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Naples, FL Plastic Surgeons Highlight Benefits of Cellulaze® for Treating Cellulite

Naples, FL Plastic Surgeons Highlight Benefits of Cellulaze® for Treating Cellulite

It should come as no surprise that there are dozens of different treatments designed to eliminate or reduce the appearance of cellulite, as roughly 90 percent of all women experience the skin dimpling effects of cellulite on their abdomens, thighs, and/or buttocks at some point in their lives. While diet and exercise may impede cellulite formation and help reduce the appearance of cellulite in some women, others fail to achieve any diet- or exercise-related cellulite control results at all. This is because weight gain and lack of exercise are not distinct causes, but rather just two out of numerous other factors that can cause cellulite. In fact, cellulite tends to resist many treatment options due to the varied and multi-faceted nature of its underlying causes.            

The cosmetic surgeons at Naples Plastic Surgery consult with numerous southwest Florida-area clients who express frustration with at-home cellulite reduction efforts that fail to help them meet desired goals. We know the physiological causes of cellulite formation and know that there is no one specific cure-all treatment for it. Among the most common cellulite control and treatment options are:

  • Diet and exercise
  • Topical creams
  • Injectables
  • Massage
  • Radiofrequency skin tightening
  • Infrared light skin tightening
  • Ultrasound skin tightening
  • Subcision (micro-scalpeling)
  • Liposuction
  • Laser therapy  

All of these treatments can prove effective, and many—such as liposuction and subcision—are combined for greater efficacy. But treatment results for all these options tend to vary widely, as does their duration.

Naples Plastic Surgery Finds Success with Cellulaze®

With this in mind, Naples Plastic Surgery has opted to focus its primary cellulite treatment efforts on the option that seems to provide among the most optimal, long-lasting results for the majority of women—laser therapy. In particular, Naples Plastic Surgery offers its patients Cellulaze®, which works by breaking down the tissues causing the formation of cellulite, tightening the overlaying skin, and by stimulating ongoing collagen formation.

FDA approved and backed by many years of clinical research, Cellulaze® has been deemed by many in the plastic surgery profession as the go-to cellulite treatment for those women who fail to secure success with other treatments. Unlike many other cellulite treatments, one session is usually enough to produce noticeable results that can continue to improve over the succeeding four to 12 months. Additionally, with proper diet and exercise, these results tend to last longer than most other available treatments. Given such positive results, Naples Plastic Surgery considers Cellulaze® its primary treatment option for most clients seeking to reduce and control cellulite.    

Cellulaze® Cuts Tissues That Create Dimpling

Cellulaze® works by cutting fibrous bands underlying the skin that pulls it down to create the cottage cheese-like dimpling. Laser energy is delivered by a tiny fiber inserted under the skin through a small incision. The laser heat severs fibrous bands that pull at the skin and destroys some of the adjacent fat. Some of the liquified fat and tissue is gently pressed out of the incision sites. The reduction of fat and fibrous bands provides immediate improvements to skin texture and elasticity and encourages longer term collagen production at the site for continued skin texture improvement.

Cellulaze® treatment is performed on an out-patient basis with local anesthesia and considered minimally invasive. The procedure may cause some light bruising, but patients typically return to normal activities within a day or two.

Learn More Through a Consultation at Naples Plastic Surgery

If you would like to learn more about Cellulaze® and/or other options to reduce and control the appearance of cellulite, our surgeons would be happy to speak to you in a one-on-one consultation. For this or any of your personal aesthetic goals, contact Naples Plastic Surgery today at 239.566.2611 to schedule your initial consultation.

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At Naples Plastic Surgery, our cosmetic services are designed to contour and enhance your body to help you achieve the body image that you desire. Known for offering among the best facial plastic surgery in Naples, our board-certified surgeons are known as much for their artistry as they are for their surgical skills. We understand that your image is the key to feeling great, so we will provide you with the most reliable advice and services to help make you look and feel your best.

The surgical team at Naples Plastic Surgery has the training and experience necessary to help you pursue your own individual cosmetic goals down to the very last detail, all in a warm, comfortable, and private environment.

Dr. Paul Gardner, MD, FACS is a board-certified plastic surgeon serving Southwest Florida. As one of the leading plastic surgeons in Naples, FL, Dr. Gardner has more than 25 years of experience performing facial procedures including composite facelift, mini facelift, rhinoplasty, brow lift and skin cancer removal procedures. He also possesses expertise in breast augmentations, breast lifts, tummy tucks, liposuctions, and labiaplasty.
Dr. Leopoldo M. Baccaro, MD received extensive training at the prestigious Houston Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center, where he worked with some of the most well-renowned practitioners in the art of cosmetic surgery. With honors and awards throughout medical school and his residency, Dr. Baccaro earned a stellar reputation for high quality surgical care with both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures.

The plastic surgery process at Naples Plastic Surgery begins with a one-on-one, confidential consultation in which your surgeon conducts an examination to determine which procedures are likely to produce the most robust aesthetic improvements. This includes a comprehensive discussion with you to identify the benefits, risks and costs associated with each procedure. It may be possible to combine a number of surgical procedures into a single surgery if you desire and if your medical condition permits it.

As with any medical procedure, there is no guarantee that a desired outcome will be achieved. There are a number of health risks associated with even minor medical procedures. If you have any health issues or concerns, please feel free to discuss them any time with your surgeon at our Naples’ plastic surgery center.
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