Drs. Thornwell Parker and Kevin Hanz, board-certified plastic surgeons at Elevate Medical Spa and Cosmetic Surgery in Dallas, TX, are proud to offer Cellfina®, the only FDA-cleared procedure clinically proven to improve the appearance of cellulite for at least two years. By targeting the fatty tissue often found in the thighs and buttocks, Cellfina releases tight fibers that cause dimpling and smoothes the skin, revealing tauter and tighter skin. In the past, cellulite was nearly impossible to treat successfully, but with Cellfina, results are indeed attainable. Three-year data with a patient satisfaction rate of up to 96% shows that Cellfina truly works.
"All the staff was very professional."- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Oct 12, 2017
"This review is well overdue, but now you can be certain I am certain of my results! My skin wasn't horrid, but as it turns out, it needed work. I would get the usual lady cycle breakouts (even at 31) and the occasional pimple here and there. It would take 2-3 weeks to clear up. Who has time for that?! And then I was introduced to Felicia. Felicia put me on a ZO regimen in July. It took about a month for my skin texture to change. I did not even know that was a thing! My skin texture was smoother, brighter, and tighter! The compliments were rolling in!Fast forward to 6-7 months in, and if I may be self indulgent, am in love with my face. I always secretly wanted to be able to walk out of the house with no makeup (always sunscreen!) and look fantastic. With Felicia's guidance, I have been able to achieve that goal. My makeup consists of a tube of mascara, as I am confident enough not to hide behind foundation, CC cream, etc. It wasn't an overnight change, there are days where my face is itchy, there have been series of days of constant peeling and redness. However, I stuck with it, Felicia was a constant support, and I am so thankful I did."- R.B. / Yelp / Mar 13, 2018
"One of the most talented plastic surgeons. Dr Hanz is truly a miracle worker. Cosmetic surgery skills are amazing. He recently performed a very difficult hand surgery for my father in law. Amazing results. Highly recommend."- S.L. / Facebook / Feb 22, 2018
"Always a great result - I've received Botox treatments from Dr. Hanz and it always looks natural and I receive many compliments. Very happy with my care... Im contemplating other treatments and I wouldn't go anywhere else. His bedside manner is very pleasant as well.."- C. / RealSelf / Feb 01, 2018
"Breast Implant Removal and Liposuction - The staff at Elevate was amazing from scheduling my consultation down to the actual procedure. I had two separate procedures performed by Dr. Hanz the first one being a breast implant removal and the second one was liposuction. Dr. Hanz and his staff were very helpful in answering all of my questions and concerns. My continued care after the procedures has been substantial as well. I would highly recommend Dr. Hanz and his staff for any of your cosmetic needs."- H. / RealSelf / Jan 30, 2018
Cellfina is safe and effective for the vast majority. However, contraindications may include those with an infection, loose skin, diabetes, or varicose veins, as well as those who may be pregnant, taking blood thinners, or morbidly obese. Candidates most likely to yield optimal results from this procedure:
- Live a healthy, active lifestyle
- Are at a stable weight
- Have dimple-like cellulite
- Have good skin tone
Before the procedure, Dr. Parker or Dr. Hanz will ask you to stand while they use a marker to identify the cellulite in the treatment area. Next, a local anesthesia will be administered and your procedure will be initiated. Using suction stablization to keep the area taut, a microblade will be inserted beneath the skin via the Cellfina handheld device. Through use of a guided subcision technique, the fibrous bands underneath the skin will be released, allowing the cellulite dimples to “bounce back” and relax, leaving behind smoother skin. This procedure can typically be performed in under an hour.
What to Expect
In most circumstances, you will be able to return to your normal routine the day following your procedure. However, we advise you refrain from vigorous exercise for a few days to allow the treatment area the opportunity to heal. Side effects of Cellfina can include bruising, swelling, and tenderness. Bruising may appear significant but resolves with time. The other side effects are not typically severe and subside in a matter of days. Following your Cellfina treatment, you can expect to see visible results within just three days, with improvement and peak results in the weeks and months following. Patients who maintain a healthy weight will yield the longest lasting results, but the procedure can be safely repeated if requested.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $4,000 - $6,000
- Recovery Time
- 1 week
- Average Procedure Time
- 1.5-2.5 hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- 1 week
- Procedure Recovery Location
If you have unsightly cellulite on various areas of your body and do not wish to undergo a surgical procedure to obtain that smooth look you desire, call our office today. With Cellfina, we can reduce the appearance of cellulite to create a youthful silhouette that highlights your natural curves.