Questions to Ask Yourself When Thinking About Surgery

It’s a fact that about 90 percent of all women will experience some amount of cellulite at some point in their lives. That cottage cheese-looking skin can leave some feeling unattractive and uncomfortable about their appearance. Often times, cellulite hampers the way they live their lives. They may stop participating in many of the activities they once enjoyed because they’re embarrassed by the dimpling in their arms, thighs or buttocks. This is why so many women will do just about anything to get rid of cellulite.

If you’re considering whether to seek surgical removal of this stubborn fat, first ask yourself what may have caused or contributed to it. If genetics is a major component in the development of your cellulite, the chances are pretty high that it may return after surgery. This is an important factor to weigh in when making this decision as it could mean repeated treatments, more time recuperating, and more money as well.

There are many different ways to reduce cellulite without undergoing surgery. Before you take this major step, why not try some less invasive measures first? You might be surprised how painless and effective the process can be. Here is just a sampling of the options available which don’t involve risky and expensive surgical procedures:

  • Firming gels and moisturizers
  • Massage
  • Body brushing
  • Workouts which target the reduction of cellulite
  • Dietary changes and better hydration

So, if you’re faced with a decision about surgery for cellulite reduction, try answering these simple questions:

  1. Are you ready to go through an expensive and risky surgery which carries no guarantee of the long-term elimination of cellulite?
  2. Do you have the money to pay for the surgery?
  3. Do you have the time and money to return for follow-up treatments?

For many, the answer is No.

If you’re looking for a quick and possibly temporary solution to your cellulite problem, then surgery may be the answer. If you’re looking for a long-term solution which won’t put your health at risk and won’t break the bank, then consider trying home or natural remedies for cellulite reduction.