VelaSmooth is a cosmetic procedure that helps to reduce the appearance of cellulite in the body. The procedure reduces the amount of cellulite in the area. Doctors will use an aesthetic medical device to perform the procedure, what the company calls elos technology. In doing so, the procedure can help to contour the shape of the body to a more appealing look. The procedure is not as invasive as most forms of liposuction, but it does have risks of its own. However, the medical device used in the VelaSmooth procedure has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration.
- At least 80 percent of women over the age of 20 have cellulite, regardless of their weight or size.
- There were 341,00 liposuction procedures in 2008.