Is Vaser Shape less effective on women who are pre menopausal or going through menopause?

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VASER Hi Definition Liposuction / Body Contouring with Fat Grafting Versus Vaser Shape

external devices for heating and fat reduction usually do not have any significant difference in those menopausal or not.  VASERlipo is a procedure and can contour the body, VASER shape is used after procedures for improvement and to speed healing or for long term maintenance.  I suggest you see an expert for a consultation.  Best, Dr. Emer.


Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Vasershape

Vasershape is a device sold by the same company that sells and  manufactures the vaser lipossuction system. They are different technologies. Vaser liposuction is an ultrasonic liposuction device used in surgery to help break up or "melt" fat.  The plastic surgeon places tumescent fluid, then uses the vaser device to break up fat then sucks the fat out with a liposuction cannula. 
Vasershape is an unfocused ultrasound device used externally. It differs from focused ultrasound devices like Ultrashape that are FDA cleared for fat reduction. We have a Vasershape (plus most everything else) in our office. We use the device most frequently after liposuction (few weeks later) to help smooth things out. In answer to your question- i dont think menopause has anything to do with Vasershape use but many women complain of weight gain during and after menopause.

Jason Pozner, MD
Boca Raton Plastic Surgeon
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