Typically surgical body contouring procedures come with a whole slew of unwanted side effects, from bruising to swelling and even the need for downtime. Fortunately now, you can get great excess fat removal without going under the knife. Zerona® is the first non-invasive body contouring procedure and we are proud to be offering this treatment in our office.
Essentially, the same cold laser technology developed by Erchonia®, is the active force behind Zerona®. By emulsifying fat and allowing it to move to interstitial space, excess fat can be removed safely and painlessly from those stubborn areas on the body.
Cold laser therapy was first developed to help with tumescent liposuction procedures but was later recognized for its ability to be used as a standalone cold laser treatment therapy to reduce unwanted inches from patient’s waists, hips and thighs.
Further scientific proof of the Erchonia® laser impact on adipocytes can be seen in the results of the following study. All research used to gather this information was done in the United States using the Erchonia® laser.
The cold laser process used during the Zerona® procedure is simple and painless. The laser releases the cellular contents of fat cells only, while the other cells and capillaries remain intact. In response to the laser, the fat cell membrane is disrupted, therefore causing the contents of the cell to release. The lower level laser stimulation leads to this disruption of the membrane which is known as a transitory pore.
Research conducted through a randomized, placebo controlled, double blind and multi-site study confirms that Zerona® is an effective and non-invasive contouring procedure that can effectively emulsify fat. During this study, the average amount lost from the circumference of participant’s waist, hips and thighs was 3.64 inches. By comparison, those in the placebo group lost only about a half inch o average.
Surgical procedures for fat reduction typically cause uncomfortable swelling and bruising in addition to injury of nearby tissues. With Zerona® cold lasers, this non-invasive procedure is far gentler to the body. When you undergo a procedure with Zerona®, you don’t even need anesthesia or bandages. That’s because there is no pain! The main reason that other procedures hurt is that they heat the tissue. Zerona® cold lasers don’t do this so patients experience no downtime, no pain and can simply go about their normal day with no uncomfortable side effects.
As a result of these studies using the Erchonia® Laser Scanner, Zerona® is approved for body contouring in the areas of the abdomen, hips and thighs. The non-invasive procedure is done while the patient reclines comfortably on a table for about 20 minutes on each side while the five lasers used in the process target the areas in unison.
If you have been struggling with excess fat and have been apprehensive to try other fat removal procedures, Zerona® is ideal for you. No pain, no downtime! The only thing you have to lose is the inches!