SmoothShapes is a noninvasive procedure offered by San Francisco, CA board-certified cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Leonard Gray. The treatment helps eliminate cellulite, and assists in achieving visible improvement in body shape and skin tone. The treatment utilizes suction and low-level laser energy to massage the tissue, helping move fluid through the lymphatic system, and smooth the appearance of dimples in the skin. It is the perfect treatment for post-op liposuction patients, as well as anyone looking to smooth the thighs, abdomen, or buttocks. The treatment plan consists of 8 sessions, twice a week, for four weeks for beautiful, flawless results.
Through the use of photomology, SmoothShapes uses a combination of laser and light wavelengths to specifically target cellulite. The treatment area will be properly prepped. The 650 NM wavelength will penetrate the fat cell membrane and make it permeable and more accommodating to be effectively removed. Then, the 915 NM wavelength will penetrate deep into the tissue to elevate the temperature, which will liquefy the fat to move it out of the fat cell. Rollers will massage the area and will be combined with suction to move the fat into the lymphatic system to allow the fat to be eliminated from the body. The entire procedure takes around 20 minutes.
After the procedure, a patient will experience no downtime. There might be a slight soreness that should subside within a few hours. No pain medications should be needed. Patients might notice a slight improvement in the treatment area immediately, but full results should be achieved after 8 sessions. Improved skin should be tighter and smoother as a result.
"I had a procedure done over 13 years ago. I still feel and look great! He is sensitive professional and knows what he’s doing. Will go back and refer him to as many people as I know."- J.F. / Google / May 05, 2018
"I was recommended to Dr. Gray and let me just say...I could not have been happier with my decision to come to him for my breast augmentation. His staff is extremely warm, friendly and knowledgeable. They worked with my busy schedule to fit me in at a time that was most convenient for me. During my visit, the whole staff was attentive to my needs, concerns, and questions. Dr.Gary is an amazing doctor. He broke everything down for me step by step as far as all my decisions from implants, to incision, and complications I should be aware of. After my pre-op appointment I was not 100% on my size and his staff made time for me to do a second resizing the day before my surgery. I ended up choosing 505 CC with a high profile. I feel extremely confident in my decision and am so happy with my results! I am already getting compliments on his work!I HIGHLY recommend Dr. Leonard Gray and his staff to anyone that is looking for amazing plastic surgery and staff in the Bay Area."- L.C. / Google / May 17, 2019
"Always a warm and efficient experience in Dr Gray’s hands. He is a detailed perfectionist and an artist in his work. Everyone he chooses to surround himself with in his well rounded team is kind, efficiently skilled and genuine. I always feel safe and confident in their hands. I am so happy to have found Bay Area Plastic Surgery Center. Doesn’t get better than this!"- K.K. / Google / May 16, 2019
"I have seen this man's work over the last 20 years. I grew up in the beauty industry. My mother did areola rejuvenation for breast augmentation and mastectomy survivors. The exquisite work of Dr. Gray is a CUT above the rest. I have had several personal experiences with him as well and was always let with beyond beautiful results. Besides being a leader in his artistry, hes a caring professional medical professional!The women in his office go above their responsibilities to ensure the best possible communication, understanding and experience."- M.S. / Google / Apr 16, 2019
"Just had a another wonderful surgery experience with this doctor and his incredible staff. Trusting that a whole team of experts has your best interest in mind at all times is ONLY the way medicine should be practiced and administered in my opinion. Thank you so very much to all at Bay Area Plastic Surgery Center. You guys exceeded me, and my family's expectations! Extremely grateful."- M.S. / Yelp / Apr 04, 2019
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $500 - $5,500
- Recovery Time
- Average Procedure Time
- 1-2 Hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- 12 Weeks
SmoothShapes can be used virtually anywhere on the body to reduce cellulite. The treatment is most commonly used on the abdomen, hips, buttocks, and thighs.
How does treatment feel?
Since SmoothShapes is noninvasive with no needles or incisions, the procedure should be virtually painless. Most patients experience a warm sensation from the laser, and pressure from the massage. The sensations are comparable to a deep tissue massage. Patients might experience slight soreness afterward that should subside soon afterward.
How many treatments?
Most patients will need 8 treatments to produce optimal results, which are normally performed twice per week.