Women of all ages ask about cellulite treatments at our Rochester, NY, practice. Cellulite, while natural and occurring in up to 85% of women, is a common aesthetic concern. If you’ve tried creams or other treatments to get rid of the dimpled appearance that shows up on thighs and buttocks, you know how stubborn cellulite can be. Cellfina addresses the underlying structural causes of cellulite to produce long-lasting results.
Expertise Makes a Difference
Cellfina is a minimally invasive procedure with minimal downtime, but it’s important to choose an experienced, trained provider to ensure safe and reliable results. At Dermatology Associates of Rochester, Cellfina treatments are performed by board-certified physicians and certified nurse practitioners.
Cellfina® Before & After Photos
These photos show the results of a Cellfina treatment 1 year after the procedure. Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.
What Is Cellulite?
Nearly all women have some degree of cellulite. Even though fat is involved in the appearance of cellulite, losing weight won’t necessarily minimize the dimpled look on the buttocks and thighs that can be so frustrating. Cellulite occurs when connective bands that thread throughout the fat in our bodies pull down the skin. This “pulling” causes the fat to push up and create the cobblestone appearance.
Cellfina targets these bands with a tiny microblade inserted just below the skin. When the bands are no longer attached, the treated skin “bounces back,” much like when a rubber band breaks. The skin gradually appears smoother.
Specializing in Concierge Treatment Designed for You
We established Dermatology Associates of Rochester to provide quality, compassionate medical and cosmetic skincare and plastic surgery services in a boutique setting where patients felt like part of an extended family. Our board-certified dermatologists, plastic surgeon, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses work together with our professional staff to ensure you enjoy an exceptional experience each time you visit.
The Cellfina treatment starts when your provider applies a numbing agent to minimize discomfort during the procedure. We perform Cellfina treatments in our office, and there is little to no downtime. The procedure lasts 45 minutes to an hour, depending on the size of the area or areas being treated.
We may recommend combining skin tightening or body contouring treatments, such as Ultherapy® or CoolSculpting®, to help you reach your aesthetic goals.
The results gradually emerge, with some initial improvements seen as early as 3 days after the treatment. The changes continue, though, and the optimal results may be seen after 30 days. In the first day or 2 after the procedure, you may experience some minor bruising, soreness, tenderness, and redness. No special treatment is necessary. The FDA cleared the procedure to produce results lasting up to 3 years, which is the longest for any cellulite procedure.
Women who want effective, lasting cellulite treatment come from Brighton, Irondequoit, and throughout the Rochester, NY, metropolitan area to our practice because they trust Dermatology Associates of Rochester’s providers. To get started enjoying smoother skin, request a consultation online, or call our office at
(585) 272-0700 to schedule your appointment.