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No matter your age or weight, the skin dimpling caused by fat known as cellulite that appears on the body in fatty areas such as the buttocks and thighs can be a problem for some.

During a woman’s stage of menopause, it’s easier for her to gain unwanted weight and harder for her to get rid of it. Recent studies show that weight loss is possible if women adhere to a strict diet and exercise routine.

Sound Surgical Technologies, the company behind Vaser Liposelection the Vaser ultrasound device, has developed the VaserShape system, a non-surgical device that helps reduce cellulite and inches in certain areas of the body. The VaserShape device is a non-invasive body contouring system powered by ultrasonic laser. The device is designed to disrupt fat cells beneath the skin by delivering ultrasound energy deep into the skin’s tissues.

Unlike other cellulite reduction systems, the VaserShape procedure uses two ultrasound heads positioned next to each other, and the ultrasound energy penetrates deep into the skin tissues to disrupt the fat cells. The power setting is low enough to cause minimal damage to the skin tissues, and most people see results right away.

Most patients will need to undergo at least five to seven treatments in order to see significant results, and many will require maintenance treatments every few weeks. Each treatment session is about 30 minutes long, and can be performed once per week. The VaserShape device is designed for those who are of average weight, but can be effective for those who are slightly overweight and are following a weight loss plan.

Some of the most popular non-invasive body contouring procedures in the United States include Zeltiq CoolSculpting and Zerona. Both devices promise to break down stubborn body fat using different types of technologies, but you still need to eat a healthy diet and commit to a workout program in order to get results.

Exilis is one of the newest body contouring and fat reduction devices on the market, an innovative device that uses monopolar radio frequency (RF) energy to melt body fat sitting right under the skin. For many people, the subcutaneous fat layer is the most stubborn and can be unresponsive to diet and exercise.

If you’re self-conscious about those dimples and stubborn body fat on your thighs, hips and stomach, you’ll need more than just diet and exercise to get rid of it. The Cellulaze cellulite treatment laser is the first of its kind to produce lasting results, and has recently received the CE mark in Europe.

Cellulite reduction treatments are designed to tone and tighten the skin in common problem areas, and some treatments work by breaking down the trapped fat under the skin so that you’re left with a smooth and sculpted appearance. A new, innovative cellulite treatment laser has just received the CE mark in Europe and is scientifically proven to get rid of cellulite.

If you’re one of the many women troubled by cellulite, you might be able to take care of the problem right from the comfort of your own home. The Wellbox is a new at-home device designed to treat sagging skin and reduce the appearance of cellulite.

It’s designed as a lipomassage product and was created by the same company that developed the Endermologie cellulite reduction treatment. The Wellbox was recently featured on The Doctors TV show and was also discussed on the CBS Early Show this Fall.

If you’re struggling with unsightly cellulite, you may have considered cellulite treatments like VelaShape or Endermologie that can shape and contour your figures and reduce the appearance of cellulite. But did you know that certain foods can also help you wage the war against cellulite?

Eating a healthy diet and maintaining an active lifestyle can reduce your risk of developing those bumps and fatty pockets that refuse to budget. Cellulite develops when body fat gets trapped between the skin tissues and starts to protrude near the skin’s surface.

Here are just a few foods that can help to fight cellulite:

Over 80 percent of women are troubled by cellulite at some point in their lives, but there are now a number of cosmetic treatments available that can effectively reduce the appearance of dimples and bumps, and also improve the texture of the skin.

Thermage is an innovative cellulite reduction procedure that works by heating up the skin and shrinking collagen under the skin’s surface. The single, non-invasive treatment is performed on an outpatient basis and can dramatically improve the appearance of cellulite within a few weeks after the treatment.

As swimsuit season approaches, many women are self-conscious about cellulite and unsightly bulges. While cellulite generally does not disappear on its own, there are a number of body shaping and cellulite reduction treatments available at medical spas and cosmetic surgery centers around the country. Doctors point out that lifestyle changes and dietary habits are often necessary to prevent cellulite from occurring in the first place, and researchers now claim that they have developed a test that can predict cellulite formation.

DermaGenoma, Inc., has released the CelluliteDX Genetic Test for Moderate to Severe Cellulite (gynoid lipodystrophy) which can help doctors predict if a patient is at a high risk for developing Nurnberger-Muller grade 2 or greater cellulite. Results of this test will allow the doctor to develop an effective plan to reduce the appearance of cellulite, or prevent additional cellulite from forming. The cellulite treatment plan may include therapy, lifestyle changes, and changes in medication choices, such as avoiding hormone replacement therapy or birth control for a certain period of time. In some cases, laser therapy can help improve the texture and tone of the skin, and also slow down or stop the development of severe cellulite.

The SpaCapsule massage and relaxation station is a hydrotherapy and hydromassage unit designed to reduce stress and improve circulation throughout the body. It is currently available at many medical spas and cosmetic surgery centers across the country, and is often used as a complement to some types of body contouring treatments and procedures.

The capsule allows the individual to lie down in a comfortable, enclosed unit and enjoy a mechanical massage. Some sessions include the release of aromatherapy oils. Now, the company behind SpaCapsule reports that sessions may also offer some anti-cellulite and weight loss benefits.