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Cellulite Treatments – Cellulite Reduction
The cause of dimpled, orange peel looking skin, commonly known as cellulite, is a mystery. Because women tend to have cellulite more than men, many believe that it’s appearance is related to hormones. One thing we are certain of, it is not related to changes in weight. Typically, it appears in the abdomen, buttocks, and thighs.
Who Is a Candidate for Cellulite Reduction?
Ideal candidates for cellulite reduction are in good health and share one or more of these characteristics:
Intended Results of Cellulite Reduction
Procedure Description for Cellulite Reduction
Procedures for currently available cellulite reduction use one or more of the following technologies:
The specific risks and the suitability of this procedure for a given individual can be determined only at the time of consultation. All surgical procedures have some degree of risk. Minor complications that do not affect the outcome occur occasionally. Major complications are rare.
Reviewed by Neil Sadick, MD, a board-certified cosmetic surgeon and owner of Sadick Dermatology in New York City and Great Neck, New York.