The following treatments help reduce the appearance of cellulite.
There’s nothing more frustrating than working hard to lose weight without seeing noticeable results. Sometimes, no matter how much you diet and exercise, you just can’t get rid of those stubborn problem areas – like love handles, back fat, or unsightly cellulite.
Ultrasound cavitation therapy can be used on virtually any area of your body where you’re carrying extra weight. Common treatment spots include the belly, thighs, buttocks, or back.
Unlike liposuction, ultrasound fat cavitation doesn’t require any surgical procedures – so there’s no anesthesia, no blood, and no bandages. Instead, the treatment relies on high-frequency sound waves to help you lose inches, without causing any bodily trauma.
Fat cavitation therapy uses low-level ultrasonic waves to break your fat cells down into a liquid while leaving surrounding tissues intact. Once the fat cells have liquefied, they’re eliminated from your system using your body’s own natural elimination processes.
During and after the procedure, you shouldn’t experience any discomfort. At most, you may feel a gentle warming sensation as the ultrasound wand works its way across your skin.
Each fat cavitation therapy session only takes 20-60 minutes, making it the perfect lunch-hour treatment. There’s no downtime, and the only thing you’ll need to do to prepare is drink plenty of water.
Aside from increasing your water intake, eating healthy, and maintaining a moderate exercise program, there’s nothing else you need to do to reap the benefits of ultrasound fat cavitation therapy.
Bellafill is the only dermal filler that stimulates collagen growth long term to help maintain your youthful appearance for up to 5 years. Now you can look your best without wasting time and money on frequent filler injections. Bellafill’s tiny, polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) microspheres are suspended within a base of smooth collagen gel. Once injected, the collagen gel immediately reduces the look of cellulite. Over time, your body uses the microspheres in Bellafill to create a “scaffold” onto which your own natural collagen can develop. This collagen forms a foundation that adds volume to dimples, scars, and cellulite, reducing their appearance – and giving you natural-looking results that feel soft and smooth for up to 5 years. Bellafill is also your best option for filling acne scars. The result is a natural, much smoother texture with long lasting, collagen stimulating effects.
A non-invasive and safe treatment for fat burning, slimming, and body-shaping, which effectively promotes tissue metabolism and blood circulation, strengthen skin elasticity, and provide anti-aging for face and body. Lipo-Light is a light emitting diode system that causes the fat cell membranes to temporarily alter the permeability of the cell, allowing the fat contents to seep out from the cell into the interstitial space for removal by the lymphatic system.
What is Lipodissolve Mesotherapy?
Lipodissolve is an innovative alternative to liposuction that involves a series of micro-injections that dissolve unwanted areas of fat. The injection consists of a mixture of phosphatidylcholine (PPC) and deoxcholate (DC), which are substances that occur naturally in the human body.
How does Lipodissolve work?
Phosphatidylcholine deoxycholate (PCDC) micro-injections are delivered into the targeted treatment areas. The fat cells absorb the PCDC and become slightly inflamed and then harden. The hardened fat cells break down within a few weeks and are eliminated via the body’s natural processes.
What is PCDC?
Phosphatidycholine (PPC) is a naturally occurring substance within the body that comprises up to 60% of cell membranes, facilitates cell membrane transport, and is a component in bile that is responsible for emulsifying the fat we consume in our diet for absorption. The PPC used in most injectable fat reducing formulas is derived from the soybean lecithin. Deoxycholate, present in the body as sodium deoxycholate, is a bile salt that functions to make PPC soluble in water. It acts as a detergent and also aids in the breakdown of fat consumed in our diet.
How does it work?
First, the injected solution disrupts the fat cell membrane. This causes the cells to burst, releasing their enzymes and fatty content. Second, an inflammatory response ensures, allowing the debris to be “cleaned up” by the macrophages that have migrated to the area. This inflammation is responsible for the redness and soreness but also allows for tissue retraction. Lastly, new collagen is deposited in the area, causing skin retraction with denser, firmer skin character. The fat and cellular debris that are removed are collected as waste and excreted through the body’s normal metabolic pathways, through the urinary and bowel systems.
What body parts can be treated and how often?
Areas that can be treated with Lipodissolve include the inner and outer thighs, buttocks, and love handles, back of the arms, the upper and lower abdomen, the chin and jowls, knees, upper and lower back. It can also be used for various conditions such as localized fat reduction, skin-retraction, stretch marks, cellulite, fatty breast reduction in men and cellulite. It also improves skin tone and elasticity, and increases collagen production. Most people return in 2-4 weeks and require 4-6 treatments to achieve the results they desire.
Are the treatments painful? What are the side effects?
There may be some localized discomfort upon injection, and a minor burning sensation immediately following the treatment. Swelling will occur in the treated area, and soreness and inflammation may be experienced for several days after treatment. It is important to bear in mind that these inflammatory side effects produce a tighter and smoother overlying skin, which is highly desirable. Localized bruising, nausea, headache, and diarrhea have also been reported. Your fat area becoming firm is a sign the treatment is working. As your body breaks down the treated fat cells, they are excreted through the body’s normal metabolic process.
Any activity restrictions after treatment?
For the first 48 hours after a treatment, vigorous physical activity or exercise is not recommended. After that time period, playing sports or exercising is acceptable.
When will I see results?
On the average, patients begin to see noticeable improvement after 2-4 sessions. While many experience results sooner, we cannot guarantee this. For the first several weeks while the body’s inflammatory response is prominent, you may feel “bloated” in the treated area. This is expected and only temporary. Once the body begins metabolizing the fat, contour improvement occurs.
Is it permanent?
The average person is born with a certain number of fat cells and after adolescence does not develop more. Lipodissolve will permanently remove fat cells in the area of treatment, leaving only a thin layer of cells, unless a large amount of weight is gained, because the fat dissolving formula actually destroys fat cells. If a person gains weight, the treated area can become larger because some fat cells still remain. However, the treated area should remain proportionate with the surrounding areas.
Does it result in weight loss?
No. Lipodissolve helps dissolve stubborn fat deposits, but it does not result in weight loss.
How many procedures have been performed?
More than 50,000 procedures have been done internationally since the mid 90s.
How does it differ from Liposuction?
Both procedures permanently remove unwanted fat. However, Lipodissolve is a non-invasive procedure; unlike liposuction, there is no anesthesia, no surgery, and no downtime.
Who is a good candidate?
The best candidates for Lipodissolve have a body mass index (BMI) of less than 30 and unwanted deposits of fat that have responded poorly to diet and exercise
Contact us today to schedule a complimentary consultation and we will create a customized treatment plan just for you.