Can Liposuction Eliminate Cellulite?

SERVING PHILADELPHIA, NEWTOWN SQUARE AND NEARBY AREAS IN PENNSYLVANIA

Cellulite is a condition affecting the vast majority of women as well as some men. It results in a lumpy, dimpled skin surface. Many patients visit Dr. Bottger’s Philadelphia office for a consultation and ask whether liposuction can treat their cellulite. Unfortunately, the answer is no. Liposuction is strictly a body contouring procedure intended to remove stubborn pockets of fat which are resistant to diet and exercise. It is not effective at eliminating the appearance of cellulite.

Cellulite is most commonly caused by a combination of the following factors:

  • Genetics
  • Aging
  • Pregnancy
  • Hormones

Over the years there have been several new technologies that have come on the market for cellulite treatment. Unfortunately, non of these treatments have evidence to back their effectiveness. If you are looking to achieve a toned, sculpted body, then you may be a good canidate for liposuction.

To schedule your initial consultation with Dr. Bottger, please call us at 610-355-1929. We serve patients in the Philadelphia, Newton Square, and Pennsylvania region.

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