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Syneron’s Vela device gives you thinner legs

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Firm gains 510(k) clearance and CE mark certification to market its Vela system for the temporary reduction of thigh circumference. Previously cleared for cellulite treatment, the device simultaneously applies light energy to the tissue at a controlled infrared wavelength, conducted RF energy, and "mechanical manipulations of the skin and fat layer," the company explains. The FDA clearance, announced Aug. 8, was based on a randomized study of 66 patients in the United States and Canada...



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