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What is the Difference Between Liposonix , Ultrashape and Velashape? Do Any of Them Work?
4 Doctor Answers | Asked by inches to lose in Montreal
Liposonix is the only FDA approved fat melting device in the U.S.
As of Dec 2011, I'm one of the first U.S. centers to offer Liposonix which just got FDA approved for fat reduction in the U.S. in November 2011. It is the first FDA approved noninvasive fat melting device using high-intensity focused ultrasound. There is no other device that can make this claim in the U.S. It is nonsurgical liposuction, a revolutionary technologic breakthrough. It is not a replacement for liposuction because you cannot remove the high volumes of fat...
Treatments for Reducing Fat
Thank you for your question. The answer ultimately depends on what area of the body you want treated, and the type of results you are looking for. I have had great success at my practice with CoolSculpting, which is a new non-invasive treatment that reduces excess fat.
Ultrashape, Liposonix and Velashape
Ultrashape and Liposonix are not FDA approved in the united states, that is the first and most important distinction. Ultrashape and Liposonix are ultrasound non-invasive treatments. Velashape is FDA approved and well studied with reproducable results. Most popular treated areas include abdomen, flanks, thighs and upper arms. Most treated areas require 4-6 treatments once weekly
Noninvasive fat reduction techniques
Liposonix and Ultrashape are not approved by the FDA in the United States yet. In other countries, the devices have been used in a non-invasive way to reduce the girth of the fat volume. Both require some treatments and the results are seen a couple of months laer. Possibly one to two centimeters ( less than an inch) have been reduced off the perimeter's circumference. Velashape is a negative vacuum external suction device that kneads the skin and delivers radiofrequency energy...