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Syneron Candela’s Answer to Body Shaping

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Syneron Candela’s UltraShape Power is the latest cavitation modality, which uses pulsed focused ultrasound energy to target and destroy fat cells.

The treatment features a single transducer for focused delivery of ultrasound of both large and small areas, allowing for a 32% reduction in fat layer thickness, compared to 19% with CoolSculpting, according to certified dermatologist Stacy Chimento, M.D.

“Patients see results as early as two weeks as opposed to other treatment modalities that can take two to three months to see improvement,” said Chimento. 

UltraShape in a Nutshell

Treatment time: Approximately 30 minutes per treatment area, plus an additional 10 to 15 minutes to isolate treatment areas with elastic straps.

Number of treatments needed: Three treatments at two-week intervals on average.

Pain tolerance: Nearly painless. Patients rated the pain associated with UltraShape Power as a 0.7 on a scale of 0 to 10.

Treatment areas: Abdomen, thighs and flanks.

Side effects: Minimal

Downtime: Minimal

Ideal patients: Men and women with BMIs less than or equal to 30 who are seeking nonsurgical reduction in fat deposits.  

Results shown: 12 weeks after the third treatment 

Average fat reduction: 2.4 to 2.6 cm in thickness

Note: treatments that a licensed esthetician may perform in a medical spa space vary by state. Please consult with your state board before adopting or performing any unfamiliar treatment.