How Cellulaze Works
CellulazeTM is a minimally invasive procedure. Performed under a local anesthesia, a small cannula – a narrow hollow tube the size of the tip of a pen – is inserted under the skin. Cynosure’s advanced SideLight 3D® side-firing technology directs controlled laser thermal energy to the treatment zones. The laser is designed to release areas of skin depression, diminish unsightly fat pockets and increase the elasticity and thickness of the skin in just one treatment.
To help ensure the best application of the laser, the Cellulaze process incorporates Cynosure’s proprietary ThermaGuideTM intelligent energy delivery system. Thermaguide allows the physician to accurately monitor skin temperature and maintain an even, controlled flow of laser energy. It also helps them to accurately determine the correct treatment doses to provide more effective tissue tightening through tissue coagulation.
In a recent U.S. study, 68% of patients that underwent the Cellulaze treatment saw significant improvements with 76% having good to excellent results. A similar study showed an average increase of skin elasticity of 32.5% and an increase in skin thickness of 23% in patients just one month after the procedure, with continued improvement for as long as 12 months after just one treatment. And because it is minimally invasive, the Cellulaze procedure requires little to no downtime.