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How does cellulite form?

How does cellulite form?

Cellulite: Cellulite is caused by bands under the skin that connect it to the underlying muscle. They run more perpendicular than bands in people who don't have cellulite. This results in pulling & puckering of the skin. There is a genetic component to this as well. I recommend cellulaze surgical laser for correction, as topical treatments don't work. http://www.spsboca.com/cellulaze-cellulite-removal.html. ...Read more

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Cellulite (Definition)

Cellulite is a surface irregularity in the skin caused by attachments between the back of the skin and the deeper muscle fascia. These attachments pull the skin. Like buttons on a throw pillow. Sometimes cellulite is solitary, and sometimes a larger area is involved. Cellulite can occur with or without weight gain. All current surface treatments are temporary. Surgery may ...Read more


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What is cellulite ?

What is cellulite ?

Fat in compartments: In women primarily, fat is distributed in compartments and held there by septae giving a dimpled appearance to the skin surface. Most treatments try to stretch the septae. ...Read more

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Can cellulite go away?

Can cellulite go away?

Not likely: The lumpy appearance is due to tiny connective tissues bands that pull on the skin between irregular deposits of fat under the skin. To get rid of the appearance, you would have to cut all the bands, or make so many more that all the skin gets pulled down evenly. And then you would still have the issue of irregular fatty deposits. Sorry, no great solutions yet. ...Read more

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Is cellulite hereditary?

Is cellulite hereditary?

Cellulite: The causes of cellulite involve changes in metabolism physiology and dieting too hard or too much, such as sex-specific dimorphic skin architecture, alteration of connective tissue structure, hormonal factors, genetic factors, the microcirculatory system, the extracellular matrix, and subtle inflammatory alterations. ...Read more

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How to remove cellulite?

How to remove cellulite?

Cellulaze: Cellulite is an annoying problem to millions of women. It is caused by an uneven superficial fat layer as well as tiny ligaments that hold the skin down. The only effective and fda approved treatment is called cellulaze by cynosure. It is a one time minimally invasive procedure that permanently removes cellulite. To find a provider in your area go to www.Cynosure.Com. ...Read more

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Causes of cellulite in men?

Unusual: As you probably know cellulite is abnormal fat which has fibrous tissue around it which in turn causes dimpling of the skin. Please see a board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist who treats this. ...Read more

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How might you lose cellulite?

How might you lose cellulite?

Hard question: Honestly, we don't have great treatments for either cellulite or stretch marks. Retin-a cream can help stretch marks a little. Certain new laser treatments can help stretch marks and cellulite (different lasers). But most of the products & creams you see offered for sale are pretty much worthless. Sorry. ...Read more

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How can cellulite be treated?

How can cellulite be treated?

Cellulaze: Cellulite is an annoying problem to millions of women. It is caused by an uneven superficial fat layer as well as tiny ligaments that hold the skin down. The only effective and fda approved treatment is called cellulaze by cynosure. It is a one time minimally invasive procedure that permanently removes cellulite. To find a provider in your area go to www.Cynosure.Com. ...Read more

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What's to be done about cellulite?

What's to be done about cellulite?

Difficult problem: The anatomy of cellulite is still being understood and ways to address it. It is a combination of localized fat, skin laxity, skin attachments to the underlying muscle, localized edema and more. Procedures to address these components have been developed and may produce improvements but cannot remove or cure it. This includes technologies such as endermologie or cellulaze or venus freeze and more. ...Read more

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Does vibration belts help cellulite?

No: Vibration belts don't do much of anything, and certainly aren't going to reduce cellulite. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure cellulite?

What is a good way to cure cellulite?

Cellulaze: Cellulite is an annoying problem to millions of women. It is caused by an uneven superficial fat layer as well as tiny ligaments that hold the skin down. The only effective and fda approved treatment is called cellulaze by cynosure. It is a one time minimally invasive procedure that permanently removes cellulite. To find a provider in your area go to www.Cynosure.Com. ...Read more

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What causes cellulite in my butt area?

Cellulite: The skin in cellulite has a "Peau D orange " appearance because of fibers under the skin pulling the skin surface. The exact cause is unknown. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to reduce cellulite?

Are there any ways to reduce cellulite?

Not likely: The lumpy appearance is due to tiny connective tissues bands that pull on the skin between irregular deposits of fat under the skin. To get rid of the appearance, you would have to cut all the bands, or make so many more that all the skin gets pulled down evenly. And then you would still have the issue of irregular fatty deposits. Sorry, no great solutions yet. ...Read more

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What works against the cellulite fast ?

What works against the cellulite fast ?

You can't: Cellulite is an annoying problem to millions of women. It is caused by an uneven superficial fat layer as well as tiny ligaments that hold the skin down. The only effective and fda approved treatment is called cellulaze by cynosure. It is a one time minimally invasive procedure that permanently removes cellulite. To find a provider in your area go to www.Cynosure.Com. ...Read more

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What are the causes of cellulite in men?

Same as women...: Cellulite is nothing more than normal fat beneath the skin. The fat appears bumpy because it pushes against connective tissue, causing the skin above it to pucker. The amount of cellulite visible can be affected by: Poor diet, Fad dieting, Slow metabolism, Lack of physical activity, Hormone changes, Dehydration, Total body fat and the thickness and color of your skin ...Read more

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What should I do to help reduce cellulite?

SmartLipo: Smartlipo is a laser based liposuction where a tiny incision is made in the skin and a small laser fiber destroys the fat cell and causes the skin to retract. It is the most effective form of liposuction as well as the least painful. Be careful though... Many centers advertise smartlipo without actually owning the device. To find a provider click on this link: http://www.Cynosure.Com/patients/. ...Read more

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What are some dangers of cellulite removal?

What are some dangers of cellulite removal?

Very safe: Most treatments for cellulite are very safe but just not extremely effective. The most effective treatments are noninvasive lasers or body contouring devices which help to improve lymphatic drainage and circulation, tighten the skin and ideally have some effect on the underlying fat. There are some "fat melting" devices which are not fda approved or available in the U.S. Yet but show much promise. ...Read more

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How to minimize the appearance of cellulite?

How to minimize the appearance of cellulite?

Cellulaze: Cellulite is an annoying problem to millions of women. It is caused by an uneven superficial fat layer as well as tiny ligaments that hold the skin down. The only effective and fda approved treatment is called cellulaze by cynosure. It is a one time minimally invasive procedure that permanently removes cellulite. To find a provider in your area go to www.Cynosure.Com. ...Read more

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