The appearance of cellulite is common among those who are overweight and especially those that have gained a lot of weight over time. This cosmetic issue relates to the formation of lumps and dimples in the skin due to excess fat. While both men and women can experience this problem, it tends to be more evident in women due to different distributions of fat, muscle, and connective tissue between the two genders. While cellulite poses no health risks, it can make some people feel uncomfortable about themselves. If such is the case for you, we invite you to visit our Bridgewater center and discover our full range of treatment options.
How Does This Issue Occur?
Despite our best efforts to understand the human body, the exact cause of cellulite remains unknown. However, this strange skin issue appears to be related to the connective tissue below the skin and the layer of fat underneath it. In women, fat cells and connective tissue in this layer are arranged vertically. When there is excess fat in the body, these cells protrude into the layer of skin, giving it that characteristic dimpled appearance. In men, this tissue has a criss-cross structure, which may explain why it is less likely for men to have this problem.
What Are the Signs of Cellulite?
Cellulite is characterized by the appearance of dimpled skin and excess fat. This phenomenon occurs in specific regions of the body such as the thighs and lower belly. This uneven skin texture can have an almost bumpy, rippled appearance. While this issue doesn’t pose any significant health risks, a lot of people who have this problem feel unhappy about their skin. The good news is that aesthetic treatments can effectively reduce the appearance of cellulite without the need for invasive procedures.
Treatments for Cellulite
Here at Horizons Health & Wellness, we rely on the TempSure® Firm radiofrequency (RF) device to ease troubling signs of cellulite and other cosmetic skin issues. TempSure® Firm uses RF energy to gently heat the tissue under your skin, promoting the production of new collagen fibers that are tighter and denser. This process feels much like a warm stone massage and delivers results with little downtime required. treatments can last as little as 5-10 minutes. Treatment of your thighs — which is often where cellulite is worst — takes an average of 20-30 minutes. Most patients find they get the best results from having 4-8 sessions at 2-3-week intervals. To maintain your results, it’s a good idea to have maintenance treatments at 3-6-month intervals. TempSure® Firm facilitates the gradual improvement of your skin over several months.
Cellulite Reduction in Bridgewater, MA
Here at Horizons Health & Wellness, we want to do everything possible to help you both inside and out. If you have cellulite and are unhappy with the condition of your skin, we can provide you with the aesthetic treatments you need to feel confident again. Don’t wait, get in touch and schedule your consultation by clicking the button below or giving our office a call at (508) 807-0634.