Cellulite can make it hard to feel confident about the appearance of your skin and is a common complaint that brings men and women to the care of Robert Mirabile, MD, and Vivian Hsu, MD, of Best Impression Med Spa in Blue Bell and Norristown, Pennsylvania. Don’t let cellulite make you feel self-conscious about your skin when there are safe and effective treatments available. To learn more about cellulite reduction, schedule a one-on-one consultation today online or over the phone.
Cellulite is the term used to describe dimpled, lumpy flesh. It’s most often found on your hips, buttocks, thighs, and abdomen, although cellulite can also occur on other areas of your body. Women are far more likely to experience cellulite than men, likely due to differences in how each gender stores fat.
Just under the surface of your skin lies a web of connective tissues that tie your muscles to your skin. A layer of fat sits between your fat and muscle tissue.
When fat cells accumulate, the fat layer gets pushed up against the connective tissues, while the tissue web pulls downward. That creates dimpling you can see at the surface level.
Treating cellulite has turned into an extensive enterprise, and there are hundreds of creams, balms, treatments, and even diet plans that claim to deliver smoother skin without the characteristic dimpled appearance. The problem lies in the fact that most of these approaches cannot change the structural issues that lead to cellulite in the first place.
Weight loss can improve the appearance of cellulite, but will not eliminate the problem altogether. And liposuction will not get rid of cellulite; in fact, it can make your cellulite look worse.
Some men and women try a variety of approaches, including creams, vitamins, herbal extracts, and vigorous massage. Unfortunately, little improvement is possible through these efforts. At Best Impression Med Spa, there is an effective treatment for cellulite.
Cellfina is an FDA-cleared treatment platform that is shown to improve the appearance of cellulite for a period of at least three years. It requires just one treatment at Best Impression Med Spa and is noninvasive.
The process works by addressing the structural cause of cellulite. The treatment uses a small device similar to a needle to alter the bands of connective tissue that cause cellulite.
Treatment sessions take just 45 minutes, and there’s no need for special preparation or recovery time. You may have some minor soreness after your treatment, but your body will quickly adjust.
You’ll begin to notice improvements in just days, but it may take as long as three months for the full cellulite reduction effects to develop. You can expect to enjoy smoother skin for as long as three years after your treatment.
To explore Cellfina for cellulite reduction in more detail, book a consultation at Best Impression Med Spa today. Online scheduling is available, or you can always call to check availability.
QWO is the first FDA- Approved injection for the treatment of moderate to severe cellulite on women’s buttocks. This quick treatment works by injecting collagenase into the skin, dissolving the connecting bands and releasing collagen. When the bands are dissolved, it results in a smoothing of the skin and improvement of the appearance of cellulite dimpling. QWO treatments involve three sessions placed 21 days apart.