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What Kind of Training or Certification is Required to Perform Velashape on Patients?

Could you tell me what type of training / certification is required to operate the VelaShape on a patient? Thank you in advance for your time.

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Certification to Perform Velashape

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Thank you for your question. Training or Certification to perform Velashape depends entirely on your state and license board I hope this helps.


Danville Plastic Surgeon
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Velashape training

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Velashape is a medical laser so any operator must operate under the license of a physician. Formal training is best done by the manufacturer of the machine - Syneron - and then they send you a certificate of completion; this training can be done in your actual office, or Syneron periodically offers training at their facility in Irvine, CA. However, in-office training by your physician may also be done, and there are online programs available through the physician portal on the Syneron website.

F. Victor Rueckl, MD
Las Vegas Dermatologist
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