Velashape 3

Velashape 3 is the latest non-surgical technique by Syneron Candela used to obtain tight and smooth skin by tightening the skin and reduction in cellulite. This treatment brings into use three components for effective results – Infrared radiation-Bi-polar radio frequency- Mechanical vacuum massage.


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Exceptional Results

Minimal Discomfort


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Velashape 3 on its own is great for smoothing out skin or for refining an area post liposuction. Proshock Ice on the other hand is a non-invasive device for reducing body fat. It uses a patented technology called Ice-Shock-Lipolysis, a combination of cryolipolysis and acoustic shock wave therapy, to remove fat and potentially reduce cellulite. We only offer it in combination with Velashape 3 as this is an effective and successful treatment.

Cryolipolysis is a non-invasive method that should not cause any damage to the surrounding tissue, liver or bloodstream. Reduction of body fat is accompanied by improvement of microcirculation and break up of collagen fibres and macro nodules, thus may help with the reduction of cellulite.

The combination treatment is preferably performed at approximately 7 day intervals for 4 to 6 sessions. Each treatment starts with ice lipolysis to freeze the adipose cells, causing apoptosis (programmed cell death), followed by acoustic shock therapy to aid removal and tightening and then Velashape 3 Each treatment takes between 30 minutes to 45 minutes per area.

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The technology combines the three components in the Velashape 3 device to heat up the fat cells and thus lead to their shrinkage. In this procedure, a vacuum is massaged over the targeted area wherein the heat helps with the fat reduction while the mechanical rollers smoothen out the skin. The patient will usually feel some tugging of the skin along with a warming sensation as the procedure unfolds.

Stimulation of new collagen and elastin as a result of heating of the fat cells, surrounding connective and underlying dermal collagen fibres leads to reduced body volume, laxity and improvement in skin texture.
Anyone with a Body Mass Index of less than 30, falling under the Nurnberger-Muller Cellulite Classification Stage 1 and 2 will be an ideal patient for this treatment. It takes something in between 20-30 minutes for each area of the procedure to be completed.

Inner thighs, posterior thighs, outer thighs, anterior thighs buttocks, arms, abdomen, flanks and lower back.
The calves may be treated but some find the treatment slightly uncomfortable.

There is no pain or discomfort is involved, at most a patient might experience some redness, selling or slight bruising in the area treated. These side-effects are not long-lasting and subside quickly.

Velashape 3 treatment contours the body however, it must not be confused for a weight loss treatment.

The treatment has minimal discomfort. Patients do not experience any pain during the procedure.

The treatment is very comfortable and is usually tolerated well by all. Side effects are rare, a temporary redness in the treatment area may occur.

Other cryolipolysis methods are painful and can leave red or purple marks on the skin for many weeks after.

Usually results are seen after 2-4 sessions.

Proshock Ice is a good alternative for patients who are not suitable candidates for liposuction or do not wish to undergo surgical procedures. It gives results like a light liposuction with minimal to no down time and minimal complications.