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I have heard about a relatively new technique called ultrasound cavitation that seems...

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I have heard about a relatively new technique called ultrasound cavitation that seems promising in treating cellulite. In fact I know someone who underwent this procedure (however, outside the United States) after pregnancy and had very good results. My question is whether such a procedure has been approved in the U.S. by the FDA and if so where can I find more information about it?

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Ultrasound effect on the cell is "CAVITATION," which in physics means there is expansion and contraction of the cell and the gas which eventually ends in explosion of the cell.

Applying "focused" beam of ultrasound to a certain depth under the skin can potentially cause the cells to explode -  the fatty acids and the cell debris are removed and the patient loses fat.

VERY LITTLE is known of this technology.

 

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I've never heard of it.  I do know that cellulite is helped by traditional tumescent liposuction.  Don’t worry, if the “Cavitation Technique” provides any advantages at all, it will be in the United States soon.  For your general information, surgery procedures do not undergo any FDA scrutiny.

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I've never heard of it.  I do know that cellulite is helped by traditional tumescent liposuction.  Don’t worry, if the “Cavitation Technique” provides any advantages at all, it will be in the United States soon.  For your general information, surgery procedures do not undergo any FDA scrutiny.

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