"What it does: Develops and markets prescription and consumer skin-care products such as moisturizers, acne treatments, chemical peels, and cleansers, mostly to dermatologists and spas. Why it's growing: The market for skin-care products has exploded in recent years as more dermatologists attempt to offset rising insurance rates by retailing products from their offices. Going public: The company has filed with the SEC for an initial public offering on Nasdaq, under the ticker symbol SKMD. "
No. 40 (2005)