Cellulite: A Review With a Focus on Subcision

Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2017 Jan 7;10:17-23. doi: 10.2147/CCID.S95830. eCollection 2017.


Cellulite is an alteration in skin topography most often found on the buttocks and posterolateral thighs of the majority of postpubertal females. This article aims to review the background, potential pathophysiology, and potential treatment options for cellulite, highlighting subcision as an ideal therapeutic option for this cosmetically distressing condition.

Keywords: fibrous septae; gynoid lipodystrophy; radiofrequency; vacuum-assisted subscision.

Publication types

  • Review