What is VelaShape?
VelaShape is the FDA cleared device that effectively and safely contours, shapes and slims the body by reducing cellulite and firming problem areas.
VelaShape is the only non-surgical medical device cleared by the FDA for circumferential reduction.
- FDA-cleared non-invasive medical solution for Circumferential Reduction
- Virtually painless non-surgical and non-invasive treatment resulting in no downtime - you can return to your daily activities immediately following treatment
- The precise heating of the targeted treatment area ensures a safe and effective treatment
- Effective on all skin types and all skin colors
VelaShape contours, shapes and slims the body, giving you the opportunity to improve your lifestyle and boost your self-confidence.
How does VelaShape work?
VelaShape uses combined energies known as to precisely target and heat fatty tissues within the treatment area. In addition, the vacuum and tissue manipulation evens out the skin to reveal a smoother figure.
You can look forward to:
- Gradual smoothening of skin's surface with a noticeable reduction in cellulite
- Circumferential reduction, with noticeable reshaping of the treated area
Prior to your first VelaShape treatment, we will schedule a consultation for you with an New Look Skin & Laser Skincare professional who will take a complete medical history, including measurements, outline a custom treatment plan and answer all of your questions. Our skincare professionals will also provide an in-depth explanation and present your cellulite treatment options.
Prepared for best results?? Then it is important to stay away from indoor, outdoor or sunless tanning and to use sun block with SPF 60 or higher throughout the course of treatment. Clean, dry, exfoliated skin, free of creams, lotions and perfume is best suited for treatment. You may be asked to trim long or course hair that may hinder the movement of the applicator.
The FDA-cleared cellulite treatment, VelaShape, is safe and effective for all skin types and colors. The combination of radiofrequency, infrared light energy with vacuum and mechanical massage, increases the metabolism of stored energy, increases lymphatic drainage and reduces or shrinks the size of the actual fat cells and fat chambers. A program of one cellulite treatment per month is recommended to maintain results, coupled with lots of water, regular exercise and a balanced diet to optimize them.
After each cellulite treatment, the area may feel like it is mildly sunburned and you may have pinkness, mild tingling and feel a warm sensation. It is important to use sun block with SPF 60 or higher during the course of VelaShape treatments and for 2-3 days following treatment you will want to avoid using bleaching cream. Areas and Problems that can I be treated with VelaShape II?
The two applicators (VSmooth & VContour) on the VelaShape device are designed for large and small body areas; therefore, treatment is safe and effective.
With VelaShape, you can be treated on body the following areas.
- Upper Arms
- Love Handles
Clinical Treatment Results
How quickly will I notice a change?
Gradual improvement of the treated area can be seen following the first treatment - with the skin surface of the treated area feeling smoother. Results in Circumference and Cellulite Reduction will be most apparent 6-8 weeks following the final treatment session.
How many inches can I reduce from my circumference?
In clinical studies, patients report an average reduction of about 1 inch post treatment series. In clinical trials, the range of Circumferential Reduction was between 0.5-3 inches.
How do I improve and maintain the VelaShape results?
Following your complete treatment regimen, it is recommended to get maintenance treatments periodically. Like all non-surgical or surgical techniques, results will last longer if you follow a balanced diet and exercise regularly.
Is treatment safe?
FDA cleared the device as safe and effective for all skin types and colors. Short term effects can include mild bruising or redness.
Does this treatment suit me?
The majority of the population is suitable for receiving the VelaShape treatment. You should consult with your physician prior to receiving treatments.
What is the feeling during treatment?
Most patients claim that the treatment is pleasant, followed by a deep heating sensation beneath their skin.
Does the treatment hurt?
Most patients find VelaShape treatments comfortable - like a warm deep tissue massage. The treatment is designed to accommodate your sensitivity and comfort level. It is normal to experience a warm sensation for a few hours post treatment. Your skin may also appear redder than usual for several hours.
How will I feel after treatment?
It is normal to have an inner heated sensation for up to a few hours post treatment. In some cases, mild redness can be observed.
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