Clinical Research

Clinical Research

The FDA cleared Shima-Lipo laser weight loss technology has been thoroughly researched in several clinical studies. We have provided some of them below for your review.

Treatment Outcomes

Despite low level lasers being presented as a possible adjunct to liposuction procedures in 2001, scientific studies of the exact mechanism are still lacking in conclusive evidence. Initial research report the benefits of low level laser therapy (LLLT) to stimulate the release of fatty acids from the cell, facilitating the extraction of the adipose tissue during lipoplasty, shortening operating times, reducing post treatment effects and the need for analgesia for the patient. Several years later this effect of stimulating the release of the stored contents of adipose cells has been applied to non-invasive fat reduction or body shaping treatments with a variety of devices offered on the market. Clinical research for this non-invasive option is...
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Low Level Laser for Body Reshaping

The ability of low level lasers to cause photomodulation of individual adipose cells so that they release their contents without damage to the cell or surrounding tissues provided has been successfully and safely used for several years, first as an adjunct treatment to reduce the post treatment swelling and discomfort of liposuction procedures and more recently on their own as a non-invasive body reshaping treatment option. The purpose of this study was to report the ability of the Shima-Lipo laser diode system to be used as a fat reduction and body reshaping system, offering patients immediate...
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Investigation of the Effects

This report investigates the effects on circumference measurements of various combinations of active or inactive treatment pad and LS probe diodes. The treatment outcome on circumference measurement is compared to effects of a normal typical Shiam-lipo treatment procedure on the abdominal area of the body. As an additional investigation, comparison is also made to "placebo pads" intended for use in blinded placebo controlled studies to investigate the effectiveness...
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Body Shaping Comparison

This report is intended to describe and compare three of the current widely used technologies within the medical and aesthetic communities to achieve body shaping or fat reduction treatments: invasive laser lipolysis, non-invasive low level laser therapy and ultrasound. The key outcome of all of these treatments is the reduction...
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