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J Cosmet Laser Ther. 2012 Apr;14(2):50-8. doi: 10.3109/14764172.2012.670706.

The science of cellulite treatment and its long-term effectiveness.

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UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School, USA.

Abstract

Cellulite is a disorder in which adipose tissue extends through the dermis, producing a cosmetically displeasing dimpling in the affected areas. While many treatments claim to be able to improve the appearance of cellulite, the long-term effectiveness of these treatments and whether the logic behind these treatments can lead to a long-term improvement has not been extensively reviewed. In the following review, our goal is to assess the various cellulite treatments and evaluate the length of time results persist and whether the science behind the treatments warrants them as reliable and effective treatments for cellulite.

PMID:
22372471
DOI:
10.3109/14764172.2012.670706
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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