Is there a change in the intake of medication after treatment?
Yes. There is a reduction in the consumption of PDE5-I after completion of all treatment sessions.
How long does the treatment effect last?
There is clinical evidence that treatment effect is lasting from 6 months and up to 18 months.
Can PDE5-I be used with EDSWT treatment?
PDE5-I and ED1000 are permitted to be used together in a combination therapy until reaching satisfactory improvement.
How soon after treatment protocol initiation shall I feel any difference in sexual performance?
Some of the patients have reported an improvement after 6 treatments already (3 weeks from initiation of therapy).
Can the patient engage in sexual activity after each session?
There is no restriction of sexual activity before or after treatments. In fact, treatment can enhance a couple’s performance during a honeymoon or vacation, as results may be immediate. The improvement in erectile functioning can be immediately effective and lasts at least 2-3 hours following each treatment under Medical Tourism Protocol.
Is there a need for special post treatment procedures?
No, there is no need for any post treatment procedures.
Is it possible to undertake repeated sessions?
Yes. Shockwaves could be delivered as long as there is a clinical need for ED therapy.
Is there any side effect of the treatment?
No. There were no reports of side effects during, immediately after or post treatment.
What does the patient feel during treatment?
The patient sometimes feels a tickling sensation in the treatment area during treatment. This effect passes immediate or shortly after the treatment is stopped.
Is the treatment painful?
The treatment is not painful and there is no need to use any kind of sedation during treatment.
What are the reasons behind choosing the suggested protocol?
This protocol was chosen based on our extensive clinical proven experience in treatment of cardiovascular ischemia, in order to maximize the effect of shockwaves on the development of collaterals. Collaterals develop usually within 2-3 weeks, which is the reason for the chosen intervals between treatments. In addition, animal studies found that maximal expression of angiogenic […]
Is there a need for special pre-treatment procedure?
There is no need for any special pre-treatment procedure.
Why should I prefer this treatment instead of PDE5-I that I take today ?
Although there is no doubt on the impact that PDE-5 inhibition medication has on the field of sexual medicine, there is a growing realization that pharmacotherapy is not sufficient, especially in such delicate and complex matter as the male sexuality. When it comes to the male sexuality, we have to attribute physiological as well as […]
Is there a significant difference between Erectile Dysfunction Shockwave Therapy and other ED treatment option?
Shockwave Therapy is a non-invasive therapy where we trigger natural mechanism in the patient body to address vascular problems that cause Erectile Dysfunction and not only treat the symptoms. In other therapies treatment can involve either pharmaceutical therapy using PDE5-I that have systematic load on different organs and can be accompanied with different reported side-affect […]
I have heard that the shock wave applicator (lithotripter) in the urology department is noisy and there is a need to wear ear protection. Is it required during ED treatment?
No. Unlike Urologic applications, ED treatment with shock wave requires less powerful shock waves (1/10th of Lithotripsy). For that reason the ED1000 is fitted with a smaller generator, producing less intense electrical sparks thus generating significantly less noise. There is no need to wear ear protection during treatment.
Is it necessary to hospitalize the patient?
There is no need to hospitalize the patient before or after the treatment; the treatment is a non-invasive painless and the patient is able to return to his daily routine.
Is the treatment being conducted in a discreet manner?
Typically, urological clinics and medical treatment offices are discreet. During the treatment, only the treatment administrator and the patient may be present in a private room.
What are the exclusion criteria for treatment?
Patients with the following conditions: Any cause of ED other than vascular etiology Patients with penile tumor Patients with prostatic tumor Patients with testicular tumor Patients with local tumor at the treatment area Patients with skin wound at the treatment area Patients with infection at the treatment area
What are the inclusion criteria for treatment?
Patients with documented vascular related ED and no hormonal, neurologic or psychological pathology
What are Shockwaves?
Shockwaves are acoustic waves, similar to ultra-sound waves that are generated by an underwater high-voltage spark. Shockwaves are single pulse waves with high-pressure amplitude, small pulse width and a short rise time. Shockwaves are delivered noninvasively, focused by a special ellipsoid reflector.
Who can use the ED1000?
The ED1000 should be used by a trained Personal. This could be an Urologist or a nurse with the supervision of an Urologist. All users should undergo training by Medispec or its local authorized representative to operate the ED1000.
What is the ED1000?
The ED1000 is a paradigm shift in the treatment of vascular origin Erectile Dysfunction utilizing Extracorporeal Shockwaves.
Can Slimspec be used for the treatment of pacemaker patients? How high in the upper abdomen can we treat without posing a problem in patients with heart condition?
There is no reason to refrain from treating a patient with cellulite due to the existence of a pacemaker. The electromagnetic effect on the pacemaker does not damage its function, but rather the theoretical direct mechanical insult to the pacemaker or its electrodes, should the Slimspec hit directly on it. Therefore it’s important to keep […]
Is Slimspec treatment safe?
Yes, the treatment is safe and there are no reported side effects. The amount of wave energy decreases proportional to the penetration depth. There has been no reported damage to internal organs.
How much does Slimspec treatment cost?
The cost of Slimspec treatments varies per person. Slimspec treatment price is based on: patient response to the treatment, degree of cellulite and BMI level.
What can you expect with Slimspec cellulite reduction treatment?
After the patient initial evaluation, the professional caregiver should convey agree with the patient upon realistic expectations of the treatment, according to the cellulite level at the starting point, Body Mass Index (BMI) and general skin condition. Although individual results may differ, within six weeks most treated patients will observe a significant improvement of cellulite […]
How many treatments are needed for significant cellulite reduction?
The recommended protocol is twice per week for 6 weeks and one maintenance treatment each 3 months thereafter. The Slimspec treatments are comfortable and relaxing, with each treatment lasting approximately 20 minutes. Once the treatment is over, the patient can return to normal activities without delay.
Which are the benefits of Slimspec treatment?
Gradual smoothening of skin’s surface with a noticeable reduction in cellulite Increased firmness and lifting of the skin Circumferential reduction of 1 – 3 cm
How does the impact of the pressure wave help to tighten skin? What is the impact of Slimspec Therapy on collagen formation?
The pressure wave through deep massage reduces the tissue oedema which is one of the initial phenomena of the Cellulite. Reduction of oedema causes less puffiness of the skin. In addition, due to the oedema, there is an elevation of toxins in the skin tissue which induces degeneration of collagen fibers that hold the fatty […]
How does Slimspec work?
The treatment generates an instant reaction of a butterfly-like effect. The body responds to WaveCare by increasing metabolic activity around the site of the treated area. This stimulates and accelerates the neovascularization process and induces the formation of the collagen fibers in the skin connective tissue. The tissue drainage becomes more effective so the fluids […]
What are the medical indications of Slimspec Therapy?
Cellulite removal Body firming Circumference reduction Deep tissue massage Face- and neck-lifting Lymphatic drainage Muscle toning Stretch mark lightening Scar lightening Skin elasticity improvement Tattoo removal expediting
What is WaveCare?
Unfocused low pressure waves are created by an electromagnetic ballistic mechanism. The waves penetrate the tissue affecting a large treatment area simultaneously. WaveCare has a very similar biological effect to extracorporeal shockwaves, which are well known in the Urology field (extracorporeal lithotripsy), Cardiology (extracorporeal shockwave for myocardial revascularization-ESMR) and Orthopedics (ESWT). It has also been […]
What is Slimspec?
Slimspec is a professional system specially designed for cellulite and body firming treatments based on WaveCare technology. Slimspec treatments can be performed on the cellulite affected areas such as the abdomen, hips, thighs, or buttocks.
Is there a way to prevent cellulite?
There is no way to prevent the development of cellulite, however maintaining a healthy life style such as regular sportive activity, having a balanced nutrition and keeping a high hydration level at all times will help to ameliorate the existing cellulite appearance.
What causes cellulite formation?
All skin tissue contains collagen and elastin fibers. The collagen is a fibrous protein that gives skin its specific structure and strength. That same collagen forms a series of fat-storing compartments (septae) within the skin which, when functioning normally, provide structural support and insulation. However, further to several hormonal processes occurring after puberty, if those […]
What is cellulite?
Cellulite describes a condition that occurs mainly in women (up to 90%), although may occur in men as well, where the skin surface of the lower limbs, more frequently the thighs, hips and buttocks, but also abdomen and pelvic region becomes dimpled after puberty, due to fat accumulation in the subcutaneous tissue. It is known […]