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Inamed and Medicis Change the Face of the Aesthetic Market

Executive Summary

The $2.8 billion merger of Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. a specialty pharma focusing on dermatology with sales of $303 million, and Inamed Corp., a cosmetic surgery company with sales of $384 million creates the largest plure-play aesthetics company focusing on physician markets, and a base for future consolidation in a fragmented and rapidly growing market.

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