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The Truth About Cellulite

What is Cellulite?

Cellulite is the un-proportioned deposit of fat within the skin that pushes up against connective tissue.  Just because you have cellulite doesn’t means you are by any means overweight.  Cellulite is more common in women but can affect some men as well.  Cellulite is less noticeable on darker skin types and can be masked by the use of sunless tanning products.

What Causes Cellulite?

Poor diet, Fad dieting, Lack of physical activity, BMI, and thickness of your skin tissue.

Cellulite Prevention

Good diet. Prevent eating high fatty foods as these will aid the uneven inflammation of fat cells. Avoid Fad Dieting as this will also cause cellulite, opt for healthier weight loss methods like exercising to tighten skin and eliminate fat the right way.

Treatment Options

There are many products and treatments that promise to get rid of cellulite on thighs and buttocks. But there is little evidence that shows that many of them work well or for long.

Cellulite creams. They don’t work!! Don’t bother trying them or wasting your money.

Liposuction Helps To Remove Fat Around Cellulite

This is a surgical procedure that  performs here at Contour Dermatology to remove fat deposits from the body. Liposuction, though, removes deep fat, not cellulite, which is just beneath the skin. Liposuction is a very popular cosmetic procedure that uses suction to remove fat cells from certain areas of the body. This procedure works well on stubborn fat deposits that will not shrink despite strict diet and intense physical activities.  offers liposuction to residents of Palm Desert and Palm Springs, CA who want to reshape the problem areas of their body.

The FDA has cleared the use of a device that uses laser energy to treat cellulite. The device can melt fat under the skin, break up the fibrous bands under the skin, and stimulate collagen production. The Velashape II and III are the only FDA approved devices available that can give you both circumference reduction and cellulite correction. Dr Jochen has a dedicated Laser Treatment Center right here in the Coachella Valley, centrally located between Palm Springs and Palm Desert in the Heart of Rancho Mirage. Contour Dermatology’s Laser Center specializes in laser treatments such as:

  • Excel V – treats vascular conditions
  • Sublime – tightens skin and reduces wrinkles
  • Sublative – smooths and tightens skin
  • GentleLase – for hair removal
  • GentleYAG – hair removal for darker skin
  • Fraxel -rejuvenates your skin
  • IPL – reduces skin redness and stimulates collagen growth
  • Fractional CO2 – treat lines under eyes and around lips

Use our website contact form or call us at 877-977-7546 to set up a Cellulite removal consultation today and you’ll be on your way to getting rid of that cellulite.

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