At the sites of treatment, the subcutaneous fat cells collapse leading to thinner body shape for stubborn areas such as the hips thighs and lower abdomen. The fat cells are not damaged and therefore this is a more natural way to lose inches. The average client loses 4 inches over the hips and waist after 2 weeks . Research studies have proven that the results are maintained after 5 years. Unlike other branded treatments, the green diode increases collagen concentration in the dermal layer and remodels collagen within the fibrotic septae. This puts the green diode system ahead of all others when treating circumferential and cellulite reduction. In addition, other modalities have been shown to permanently damage fat cells leading to asymmetric weight regain in the shoulders, knees and other unwanted areas.