innovation and industry, taking home additional wins in 2018.

Complete list of Merz wins in the 2018 Aesthetic Everything ®  Awards:

  •  "Top Aesthetics Company" – Merz
  •  "Top CEO" – Bob Rhatigan
  •  "Top Chief Commercial Officer" – Patrick Urban
  •  "Top Vice President" – Jeff Castillo
  •  "Top Marketing Executive" – Roberto Casas
  •  "Top Minimally Invasive Procedure" – Xeomin®
  •  "Top Non-Surgical Procedure" – Ultherapy®
  •  "Top Skincare Device" – Ultherapy®
  •  "Top Dermal Fillers" – Radiesse® and BELOTERO BALANCE®
  •  "Top Body Shaping Device" – Cellfina®
  •  "Top Skin Care Line" – Neocutis®
  •  "Top Spa Skin Care Line" – Neocutis®
  •  "Top Scar and Skin Repair Line" – Mederma®
  •  "Top Training Center" – Merz Institute for Advanced Aesthetics (MIAA)
  •  "Top Charitable Effort" – Merz Cares

This year's Aesthetic Everything®Aesthetic and Cosmetic Medicine Awards tapped winners from over 30,000 votes cast. Voting was held online between September 1st and October 1st, 2018.  All votes were counted to obtain the list of winners. The Award winners for excellence in the field of Aesthetics span the categories of Companies, Products, CEOs, Presidents, Executives, Doctors, Med Spas, Aestheticians, Nurses, Staff, Services, Training, Publications, Meetings, Charity, Videos and more.

"It is an honor for Merz to be recognized as the "Top Aesthetics Company" for the second year in a row," said Bob Rhatigan, CEO, Merz Americas. "The award is a true testament to our commitment and dedication to customers and patients as we strive every day to deliver meaningful results that bring about real progress."

About Merz North America:

Merz North America, Inc. is a specialty healthcare company dedicated to the development and marketing of innovative quality products for physicians and patients across the United States and Canada. Merz products are distributed through two divisions, Aesthetics and Neurosciences, and are developed with the goal of improving patients' health and quality of life by delivering therapies that bring about real progress. Privately-held, Merz North America is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. To learn more about Merz North America, Inc., please visit


RADIESSE and BELOTERO BALANCE are dermal fillers that are FDA-approved to smooth moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds (the creases that extend from the corner of your nose to the corner of your mouth). 

The most common adverse events seen in clinical studies with BELOTERO BALANCE were swelling, bruising, redness, hardening of the skin, pain, altered color or itching. Other adverse events that have occurred with BELOTERO BALANCE include headache, swelling of the side of the nose, moderate cold sore, lip numbness, and lip dryness. Side effects were often mild to moderate and usually resolved within 7 days. 

The most common adverse events seen in clinical studies of RADIESSE® include bruising, redness, swelling, pain, itching and other local side effects. 

These are not all the possible adverse events with RADIESSE or BELOTERO BALANCE. For full RADIESSE or BELOTERO BALANCE safety information, please visit,, or call MyMerz Solutions at 1-844-469-6379. 

RADIESSE and BELOTERO BALANCE are available by prescription only. 

XEOMIN ®  (incobotulinumtoxinA)

XEOMIN ® for injection, for intramuscular use is indicated for the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe glabellar lines with corrugator and/or procerus muscle activity in adult patients.


See full prescribing information for complete BOXED WARNING.

The effects of XEOMIN and all botulinum toxin products may spread from the area of injection to produce symptoms consistent with botulinum toxin effects. These symptoms have been reported hours to weeks after injection. Swallowing and breathing difficulties can be life threatening and there have been reports of death. The risk of symptoms is probably greatest in children treated for spasticity but symptoms can also occur in adults, particularly in those patients who have underlying conditions that would predispose them to these symptoms. 

Please see for Important Safety Information.

About Aesthetic Everything ® :

With almost 10 years in business, Aesthetic Everything® is the largest network of aesthetic and beauty professionals in the world. This is the seventh year that Aesthetic Everything® has presented hundreds of awards to deserving and hard-working professionals and companies within the aesthetic industry. The company's success is rooted in their over 200,000 aesthetic industry subscribers and over one million engaged social media connections.

Aesthetic Everything® has been featured in numerous publications including ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, WSJ, Entertainment Tonight, Good Morning America, Radar Online, Haute Living, Life and Style, E! Online, Reality Tea, OK! Magazine, US Weekly, AOL, Naluda Magazine, Inform New York, Getty Images, Yahoo, Scottsdale Health, Modern Luxury Magazine, Pop Sugar and has also been mentioned in millions of websites and publications worldwide.


Media Contact: Emily Browder, Merz, 919-582-8114,

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Last Updated: 12-Oct-2018