I have been going to Dr Rakus for cosmetic improvement for the last 20 years or so. The premises are very comfortable, the support staff very friendly and helpful and the professional treatments that are carried out by the medical staff are of a high standard.

"I have been coming to see Dr Rakus for about 10 years and I find her very professional. She makes me feel at ease. I would recommend Dr Rakus without hesitation. I have the Botox and would recommend Thermage too."

"I have been coming to Dr Rakus for many years now for Botox, fillers and Thermage and have always been delighted with the results. Lovely staff also. Have tried other clinics in the past, but best results by far are with Dr Rakus.

"I would like to highly recommend Dr Rakus’s Fraxel treatment. I have had a course of 6 sessions over the past 2 years and have found the results to be absolutely amazing. My skin texture is very smooth and soft plus the small fine lines around my eyes and mouth have almost disappeared. I would highly recommend this treatment!"


"It’s been a wonderful experience. I feel I look 10 years younger. I have lots of confidence with everything. Wonderful people with brilliant personalities. I feel so relaxed in this atmosphere."


"I have been using the Obagi products since Oct 2008 and I have noticed a huge difference in my skin condition. It seems tighter and brighter and even the fine lines seem less obvious. I would definitely recommend these products."


"I always return to Dr Rakus for my Botox treatment because I trust her immensely - she always does such an extraordinary job! It's such a pleasure to be greeted so warmly by her exceptional staff. They always remember my name which means a lot. I truly wouldn’t put myself in the hand of anyone else.
Dr Rakus
is truly the best!"


“The Botox® looks fantastic – it has really made a difference. I was talking to my husband last night about City Bonuses being down so much next year and what we could cut down on. As I said to him “we can do without the trip to Mauritius next year, but the Botox® will be the last thing to go!!”

Claire P., aged 43

“Apart from the obvious lift effect I really notice the difference in the appearance of my skin. It looks fresh and dewy and, at the age of 43, it is wonderful to have young looking skin again! Thank you."


"I couldn't imagine entrusting anyone else, but Dr. Rakus with my face. After my Thermage even my mother has noticed how well I look".


"I first had treatments with Dr RITA RAKUS many years ago , and have since re located to Los Angeles. I have tried many different doctors and surgeons around the world for Botox and filler, however I always return to Rita. She is totally superior and I get results like this nowhere else."


"I have been a client of Dr Rita Rakus for 4 years. My loyalty is based upon quality of service, in every way. Dr Rakus not only puts me at ease, she also provides a pain-free procedure with great results. I attend The Orangery in Bath which is a clean, modern environment with exceptional staff members who are polite, friendly and always greet with a smile. I would recommend both Dr Rakus and The Orangery to my family and friends, something that I believe speaks volumes in itself."

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VelaShape is a medical device for the swift relief of hangovers, but it’s nothing to do with alcohol. VelaShape is the first FDA approved, class II, non-surgical apparatus for body-shaping and the treatment of cellulite. After only four sessions its benefits include visible inch-loss, measurably reduced fat and considerable reshaping and smoothing effects.

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See also our VelaShape Pre-Treatment Advice and
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VelaShape Cellulite Treatment Before and AfterContour, shape and slim the body by dramatically improving the appearance of cellulite in as few as 4 treatment sessions without downtime or significant discomfort.

The secret behind the VelaShape treatment is elos—the first and only technology that combines powerful energies to reduce the volume and appearance of fat tissues. With this unique approach, we are able to treat multiple areas including the abdomen, buttocks and thighs in less than 40 minutes.

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The beauty of elos VelaShape cellulite treatment

80% of all women over the age of 20 have cellulite, regardless of size or shape. Cellulite occurs when fat cells in the deepest layer of skin become over-inflated from an increase in fat storage. The fat cells protrude up through the tissue causing dimpling or a “cottage cheese” appearance. Syneron’s VelaShape device is FDA cleared for cellulite reduction.

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Treatment is virtually painless (some even call it pleasurable) and requires zero downtime.

VelaShape Celulite Treatment Beore and AfterThe VelaShape bottom line is:

  • It shrinks thighs, smoothes hips, reshapes buttocks, tautens tummies and reduces love handles;
  • Provides a better-contoured, more toned body shape that looks and feels younger;
  • Gives gradual but cumulative results, including the smoothing of lumpy, dimply skin, as well as the slimming and reshaping of puffy, fatty areas,
  • Works on all skin types and colours, and has no side effects.
  • In clinical studies, 85% of treated clients reported inch loss from the thighs and abdomen ranging from 1/2” to 5.3”, with most losing at least 1”.
  • Also recommended for sagging skin anywhere on the body, such as after pregnancy or weight-loss.

How does VelaShape work?

VelaShape uses Elos technology, a synergistic combination of both Bi-Polar Radio-Frequency (RF) and Infra-Red (IR) light energy, with two types of tissue massage - mechanical and vacuum.

VelaShape Celulite TreatmentThe unique mix accelerates the use of stored fat, shrinks existing fat cells, and also increases lymphatic drainage. This is achieved partly by the precisely targeted and controlled heating of dermal and hypodermal tissue (using both IR and RF energy), while simultaneous massage smoothes out the skin in order to optimise their delivery.

Developed by IPL- creator Dr Shimon Eckhouse and respected physicist Dr Michael Kreindel, Elos Velashape surpasses conventional laser and IPL technology because:

  1. The RF and IR light energies work synergistically for maximum effectiveness;
  2. Using RF as a heat source makes it particularly easy to control;
  3. The IR is at a level that is safe for all skin types; and
  4. Tissue targeting is very precise;

In addition, the mechanical massage assists lymphatic drainage and helps soften stiffened tissue fibres, while vacuum massage also dilates local capillaries, oxygenates the tissues and helps boost metabolism.

As a further benefit, the combination of vacuum massage and Infra-Red produces a dermal heating effect which has a separate skin firming, cellulite-reducing action.

Getting the VelaShape treatment

A schedule of four weekly treatments is usually all that is required.

Maximum benefits are most apparent four weeks after the final session. Many clients see visible results after two sessions, and some measure of firming and tightening is often noticed after one.

FREE VelaShape Consultation in London (Kinghtsbridge)
Call +44 (0) 20 7460 7324 or e-mail Dr Rita Rakus

See also our VelaShape Pre-Treatment Advice and
VelaShape FAQs pages

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"I'm 44 now. My friends are always asking what I do to keep my skin such good shape and why I don't have any wrinkles. I tell them I've been going to Dr Rakus for 10 years. Even those who were formally against having anything done - ever - have now asked me for her number!"


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“ Over the years Dr. Rakus has kept me going - I don’t know what I would do without her! Part of her charisma is her cool, confident and quiet approach to every treatment I have had and, as a mark of the trust I place in her I am having a Thermage treatment today."


“I have had Fraxel on my face and neck with Dr. Rakus at her prestigious Knightsbridge clinic. I have never had so many compliments about my skin in my life.”


"I'm 44 now. My friends are always asking what I do to keep my skin such good shape and why I don't have any wrinkles. I tell them I've been going to Dr Rakus for 10 years. Even those who were formally against having anything done - ever - have now asked me for her number!"


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Excellent reception and before/after care. Dr Rita is wonderful. She listens, understands, is expert at application of treatment and also quick. I am very pleased with the clinic and the results.

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