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What is cellulite treatment?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery

Cellulite treatment focuses on three areas. The first is the removal of the small hills or mountains of fat. Next, the fibrous septae are subcised with the side arm YAG laser. Finally, the laser is turned upward against the subdermis to thicken the skin, and increase collagen formation. The nd YAG laser 1440nm is the only FDA approved treatment that actually removes the appearance of the cellulite. This treatment is also performed only once and is not repeated. 

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