Cellulite is a common concern for many individuals, affecting both men and women of all ages. Fortunately, there are various cellulite reduction treatments available to improve the appearance of dimpled skin. At Genesis Lifestyle Medicine, we offer a range of cutting-edge solutions to address cellulite. In this article, we explore the top 9 cellulite reduction treatments.
CoolSculpting is a non-invasive procedure that uses controlled cooling technology to target and freeze fat cells beneath the skin. While it's primarily designed for fat reduction, CoolSculpting has been shown to positively affect cellulite by improving skin texture and firmness. The treatment involves minimal discomfort and no downtime.
CoolTone is another non-invasive treatment offered at Genesis Lifestyle Medicine. Unlike CoolSculpting, CoolTone is designed to strengthen and tone muscles in the targeted area. However, it indirectly contributes to cellulite reduction by enhancing muscle tone, which can help smooth out the skin's appearance and reduce the prominence of cellulite dimples.
Morpheus8 is a radiofrequency microneedling device that combines the benefits of both technologies. It delivers controlled radiofrequency energy deep into the skin's layers, stimulating collagen production and improving skin elasticity. This treatment can be highly effective in reducing the appearance of cellulite by tightening and smoothing the skin.
Sculptra is an injectable dermal filler that contains poly-L-lactic acid. It's primarily used to add volume to the face, but it can also be utilized to address cellulite. Sculptra stimulates collagen production over time, leading to gradual skin tightening and improved texture, reducing the appearance of cellulite dimples.
QWO is the first FDA-approved injectable treatment specifically designed to target cellulite. It contains enzymes that break down the fibrous bands that create cellulite dimples. This treatment can significantly improve the appearance of cellulite with a series of injections, making it a popular choice for those looking for non-surgical options.
6. Laser Therapy
Laser therapy is another effective cellulite reduction treatment. Various laser devices can target cellulite by promoting collagen production, improving blood circulation, and breaking down fat cells. Laser therapy can result in smoother and firmer skin, reducing the appearance of cellulite.
Cellfina is a minimally invasive procedure that specifically targets the structural cause of cellulite. It uses a microblade the size of a needle to release the fibrous bands beneath the skin that create the characteristic dimples. Cellfina provides long-lasting results for up to 3 years.
8. Acoustic Wave Therapy (AWT)
AWT is a non-invasive procedure that uses acoustic waves to break down cellulite and stimulate collagen production. This therapy enhances skin elasticity and helps to diminish the appearance of cellulite dimples. AWT is suitable for various body areas and requires minimal downtime.
9. Topical Creams and Serums
While not as powerful as some of the other treatments mentioned, topical creams and serums containing ingredients such as retinol, caffeine, and peptides can provide temporary relief from cellulite by improving skin texture and hydration.
At Genesis Lifestyle Medicine, we understand the impact that cellulite can have on one's self-confidence. Fortunately, with advancements in cosmetic treatments, there are several effective cellulite reduction options available. Our team carefully examines your skin and evaluates the root cause of cellulite to curate a treatment plan and help you achieve smoother, firmer skin. Schedule a consultation and discover which cellulite reduction treatment is right for you.