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Quick Guide to Fat and Cellulite Treatments

BY: Colleen Loggins Loster | May 15, 2019

Yes, there are treatments that can help you deal with unwanted fat and cellulite, but how do you know which one you need? We’re here to help you navigate the head-spinning world of cosmetic procedures and find out which fat and/or cellulite treatment is right for you.

Browse this page for a quick overview on the differences between treatments, and click through to our articles to get more detailed information. If you still have questions, head to the deal page to chat with our specialized agents.

And don’t forget, our cosmetic-procedure deals include a free consultation to determine if you’re a good candidate. If you purchase a deal and find out you are not a candidate, we’ll refund your money. We’ll also refund your money if you change your mind about getting the procedure after your consult.

 

What Is Cellulite, and Can It Be Treated?

What is Cellulite and Can It be Treated?
Cellulite is a normal skin condition affecting an estimated 80%–98% of women.
Read more in our guide to cellulite and see how to treat it in our cellulite treatment article

 

Cellulite Treatment Options

Your Cellulite Treatment Options
Right now, it's not possible to get rid of cellulite permanently. But there are some treatments that can lessen it. 

Velashape for fat and cellulite

VelaShape Fights Fat and Cellulite
VelaShape can temporarily reduce the appearance of cellulite. It also treats fat. Here's how it works. 

Guide to retinoids

A Complete Guide to Retinoids
A twice-daily application of a 0.30% retinol cream has been shown to improve the appearance of cellulite after six months of use.

 

Did You Know?

Right now, there’s no such thing as a permanent cellulite treatment. The longest-lasting cellulite treatment is Cellfina—results last up to 3 years.

 

How Does Laser Lipo Actually WOrk? 

Laser lipo treatments seem like science fiction—our video explains how they work in real life. 
Read more about laser lipo.

 

Liposuction guide

Your Ultimate Liposuction Guide 
Learn if traditional liposuction is right for you or if noninvasive is the way to go. Plus, we discuss if you can gain weight after lipo.

coolsculpting guide

CoolSculpting Freezes Fat Away
CoolSculpting uses cooling panels to freeze fat cells, causing them to die off. Here's what else you should know about this slimming treatment.

Kybella guide

Meet the Fat-Killing Injectable
What if you could just inject something into your fat to make it go away? That's the premise behind the double-chin treatment Kybella.

 

 

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Fat Treatments VS Cellulite Treatments

Fat Treatment vs Cellulite Treatment
Just because it treats fat, doesn't mean it gets rid of cellulite. Only a few treatments can work on both.

 
Laser lipo guide

Laser Lipo Guide: What to Know 
"Think of your fat cells as groups of juicy grapes. The laser beam reaches the fat cell and shrinks the contents, and those grapes become raisins."

ultrasonic cavitation article

How Do Sound Waves Combat Fat?
Ultrasonic cavitation uses sound waves to burst fat cells and slim bodies. See how it all works.

Zerona guide

This Octopus-Esque Laser Fights Fat
Zerona's octopus arms send laser beams through the waist, hips, and thighs to shrink fat cells and slim down these areas.

 

Did You Know?

The best candidates for laser lipo, CoolSculpting, and ultrasonic cavitation have localized areas of fat, but are not overweight.

 

 

What Could I try for My ...

Under Chin

  • Kybella
  • Laser lipo
  • Surgical lipo
  • CoolSculpting
  • Thermage

Neck

  • VelaShape
  • Surgical lipo

Arms

  • Laser lipo
  • Surgical lipo
  • CoolSculpting
  • Thermage
  • Endermologie

Stomach/Flank/Hips

  • Laser lipo
  • Surgical lipo
  • CoolSculpting
  • Ultrasonic Cavitation
  • Endermologie
  • Thermage

Back

  • Surgical lipo
  • CoolSculpting
  • Endermologie

Butt

  • Cellfina
  • Cellulaze
  • Surgical lipo
  • CoolSculpting (underneath)
  • Thermage
  • Endermologie
  • Venus Legacy/Versa

Thighs

  • Laser lipo
  • Surgical lipo
  • CoolSculpting
  • Thermage
  • Cellfina
  • Cellulaze
  • Endermologie
  • Venus Legacy/Versa

Knee

  • Surgical lipo
  • Thermage
  • Endermologie

Calves & Ankles

  • Surgical lipo
  • Endermologie (calves)