Cellulite is a condition in which the skin appears to have areas with underlying fat deposits, giving it a dimpled, lumpy appearance. It is most noticeable on the buttocks and thighs, and usually occurs after puberty. Cellulite is also known as adiposis edematosa, dermopanniculosis deformans, status protrusus cutis, and gynoid lipodystrophy in the medical field and as orange peel syndrome, cottage cheese skin, hail damage, and the mattress phenomenon in colloquial language.
Cellulite is often classified using three grades:
Although cellulite can affect both sexes, it is much more common in females, mainly because they are more likely to have particular types of fat and connective tissue.
Derma rolling for cellulite
The science behind micro needling shows great results and sufficient improvement on cellulite areas on patient’s arms, legs and stomach. The derma roller simply punctures the skin, forcing the skin to naturally develop new collagen through those “micro holes”. It is recommended to use 1.0mm -1.5mm derma rollers on cellulite.