VelaShape II, developed by Syneron, is an FDA approved non-surgical body contouring treatment for circumferential and cellulite elimination. It combines bipolar radiofrequency, infrared light, vacuum pump technology, and mechanical massage to remove stubborn fat from the body. VelaShape II allows you to achieve a toned, contoured, and well shape body to make you feel and look more youthful.
How does VelaShape II work?
The combination of radiofrequency and light energy is applied through electrodes and heats up the cells so they will burst and melt. The spectrum of light energy is about 700 to 2000nm. The purpose of the vacuum pump technology and the mechanical massage is to smoothen the skin. 85% of the patients revealed that there is a 1 cm or more reduction on their thighs after the session. There are also patients who lost 7.2 cm or so. VelaShape II provides results without any discomfort. The patient is allowed to return to his or her daily activity right after the session.
VelaShape II process requires the patient to go for multiple treatment sessions for months. An average 4 treatment sessions are needed before a patient be able to see a cumulative and gradual result. VelaShape II also offers Cellulite Treatment if you have a skin texture like cottage cheese. It is also used to minimize the size of fat cells and chambers that will result in a reduction of cellulite.
VelaShape II is not a treatment to lose weight. It uses a combination of technologies to reduce the troubled spots that dietary program and proper exercise can’t solve and to contour your body. It is also a medical solution against cellulite. Using VelaShape II allows you to reshape your body easily, feel better about yourself, and improve your lifestyle.
Patients find VelaShape II treatment comfortable like a warm deep tissue massage. To ensure the patients to have a comfortable treatment experience, the treatment parameters are easily adjusted.
Which areas can be treated?
The technology is only approved to be used in certain areas such as the buttocks, love handles, thighs, and abdomen. Using this on a small or fibrous areas like the face and neck is not allowed.
The initial treatment produces improvement of the treated area. Skin will become tighter, firmer, and smoother. After the final treatment, cellulite, and circumferential reduction will be more visible. VelaShape II is effective on any skin types and tones. This device targets the cellulite, tightens the skin, smooth and tone body tissues, and is compatible with anyone.
It works pure and simple. Most people notice positive results after one treatment.
Bruising, blistering, and crusting are one of the main side effects that you will notice but it will go away eventually after a few days. If there is a burning sensation in the skin, it is possible that you have an infection.
Costs can run into to the thousands of dollars for each treatment. The cost of the treatment depends on the degree of the cellulite, amount of body fat, and your response to the treatment. You need to undergo an initial of four treatments and a maintenance treatment once a month.