Will I Need Downtime After Cellulite Reduction Treatment?

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Everyone experiences cellulite at some point, and advanced cosmetic treatments like Cellulaze™ are a great way to improve your appearance. Gynecology and Cosmetic Surgery Center of Atlanta is proud to offer a minimally invasive treatment that doesn't require downtime or recovery. Dr. Gerry Sotomayor can provide more information about cellulite reduction during a consultation at our office.

Cellulaze is ideal for people with dimpled skin in stubborn places that don't seem to improve with traditional diet and exercise. Call now to book a cellulite assessment and determine your candidacy today. Our Peachtree Corners and Atlanta patients are delighted with their results.

What causes cellulite, and where does it form?

Cellulite occurs when fibrous connective tissue pushes up against the surface of the skin, creating a bumpy, dimpled appearance. Unfortunately, even people at a relatively healthy weight experience cellulite in problem areas like the hips, stomach, buttocks, and legs. Genetics, age, and hormones all play a role in contributing to the development of cellulite. The good news is Cellulaze can provide long-term improvements without surgery or downtime.

What happens during Cellulaze?

Dr. Sotomayor uses the latest technology to smooth away cellulite. Cellulaze involves using a laser to release the connective bands and melt away fatty tissue. Patients don't experience much discomfort during the process since we administer local anesthesia to numb the skin. Cellulaze appointments take about an hour to complete, depending on the size of the area.

Will I need downtime after Cellulaze?

Patients near Peachtree Corners and Atlanta may require several sessions with Dr. Sotomayor to see desired effects, but no downtime is necessary afterward. You may experience some tenderness or bruising, but side effects are minor and should dissolve within a short period. Because no incisions or stitches are necessary, you can return to your regular activities almost immediately.

Additional benefits of Cellulaze include:

  • Natural-looking results that last longer than topical products
  • Improved confidence due to improved skin texture and appearance
  • No incisions, stitches, or long recovery periods required
  • Safe and effective cosmetic treatment administered by a trained professional

What about procedures like liposuction?

Liposuction can help you slim down, but it won't improve the appearance of cellulite. Instead, it's designed to remove excess fat deposits in a general area. Cellulaze is a more precise treatment that produces natural-looking results. People appreciate Cellulaze because it's a safe, effective way to manage unwanted cellulite without surgery or an increased risk of complications.

Your Cellulaze results

It takes time to see results from cellulite reduction as the lymphatic system removes targeted fat cells from the area. Most patients notice an improvement in their dimpled skin within three months, and outcomes last up to a year. Of course, we encourage patients to maintain a healthy lifestyle and maintain a steady weight to prolong their results. Dr. Sotomayor can make additional recommendations during your consultation in Norcross, GA.

Manage dimpled skin with Cellulaze

Cellulite reduction is a goal for many people, but it can be difficult to achieve through diet and exercise alone. Fortunately, Dr. Gerry Sotomayor at Gynecology and Cosmetic Surgery Center of Atlanta offers state-of-the-art cosmetic treatments like Cellulaze that help you look your best with little downtime. Patients in the Peachtree Corners and Atlanta areas can enjoy smooth, supple skin and improved confidence.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.