Use of intense pulsed light and a retinyl-based cream as a potential treatment for cellulite: a pilot study.

@article{Fink2006UseOI,
  title={Use of intense pulsed light and a retinyl-based cream as a potential treatment for cellulite: a pilot study.},
  author={Joshua S Fink and Harold Mermelstein and Andrew Maltez Thomas and Robert Trow},
  journal={Journal of cosmetic dermatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={254-62}
}
BACKGROUND There are few therapeutic treatments established for cellulite. OBJECTIVE We studied the response of intense pulsed light (IPL) treatment with or without a compounded prescription retinyl-based cream on a small group of patients who had visible cellulite present on the buttocks and thigh regions. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty patients were selected to complete a 12-week course of IPL treatment either with or without a retinyl-based cream. Assessment was based on visual evaluation… CONTINUE READING

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