Does vanquish work on cellulite? Would another non invasive treatment be better?

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Doctor Answers 3

Does Vanquish work with cellulite

Vanquish is primarily used for fat loss and is approved for the thighs. I use it for cellulite too in combination with the Z Wave. Cellulite is tough and a multimodality approach is best and using the Cellfina and Sculptra makes things even better. 


Panama City Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 27 reviews

Vanquish is not for cellulite but for fat reduction

Hi LB Vancouver,

Vanquish technology is mainly indicated to reduce fat around the waistline and the inner and outer thighs. Vanquish uses radio-frequency energy to selectively target and destroy fat cells. Although, vanquish is not indicated for skin tightening, anecdotal evidence shows that there could be some skin tightening observed in patients who have vanquish treatments. For this reason, the appearance of cellulite may improve a little. It is, however, not the treatment of choice for cellulite.  There are many devices that claim to treat cellulite but it is a very difficult condition to treat. Cellfina seems to be the most effective and long-lasting option available to date but it is not Health-Canada approved. Best, Manish Khanna, MD

Manish Khanna, MD, FRCP(C)
Montreal Dermatologic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 15 reviews

Vanquish for Cellulite

Vanquish can treat unwanted fat in an area, but it does not directly treat cellulite. Cellfina is an excellent way to treat cellulite, and it appears to be very long lasting, and possibly permanent. The treatment is performed in the office and has minimal downtime.

Andrew Campbell, M.D.

Quintessa Aesthetic Centers

Andrew Campbell, MD
Milwaukee Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 26 reviews

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