Who is a candidate for the Vanquish?
The Vanquish is for patients who have areas of unwanted fat. the Vanquish is not a weight reduction treatment for people who are obese, or a substitute for surgical methods such as liposuction or gastric bandage. Talk to your Vanquish provider, Dr. Christian Hackshaw, to see if the procedure is right for you.
How long does each treatment last and how many treatments will I need?
You will receive 4 treatments with each treatment lasting 45 minutes.
Is it safe and pain-free? What are the side effects?
The Vanquish has been scientifically proven and clinically tested on the abdomen and love handles and proven to be safe and effective. There is no pain associated with the Vanquish treatments. During the therapy you will feel a mild to moderate heat sensation. Side effects are minimal and include mild redness, warmth, and tissue tenderness. Your doctor will provide you with more information about what to expect during and after the treatment.
What will the treatment feel like?
You will be positioned comfortably. The device will be placed over the treatment area. As the treatment progesses you will feel a mild to moderate heat sensation. Many patients close their eyes and relax, while others enjoy a magazine.
Can I return to my normal routine after treatments?
Yes, you can return to your normal routine right after your treatment. While patients may experience mild redness and warmth after treatment these side effects last only minutes to hours and have no effect on your daily life. Your doctor can talk to you more about what to expect during and after treatment when you meet for your consultation.
When will I see results?
You may start to see improvement days after your first treatment. However, you will see greater results as early as 2 weeks after your final treatment. You may experience continued improvement as your body rids itself of fat cells.
Is diet and exercise required in order to see results?
No, the treatments are effective without a strict diet or exercise regimen. However, many patients decide to live a healthier lifestyle once they’ve received the Vanquish treatments. They are newly motivated to maintain how good they look and feel. The only thing required to prepare your body for treatments is proper hydration. You will be asked to drink plenty of water the day before, the day of, and the day after treatment. This will help rid the body of excess fluid and toxins and aid in metabolic processes.
How long do the results last?
Your results will last as long as you maintain your current weight and lifestyle.
What can I expect for results?
At the end of your treatment series you will see and feel a noticeable difference. Many patients are happier with the contour of their midsection. They report that their pants fit looser around the waste and their muffin top has been decreased or eliminated.
The information in this article was taken from http://www.btlvanquish.com/en/faqs.html. Visit the Vanquish website for more great information as well as before and after pictures.