Benefits/How It Works
Many patients in Victoria, British Columbia want alternatives to liposuction that provide results without the invasiveness of a surgical procedure. With innovations in non-surgical body contouring, men and women no longer have to turn to traditional liposuction. Our Victoria, BC office offers UltraShape®, a completely non-invasive and effective way to remove unwanted fat on the tummy, thighs and hips. This unique body contouring treatment requires minimal to no downtime and is reported by many patients to be painless.
If you would like to learn more about UltraShape, please send us an email or call us at (250) 598-3300 or (877) 598-3380. Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Mark Lupin understands the significance of patient safety and comfort. His practice is dedicated to providing high-quality cosmetic medical care for patients on Vancouver Island.
UltraShape is a non-surgical body contouring treatment that uses focused ultrasound technology to break down unwanted fat by selectively targeting fat cells and disrupting them without harming surrounding tissues. The fat is gradually removed through the body's natural cleansing process.
UltraShape may be an option for people in Victoria, BC who don’t want liposuction, and instead want a non-invasive solution to removing unwanted fat. A hand-held device gently glides over the skin of the area being treated to provide contouring. UltraShape treatments are effective; results may be seen as soon as a few weeks following the first treatment. For optimal results, a series of at least 3 treatments is required. In general, patients report that UltraShape treatments provide smooth, even results and that they are able to resume their normal, everyday activities immediately following the treatment.
Healthy individuals with a good diet and regular exercise program yet with persistent fat on the tummy, thighs and hips. For those who do not want surgical liposuction. An excellent alternative for smaller volume fat removal.
A hand held device glides gently over the area to be treated. A mild tingling sensation lasting seconds may be felt. The procedure is generally comfortable and pain free.
No downtime. Patients may resume normal activities immediately.
Treatments may last from one to one and a half hours depending on the size and number of areas treated.
Most of the effect of a single treatment is seen by 3-4 weeks. Additional fat reduction may be achievable with subsequent treatments. Recommended minimum number of treatments is three; spaced 4 weeks apart.
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