Breakthrough treatment for cellulite produces long-lasting results
Maybe you’ve tried the creams. Or maybe you’ve tried the injections. But for stubborn cellulite, you should really give Cellulaze a shot. This incredible breakthrough is the first and only treatment that is not only minimally invasive, but also produces long-lasting results.
In one simple procedure, Cellulaze removes cellulite, restoring normal function and appearance of the skin and underlying tissue. In just 30 to 90 minutes, pockets of fat are reduced, skin depressions are released and the skin becomes thicker and more elastic.
After almost four years of clinical research, the verdict is in: The procedure is the only single-treatment cellulite reduction technique that has been demonstrated to reduce cellulite. In trials, women saw their skin become 25 percent thicker and the elasticity grow by 29 percent after 12 months. No other option on the market has achieved results that substantial.
“All of the analysis led to the conclusion that patients treated with Cellulaze maintained results at least one year,” Barry DiBernardo, MD, board certified plastic surgeon and lead clinical investigator for Cellulaze, said.
And more proof it must work: Patients report a 93 percent satisfaction rate. The only side effects are swelling, bruising and skin discoloration.
“There is no competition for it,” Dr. DiBernardo said. “There is no long-term, single treatment of cellulite out there. It’s completely different … After (patients) spend money on all those other things and still see the cellulite comes back, I don’t think they feel they got their money’s worth.”
Approximately 85 percent of women suffer from cellulite. Creating pockets of fat that collect beneath the skin’s surface, particularly on the hips, thighs and buttocks, cellulite dimples the skin and causes a cottage cheese look. It is such an embarrassing problem that its treatment has become a multibillion-dollar industry.
“(Patients are able to) get rid of the long-term problem that prevented them from going to the beach or wearing shorts. They wouldn’t leave these areas uncovered so it really changes their whole exposure of their body … they have smooth skin everywhere else and then have this cottage cheese look on their thighs or their legs and if those areas are exposed, they tell me it is very embarrassing,” Dr. DiBernardo said.
The FDA-cleared procedure is so effective because it treats the physiological structure of cellulite. Through the clinical trials, researchers were able to determine the root cause of cellulite and why other treatment options have failed to make inroads. After completing multiple studies, the team discovered three distinct anatomical features that cause the cellulite effect.
“If you are planning an attack of something, you need to understand what you are up against,” Dr. DiBernardo said. “By understanding what the problems were, between clinical side and engineering, we could develop a tool that would be able to attack all (the) causes.”
Employing a proprietary SideLight 3D™ side-firing technology, Cellulaze targets three root causes: herniated pockets of fat, toughened septae and thin skin.
A minute laser fiber is inserted beneath the skin. Using gentle warmth, this fiber melts the lumps of fat by firing down. Then, as the laser is turned to the side, it frees the fibrous bands that create the cottage cheese look by pulling down on the skin, smoothing the area. Lastly, the laser is aimed upward to stimulate collagen production, which boosts thickness and elasticity, evening out the skin.
It takes some time to get results, but when they come, they truly come. Although women will get improvements in a few weeks, the best results take a few months to develop.
Procedures to combat cellulite have been on the market for years: creams, lotions, injections and even special shoes to wear. But even after multiple treatments, their results are temporary or nonexistent.
“The problem with those procedures is that none of them really worked well and none of them worked long-term … They could need six treatments, 10 treatments and if they got a result, that result was temporary at best. It was more from the swelling, and after a few months, the swelling would go down and the results would go away.”
The sell is easy. Dr. DiBernardo explains the procedure, declaring, “Then I show them pictures of what before and after looks like and that’s usually all I need to tell them besides telling them what to expect … Cellulaze is the future.”
Cellulaze is available in Canada, the European Union, Australia and South Korea, with more international expansion planned. Founded in 1991, Cynosure, Inc. creates and sells aesthetic treatment modalities that physicians use to beautify patients through non-invasive and minimally invasive techniques.
For more information, contact Cynosure at 800-886-2966 or visit www.cellulaze.com.