Press Release January 09, 2008

Palomar and Q-MED AB Enter into International Distribution Agreement

BOSTON, Jan. 9, 2008 – Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:PMTI), a researcher and developer of light-based systems for cosmetic treatments, today announced the execution of an international distribution agreement with the Swedish company Q-MED AB (OMX Nordic Exchange, Stockholm Mid Cap:QMED), a biotech/medical device company. Q-MED will eventually be responsible for the marketing, advertising, promotion, sale and distribution of Palomar’s professional products for aesthetic treatments outside North America.

Goodwin Procter attorneys Kingsley L. Taft and Maggie L. Wong provided legal counsel to Palomar Medical Technologies for this transaction.

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