by Revival Medical Clinic

Cellulite

  • Cellulite is a herniation of subcutaneous/ fats which is compound by fibrous tissue.
  • Clinically, it looks like uneven skin contour with dimpling and nodular surface.
  • It presents commonly around buttocks, tights and abdomen.
  • It can present in any age group, commonly in post puberty females.

Causes of Cellulite Formation

  • Metabolism factors: Multiple factors from genetic, hormonal and lifestyle factors which progressively affect the metabolism of skin connective tissue (collagen), extracellular matrix and fat cells.
  • Variance of fats distribution, lymphatic drainage and circulation system which also predispose an individual for celllulite formation.

Treatment Options for Cellulite

Pitfalls of Cellulite Treatments

  • Generally cellulite has slow progressive improvement after any treatment.
  • Sometime it takes long duration of treatment for significant improvement of cellulites.
  • Liposelection or Liposuction treatment is a better choice for candidates who would like to have faster and more significant improvement for cellulites.
  • Multiple combination of treatment choices will usually promise better outcome for cellulites reduction.
  • Proper and effective weight losing is the most important factor determining the effectiveness of cellulites improvement.
  • In term of effectiveness among the treatment choices for cellulites, Liposelection/ Liposuction is by far the most effective ( in combination with weight loss management), follow by Lipolysis mesotherapy, mechanical vacuum and rolling which can be combine with radio frequency, ultrasonic or infrared therapy.
  • Anyhow, results for cellulite is not promising and the outcome might varies from individual to individual as due to the multi-factorial causes of cellulites formation.
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