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Cellulite Treatment

Skin and Body Curvatures -  - Aesthetic Medicine

Skin and Body Curvatures

Aesthetic Medicine Practice & Corrective Skin Care Specialists located in St. Petersburg, FL

Over 85% of all women have cellulite. Cellulite affects women of all races, shapes, and sizes, and you can't diet it away. There are scores of topical creams, medications, and treatments that promise to reduce cellulite - all to no avail. Skin and Body Curvatures in St. Petersburg, Florida, offers TempSure® Firm, the most cutting-edge treatment to reduce the appearance of cellulite. If you've had enough of dimpled skin, call or use the online booking system today to conveniently schedule an appointment.

Cellulite Treatment Q & A

What is cellulite?

Cellulite is the result of fat pushing through the second layer of skin (the dermis) into the layer of skin just below the epidermis (the outermost layer). The dermis holds a network of connective tissue called septae. As fat cells increase in size and collagen decreases, the connective tissue within this layer weakens and fat bulges through, causing a dimpled appearance to the skin. 

Even experts struggle to understand what causes cellulite to appear, citing everything from inflammation to hormones to vascular issues. They do know that the septae in men are stronger, causing cellulite to be prevalent in women and rarely seen in men.

Is there anything I can do to reduce cellulite?

Exercise can help. Lifting weights and resistance exercise can reduce the layer of fat that presses against the skin, thus causing a reduction in cellulite. 

When exercise has done all that it can do, the team at Skin and Body Curvatures can help with the TempSure Firm. The TempSure Firm sends monopolar radiofrequency energy targets cellulite-heavy areas, increasing collagen production. Revitalizing the collagen in your skin with TempSure Firm helps the skin regain its elasticity. Tighter skin smooths the appearance of cellulite. 

How does TempSure Firm work?

TempSure Firm uses radiofrequency energy to heat below your surface skin into the collagen. Collagen is more sensitive to temperature than the outer skin. Increased temperature hitting the collagen layer simulates damage, activating your system to increase collagen production and tighten the area. 

Depending on the size of the area, treatments can be as quick as 20 minutes. TempSure Firm stimulates a natural healing response in your body, causing results to appear over time. The surface skin remains unaffected, and you can leave your treatment and continue your day as usual, with no downtime or recovery time needed.

Am I a candidate for cellulite reduction?

A full consultation with the team at Skin and Body Curvatures can determine your eligibility for cellulite reduction. If you are unhappy with your appearance because of cellulite, then you may benefit from a reduction treatment. The results will be best for patients who are:

  • In overall good health
  • Generally happy with their current body weight and not reasonably overweight
  • Bothered by the appearance of cellulite and the overall effect it has on their appearance

The experienced team at Skin and Body Curvatures completes a comprehensive exam to determine if you can benefit from cellulite reduction treatments. Find out if you can use the TempSure Firm to reduce the appearance of cellulite by calling the practice or scheduling an appointment online today.