4 Things to Know About Laser Cellulite Removal
In the world of aesthetic enhancement, laser therapy has revolutionized a variety of different treatments and techniques – helping patients to alleviate a number of different conditions with a newfound level of accuracy and effectiveness. Issues ranging from wrinkles, blemishes, and acne, to loose skin, moles, and unwanted hair; is all now treated using high end laser technology? And like these other treatments, cellulite removal is no different. Using lasers, we are able to streamline the cellulite removal process, making it far more effective than conventional cellulite creams and other methods. At Goals Plastic Surgery we have been able to help countless women to alleviate their cellulite and excess, unwanted fat cells – revealing their smooth, soft skin. Despite the effectiveness of laser cellulite removal, many are still unaware of all that it entails. To better educate you on the process here are five important things to know about this procedure.
· How Does Laser Cellulite Removal Work?
In the process of laser cellulite removal, there are a variety of different lasers – including many different brand names like Cellulaze. These laser methods use heat energy to penetrate the skin’s surface and moves through the fibrous bands of tissue beneath the skin’s surface that make up the fatty cellulite tissue. The heat energy from the lasers separates this tissue, then are able to liquify the fatty tissue during the process. When this heat energy penetrates to the inner skin layer known as the dermis, it stimulates the production of two vital skincare proteins, collagen and elastin. This causes new skin cells to form, which are far smoother, softer, and far more elastic – to take the place of the dimpled fatty skin tissue that makes up the former cellulite area. the liquified fat is then pressed out of the skin and eventually expelled from the body.
· Who is a Good Candidate for Laser Cellulite Removal?
Laser cellulite removal is highly effective, and therefore this method is able to treat those with the most moderate to severe cellulite issues. Because of the laser methodology, the area in which the cellulite occurs matter – it works best for those with cellulite on their thighs, hips, and buttocks. However, those individuals with certain skin disorders like eczema or psoriasis, and other conditions like diabetes or heart disease, should refrain from using laser cellulite removal. in addition, those who are overweight may not respond well to treatment and may need extra treatments.
· What is the Procedure Like?
Generally, each session of laser cellulite removal lasts about 1 to 2 hours, depending on the size of the treatment area. The procedure itself is relatively pain-free, however, it depends person to person. Some might experience more pain than others. In most circumstances’ individuals liken the feeling to the pinch of a rubber band.
· Results & Recovery
Patients can expect some results to occur relatively immediate, however, over time you will experience a significant improvement over the following weeks. Individuals should experience an increase in skin thickness slightly in the area, and a noticeable improvement in the skin’s elasticity in the area. The procedure doesn’t require too long of a recovery period; however, you may require a few days of rest time. In addition, patients are advised to wear compression garments for a few weeks following the procedure. This will help any possible swelling, bruising, and any possible pain associated with treatment.
For more information on laser cellulite removal. be sure to contact Goals Plastic Surgery today.