Cellulite is a common, harmless skin condition that causes lumpy, dimpling skin on the thighs, hips, buttocks, and abdomen.
Cellulite is a common condition seen mostly in adult women and has multiple causes including genetics and hormones.
One aspect that can be directly addressed with the help of the minimally invasive Cellfina treatment in New York City is the larger dimpling often seen on the buttocks and back and sides of the thighs. These dimples are caused by a pulling down on the skin by tight bands or cords.
The prevalence of cellulite has led to many attempts at treatment, including a variety of topical solutions, massage-based therapies, and surgical techniques with not-so-impressive results. Now, there are proven, medical technologies to help diminish the appearance of cellulite.
Learn more about cellulite by visiting ncbi.gov.
What is Cellfina™?
Cellfina™ is a minimally invasive procedure that has been clinically proven to significantly reduce the appearance of cellulite on the buttocks and thighs for up to two years. Cellfina™ is the only minimally invasive procedure for cellulite that has been FDA-approved, and the Laser & Skin Surgery Center in NYC is proud to be one of the first practices in the world to offer this groundbreaking treatment.
How does cellfina™ work?
A physician at the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York® will use the Cellfina™ System to target the fibrous bands under the dimpled areas of skin that cause cellulite. Releasing these bands reduces the appearance of cellulite, with results that last for up to a year.
When Will I See Results?
Within just three days after treatment, patients in the FDA-approved pivotal study reported feeling very well satisfied with their results. At three months, 85 percent of patients were satisfied. After one year, 94 percent reported to be satisfied, surpassing the satisfaction rates for all other cellulite treatments.
What is Qwo?
Qwo® is the first injectable treatment approved by the FDA for treating cellulite by targeting the fibrous bands beneath the skin’s surface that lead to the dimpled effect. Laser Skin & Surgery Center of New York is one of the first to offer this revolutionary treatment to our New York City patients.
Qwo breaks down collagen buildup that creates the tightening under the skin of the buttocks, without the need for anesthetic or downtime afterward. As the fibrous bands are released, the skin becomes smoother on the surface to dramatically reduce the appearance of cellulite.
Learn more about Qwo.
Pub Med (2019)
Real Patients Before and After photos
Cellulite Reduction using Cellfina
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Cellulite In The News
Roy G. Geronemus, M.D., along with other leading physicians publish new article on Cellfina treatment for cellulite.
Seven New Medical Journal Publications have been published by the Physicians of LSSCNY
Yoon-Soo Cindy Bae, M.D., featured in Ageist Beauty “Pro Treatment Trial: Cellfina”
Dry Brushing Is The Age-Old Trick Models Swear By For Smoother Skin, featuring Dr. Bae on The Huffington Post
Questions and Answers
Q: What Are The Key Benefits of Cellfina ™ Cellulite Treatment?
- Lasts at least two years
- Single in-office procedure
- Significant and rapid improvement
- Minimally invasive
- Limited downtime
- 94% patient satisfaction after one year
Q: Are There Any Side Effects?
There have been no serious adverse events associated with Cellfina™. The most common side effects reported by patients were soreness and bruising. This minimal pain improved quickly over time. Over 90% of patients had no bruising at 4 weeks.
Q: Are There Other Cellulite Reduction Treatments?
The prevalence of cellulite has led to many attempts at treatment, including a variety of topical solutions, massage-based therapies, and surgical techniques with not impressive results. Now, there are proven, medical technologies to help diminish the appearance of cellulite.
In addition to Cellfina™, we offer other options for cellulite treatment such as Thermage and ThermiTight. These treatments diminish the appearance of cellulite by tightening the loosened collagen fibers that hold the cells together.
Q: Is Liposuction A Possible Treatment For Cellulite?
A: No. Liposuction would not reduce the appearance of cellulite. In fact, it may make it worse.
Q: How Long Is The Recovery Time After Treatment?
A: There is limited downtime associated with Cellfina™. Some patients experience initial soreness and tenderness, but these side effects resolve quickly with time.
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