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Is velashape a comfortable procedure? i am looking to reduce the size of my rear end. i heard that velashape uses suction and heat. it sounds like it would be painful. i have not had any plastic surgery because of my fear of pain during surgery and the re

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
People : People have reported varying levels of discomfort with this procedure. Velashape technology uses suction and rollers to draw fat cells closer to the surface of the skin, then uses a heat source to breakdown fat. Some people report that the procedure is as uncomfortable as a deep tissue massage or a sun burn. Following procedure, it is normal for your skin to have a warm sensation and be reddended throughout the day. It is also normal to have some minimal bruising.
Dr. Kenneth Stein
42 years experience
Velashape: Velashape is not particularly uncomfortable but the results are minimal at best. Even though surgery can be uncomfortable, it is the most reliable and effective therapy.
Dr. George Pope
41 years experience
Not painful at all: Velashape doesn't hurt. It's results are good but usually temporary.
Dr. Gregory Lynam
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Vaser Shape: We use the vaser shape and have had a number of happy patients. Check it out. It is non invasive and not painful. 4 or 5 treatments, one per week.

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