VelaShape III & UltraShape Power for Thigh Circumference Reduction


Prospective, one-arm, baseline-controlled pilot study for the evaluation of the VelaShape III combined with UltraShape Power treatment for non-invasive circumference reduction to the thighs.

Study Start Date

January, 15 2018

Estimated Completion Date

January 2019


  • Device: UltraShape Power
  • Device: VelaShape III

Study ID

Syneron Medical -- DHF24451



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Study Type


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Enrollment Quota



Syneron Medical

Inclusion Criteria

    1. Signed informed consent to participate in the study. 2. Female and male subjects, 18 and 60 years of age at the time of enrollment. 3. Fitzpatrick Skin Type I to VI. 4. Fat thickness of at least 1.5 cm (measured by calibrated caliper). 5. BMI interval: 22 ? BMI ? 30 (normal to overweight, but not obese). 6. Female subjects must be either post-menopausal, surgically sterilized, or using a medically acceptable form of birth control at least 3 months prior to enrollment (i.e., oral contraceptives, contraceptive implant, barrier methods with spermicide or abstinence). 7. In addition, negative urine pregnancy test as tested before each treatment and at the last visit for women with child-bearing potential (e.g. not menopausal). 8. General good health confirmed by medical history and skin examination of the treated area. 9. Willing to follow the treatment and follow-up schedule and post-treatment care instructions. 10. Willingness to refrain from a change in diet/ exercise/medication regimen for the entire course of the study. 11. Willing to have photographs and images taken of the treated areas to be used de-identified in evaluations, publications and presentations.

Exclusion Criteria

    1. History of hypertension, ischemic heart disease, valvular heart disease, congestive heart failure, pacemaker/defibrillator, abdominal aortic aneurism. 2. Known hyperlipidemia, diabetes mellitus, hepatitis, liver disease, HIV positive status, blood coagulopathy or excessive bleeding, autoimmune or connective tissue disease. 3. Having or undergoing any form of treatment for active cancer, or having a history of skin cancer or any other cancer in the areas to be treated, including presence of malignant or pre?malignant pigmented lesions. 4. Having any active electrical implant anywhere in the body, such as a pacemaker or an internal defibrillator. 5. Having a permanent implant in the treated area, such as metal plates or an injected chemical substance such as silicone. 6. Having undergone any other surgery in the treated areas within 12 months of treatment or during the study, including liposuction. 7. Previous body contouring procedures in the treatment area within 12 months. 8. History of skin disease in the treatment area, known tendency to form keloids or poor wound healing. 9. Known photosensitivity. 10. Suffering from significant skin conditions in the treated areas or inflammatory skin conditions, including, but not limited to, open lacerations or abrasions and active cold sores or herpes sores prior to treatment (duration of resolution as per the Investigator's discretion) or during the treatment course. 11. Skin lesions in the treatment area other than simple nevi on physical examination (e.g., atypical nevus, tattoo, abrasions) including depressed scars in the treatment area. 12. Very poor skin quality (i.e., severe laxity). 13. Abdominal wall diastasis or hernia on physical examination. 14. Abnormal kidney, liver or coagulation functions, abnormal lipid profile or blood count within the last 3 months. 15. Obesity (BMI > 30). 16. Pregnant, childbirth within the last 12 months or breastfeeding women. 17. Any acute or chronic condition which, in the opinion of the investigator, could interfere with the conduct of the study. 18. Unstable weight within the last 6 months (i.e., ± 3% weight change in the prior six months). 19. Inability to comply with circumference measurement procedure (e.g., inability to hold breath for the required duration). 20. Abdominal fat thickness lower than 2.5 cm after strapping. 21. Participation in another clinical study within the last 6 months. 22. As per the Investigator's discretion, any physical or mental condition which might make it unsafe for the subject to participate in this study.




18 Years to 60 Years

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Study Locations and Contact Information (1)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
Skin Laser Surgery Specialist of NYNJ - Hackensack, New Jersey 183.7 miles Amy Tank PA 201-441-9890 provides clinical trial listings in an easy to view format. All clinical trial information is pulled directly from This website does not guarantee acceptance into any clinical trial, and is not responsible for adverse events that may be incurred from a clinical trial.