a spa near me is offering a new cellulite treatment called Carbossi Therapy. They say on their web site it involves injection of Carbon Dioxide which kills fat cells. Do you recommend this for cellulite? Do you consider it entirely safe?
Carbon Dioxide Injection to Treat Cellulite?
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Treat cellulite with Cellulaze
If you are looking for a procedure to get rid of cellulite is Cellulaze. This is the most effective procedure to get the skin cellulite-free. Unlike other forms of cellulite treatments, Cellulaze fights cellulite from under the skin. Consult with a surgeon to find out if this procedure is a good fit for you.
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Your injection treatment concerns me greatly. I'm not even sure it is FDA approved or safe. I'd recommend you consider Cellulaze.
Cellulaze is a FDA approved one time treatment that utilizes a 1440 nm wavelength laser to accomplish 3 things: 1) melt away fat bulging out 2) break up fibrous septae (attachments) that create the indentations and 3) help thicken the dermis (skin) to prevent future recurrence. The procedure can take between 60-90 minutes and can be completed under local or just IV sedation (depending on the length of your procedure and number of areas being treated). To see your final results takes between 3-6 months. You can visit the cellulaze . com website to learn more about the procedure and find a plastic surgeon who performs the procedure near you. Best of luck!
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Carboxytherapy is safe and helpful for cellulite
Carbon dioxide has been safe in medical use for more than 80 years now. But even for esthetic reasons it should be injected only by a experienced physician.
Carbossi therapia is the italian name and italian universities has done some studies of the effects in the subcutaneus tissue. This treatment was introduced in France, at first mainly for speeding up the healing process of chronic leg ulcers.
The efficacy depends on various factors, as one is the stage of Cellulite.
Cellulite cures: beware of crazy treatments.
Injecting a gas (carbon dioxide) into the tissues is a bad idea and would certainly need a great deal of controlled studies to evaluate it's safety, never mind efficacy. I would stay away from it.
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