Jason Petrungaro, MD, First In N.W. Indiana To Help Patients Drop Up To Two Sizes in Three Treatments With UltraShape®

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UltraShape® Offers Patients A Better Way To A Better Body

Jason M. Petrungaro, MD, FACS, a Munster-based board certified Plastic Surgeon and founder of Petrungaro Plastic Surgery, debuts UltraShape®, a breakthrough treatment recently FDA-cleared for fat cell destruction.

As the first and only FDA-approved non-invasive body contouring system of its kind, UltraShape delivers measurable fat reduction to the abdominal area (an average loss of 1.3 – 2.5 inches) without the threats associated with other fat reduction procedures.

“UltraShape adds a whole new dimension to the services we provide,” says Dr. Petrungaro. “I pride myself on being able to give my patients the choice of the newest and most innovative procedures in our field. UltraShape is absolutely one of those. Patients love UltraShape because it is safe, easy, and produces the results it promises.”

UltraShape is the answer to the growing number of people who are looking for a stress-free, efficient, and legitimate way to permanently destroy fat without the pain and downtime commonly associated with other fat reduction procedures. Just about everyone has that stubborn problem area or “pooch” that will not go away with diet and exercise. UltraShape was made for these areas, generating results as quickly as two weeks after the first treatment. In just three 45-minute sessions, many patients have dropped up to two waist sizes.

Continues Dr. Petrungaro, “We live in a very busy world, and many patients have ‘problem areas’ on their bodies that they would love to eliminate but just don’t have the time. UltraShape produces many of the same results as traditional liposuction without the drawbacks, allowing patients to immediately return to work, exercise, and their normal activities. There is no downtime. It can even be done during a lunch break.”

What makes UltraShape unique is its ability to precisely deliver ultrasound energy to a specific area to target and destroy fat cells immediately. Pulsed focused ultrasound energy is used to non-thermally target subcutaneous fat, while keeping the surrounding tissue, blood vessels, nerves, and muscles intact. The treatment is accurate, precise, and it delivers beautifully smooth and symmetric results to each area treated. The fat cells treated are destroyed permanently and not merely emptied of their contents. It is completely painless, requires no incisions, and has no downtime.

In the randomized, controlled clinical study of UltraShape which was performed at three clinical sites in the US and one site outside of the US, a total of 150 subjects were treated and followed for up to four months. Ninety four percent of patients saw a measurable circumferential reduction with 90 percent of patients being satisfied with their treatment outcomes.

To learn more about UltraShape, our practice, or to request a consultation, call us at (219) 836-1163, or visit us at http://www.petrungaroplasticsurgery.com. Petrungaro Plastic Surgery is located at 800 MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 21, Munster, IN 46321.

About Petrungaro Plastic Surgery
Doctor Petrungaro is an expert board certified Plastic Surgeon who has extensive training in General Surgery, Hand Surgery, and Plastic Surgery, allowing him to expertly evaluate and treat nearly any part of the body. His training has brought him from Chicago to New York to Memphis, where he learned from the greatest minds in his fields. Prior to opening his private practice in Munster, Indiana, Doctor Petrungaro was an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery in the world-renowned Houston Medical Center in Texas -- the world's largest medical center. There he perfected his skills and trained future Plastic Surgeons. Doctor Petrungaro specializes in all aspects of aesthetic surgery, and he is proud and excited to be among the few elite physicians who offer the amazing UltraShape system to patients.

About Syneron Candela
Syneron Candela is a leading global aesthetic device company with a comprehensive product portfolio and a global distribution footprint. The Company's technology enables physicians to provide advanced solutions for a broad range of medical-aesthetic applications including body contouring, hair removal, wrinkle reduction, tattoo removal, improving the skin's appearance through the treatment of superficial benign vascular and pigmented lesions, and the treatment of acne, leg veins and cellulite. The Company sells its products under three distinct brands, Syneron, Candela and CoolTouch, and has a wide portfolio of trusted, leading products including UltraShape, VelaShape, GentleLase, VBeam Perfecta, PicoWay, Profound and elōs Plus.

Founded in 2000, the corporate, R&D, and manufacturing headquarters for Syneron Candela are located in Israel. Syneron Candela also has R&D and manufacturing operations in the U.S. The company markets, services and supports its products in 86 countries. It has offices in North America, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, UK, Australia, China, Japan, and Hong Kong and distributors worldwide.

For additional information, please visit http://www.syneron-candela.com.

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