Cellulite is one of the most common complaints we get about every year – most of them from women. The
lumpy, bumpy appearance of the skin after years of “life” isn’t something that sparks a lot of joy for
For most women who talk to Dr. Jaffer at Heights Laser Centre about what he can do to get rid of their
unsightly cottage cheese thighs, getting back to the smooth skin of their youth is mostly about
improving their self-confidence. At Heights Laser Centre, we can perform cellulite reduction to restore
your confidence and help you be more comfortable in your own skin.
Luckily, you don’t have to live with cellulite forever. VelaShape
II™ is a unique, non-invasive body contouring solution for the treatment of cellulite.
VelaShape II™ is a unique technology that combines infrared light, bi-polar radio frequency energy and
vacuum. It causes a deep heating of fat cells, and their adjacent connective tissue and underlying
dermal collagen fibers. With body contouring technology, blood circulation and lymphatic drainage is
enhanced over a series of treatments, which results in smoother, tighter skin. What this means is that
VelaShape II™ stimulates the production of new and better collagen and elastin, which results in:
Reduction of Skin Laxity.
Reduction of Body Volume.
An overall improvement of your skin structure and texture, which means bye-bye cottage cheese!*
You can expect to improve lymphatic drainage, reduce fat and experience a boost in collagen production
for a skin tightening effect.
*Individual results may vary.
Your VelaShape II™ Treatment
The Velashape™ Journey to a More Sculpted You
When You Visit Our Medical Spa
During your initial consultation for this body contouring treatment, you will have all the time
you need to ask every question you have about your desired procedure and the cellulite treatment
we offer. You will also be able to fully explain your problem areas and what your desired
results are. Because we believe in tailoring every treatment plan to reflect the specific needs
of our patients, Dr. Jaffer will provide you with a solution for your cellulite before you leave
your private consultation.
We take an individualized approach with each of our patients, providing you with a treatment plan
based on your desired results, medical history, and skin type to help get you the final look you
want. It’s all about helping you!
Your Cellulite Examination
Your trouble spots will be carefully examined to determine if you will be able to achieve the
results you want through non-surgical treatments. Our Vancouver cellulite body contouring
procedure can be used on the following areas:
If it is determined that your cellulite is too severe to benefit from cellulite treatments, you
may be recommended alternative treatments. This may sound surprising, but the goal is to help
you get the body shape and results they want, not perform ineffective procedures.
Our medical spa designed to provide comfort and relaxation for each patient who walks
through the door. From the first staff member you encounter to your final appointment with Dr. Jaffer or his
laser technicians, every team member has your best interest and happiness in mind, which shows that client
satisfaction is their top priority.
When you come in for your first cellulite removal treatment at our Vancouver facility,
we will take photos of the target areas. These photos will be used as a baseline to compare your final
results once you’ve completed your treatment sessions.
VelaShape II™ uses a combination of infrared light, bi-polar radio frequency energy, and vacuum to reduce
or eliminate the appearance of cellulite for men and women. Fat cells in adipose tissue become deeply
heated. This causes the patient’s existing collagen to grow and strengthen and breaks down the fibrous
bands that compartmentalize the fat just under the skin. Patients are left with beautiful skin that has
improved laxity and volume.
VelaShape II is used on several areas of the body and can be used independently or combined with another
cosmetic treatment to increase cellulite reduction. For best results, Dr. Jaffer usually recommends his
Vancouver patients undergo six cellulite reduction treatments to get the most out of VelaShape II™.
What does VelaShape Feel Like?
Many of our patients are understandably curious about what a VelaShape II™ treatment feels like. Most
patients describe it as a warm, deep tissue massage. You may feel some lingering warmness in the
treatment area for a few hours after your session. And some patients might display a pinkish
appearance on their treatment area for a few hours or more after their treatment.
What is Cellulite: Fat Cells, Excess Fat, and Connective Tissue
Nobody likes the cottage cheese-like appearance of cellulite under their skin. This dimply, lumpy skin
appearance is more common in women, affecting between 80% to 90%. It is believed to be caused by the
interaction between the connective tissue that lies just beneath the surface of the skin, and the layer
of fat that you have, which is just below it. While cellulite forms most commonly on the buttocks, it
can also show up on your arms, thighs and stomach, making you uncomfortable in certain clothing or
Cellulite is a common condition that affects millions of people every year. It can make it unpleasant to
wear revealing clothing and can give the impression that you are unhealthy or overweight. However, this
is a mistaken assumption. Although it is true that because it is a type of fat, cellulite will look more
pronounced on people who are already overweight, there is no reason why people of a normal weight cannot
have it too. This is because cellulite is more of an issue of toxins, poor circulation, skin quality and
elasticity rather than fat. It has little to do with how much or little extra fat you are carrying.
The beauty condition is linked to a number of factors, such as hormone levels, heredity and even skin
laxity. There is little that dieting or exercise can do, since it is a condition relating to the quality
of skin itself.
VelaShape II™ Cellulite Treatment Testimonials
Treatment was fantastic! It has made such a difference with regard to my confidence in wearing
shorts. Would definitely do other areas.
I love Anna, she is caring and entertaining during the procedure to take my mind off the
discomfort. Also, she was honest about my results which both her and I were happy with.5/5
I found the treatment to be quite effective. I noticed a difference after about 5 treatments, and
most noticeably after 6. Larea was fantastic to work with. Very professional and always has your
comfort in mind.
For most patients, cellulite reduction treatments BC using this technology is a pain-free experience,
but most notice a slight redness at the site of the treatment. Not to worry – this redness will
subside within a few hours following your appointment. It is generally considered to be a pleasant
experience regardless. For your added comfort, each patient treated enjoys a private room. You can
even spend time reading or checking social media while our team performs your procedure. For some,
it’s the perfect time for a cat nap!
Cellulite reduction with VelaShape II™ is THAT easy!
If less cellulite and a better-contoured body – all via a non-invasive body contouring procedure that
you can have done on an outpatient basis and then immediately return to your daily routine – sounds
like an excellent way to target your problem areas, then we want to hear from you. Dr. Jaffer and
our dedicated team would love to help you achieve your body goals with cellulite treatments.
Experience The Heights Laser Centre Difference
We Treat You Right
With over 10 years of experience serving the men and women of Vancouver with non-invasive,
anti-aging and body contouring treatments, we have become one of the top medical spas in the
area. And because we care about your comfort, we have developed our entire practice to be a
place where you can enjoy a relaxing and welcoming environment. We consider it a privilege to
serve you, providing amazing results for more than a decade.
We Made Sure Our Cellulite Treatment Burnaby Works
Cellulite is extremely difficult to treat. That’s why there are so many cellulite treatment
options available on the market today. But how do you know which one actually works? Our doctors
and staff have personally tried out our cellulite treatment technology to make sure it lives up
to its claims, and it does!
We are a board certified physician-led medical spa that has been accredited by the Better
Business Bureau since 2009. We have been granted an A+ rating for our excellent track record in
patient service and treatment. This allows you to have unparalleled confidence in the quality
and safety of the care you will receive.
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