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FAQ (UltraShape Power®)


What is the UltraShape Power® procedure?


NOW the industry leader in fat destruction at 32%! The clinically-proven UltraShape Power® procedure is the most widely used non-invasive solution for fat destruction and body sculpting. It uses pulsed focused ultrasound to target and reduce unwanted localized fat deposits, reduce body circumference and improve body shape. The new system also uses integrated vacuum-assisted Radio-Frequency to enhance fat cell destruction, expedite fat clearance and tighten skin.


How long will it take to see results?

After the UltraShape Power® procedure, released contents of the broken-down fat cells are naturally cleared by the body over a 2-4 week period. Circumference and fat thickness reduction is usually seen within the first 14 - 28 days post treatment. Maximum results are seen about 28 days post the final treatment.


How does the UltraShape Power® technology work?

The patented UltraShape Power® technology uses a handheld ultrasonic transducer to deliver controlled pulsed focused ultrasound at a precise depth within the fat layer. The technology is selective, meaning that only fat cells are broken down and surrounding important structures such as blood vessels, nerves and connective tissue remain intact. The treatment area is marked and each point within that designated area is treated only once to ensure complete and uniform treatment.



 

What happens to the fat after the UltraShape Power® procedure?

During the UltraShape Power® procedure, the fat cells are destroyed. The fat cell content, primarily comprised of triglycerides, is broken down and transported to the liver. The fat is processed via the body's natural mechanisms and turns into building blocks for energy.


Are there any side effects?

Extensive clinical trials and over 200,000 patient treatments performed worldwide have demonstrated the excellent safety profile of the UltraShape Power® procedure.


Who is it for?

The UltraShape Power® treatment has been designed to help average to overweight men and women acquire an improved body shape and contour. It offers a non-surgical alternative to patients seeking effective reduction of localized fat deposits without surgery.


What makes the UltraShape Power® unique?

Body sculpting with UltraShape Power® delivers measurable, long-lasting circumference reduction in target body areas, and provides the following benefits: Non-invasive – The procedure is totally non-invasive and reduces the fat thickness and circumference of the treated area with no incisions, cannulas, injections or needles. Safe – The focused ultrasound causes a mechanical (non-thermal) effect that selectively targets and breaks down only fat cells without affecting the surrounding blood vessels, nerves and connective tissue. Effective – After three sessions, patients experience an average of 4 cm reduction in body circumference. These results have been proven in clinical studies and are demonstrated in the hundreds of thousands of treatments performed worldwide. The results you experience may vary. Comfort – The vast majority of people who have undergone the UltraShape Power® body sculpting procedure report no discomfort. There is no anesthesia or sedation required. You simply lie on the bed and the technician guides a handheld device that delivers the focused ultrasound energy over your body.  Circumference reduction minimum of 4.5 cm or 2 - 5 inches
fat thickness reduction 1.1 cm or 3/4 inch!


What body areas are treated?

The UltraShape Power® treatment focuses on the abdomen, thighs (“saddle bags”), inner thigh, gynocomastia (“man breasts”), and flanks (“love handles").


What results can I expect?

Clinical results show that in three treatments, patients see an average of 4 cm reduction in circumference.. A three treatment regimen is recommended to achieve maximum results. As with any non-invasive procedure the results you see may differ from the clinical trial results and patient to patient.


How long will the results last?

Just as with liposuction, once fat cells are removed from the treatment area the results are expected to be long lasting, as long as you maintain your weight with a healthy diet and exercise.


How does the UltraShape Power® procedure differ from other non- invasive body contouring treatments, which are based on lymphatic massage or radio- frequency technologies?

The UltraShape Power® procedure uses pulsed focused ultrasound energy which selectively target and permanently destroys fat cells in the underlying fat layers. This is different from other non-invasive body contouring treatments, which may only enhance the lymphatic system activity to increase lymphatic drainage. Those treatments may only temporarily reduce the volume of the fat cells, not destroy and reduce the number of fat cells therefore the results are temporary and maintenance treatments are required. UltraShape Power® destroys the fat cells in the focal area and increases blood circulation and lymphatic system activity to expedite the clearance of the liquefied fat. The results are long lasting.


How does the UltraShape Power® procedure differ from other non-invasive ultrasound treatments for body contouring?

UltraShape Power® uses pulsed focused ultrasound energy which selectively targets and destroys fat cells. Other ultrasound technology uses non-focused standard ultrasound which cannot break down fat cells. UltraShape Power® is the only system in the world to use a unique real-time tracking and guidance system for 3D mapping of the body’s curvature to ensure complete and uniform energy delivery over the entire treatment area, minimizing the risk of contour irregularities, a common side effect of liposuction. Unlike many other non-invasive treatments UltraShape Power® is scientifically and clinically proven safe and effective. It has more than 7 peer-reviewed publish articles and book chapters and has been widely tested by the world's most prestigious doctors.


What does the procedure feel like?

Patients usually report feeling light-to-moderate tingling or warmth in the treated area.  Duration of procedure, depending on the area, can be from 20 mins to 1.5 hours.



 

FAQ (VelaShape III)


What is VelaShape?

VelaShape® is a non-invasive body contouring treatment for circumferential and cellulite reduction. VelaShape enables you to safely achieve a toned, contoured and well shaped body in typically 3 treatment sessions (single treatment protocol is also available); making you look and feel more youthful. VelaShape provides dramatic results without downtime or significant discomfort.


What is the VelaShape procedure?

VelaShape technology combines infrared light, bi-polar radio frequency energy and vacuum, which cause deep heating of the fat cells, their surrounding connective tissue and the underlying dermal collagen fibers. This type of efficient heating and vacuum stimulates the growth of new and better collagen and elastin which results in localized reduction in skin laxity, body volume, and an overall improvement in skin structure and texture.



What do I expect from VelaShape treatments?

Gradual smoothing of skin's surface with a noticeable reduction in cellulite
Circumferential reduction, with noticeable reshaping of the treated area


What is the VelaShape procedure like?

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.


Which areas can be treated with VelaShape?

Cellulite treatment areas could be on the neck (under chin), arms, thighs, buttocks, flank and abdomen. Most patients see gradual and cumulative results throughout the treatment regime with VelaShape III .



Are there any side effects?

Extensive clinical trials and over 200,000 patient treatments performed worldwide have demonstrated the excellent safety profile of the VelaShape procedure.



Who is it for?

The VelaShape treatment has been designed to help average to overweight men and women acquire an improved body shape and contour. It offers a non-surgical alternative to patients seeking effective reduction of localized fat deposits without surgery.


Is VelaShape treatment right for me?

VelaShape III is great if you are looking to drop 1 - 2 clothing sizes in circumference and/or seeking skin tightening & cellulite reduction.  VelaShape is not a weight loss treatment. VelaShape uses a combination of technologies to contour your body, reducing the trouble spots that diet and exercise can’t reach. The ideal VelaShape patient is someone with a BMI (Body Mass Index) of less than 30, who falls under The Nurnberger-Muller Cellulite Classification Stage 1 and 2. Ask your doctor to see if you're a candidate for VelaShape treatments.