Since cellulite is caused by fat pockets poking through openings in the fascia, would it help to break the fascia in affected areas? Would it grow back, and if so, what are the odds it would grow back in a better pattern than before? If it didn't grow back, would skin be saggy?
Would It Be Possible to Shear the Fascia to Treat Cellulite?
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I recommend learning more about Cellulaze. Cellulaze is the first minimally invasive treatment that has the ability to smooth out the skin while keeping it cellulite-free. This procedure fights cellulite from under the skin not like other cellulite treatments. Please consult with your surgeon to find out more and if this is right for you.
I would recommend you evaluate Cellulaze - 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!
Cellulaze does it and more
I would recommend Cellulaze for your cellulite, as what you are asking is part of the procedure to treat 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
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I'm not sure what you mean by "shearing fascia" If you are referring to breaking up the fibrous bands underneath the skin that create the dimples of cellulite, then you need to explore cellulose.
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.
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Cutting the fascia for treatment of cellulite
You are describing a fascitoomy. Depending on the location this could produce herniation of the underlying tissues and would likely produce an uncontrollable response.