Jerome D. Chao, MD FACS
13 Century Hill Drive
Latham, NY 12110
p 518.203.2582 f 518.203.2583
Non-Invasive Body Contouring
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3-6 treatments are recommended for optimal results. Individual results and experience may vary.
VelaShape uses a combination of technologies:
These energies combine to deep-heat fat cells and the surrounding tissue. The result is a smaller circumference and a reduction in the appearance of cellulite. Individual results and experience may vary.
There is no definite explanation for why cellulite occurs. While it may be the result of an unhealthy lifestyle, there may be other causes, including genetics or hormonal changes.
VelaShape is a powerful combination of in fared light and bi-polar radio frequency that is clinically proven to reduce circumference of a treatment area and the appearance of cellulite and result in smoother skin. Individual results and experience may vary.
The ideal UltraShape candidate can pinch an inch or so of fat around the waistline and has a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or less. Patients seeking a non-invasive option for body contouring and cellulite reduction. Patient with cellulite who are stage 1 and 2 on the Nurnberger-Muller Cellulite Classification scale.
UltraShape may not be right for you if you:
In clinical trials, the body contouring power of VelaShape led to a reduction of one whole dress size after treatment. Of course, individual results and experience may vary from patient to patient. Following your treatment regimen, it is recommended that you periodically receive maintenance VelaShape treatments. Like all techniques, invasive or non-invasive, results will last longer if you follow a balanced diet and exercise regimen. Individual results and experience may vary.
Most patients find VelaShape comfortable and describe the treatment as feeling like a warm deep-tissue massage. The treatment parameters are easily adjusted to ensure a comfortable treatment experience. It is normal to experience a warm sensation for a few hours after your treatment. Some patients report a pinkish appearance at the treatment area that may last a few hours post treatment, and skin may appear pink for several hours. Individual results and experience may vary.
You will begin to notice gradual improvements of the treated area right away as your skin's surface starts to feel smoother and firmer. Over time you will also notice a smaller circumference throughout the treated area as well as a reduction in the appearance of cellulite, and best results will be seen at about 10 weeks. Individual results and experience may vary.
The VelaShape treatment is safe and effective for all skin types and colors. There are no reported short-term or long-term side effects.
Individual results and experience may vary.