Attendees to the annual American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery meeting were treated to the nationwide launch of the Cellfina™ System and its efficacy data by Merz Aesthetics, a division of Merz North America, Raleigh, NC. Recommended for the improvement of cellulite in the buttocks and thigh areas of adult females, Cellfina™ is the only FDA-approved treatment system clinically proven to improve the appearance of cellulite with results lasting at least 2 years, according to a media release from Merz North America.

Side effects from the Cellfina™ System include tenderness, soreness, and bruising. Effectiveness for the Cellfina™ System are not established for other areas of the body. Merz Aesthetics’s product includes the longest duration cleared by the Food and Drug Administration, per the release.

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[Source(s): Merz North America, Business Wire]