Hydrolipodystrophy, known as cellulite, is the compression of subcutaneous adipose tissue in between layers of connective tissues due to factors such as weight gain, wrong diet and hormonal disorders, and gives the orange peel effect. The vast majority of women encounters this problem, having it most commonly in upper part of the thighs, inner part of the ankles and the knees, gluteus region and calves, upper legs and upper arms. Among many factors that prepare the ground for cellulite, the most emphasized are genetic predisposition, effect of hormones, circulatory disorders, eating habits and a sedentary life.
In the treatment of cellulite, apart from specific creams and massages with/without these creams, subcutaneous injection to these regions is very effective. Cup massage, subcutaneous injection and acupuncture give very pleasant results for stretch marks and cellulite that occurs during weight loss.