The holidays are here — and with them comes weather that makes it difficult to exercise outdoors. When ice and snow keep you from your fitness routine there are the body contouring treatments CoolSculpting, VelaShape, and Thermage. They can help you stay in shape effortlessly. And each delivers different results, depending on your needs.
The only FDA–cleared nonsurgical reduction treatment that uses controlled cooling to sculpt challenging areas, CoolSculpting can help you achieve the body you’ve always wanted. It cools and crystallizes fat cells, which freeze at a higher temperature than surrounding tissue. The fat cells die, and your body eliminates them over time. The result is a more sculpted and toned you. Best of all, CoolSculpting delivers long-term results. The fat cells treated are gone forever, and cells from untreated areas won’t drift in to replace them.
Your first CoolSculpting session will begin with a consultation with your medical professional, who will consider your specific goals, your unique body, and your needs. How long your session will last depends on the number of areas you want to be treated. And you may need additional sessions if you want a few different areas treated.
During the procedure, a gel pad and applicator will be placed on the targeted area. You’ll most likely feel a deep cold at first, but this ends as the area becomes numb. You might also feel some tugging. This is caused by CoolSculpting’s vacuum, which draws fatty tissue into the applicator cup.
You’ll achieve significant results in anywhere from three weeks to two months. And for four to six months after your treatment, your body will continue to flush fat cells. Keep in mind, though, that CoolSculpting is FDA–cleared to eliminate fat only in the abdomen, side, inner thigh, outer thigh, and chin.
The best part of CoolSculpting is that you don’t have to adopt new exercise or diet habits. If you do happen to gain some weight after a treatment, you’ll do so evenly all over your body. However, your results will last longer if you follow a balanced diet and exercise regularly.
The only FDA–cleared noninvasive body contouring procedure that effectively and safely contours, shapes, and slims your body by reducing cellulite and firming problem areas, VelaShape works especially well on your waist, hips, and thighs.
VelaShape heats dermal and hypodermal tissue at a treatment site with infrared light and radiofrequency. It stimulates fat cell metabolism and reduces fat cell number and size. Dimples are simultaneously smoothed by way of VelaShape’s vacuum suction technology, which stretches fibrous bands in the epidermis. These two processes banish cellulite. What’s more, VelaShape’s mechanical rollers gently knead the area in order to increase circulation at the treatment site. This encourages lymphatic drainage and expels harmful fat cell byproducts and toxins. What results is a significant reduction in the appearance of cellulite, circumferential reduction, and smoother, firmer skin.
During your first VelaShape session, you’ll be asked to lie down on a table. Your medical provider will apply a lotion-like spray to the area to be treated and place the VelaShape machine on your skin. The sensation you’ll experience is similar to a deep-tissue massage that slowly begins to heat up. Slight pressure will then be applied to the area as your skin is massaged. Depending on the area being treated, VelaShape sessions typically last between 20 and 40 minutes. Most people typically require six sessions to see significant results.
VelaShape is so effective that people in clinical trials experienced an average of half an inch to three inches of circumferential reduction in treated areas after a series of four treatments. And their cellulite was reduced by over 60%. A similar clinical study showed that 85% of patients saw their thighs shrink up to three inches.
A noninvasive procedure that dramatically tightens skin after only one treatment, Thermage works wonders practically anywhere, but it’s especially effective on your eyes, face, and body.
Thermage works from the inside out, transferring heat to the epidermis. This encourages collagen production and tightens existing collagen. Thermage effects this partly through radiofrequency technology, which produces currents that cause skin’s collagen to contract and gradually reform. This is why most individuals experience dramatic tightening and smoothing of the skin over the six months that follow their treatment. Since the outer layers of the skin are unaffected, there is almost no recovery time. What’s more, results from a single Thermage treatment tend to last up to ten years.
Prior to the procedure, a physician will usually administer a local anesthetic and oral pain medication to ease any discomfort. During the actual Thermage procedure, patients typically experience an alternation of cooling and heating sensations as the Thermage device penetrates the skin’s deeper layers. The physician will usually monitor the heat intensity to maintain comfort levels. Each brief radiofrequency pulse heats collagen in the deeper layers of the dermis just enough to trigger substantial remodeling and regrowth. To prevent damage, the skin’s surface is also simultaneously cooled using an integrated cooling system. Depending on the area being treated, a Thermage procedure can take anywhere from 45 minutes to 1 ½ hours.
Though some patients notice immediate results after a single treatment, most typically experience dramatic results in the two to six months following treatment as collagen slowly starts to regrow and remodel.
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All three body contouring procedures are highly effective and noninvasive, but each one offers significantly different results.
CoolSculpting is ideal for people who experience stubborn deposits of fat that are unresponsive to diet and exercise.
VelaShape is ideal if you want to diminish the appearance of cellulite and tone your waist, hips, and buttocks.
Thermage is highly effective in toning loose skin virtually anywhere on your body. Only one session is required and results last up to a few years.
Many clients have a combination of these issues, so they’ll undergo two or all of these treatments to help them achieve the body they’ve always wanted.
*Results and patient experience may vary.
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*Results and patient experience may vary.