PARAMUS, N.J., Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The dimpled, puckered skin we call cellulite is thought to affect at least
In a recent interview, he shared his experience using Cellfina, a treatment he calls one of the best options for reducing cellulite available.
The first minimally invasive treatment FDA-cleared to treat cellulite for up to 3 years, Cellfina uses a special, proprietary blade to manually release the tight, fibrous bands of tissue that run from the skin to the muscle, which are responsible for cellulite, explains Dr. Parker: "We each have a network of connective tissue bands, called 'fibrous septae,' which weave through subcutaneous fat to anchor our skin to the underlying muscle tissue. For unknown reasons, these bands can shorten in certain areas of body, usually the buttocks and thighs, pulling down on the skin and causing the dimpled appearance of cellulite."
By releasing these bands, Cellfina restores a smoother, more even skin texture in treated areas. Dr. Parker lists many benefits of Cellfina over previous cellulite treatments, including:
Dr. Parker has been treating patients with Cellfina for about one year now and calls the minimally invasive treatment a game-changer in the fight against cellulite. "Cellfina is the most effective, long-lasting cellulite treatment I've used. Other non-surgical options, such as laser and radiofrequency treatments, can achieve some moderate, temporary reduction of the appearance of cellulite, mainly due to their skin firming properties; however, since these do not effectively release the fibrous septae, the dimpling returns after a few months at best." He adds that surgical subcision, which essentially uses the same mechanism as Cellfina, is a less desirable option in terms of both patient comfort and results.
Dr. Parker invites anyone interested in learning more about Cellfina cellulite reduction in New Jersey to contact The Parker Center by phone at 201-967-1212 or visit www.parkercenter.net.
About the Parker Center for Plastic Surgery: Board certified plastic surgeon Paul M. Parker, MD, FACS, specializes in breast, body and facial cosmetic surgery for men and women as well as reconstructive skin cancer treatment as medical director of the Parker Center for Plastic Surgery, which he founded in 1985. The Parker Center also houses the Parker Center Medi-Spa, a full-service medical spa, and is located at 122 East Ridgewood Ave., Paramus, NJ, 07652. 201-967-1212. For more information, visitwww.parkercenter.net or read Dr. Parker's reviews.
Media Contact: Dr. Paul M. Parker, Parker Center for Plastic Surgery, 201-967-1212.
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SOURCE Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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