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What is cellulite treatment?

Cellulite is a unique type of fatty deposit that cannot be treated with liposuction. The reason is that cellulite has less to do with fatty deposits and more to do with connective tissues in your skin that pull the skin down around fatty deposits, creating the signature dimpled appearance. Proper cellulite treatment must not only address the fatty deposits, but also work to improve the overall tone of the connective tissues.

How does cellulite treatment work?

In our NJ and NYC offices, our board-certified dermatologists utilize laser body contouring for cellulite treatment. These systems use advanced technologies to destroy the fat cells and improve the overall tone of your skin. Once the fat cells are destroyed, the natural elimination process of your body takes over. Other body area-specific treatments for cellulite include:

Sculptra® Butt Lift

Ultherapy™ Butt Lift

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When will I see results?

While you don’t necessarily see immediate results after cellulite treatment, you will see them materialize over the months following your treatment. Patients often enjoy the full results of their treatment approximately three months after treatment. The immediacy of your results also depends upon the specific modality of treatment utilized. This will be fully covered during your initial consultation in NJ or NYC.

Is the procedure painful?

Most patients find cellulite treatment in NJ to be comfortable. Only local anesthesia is used. You may feel a warming sensation during the procedure. During your initial consultation, your dermatologist will cover your pain tolerance to ensure necessary measures are in place to ensure you are comfortable during the entire procedure.

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Can cellulite treatment be combined with other treatments?

Absolutely! At Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists in NYC and NJ, we pride ourselves on our comprehensive approach to cosmetic improvement. Rather than simply perform a single procedure, we prefer to give our patients an array of rejuvenating options. Dr. Goldberg may recommend cellulite treatment in conjunction with other treatments, such as body contouring or stretch mark removal, to give you the best possible cosmetic results.

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What is the cost of cellulite treatment?

Because every patient is different, a quote for cellulite treatment in NYC can only be provided after a consultation with one of our board-certified dermatologists. During this time, the two of you will discuss your specific cosmetic goals and reach an agreement regarding the desired treatment. Our office accepts CareCredit® and Alphaeon™ Credit to help you get the treatment you desire.

How long do the results last?

Our NJ cellulite treatment eradicates the fatty cellulite deposits that you have right now. With proper diet and exercise, your results last for years. Some medical conditions, lifestyle choices, and pregnancy may cause you to develop new cellulite.

How do I get started?

Dr. Goldberg and his staff will be happy to discuss cellulite treatment with you. Please feel free to call for a private consultation at one of our offices in NYC or NJ.

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Skin Laser & Surgery Specials of NY & NJ is now a division of Schweiger Dermatology Group.

Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

The health and safety of our patients and staff is our top priority. Our in-office safety policies are aligned with the latest guidelines issued by the CDC and local government officials related to COVID-19.

New safety policies for patients:

  • Patients will undergo screening questions and receive comprehensive instructions about our new policies prior to their appointment.
  • To minimize contact, we will offer patients virtual check in and check out.
  • Patients will be instructed to come to the office wearing a mask.
  • Patient temperatures will be checked via forehead scanners upon arrival to the office.
  • We have reorganized our offices to maximize social distancing and cleanliness, and we have altered workflows to allow patients to wait outside or in their cars until their exam room is ready. Patients will be contacted via text message or phone call when the provider is ready for the visit to begin.
  • We are asking for patients to arrive at their appointment alone. For children and adult patients who require a caretaker, one adult may accompany the patient.
  • Patients who are sick or have had exposures to COVID-19 will be rescheduled.
  • Offices will be cleaned and disinfected frequently throughout the day.
  • Teledermatology appointments remain available for patients who prefer to be seen virtually.

New safety policies for office & staff:

  • All of our staff have completed training on all new workflows and infection prevention measures.
  • All of our clinical staff will be wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) during patient encounters to include masks and eye protection.
  • Our exam rooms are sanitized before and after every patient visit.
  • All SLSS team members will be screened for symptoms and/or fever daily prior to coming to work.
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