What is Cellulite?

Cellulite is a common dimpling of the skin, most often found in women's thighs and hips. Though there are a number of different ways to treat cellulite, there is no sure-fire cure, because cellulite can be caused by a variety of factors, including skin thickness and hormones. Here an ASPS Member Surgeon defines cellulite and its causes, and explains the current treatments being used for this product. Though these treatments are not always effective, there may be new products on the horizon that might yield better results. 

Note: Some of the procedures and technologies presented in the following videos may be under investigation and presented for research and educational purposes. More scientific study may be needed to determine efficacy and success rate. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) do not endorse the procedures or technologies presented nor do the statements of the individual physicians represent the opinions, positions, or recommendations of the ASPS or The PSF.