Cellfina™ is the only FDA approved minimally invasive, one-time procedure clinically proven to improve the appearance of cellulite for at least two years—the longest FDA-cleared duration for a cellulite treatment. A straightforward solution to cellulite, Cellfina™, combines a proven approach with innovative, proprietary technology, to produce precise, long-lasting results.
How does the Cellfina™ System work?
The Cellfina™ System treats the primary structural cause of cellulite. Bands that exist throughout fat in the thighs and buttocks are the culprit in most Cellulite cases. These tight bands pull sown the skin, creating the puckering you see on the surface of the skin. Similar to holding a rubber and under tension. Once it is released the treated skin relaxes and becomes smooth. It can give the appearance that the buttock has been lifted or augmented once the dimples have been released.
How soon will I see improvements?
Results with the system can be seen in as little as three days. In most cases that we have performed the results are easy to see at one week. In the pivotal study, patient satisfaction was 85% at three months, 94% at one year and 96% at two years, surpassing the patient satisfactions rates of other leading cellulite treatments.
How long do results last?
Patients in the pivotal study showed significant improvement shortly after the treatment, with results lasting at least two years. It appears that many of these results are now going to be up to three years. This is the longest FDA clearance for a cellulite treatment.
Does Cellfina™ involve cutting?
Cellfina™ does not involve an operating room or general anesthesia. It relies on a minimally invasive, small needle-sized device to treat the cellulite. The area is treated with local anesthetic and the entire procedure is performed under local anesthetic with in the office.
Are there any side effects?
No serious adverse events were associated with Cellfina™ in the pivotal study. The most common side effects reported by patients in the FDA-cleared pivotal study were soreness, tenderness and bruising. Just three days after treatment, patients rated their pain as minimal (2.7 on a scale from 0 to 10; 0=no pain, 10= extreme pain) and most (82%) felt pain only with touch or pressure to the area treated. This minimal pain improved quickly with time. More than 90% of patients had no bruising at 4 weeks.
How long does the procedure take?
In just one 45-minute treatment, Cellfina™, significantly improves the appearance of cellulite on the buttocks and thighs. If a patient has multiple areas that
Will I need to take time off?
There is limited downtime associated with Cellfina™. Some patients experience initial soreness and tenderness, but these side effects resolve quickly with time. In our experience the number of areas treated will be the most important factor in the after care.