What is Nonsurgical Fat and Cellulite Reduction?
No matter how fit and healthy you are, unfortunately, there is nothing that can be done to prevent or remove cellulite on your own. Cellulite (a fibrous tissue) forms beneath the skin, mostly around the hips, thighs, and stomach, and can create a lumpy, dimpled look. At Elysium SurgiSpa, our team is pleased to offer nonsurgical fat and cellulite reduction at our Chicago, IL office. We use noninvasive body contouring technology by VelaShape® III that delivers radiofrequency (RF) energy, infrared light, mechanical massage, and vacuum suction to smooth the appearance of cellulite on the thighs and buttocks, as well as reduce circumferential fat around the thighs and abdomen. To learn more about enjoying great, visible results from VelaShape III treatments, contact us for a consultation today.
What are the benefits?
A personalized cellulite reduction treatment with our advanced VelaShape III technology at Elysium SurgiSpa can deliver amazing outcomes with numerous benefits, like:
- Smoothing lumpy, uneven skin
- Stimulating the production of new collagen and elastin
- Improving skin health, look, and feel
- Having a healthier, more youthful complexion appearance
- Results last a long time
- Minimal recovery time required
"Victoria does an amazing job at hydrafacials - she knows her stuff and is very thorough. My face feels brand new when I leave Elysium thanks to her. Also the front desk staff is always kind and professional."- A.H. / Google / Oct 30, 2023
"The staff was super nice and knowledgeable, and willing to answer all my questions. My skin looks great after the facial and a bonus - there was plenty of parking around the building!"- M.O. / Google / Apr 01, 2023
"This was my first time at Elysium. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. I had a hydrafacial done by Victoria. Victoria was very knowledgeable and professional. We discussed my skin concerns and she made recommendations! My face was very glowy and I received many compliments. I’m looking forward to coming back!"- M.S. / Google / Mar 31, 2023
"It was a very enjoyable and relaxing services my expectations were met. Victoria was very thorough would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a great service!"- G.G. / Google / Mar 14, 2023
"Sylwia is the best! She is helping me clear my acne and has been a great resource and makes me feel supported during this tough journey to clear my skin :)"- N.H. / Google / Feb 21, 2023
What to Expect with Fat and Cellulite Reduction
Prior to your fat and cellulite reduction session, our team will work with you to create a customized treatment plan. Using suction to stabilize the treatment area, a microblade will be inserted into the treatment area with the help of the VelaShape III handheld device. The fibrous bands underneath the skin are detached, allowing the cellulite dimples to loosen, revealing smoother skin. The procedure can typically be performed in under an hour. Typically, you can resume your normal routine the day following your treatment, but you may want to refrain from strenuous activities for a few days. Common side effects of nonsurgical fat and cellulite treatment include temporary bruising, swelling, and tenderness. You can expect to see results within about three days with improvements in the following weeks. As long as you maintain a healthy weight, you should be able to enjoy your smooth results for up to two years.
VelaShape III FAQ
What is nonsurgical fat reduction?
Nonsurgical fat reduction, using the innovative multi-mode VelaShape III procedure, is a safe, effective way to reduce stubborn fat and help lessen the appearance of cellulite on the body. It is suitable for both women and men and has shown to produce dramatic results in many patients.
Does VelaShape III actually work?
Yes, it does. According to a study published in Lasers in Medical Science, a group of women aged 21 - 58 years old found that after treatment to one or more sites (stomach, legs, buttocks), 85% experienced a reduction of 1.2 - 3.3 cm of fat. Ultrasound readings showed an average of 29% reduction of the fat layer after a one-month follow-up. A post-study evaluation reported that 97% of the patients expressed overall satisfaction with their results.
What exactly is VelaShape III?
The VelaShape III used by Elysium SurgiSpa is a cutting-edge nonsurgical fat reduction therapy that combines multiple vectors of attack to reduce fat and the appearance of cellulite. VelaShape III uses radiofrequency (RF) energy, infrared light, mechanical massage, and vacuum suction to effectively reduce fat and cellulite on the stomach, thighs, legs, and buttocks.
How long does it take to see results with VelaShape III?
The majority of patients will see results after three treatments, which are generally about six weeks after the first VelaShape III procedure. Results will build and accumulate after each treatment, continuing to improve as the body produces new collagen. The most noticeable results are typically seen within two to three months after the final treatment.
How many VelaShape III sessions do you need?
For most patients, the typical treatment course will be 3 – 5 treatments over a six-week period with one treatment performed each week. Some may need a maintenance treatment a month after the final VelaShape III procedure. After that, you may only need a maintenance treatment every 3 – 6 months, depending on your needs.
Target Fat and Cellulite
With nonsurgical fat and cellulite reduction, it's possible to reduce fatty problem spots that you haven't been able to target through exercise and diet alone. If you have cellulite or fat that prevents you from feeling as confident as you should be, let the team at Elysium SurgiSpa help you attain a smoother, contoured shape that you'll want to show off. Reach out to us in Chicago, IL to schedule your consultation and get started.
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