What is VelaSmooth?
VelaSmooth is a class II medical device, which provides ELOS combined energy using Bipolar Radio Frequency and Infrared Light in order to re-contour problem areas of the body to reduce cellulite. Studies have shown that both men and women are affected by cellulite, but typically more than 80% of women over the age of twenty are most afflicted with the problem.
How does VelaSmooth treatment work?
Velasmooth treatment is a combination of heat energy that is delivered topically onto the skin and radiates into the dermal tissue so that fat becomes mobilized allowing for the repositioning of collagen causing a smoother and more supple skin appearance. While Velasmooth heat treats the inner dermal layers of the skin, a vacuum action provides a deep tissue massage, which assists in the redistribution of fatty tissue.
Is VelaSmooth Safe?
VelaSmooth has been approved by the U.S. Department of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use as a clinical treatment for the reduction of cellulite.
What does a VelaSmooth treatment feel like?
VelaSmooth provides a deep tissue heat that has been described as a deep tissue massage.
What side effects may be associated with VelaSmooth treatments?
The side effects of VelaSmooth are minimal and typically include skin redness that dissipates minutes after the procedure.
How many VelaSmooth treatments may be required for maximum results?
Typically, maximum results may be achieved with two treatments per week for six to eight weeks. There are sixteen appointments in a standard treatment regimen. Most patients report improvements after five to six treatments. Treatment time is typically one hour.
How much does VelaSmooth cost?
Typically, VelaSmooth treatments cost $50-300 per treatment though exact costs will vary based on the treatment area, the treating cosmetic dermatolgist, and the geographic location of the clinic.
Disclaimer: This information is intended only as an introduction to this procedure. This information should not be used to determine whether you will have the procedure performed nor does it guarantee results of your elective surgery. Further details regarding surgical standards and procedures should be discussed with your physician.
By Anti-Aging.org Staff
Updated: December 28, 2008