What Is Cellulite?
Cellulite has plagued both women and men alike for many years, mainly because of its unsightly appearance which causes people to feel embarrassed and self-conscious. The appearance has been described as dimply and looking like cottage cheese, which is not exactly the look most people want to portray.
Cellulite is most commonly found in areas of the body where fat is more prevalent, such as the buttocks and thighs, and abdomen. Many people want to understand the treatments that are available and how to eliminate the unsightly look.
So, what is cellulite and how can it be treated?
Cellulite is a condition that affects the skin, giving it the dimpled, cottage cheese-like appearance previously mentioned. Although it is not harmful, many people feel self-conscious and seek treatments to reduce or improve their appearance.
Weakened connective tissues, enlarged fat cells, and diminished microcirculation play key roles in the pathophysiology.
Professional body shaping procedures refer to a range of techniques that include size and weight reduction as well as more superficial improvements such as toning, firming, and smoothing.
The fact is, this condition is really just fatty deposits below the skin. These fatty deposits cause the skin to appear lumpy and dimpled.
The good news is that while it can be genetic, there are treatments available to help improve and reduce the appearance of your thighs and legs.
What Are Cellulite Treatments and How Do They Work?
Cellulite treatment is a process that is designed to improve the appearance of cellulite. There are a number of different treatments available, including creams, gels, massages, and even surgeries. However, not all of these treatments are effective, and some may even cause more harm than good.
It is important to speak with a dermatologist or other medical professional before beginning any treatment to ensure safety and effectiveness.
Viora’s cellulite reduction therapies allow for a broad range of treatments and offer a quick and effective solution for long-term results and patient loyalty.
There are several factors that are involved in the formation of and contribute to the appearance of cellulite, including the following;
- Impairment of lymphatic drainage leads to the accumulation of lymphatic fluid, waste, and edema.
- Reduced venous flow, blood microcirculation, and metabolism of the tissue deprive cells of oxygen and nutrients.
- Increase in rigid and inflexible collagen fibers in the septae.
These technologies help to reduce cellulite by treating the symptoms effectively and safely. This treatment provides consistent long-term results, primarily in the appearance of firmer and tighter skin.
The RF energy heats the hypodermal layers to enhance blood microcirculation, in turn increasing fat cell metabolism and leading to fat volume reduction.
Most therapeutic treatments work by breaking down the fatty deposits, smoothing the skin, and improving circulation. This can help to reduce the appearance of cellulite and improve self-confidence. However, it is important to remember that cellulite is not a medical condition, and there is no cure.
While treatments can help to improve the appearance of your legs and buttocks, it is unlikely that they will completely eliminate it. Consider talking to a professional to see what other factors could help, including exercise and even diet.
For more information on treatment options, see our body contouring services. Stunning Beauty uses state-of-the-art V-Form technology. Non-invasive body contouring is one of the most appealing segments of esthetic procedures today.
We are happy to answer any questions about our skin tightening and body contouring treatments and figure out what will work best for your specific needs.