FDA-approved and minimally-invasive, Cellfina UK is a revolutionary treatment that targets the primary structural cause of cellulite, providing results that may last up to three years, the longest duration for results delivered by and FDA-backed technology. The connective bands woven between fatty deposits, also known as septae, are the cause for this ‘cottage cheese’ dimpling effect, as they pull down on the skin’s surface.
As the treatment is minimally-invasive, there is little downtime and no stitches are required. Patients can continue with their day shortly after their session at PHI Clinic.Book consultation
Cellfina works as a controlled subcision technique and the suction headpiece is used to grip the treated area, skin and fat into the applicator. It is this applicator that stretches the fibrous bands beneath the skin’s surface, allowing for a subcision tool to precisely intersect the bands at 6 or 10mm.
Conditions treated with Cellfina
Cellulite primarily affects women, with around 80% of over 20s showing this indication. Women are more likely to be affected due to the way in which fat is stored, creating the dimpled ‘orange-peel’ look that so many people dislike. A common misconception is that cellulite reflects poor diet and lack of exercise, but this is not the case. It is the deeper structure...Read on Book consultation
Frequently Asked Questions
The duration of time spent in the treatment chair and the number of treatments required will vary, depending on the number of areas targeted and the severity of the indication. We will advise each and every patient on an individual basis and draw up a bespoke treatment plan. Patients may reap the benefits of treatment for up to 3 years.
The ideal candidate will have areas of unwanted cellulite they wish to tackle. While there are no medical trials that state Cellfina is harmful to those who are pregnant or lactating, we advise against treatment under such circumstances to ensure mother and baby are safe.
PHI Clinic has a team of expert clinical staff who will determine the best treatment for you upon consultation. You will be assigned to the most appropriate clinician, based on your presented concern.
The most common areas we treat with Cellfina are the buttocks, thighs and legs. We will always consult you prior to treatment to ensure this is the best and most suitable treatment option for you. With over 40 lasers and non-surgical devices under one roof, rest assured we can treat a whole range of conditions and concerns at PHI Clinic.
The treated area may remain numb for some hours after treatment, as local anaesthesia will be applied beforehand. Patients can resume their normal day-to- day activities, but we do ask those undergoing Cellfina treatment to avoid over-exertion, like the gym or strenuous exercise for the first 48 hours.
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