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How to Eliminate Your Cellulite

Posted October 31, 2017 in VelaShape III™

pushing the skin of the legs celluliteWe all know that a healthy diet and routine exercise is the ideal way to keep excess fat at bay; however, even the most “toned” bodies are typically plagued with something that no woman wants: cellulite. Unfortunately, cellulite is a normal, if irritating, fact of life. More than 80 percent of women over the age of 20 have some degree of cellulite, ranging from small dimples to a full “cottage cheese” appearance on the legs, buttocks, and arms—dimply fat deposits that seem nearly impossible to get rid of naturally. Over the years, women have tried everything from area-specific exercises to skin creams to rubbing coffee grounds on the problem spots, and while these may provide some relief, they sometimes only offer relief for a day or two before the orange-peel skin returns. But now there is a different, more advanced treatment for the pest that is cellulite: VelaShape III™.

What Causes Cellulite?

Cellulite results when pockets of fat push through and become locked in the dermal layer of the skin. This placement makes cellulite different than other fat deposits in your body. Because cellulite is in the connective tissue, it doesn’t read as stored fat when your body is burning the “normal” fat from a balanced diet and exercise. Although it is possible for men to have cellulite, it is more common in women since women’s connective tissues are arranged vertically, thus allowing the cellulite an easier path to sneak in. Other factors such as hormonal changes, genetics, and lifestyle choices are also known to affect the appearance of cellulite.

VelaShape III™

The VelaShape III™ is an FDA-approved, non-invasive approach to reducing cellulite and sculpting your physique. VelaShape III™ uses infrared light, bi-polar radiofrequency, and vacuum to reduce, sculpt, and even out the skin while stimulating collagen production. This procedure is quick, safe, painless, and effective, with patients noticing a circumferential reduction ranging from a half inch to three inches in the treated area. The treatment typically involves four sessions to achieve the best results.

Are You a Candidate?

Cellulite is classified on a scale from one to three, with Stage One being skin with an “orange peel” appearance, Stage Two being dimpling when standing but not lying down, and Stage Three having cellulite visible while both standing and lying down. While VelaShape III™ can provide significant results for any amount of cellulite, the ideal candidate is in either stage one or two of the classification scale. Candidates should be in good health and realistic about their expectations. The VelaShape III™ is not a permanent procedure but can provide lasting results when paired with a healthy diet and exercise regimen. If done so, you are on your way to experiencing a smoother and slimmer physique.