Vanquish for Fat Reduction
What is Vanquish?
Vanquish is a revolutionary device
that uses focused-field radio frequency to zap fat without ever
touching the patient’s body. It heats the skin to 101 degrees and
the underlying fat to 120 degrees. It does not require contact with
the patient’s body. Heat is delivered and absorbed into the treatment
area. This allows a more comfortable experience with minimal risk and
side effects. The Vanquish design allows it to treat large areas at once,
cutting down the need for multiple treatments. Vanquish is NOT A LASER.
There is no skin peeling, pigment change or prolonged healing associated
with its use.
How does Vanquish work?
Patient lies underneath a device that
positions panels close to, but not touching, the abdomen and flanks.
Using radio frequency waves, the device heats the skin to 101 degrees
while heating the underlying fat to 120 degrees. The machine distinguishes
between fat and muscle tissue; the RF waves do not penetrate deeply enough
to affect any internal organs.
Who is a good candidate for Vanquish treatment?
Vanquish is ideal for someone with
stubborn areas that do not respond to diet and exercise. If you have
any active implants such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, diabetic pump,
cochlear implant, other metal implants near the treatment area, or are
pregnant you MUST NOT undergo Vanquish treatment
What does a Vanquish treatment feel like?
Patient described the procedure as a warm sensation
like sitting under a sun lamp. There can be a few days of
mild redness and swelling. It is important to drink plenty
of water before and after to help the body eliminate the dead
fat cells. There is NO PAIN associated with your treatment,
only a sensation of heat. There is NO ANESTHETIC required with
How long is a Vanguish treatment?
The treatment requires four 30-minute sessions for maximum result.
Is there any downtime?
There is NO DOWNTIME, patients can resume to normal activities after treatment.
What kind of results can I expect with Vanquish?
When you will see results varies from person to person.
For some patients, they see results as early as a week after their
first treatment, most patients can expect to see results a couple
of weeks after their final treatment. After the full course of 4 sessions,
59 percent of abdominal fat was destroyed, on average, resulting in
a two-inch reduction in waist size. In clinical trials, the average
loss in waist circumference was 2.23 inches with some patients reporting
up to five inches lost after two months.
What areas of the body can be treated with Vanquish?
Vanquish is the first device that can treat your abdomen
and love handles at the same time. The device is most commonly
used for treating abdomen, love handles, and back fat. Other
possible areas are possible like hips, butts, and thighs.
How long do results last?
Vanquish will permanently destroy and kill your fat cells.
The result should be long lasting; once fat cells are gone
they do not come back. You would want to maintain a healthy
lifestyle after the treatment.
What else should I know about a Vanquish treatment?
You are not required to do anything special prior to your
treatment session. Just be sure to arrive at your appointment
well hydrated. You should drink at least 8 glasses of water before
and after your treatment to help improve lymphatic drainage.
This is a noninvasive, painless procedure with no downtime.
Patients can treat multiple areas in one treatment. Sun exposure
DOES NOT affect the results of your Vanquish treatments. If you
have any metal jewelry in the treatment area, please remove it
before your treatment.
How do I know if Vanquish is right for me?
You may schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr.Liu
to determine if Vanquish is the best fit for you.
For more information about Vanquish, please call our office at 949-863-0988 for a free consultation.
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