57-year-old patient, 5’1” 107 lbs., three months after Cellulaze cellulite treatment for the posterior, upper lateral thigh and buttocks. In addition, she had power-assisted SAFE liposuction to the inner thighs, lower abdomen and flanks. Showing representtive before and after pictures that you see online can be difficult because direct lighting tends to make the surface irregularities and undulations of cellulite get washed out and look misleadingly better. Some of these photos were taken with strong flashlight lighting at a shallow angle to better give you an idea of the existing and post-op cellulite and treatment results. Another result of treatment is a smooth, velvety feeling to the skin which is only something I can describe to you, but is a sign to me that the treatment has been effective and is quite dramatic.
With Cellulaze, the last treatment stage is to turn the laser upward against the dermis and systematically elevate the dermal temperature with computer-controlled safety, to 42-25 degrees Centigrade, for a recommended total energy delivered. Ultrasound imaging shows that the skin becomes progressively thicker and with a more homogenous structure at 1, 6, and 12 months. Final results with Cellulaze should be between 6 and 12 months.