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Cellulite Reduction Specialist

Maria Flora G. Trimor-Tamoria, MD

Medical Aesthetics & Primary Care Physician located in National City, CA

Sometimes no matter how much you diet and exercise, you still have those areas you want to keep covered up. Dr. Maria Trimor-Tamoria in National City, California, can smooth out unsightly cellulite with the PelleFirm® system. This non-invasive procedure is done right in the office. You’ll start seeing results shortly after your first appointment.

Cellulite Reduction Q & A

How does the PelleFirm system work?

Dr. Trimor-Tamoria will use the PelleFirm handheld device and run it over any problem areas. It delivers radiofrequency waves through the massage head that gently heat your skin. Not only does this feel like a gentle massage, but it draws blood to the area and improves circulation. As circulation improves, your body naturally starts producing new skin-tightening collagen and elastin.

While all that is going on, the massage head helps release excess fluids into empty pockets. This allows your body’s lymphatic system to flush them out. You’re left with smoother looking skin, right after your first treatment. Many patients notice an immediate improvement.

Which areas can I have treated?

You can have all of those major trouble spots treated that are still covered in cellulite, no matter how hard you diet and exercise. PelleFirm decreases the appearance of cellulite on your:

  • Buttocks
  • Inner thighs
  • Abdomen
  • Flanks
  • Outer thighs
  • Hips
  • Upper arms
  • Knees
  • Calves

Will I need multiple treatments?

It really depends on you and your desired results. You’ll likely see improvement right after your first visit. Most men and women get their desired look after 4-6 sessions, with about 2 weeks of healing time between appointments. PelleFirm treatments use a low level of energy, so it’s safe to come back a couple times a year for routine maintenance, too. But multiple treatments and maintenance might not be necessary for minimal cellulite appearances.

Is there any downtime afterwards?

No. Unlike more invasive procedures that require you to miss work and get a ride to and from your appointment. The FDA-cleared PelleFirm system is non-invasive, so you can get treatments done while you’re out running errands and no one has to know.

Sometimes, patients report having some redness and swelling in the area afterwards, but that’s just because of the heat and increased blood circulation in the area. If this happens to you, don’t stress. It should subside within a few hours after your treatment. You might just want to skip your evening workout routine if the treatment areas are tender.

*Individual results may vary.

Before and After