Cellfina™ Cellulite Reduction in New Jersey
Very few people can boast perfectly firm and smooth skin—and cellulite is something that can occur regardless of your age, weight, and lifestyle habits. Cellulite is an incredibly common condition that results from fat pressing against the connective tissues of the skin, leading to the puckered appearance so many dread. The nature of this condition makes it incredibly difficult to treat or tone naturally, and effective treatment options have been limited. Until now.
Cellfina™ is the first minimally invasive cellulite procedure to gain FDA-approval to improve the appearance of cellulite for up to three years—and the Parker Center is thrilled to be the first practice in New Jersey offering this option for long-lasting cellulite reduction.
Cellfina Treats Cellulite at the Source
To understand how Cellfina works to smooth away cellulite, it’s important to answer the question, “what causes cellulite?” Your skin is a complex network of muscle, tissue, and fat that is held together by connective bands known as fibro septae, which are woven through fat to anchor your skin to your muscles.
When these fat deposits push through the connective tissue, it can weaken and tighten these bands, leading to the puckered, dimpled appearance of cellulite—often on the thighs, abdomen, and flanks. Because it is an underlying structural condition, topical creams are largely ineffective—and attempting to tone the area through exercise is notoriously difficult.
How Cellfina Can Help
Cellfina works by treating cellulite at its source: the tightened or weakened fibro septae. By releasing these bands, the skin is allowed to smooth out and dimpling is dramatically reduced. Previous options for releasing these bands involved surgery or using a laser under the skin, but Cellfina automates this process to achieve the same great results without the invasiveness of surgery.
Not much larger than your hand, the Cellfina device is entirely mechanical and does not require lasers, heat, or radiofrequency. When placed on individual dimples on your skin, the Cellfina device suctions up the area of skin and a very small, very sharp blade is then mechanically inserted just under your skin to release the fibro septae. Once released, the treated area will bounce back and begin to smooth out over the course of around three days.
Because the blade is only inserted about 6 millimeters under your skin, there is very little discomfort during and after the procedure. Surrounding tissues are not impacted by the procedure, and patients can typically resume normal activities right away.
Your Cellfina Treatment at the Parker Center
The first step in your Cellfina treatment is a private consultation with Dr. Parker. During your consultation, Dr. Parker will help you understand your options, answer any questions you may have, and help determine if Cellfina is the best choice for you.
Prior to your treatment, Dr. Parker will evaluate your areas of concern and mark which dimples should be treated for maximum benefit. A local numbing agent will be administered to ensure you are comfortable throughout treatment and then the Cellfina device will be applied. Your treatment should only take around an hour, during which time around 25 dimples can be treated.
When your treatment is complete, you should be able to resume your day as normal, though you may want to avoid any strenuous activities for the first day or so. You may experience minor bruising and tenderness after treatment, but this should resolve within just a few days. You should begin seeing positive results in as little as three days.
Most patients are thrilled with their results after just a single treatment—and those results will last for at least three years. The treated skin will look dramatically smoother and healthier, and these results will continue to improve for around three months.
Schedule Your Personalized Consultation
If you’d like to learn more about Cellfina or find out which options are the best for you, contact us today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Parker. We would love to tell you more about this one-of-a-kind cellulite reduction system and show you why over 94% of patients are satisfied after just one treatment!