Cellfina works for cellulite!
Hello and thank you for your question.
There is a new and very exciting procedure for cellulite called Cellfina. We were the first practice
to offer the procedure commercially. We are up and running with this in our
office and we are beyond ecstatic with the results that we are seeing. We have never seen something work this effectively and consistently for cellulite. The FDA
has approved this with an indication of one year, however, there is much anecdotal evidence that the results last much
longer than that. Our patients have been thrilled with this minimally
invasive procedure with very little downtime. Our patients return to work the
next day. There is only local anesthesia used, so you can drive yourself!
Cellfina will make her national TV debut on Friday, May 1st on The Doctors!!!
Please check the show’s website for your local network listings. Watch this for
more information and please refer to our website for more details.
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Newest, Best Option for Cellulite
After literally decades of potions, gimmicks, and other
disappointments, patients finally have something for cellulite to be excited
about.This is very new and is only
being released to 4 plastic surgery practices (at first) for post approval
study, but we finally have something for cellulite that works.Cellfina is an FDA approved
minimally-invasive, in-office, one-time treatment for cellulite of the buttocks
and thighs.The practices that have
Cellfina right now are Jeff Kenkel in Dallas, Haideh Himmand in New York, Julius
Few in Chicago, and us in Shreveport.There are a few dermatology practices with
Cellfina as well.Cellfina has a 94%
satisfaction rate at 1 year, and 96% satisfaction rate at 2 years (data from
the Cellfina pivotal study), which has us very excited.The first few patients we've done have been
coming back in and they look fantastic so far.You can learn more about Cellfina by doing a search for it above, in the
RealSelf search bar.Thanks for your question!
Massage devices don't offer much long term help for cellulite
Most of the machines available to treat cellulite are approved by the FDA under the general heading of "massage-based" devices. That means that as long as the device can massage the skin, the FDA in general is ok with it being marketed as a temporary treatment for cellulite. The problem is these devices don't work very well, and patients often get frustrated at the cost and effort for such modest (10-15%) and short lived improvement. Cellfina is the only device that is FDA approved for the long term improvement in cellulite, and is set to be launched to the public in early 2015. Research performed at our site, SkinCare Physicians near Boston, has proven that 99% of the time it is clear where the cellulite has improved. That is a dramatically higher success rate than massage-based devices on the market, and the kicker is the results last at least 2 years and likely longer based on our research. Keep your eyes out for Cellfina. It is going to change the way we think about and treat cellulite, primarily of the buttocks and upper thighs.
As you have probably learned from your research on cellulite it has always been
very difficult to treat. Certainly creams and lotions are of no use especially
when looking at the cost/benefit ratio and the fact that they are in no way
permanent. Procedures like Velashape and Endermologie are non-invasive
but require multiple treatments and maintenance treatments or everything
returns back to the way it was. Again, for the cost not a very satisfying
option. If you are not ready or convinced about Cellulaze your best bet would
to be to do nothing rather than spend your time and money on procedures that
often end up in frustration. In my practice in the Bay Area I have come to the
conclusion that the happiest patients are those that have realistic expectation
on what Cellulaze can do for them. At some point it might be worthwhile to have
a consultation with someone in your area with an expertise in Cellulaze to get
more detailed information. I honestly think it is the best tool we have for
cellulite today. Good luck. Sincerely, Dean Vistnes
Cellulaze for long lasting treatment for cellulite
Thanks for your question.
I would recommend Cellulaze for your cellulite.
Cellulaze is the first FDA approved minimally invasive, one-time treatment for cellulite. It utilizes a 1440 nm side-firing laser fiber optic to treat the three main causes of cellulite: It breaks down the fatty bulges, then cuts the fibrous septae that cause dimpling, then finally stimulates the dermis to shrink and thicken in order to improve the look of you cellulite areas.
Good luck in your endeavors!
Robert Kratschmer, MD
Cellulaze is the first long-lasting cellulite reduction treatment. Short-pulsed, high energy laser beams are utilized beneath the skin to transmit energy to smooth out lumpy fat cells and heat dermal tissue. This will promote skin thickening and smooth skin.
Cellulaze Best for Cellulite Reduction
Cellulaze is the only minimally invasive laser procedure designed to attack the structure of cellulite beneath your skin. It delivers longer-lasting results after only one short treatment. It is the first and only cellulite laser treatment that treats the actual problems underneath the skin to deliver a proven longer-lasting result from just one simple treatment. Cellulaze is backed by many years of clinical research. Studies have shown it increases the thickness of your skin by 25% and the elasticity of your skin by 29%—significant claims that haven't been made by any other treatments. Thicker and more elastic skin can help flatten and smooth the skin surface to improve the appearance of cellulite. In addition, 93% of patients surveyed were satisfied or very satisfied with their results at one year post their procedure, and all would recommend the Cellulaze cellulite laser treatment to a friend.
Definitive treatment for cellulite
I would suggest you consider Cellulaze. Cellulaze uses a laser under the skin to attack the anatomic causes of cellulite. It is a minimally invasive procedure that takes 1-2 hours and can be safely done under local or just IV sedation. It is an FDA approved treatment for cellulite and requires only one treatment. Hope this is helpful.
Dr. Sugene Kim
I would recommend you consider Cellulaze. It is a FDA approved one-time definitive treatment for most types of cellulite. It 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). Please visit with a board certified plastic surgeon trained in Cellulaze treatment to learn more about your options.
Since cellulite treatment is an oxymoron, rating machines which treat this untreatable condition is exercise in futility. I would strongly urge you to keep your money in your pocket rather than wasting it on ANY such modalities.