How is Cellulite Treated?

 In General

Cellulite is a common condition that causes the skin to have a rough appearance. The rough appearance is often compared to the texture of cottage cheese. Though cellulite can cause a person a lot of mental stress and to become self-conscious, cellulite is not a medical concern. There is no health risk from cellulite and many people who have cellulite are perfectly healthy. While not a health risk, many people with cellulite want to reduce or eliminate the appearance of cellulite. There are many options available to address cellulite. If you are in the Phoenix, AZ metro including Scottsdale and need cellulite treatment call us today.

Maintain Healthy Weight

A person does not have to be obese, or even overweight, for cellulite to appear. However, being overweight can increase the risk of the development of cellulite and can make cellulite more noticeable. Exercising the body area where cellulite has appeared can help reduce its appearance. Exercise can both reduce fat deposits and strengthen muscles, which can reduce the appearance of cellulite. Building muscle can also firm up lose skin which can help smooth out cellulite. By keeping a healthy weight and boosting muscle tone, many people may find a reduction in the appearance of cellulite.

Lotions and Skin Treatments

Various manufacturers sell skin care products that are designed to be applied to the skin to reduce cellulite. Though the efficacy of these products varies, there are some scientific studies that have shown that skin care products can reduce the appearance of cellulite. These lotions, creams and similar products typically work by firming the skin which helps to smooth out the lumpy appearance of cellulite. While some products are effective, they usually take some time to work and the level of improvement achieved may not be great.

Cosmetic Surgery

By far the most effective treatment for cellulite is cosmetic surgery. Various cosmetic surgery procedures can be used to reduce the appearance of cellulite. Venus Freeze, laser treatments, cavitation and different types of liposuction are all viable treatments to address cellulite. All of these treatments are available from Ciao Bella Cosmetic Surgery and Vein Clinic. Call today to discuss the treatment options that are best for your specific needs.

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