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Sound Surgical Technologies, the company behind Vaser Liposelection the Vaser ultrasound device, has developed the VaserShape system, a non-surgical device that helps reduce cellulite and inches in certain areas of the body. The VaserShape device is a non-invasive body contouring system powered by ultrasonic laser. The device is designed to disrupt fat cells beneath the skin by delivering ultrasound energy deep into the skin’s tissues.

Unlike other cellulite reduction systems, the VaserShape procedure uses two ultrasound heads positioned next to each other, and the ultrasound energy penetrates deep into the skin tissues to disrupt the fat cells. The power setting is low enough to cause minimal damage to the skin tissues, and most people see results right away.

Most patients will need to undergo at least five to seven treatments in order to see significant results, and many will require maintenance treatments every few weeks. Each treatment session is about 30 minutes long, and can be performed once per week. The VaserShape device is designed for those who are of average weight, but can be effective for those who are slightly overweight and are following a weight loss plan.

If you’re struggling with unsightly cellulite, you may have considered cellulite treatments like VelaShape or Endermologie that can shape and contour your figures and reduce the appearance of cellulite. But did you know that certain foods can also help you wage the war against cellulite?

Eating a healthy diet and maintaining an active lifestyle can reduce your risk of developing those bumps and fatty pockets that refuse to budget. Cellulite develops when body fat gets trapped between the skin tissues and starts to protrude near the skin’s surface.

Here are just a few foods that can help to fight cellulite:

Over 80 percent of women are troubled by cellulite at some point in their lives, but there are now a number of cosmetic treatments available that can effectively reduce the appearance of dimples and bumps, and also improve the texture of the skin.

Thermage is an innovative cellulite reduction procedure that works by heating up the skin and shrinking collagen under the skin’s surface. The single, non-invasive treatment is performed on an outpatient basis and can dramatically improve the appearance of cellulite within a few weeks after the treatment.

As swimsuit season approaches, many women are self-conscious about cellulite and unsightly bulges. While cellulite generally does not disappear on its own, there are a number of body shaping and cellulite reduction treatments available at medical spas and cosmetic surgery centers around the country. Doctors point out that lifestyle changes and dietary habits are often necessary to prevent cellulite from occurring in the first place, and researchers now claim that they have developed a test that can predict cellulite formation.

DermaGenoma, Inc., has released the CelluliteDX Genetic Test for Moderate to Severe Cellulite (gynoid lipodystrophy) which can help doctors predict if a patient is at a high risk for developing Nurnberger-Muller grade 2 or greater cellulite. Results of this test will allow the doctor to develop an effective plan to reduce the appearance of cellulite, or prevent additional cellulite from forming. The cellulite treatment plan may include therapy, lifestyle changes, and changes in medication choices, such as avoiding hormone replacement therapy or birth control for a certain period of time. In some cases, laser therapy can help improve the texture and tone of the skin, and also slow down or stop the development of severe cellulite.

The SpaCapsule massage and relaxation station is a hydrotherapy and hydromassage unit designed to reduce stress and improve circulation throughout the body. It is currently available at many medical spas and cosmetic surgery centers across the country, and is often used as a complement to some types of body contouring treatments and procedures.

The capsule allows the individual to lie down in a comfortable, enclosed unit and enjoy a mechanical massage. Some sessions include the release of aromatherapy oils. Now, the company behind SpaCapsule reports that sessions may also offer some anti-cellulite and weight loss benefits.

The Body by Thermage system is designed to target cellulite and assist with the body recontouring and reshaping process after weight loss or liposuction.

The non-invasive procedure works by increasing collagen production deep under the skin’s surface, and this causes a tighter, toned and more youthful appearance. Body by Thermage was recently featured as a cellulite procedure on Columbia ABC 25. The Preva Laser Skin Center in Columbia, South Carolina demonstrated the Thermage Cellulite tip, and explained how this procedure helps to shrink the body’s tissues and improves the appearance of cellulite.

Cellulite affects more than 90% of women of all sizes and body weights, and physicians believe that women get cellulite when the connective tissue of the skin forms a net around fatty tissue, creating a ‘lumpy’ appearance on the surface of the skin.

There are now several cosmetic procedures on the market that promise to help reduce the appearance of cellulite and can even help take off a few inches. Procedures including VelaShape, VelaSmooth and Thermage skin tightening treatments may help some women achieve a shapelier, slimmer appearance.

Today’s innovative cellulite treatments include procedures such as VelaSmooth and Endermologie, but these treatments typically don’t provide permanent results.

A new device that makes use of radiofrequency energy may soon become available at more medical spas and cosmetic surgery centers around the United States, and promises exceptional results with its innovative vacuum therapy and radiofrequency system.

People who have lost a significant amount of weight, or those that live an inactive lifestyle are prone to developing patches of cellulite.

Cellulite can appear on the hips, thighs and buttocks after weight loss, but is not uncommon in people who are at a healthy weight. While massage treatments and exercise can help to minimize the appearance of cellulite, there is still no permanent solution for getting rid of the unsightly pockets of fat.

Today’s innovative cellulite reduction techniques include deep tissue massage, Endermologie and VelaSmooth treatments that promise to smooth out and strengthen skin tissues.

John Lewis department stores in London are among several retailers that are now stocking anti-cellulite leggings and tights made by Scala, a company that produces tights and underwear made with bio-fir. These special tights are designed with a layer of crystals that emit infrared rays when they come into contact with the skin. The heat helps to increase the metabolism of the cells on  the skin and increase blood flow, which in turn – according to Scala – helps to ‘melt the fatty layers’ beneath the skin tissues and help it move out of the body naturally.