Candela Corporation (NASDAQ:CLZR) announced today that Gerard E. Puorro, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Needham & Company 7th Annual Biotechnology and Medical Technology Conference in New York on June 11, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

A live audio webcast of the presentation and the accompanying slideshow may be accessed through the company™s website at within the Investor Relations section. Viewers are encouraged to log on approximately 15 minutes prior to the presentation to register and download any necessary software. A replay of the webcast will be available shortly after the live presentation and will be archived for 90 days.

About CANDELA: Candela Corporation manufactures, and distributes innovative clinical solutions that enable physicians, surgeons, and personal care practitioners to treat selected cosmetic and medical conditions using lasers, aesthetic laser systems, and other advanced technologies. Founded near Boston in 1970, the company markets and services its products in over 70 countries from offices and distributors in the United States, Europe, Japan, China and other Asian locations. Candela established the aesthetic laser market 19 years ago, and currently has an installed base of an estimated 12,000 lasers worldwide. Visit Candela on the Web at

Candela Corporation
Stacy Feit, 213-486-6549
Financial Relations Board