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Cellulite: An Evidence-Based Review

Cellulite: An Evidence-Based Review Am J Clin Dermatol (2015) 16:243–256 DOI 10.1007/s40257-015-0129-5 EVIDENCE-BASED REVIEW 1 1 2 • • Stefanie Luebberding Nils Krueger Neil S. Sadick Published online: 5 May 2015 Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015 Abstract acoustic wave therapy (AWT) and the 1440 nm Nd:YAG Background Cellulite is a multifactorial condition that is minimally invasive laser. present in 80–90 % of post-pubertal women. Despite its Conclusion This article provides a systematic evaluation high prevalence, it remains a major cosmetic concern for of the scientific evidence of the efficacy of treatment for women. A wide range of products and treatments for cel- cellulite reduction. No clear evidence of good efficacy lulite reduction is available; however, no systematic review could be identified in any of the evaluated cellulite has been performed so far to evaluate the efficacy of the treatments. available treatment options for cellulite. Objective The objective of this review is to provide a systematic evaluation of the scientific evidence of the ef- Key Points ficacy of treatments for cellulite reduction. Methods This systematic review followed the PRISMA No biophysical measurement exists with which to guidelines for reporting systematic reviews and meta-ana- evaluate cellulite. lyses. Only original articles in English or German reporting http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Clinical Dermatology Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2015 by Springer International Publishing Switzerland
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Dermatology; Pharmacotherapy; Pharmacology/Toxicology
ISSN
1175-0561
eISSN
1179-1888
DOI
10.1007/s40257-015-0129-5
pmid
25940753
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Abstract

Am J Clin Dermatol (2015) 16:243–256 DOI 10.1007/s40257-015-0129-5 EVIDENCE-BASED REVIEW 1 1 2 • • Stefanie Luebberding Nils Krueger Neil S. Sadick Published online: 5 May 2015 Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015 Abstract acoustic wave therapy (AWT) and the 1440 nm Nd:YAG Background Cellulite is a multifactorial condition that is minimally invasive laser. present in 80–90 % of post-pubertal women. Despite its Conclusion This article provides a systematic evaluation high prevalence, it remains a major cosmetic concern for of the scientific evidence of the efficacy of treatment for women. A wide range of products and treatments for cel- cellulite reduction. No clear evidence of good efficacy lulite reduction is available; however, no systematic review could be identified in any of the evaluated cellulite has been performed so far to evaluate the efficacy of the treatments. available treatment options for cellulite. Objective The objective of this review is to provide a systematic evaluation of the scientific evidence of the ef- Key Points ficacy of treatments for cellulite reduction. Methods This systematic review followed the PRISMA No biophysical measurement exists with which to guidelines for reporting systematic reviews and meta-ana- evaluate cellulite. lyses. Only original articles in English or German reporting

Journal

American Journal of Clinical DermatologySpringer Journals

Published: May 5, 2015

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