Cellulite: A review of the current treatment modalities

Authors

Keywords:

Cellulite, Collagen septae, Cosmeceuticals, Radiofrequency, Subscision, Laser, Extracorporeal shockwave therapy, Dermal Filler, Carboxytherapy.

Abstract

Cellulite is a dermatological condition that affects 80- 90% of postpubertal women across all races and makes the skin surface to resemble an orange peel or a mattress. There are several theories postulated to explain the aetiopathogenesis of cellulite, and a number of different therapeutic regimens have been developed in recent years, from topical treatments to mechanical or energy-based devices. In this article, the currently available treatment modalities are reviewed in the light of the recent literature.

Author Biography

Sajad Ahmad Salati, Unaizah College of Medicine and Medical Sciences , Qassim University , Saudi Arabia

Associate Professor , Department of SurgeryUnaizah College of Medicine and Medical Sciences , Qassim University , Saudi Arabia

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2022-04-10

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Salati SA. Cellulite: A review of the current treatment modalities. J Pak Assoc Dermatol [Internet]. 2022Apr.10 [cited 2024Jun.17];31(3):500-1. Available from: http://www.jpad.com.pk/index.php/jpad/article/view/1632

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