What areas can be treated?
Cellulite treatment areas could be on the neck (under chin), arms, thighs, b uttocks, flank and abdomen. Most patients see gradual and cumulative results throughout the treatment regime.
What is loose skin?
Skin that has lost its elasticity and firmness. Several factors are likely responsib le for making your once supple firm skin appear tired and loose. The most common cause is ageing . As you age, your skin loses the collagen and elastins, which are your skin’s supportive connecti ve tissue, that make it look soft and youthful.
Sun exposure is another reason for skin losing its elasticity. The sun’s powe rful rays damage skin cells over time, this can accelerate the effects of ageing. The ultraviolet radiation you soaked up while getting the perfect tan was also breaking down your collagen and elastin, which can lead to saggy skin, tired looking and wrinkled skin.
Weight loss is also a contributing factor, especially large amounts of wei ght over a short period of time. Those who undergo bariatric surgery are often left with skin and tissue that is over stretched and unable to bounce back.
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What are the causes of cellulite?
Having cellulite doesn’t mean you are overweight. Even thin people c an have it. If you are overweight, however, losing weight may reduce cellulite. Our lifestyles now days have increased the number of patients that suffer from cellu lite. Cellulite is caused by poor diet, fad or yo –
yo dieting. This results in the metabolism to slow down, and co upled with a lack of physical exercise and hormone changes, its the perfect b reading ground for cellulite. Other factors include dehydration and total body fat percentage. As we know cellulite is more common among women than men, but men to do suffer from the condi tion .
Myths about VelaSmooth
VelaSmooth is a weight loss treatment. VelaSmooth uses a combination of t echnologies to contour your body, reducing the trouble spots that diet and exercise can ’t reach.
The ideal VelaSmooth patient is someone with a BMI (Body Mass Index) of less t han 30. This is not true, any body shape that has a cellulite problem are can benefit from this treatment.
How does it work?
VelaSmooth technology combines infrared light, bi-polar radio frequenc y energy and vacuum, which cause precise deep heating of the fat cells, underlying dermal collag en fibres and hypodermal tissue, which reduces the actual size of the fat cells in the treatment area. This comb ination of Radio frequency and infra-red light (Els ™), aids in new collagen remodeling to tighten sagging and lax skin especially on the neck. The efficient heating, vacuum and specially design ed rollers, smooths out the skin and stimulates the growth of collagen and elastin. Resulting in reducti on in skin laxity, body volume, and an overall improvement in skin structure and texture. Lymph atic drainage is also increased.
How many treatments are needed?
2 Treatment per week for 4 -6 weeks. Maintenance is advisable, 1 treatment every 3- 4 months will keep the problem area at bay.