By: Kim West , Senior Beauty Editor | May 22, 2015
On a recent episode of Keeping Up With Kardashians, Khloe was filmed zapping her cellulite with FORMA, a pain-free radio frequency treatment that smoothed her bum for better bump-free bathing suit selfies.
Top doctors around the country are getting requests for this treatment as the weather warms up and more skin gets exposed. So get the 411 on this skin treatment and check out our chat with celebrity dermatologist, Dr. William Schweitzer:
The Kardashians have caused another craze! Dr. Schweitzer, what was Khloe doing on the latest episode of KUWTK?
Khloe was looking to treat her buttocks in the last episode of KUWTK. There were two treatments that she was receiving — one was the Plus by InMode to tighten and contour the thighs just under her buttocks and the second was a Q-switched YAG laser to treat her stretchmarks. InMode Plus uses radio-frequency technology to contour the area giving her an ideal shape.
Isn’t it normal to have cellulite? What was Khloe’s goal in undergoing this treatment?
Yes, it is very normal to have cellulite. In fact, cellulite is evident in 80% of females, of all shapes and sizes. Even females with small, slim bodies can have cellulite. Khloe was probably looking to reduce the appearance of the unsightly bumps. This can now be achieved through noninvasive in-office aesthetic procedures.
Is this a popular way to get rid of unwanted bumpy skin? How long has it been around?
Using radio-frequency to reduce cellulite has been around for at least 10 years. It is one of the most common ways to reduce cellulite. However InMode recently developed a cutting edge technology to greatly enhance the performance of radio-frequency skin firming and cellulite improvement.
In my office, I use a combination of two InMode radio-frequency devices, the BodyFX and Plus, to treat cellulite. The BodyFX attacks the fat cells to shrink, and kill them (through a process called apoptosis). The Plus is then used to help tighten any skin around the area, to further reduce the appearance of bumpy cellulite skin. These treatments can improve the appearance of both small and large areas of cellulite.
This article was originally published on Fashion Times.