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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.

The Technology

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.

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.




Is VelaShape® treatment right for me?

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. 



The Nurnberger-Muller Cellulite Classification Scale

Stage 1

NO dimpling while the patient is standing or lying down, but the pinch test reveals the "orange peel" appearance.

Stage 2

"Orange peel" dimpling appears spontaneously when standing up, but NOT when lying down.

Stage 3

"Orange peel" dimpling appears spontaneously both when standing up AND lying down.

*The VelaShape® III system is FDA-cleared for temporary reduction in the appearance of cellulite and temporary reduction of thigh and abdominal circumferences.

  • Our patients have been very pleased with their results thus far with the VelaShape treatments. Their clothes fit better and they feel less self-conscious in shorts or a bathing suit.
    Amy Forman Taub, M.D.Advanced Dermatology, Chicago, Illinois
  • In only 4 treatments, most of my patients could see circumferential reduction in all treated areas. In addition, my patients felt their bodies were visibly smoother due to significant cellulite improvement. I could actually see an improvement in my patient’s self confidence due to the results they saw from the VelaShape treatments.
    Gerald Boey, M.D.Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • In my practice, word of mouth has spread fast and many of my patients are asking for VelaShape treatments. Patients who came to me for medical issues are now inquiring about the body reshaping treatment. And with the short treatment time and visible results, I can satisfy both their medical and aesthetic needs
    Vince Afsahi, M.D.South Coast Dermatology, Newport Beach, California
  • In a VelaShape clinical trial I performed, an average reduction of 29%, was observed in fat thickness at the 1 month follow up visit (measured by Ultrasound imaging) . 97% of the patients were satisfied with the results.
    Maurice Adatto, M.D.Medical Director of Skinpulse, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Shopping for clothes has always been one of my favorite activities. And since I lost a couple of inches with VelaShape, it’s become even more fun. Clothes fit better, and my confidence is through the roof!
    K.F, New York, United States
  • Even though I’ve always gotten plenty of exercise, I still had a real love-hate relationship with the fitting room. Now that VelaShape has helped me take an inch off my abdomen, I feel like everything I try on fits a little bit better!
    J.N. United States

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