Endermologie is a painless nonsurgical technique of body contouring that actually
reduces the appearance of cellulite and improves skin texture. Endermologie is
a safe, effective way of reducing the orange peel appearance of skin where cellulite
accumulates. It involves the use of a motorized device with two adjustable rollers
and controlled suction, which creates a symmetrical skin-fold. This creates a
gentle folding and unfolding allowing for smooth and regulated deep tissue mobilization.
may be affected by cellulite. The condition is due to a combination
of tightened connective tissue in the skin and excess fatty tissue.
Although the exact cause is not yet well understood, circulation,
genetics and age are commonly thought to be influential factors.
has been finally understood that the dimpling on the surface
of the skin was but a symptom of the underlying cause and to
banish the bumps would require a deeply acting treatment. Endermologie
can create the desired appearance of smoother, softer skin.
is cellulite treatment performed?
can renew skin tone, making it softer and more supple. In combination
with exercise, Endermologie can help achieve younger, smoother
skin faster than exercise alone. The procedure stimulates circulation
throughout the skin making it feel smooth and soft. Experimental
studies suggest that the treatment helps the body form new collagen,
the protein found most abundantly in your skin. Endermologie
can be very helpful for patients experiencing skin rippling after
The treatment is a deep, firm massage that is not uncomfortable for most people;
in fact, many people find the treatment relaxing.
long does cellulite treatment take?
treatment is usually done once or twice a week for about seven
weeks. Each treatment lasts around 35 minutes.
type of anesthesia is used?
anesthesia is necessary.
is the procedure performed?
treatment is performed on an outpatient basis, in the surgeon's
can I return home and resume normal activities?
can continue everyday activities and lifestyles immediately following
do I prepare for cellulite treatment?
your initial consultation, your surgeon will discuss the changes
that you would like to make to your appearance. Since the appearance
of your skin is a matter of personal perception and preference,
you will need to discuss your concerns in detail so your surgeon
can determine the appropriate alternatives. Prior to your procedure,
the surgeon will perform a complete health history and physical.
Knowledge of your allergies, medications and previous surgeries
should be brought to your surgeon's attention at this time. Specific
instructions to assist you in preparing for this procedure will
be given to you after the health history and physical is complete.
Depending on your individual health status, the instructions
may include guidelines regarding your diet, alcohol intake, smoking
and which medications to take or avoid. Your experience will
be much smoother if you remain compliant with your surgeon's
precautions are necessary during recovery?
cellulite treatment is a non-surgical procedure, there is no
recovery time associated with the treatment.
are the possible complications after cellulite treatment?
bruising can occur, and occasionally spider veins will temporarily
darken. No procedure is without risks; however, the majority
of complications known to be associated with a endermologie are
minor when the procedure is performed by an experienced board
certified plastic surgeon. It is always important to be informed
about the possible complications before any surgery. Be sure
to discuss any concerns you may have with your surgeon.
results can I expect after cellulite treatment?
is usually effective at temporarily reducing the appearance of
cellulite. However, long-term studies have not been performed
and the lasting effects of these treatments are not certain.
Ongoing studies are currently being performed in order to determine
life-long effects of Endermologie.
results produced by Endermologie depend a great deal on the skill
of the practitioner. Most people report that Endermologie improves
their skin tone, leaving it firmer and smoother. The treatment
can reduce the appearance of stretch marks and loose skin. When
the procedure is done in conjunction with exercise and a healthy
diet affects can be profound. People usually see changes within
five or six sessions.