August 03, 2022
Some individuals have pits and bumps on the skin surface. When the area is tightened by hand, some lumps of oil are observed. The skin may have a rather uneven appearance, like an orange peel. This appearance, called cellulite, is an aesthetic problem that generally affects women.
When there is excess fat accumulation in the dermis and epidermis layers of the skin, the cells are stored in this way and cause an unpleasant appearance.
What is Cellulite?
The points where the most fat is stored in the human body; Cellulite problem is common in places such as abdomen, hips, hips and thighs. This problem does not only appear in individuals who are overweight. It mostly occurs in relation to conditions such as poor diet and not exercising.
The shrinkage of the septa under the skin and the enlargement of the fat cells to form swollen lumps can be stated as a more descriptive explanation of the questions ‘what is cellulite’ or ‘how does cellulite occur’. In medicine, this condition has been given names such as Adipose edema, Gynoid Lipodystrophy, or Edema Fibrosclerotic Panniculopathy.
What Causes Cellulite?
The reasons for the emergence of cellulite have not been clearly defined as a result of the studies. However, studies show that this situation is related to subcutaneous adipose tissue and connective tissues. Some of the reasons leading to this situation are;
- Genetic predisposition
- Smoking and alcohol consumption
- A diet rich in carbohydrates
- No exercise pattern
- It can be stated as hormone irregularities.
How to Treat Cellulite?
Individuals who want to get rid of the cellulite problem should first make a diet to reach their ideal weight and create a suitable exercise plan. Individuals who reach their ideal weight and seek an answer to the question ‘How does cellulite pass’ can seek help from a physician for cellulite treatment. A flat appearance can be obtained by planning a personalized session with a number of different techniques. The most preferred treatment method is liposuction.
Due to the large area of the procedure, general anesthesia is generally preferred in this procedure. After anesthesia is given to the individual, a liquid is given to the body to ensure that the adipose tissue in the area to be treated can be removed more easily. If vaser liposuction technique is preferred instead, a device targeting the fat tissue with ultrasonic sound waves is held on the skin for this liquefaction process. When the adipose tissue reaches sufficient liquid form, very small incisions are made from different points on the area.
Small micro-sized cannulas are inserted into these incisions. The adipose tissue is vacuumed and taken out of the body. In this way, there is a significant reduction in subcutaneous fat tissue. Then, J plasma can be applied to give the skin a tighter and rejuvenated appearance.
Preparation Process Before Cellulite Treatment
If the individual has a medication, a chronic illness, a food or vitamin supplement that they use regularly, they should definitely inform their surgeon during this process.
Since the application will be performed under general anesthesia, no solid or liquid food should be consumed 12 hours before. A good night’s sleep of 8 hours is also recommended.
It is recommended to be hospitalized 3-4 hours before the procedure.
If the individual smokes, he should quit smoking at least 24 hours before the operation. Likewise, alcohol consumption should be stopped 1 week – 10 days before the procedure. Otherwise, the risk of complications will increase.
What Should Be Considered After Cellulite Treatment?
During the procedure, a medical corset is attached to the application area as the last step. It is very important to continue using this corset for a few more weeks. Thanks to the corset, the tissues are helped to recover, as the tissues are closer to each other.
24-hour follow-up of the individual in the hospital after the application may be required. In this process, applications such as fluid support and pain relief can be applied. Painkillers will be prescribed by the doctor at the time of discharge. If the individual wants to take another pain reliever that he uses in his normal life, he should consult his doctor. Not every pain reliever derivative may be suitable in this process.
It is forbidden to take a shower in the first days. Hot water and steam may be inconvenient for the treatment area. In this case, you should consult your doctor when you can take a shower for the first time.
During the healing process, activities that require effort and lifting heavy loads should be avoided. It may take several weeks to return to your normal exercise routine. In this process, the individual should rest as much as possible.
During this period, tissues should be helped to heal by drinking plenty of water and consuming healthy meals. Fast food, packaged foods with high sodium content and salt consumption should be avoided as they can cause edema.
In the first days, edema, redness, swelling and bruises are symptoms that do not need to be worried and are considered normal. These symptoms will go away on their own within a few days. If it is worried that they are getting worse or more intense than they should be, the surgeon should be examined without delay.
Activities such as Turkish bath, sauna, swimming, solarium, sunbathing should be avoided for a few weeks.
Smoking should not be consumed for the first 24 hours after the operation. Alcohol consumption should be avoided during the entire healing process.
Who Can Have Cellulite Treatment?
All adult individuals, men and women, who suffer from cellulite can receive cellulite treatment. Whether the health conditions of the individual are suitable for the procedure will be determined by the examinations to be made.
Is There Any Pain After Cellulite Treatment?
In this process, complaints of pain can be seen. However, with the regular use of painkillers prescribed by the doctor, there will be a level of pain that can be tolerated. Individuals should take care not to go beyond the medications prescribed by their doctors, and if they want to take another medication, they should definitely consult their doctor beforehand.
Is Cellulite Treatment Permanent?
Cellulite treatment is permanent as long as the individual continues his diet and exercises carefully. However, it may be necessary to repeat the procedure again due to reasons such as continuing the wrong diet, adopting a sedentary lifestyle, and weight gain.
Is There Any Scars After Cellulite Treatment?
Very small incisions are used during the application. Aesthetic surgeons close these incisions with fine aesthetic sutures. Small lines that continue to heal up to 12 months will become vaguely very faint.
Where is Cellulite Treatment Performed?
It is a treatment applied by Yoo Retouch clinic. The cellulite problem of the individual can be eliminated by using different techniques such as vaser liposuction, classical liposuction, J plasma for the procedure. Which technique is appropriate will be planned by the physician according to the health status of the person and the problem he/she has.
Cellulite Treatment Price
There may be many curious questions about the treatment process. However, the answers to the questions vary due to the fact that cellulite treatment is a treatment process that varies from person to person. The same is true for cellulite price information. Unfortunately, it is not possible to talk about a standard price figure as there is no standard procedure.
Individuals can get consultancy services from the ‘Contact’ category on the clinic’s website in order to get free information about all these issues.