Is Zerona a One-time Treatment or is It a Series?
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Zerona fat reduction laser uses a series of treatments
The effects of Zerona on the fat cells lasts for about 72 hours. The low level laser is used for non-invasive body contouring instead of liposuction or Smartlipo. Zerona makes the fat cell membrane "leaky" and fat leaks out of the cells.
This change lasts for about 72 hours after the treatment. So we treat every 2nd or 3rd day to keep the fat cells in this state for maximum fat reduction. Usually, the treatment time is two weeks but I have had many patients take more treatments for more improvement.
Number of treaments required for Zerona
Although a new technology, the current reccomendation is that you should get six treatments total over a two week period of time. Each treament takes about 40 minutes.
Typical Zerona treatment consists of a series of six treatments total over a two week period of time. Each treament takes about 40 minutes and there is no discomfort (you can talk on the phone or read a magazine while it is being done).
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Zerora is a series of treatments
Zerona requires a series of treatments. We require our patients to come in for 6 treatments over a course of 2 weeks. (So you need to come in 3x/week). In addition, our patients are put on supplements and are required to diet and exercise for 30 minutes/day over the course of treatment. There is no downtime.
Zerona treatments are performed in a series of 6 treatments
Zerona treatments are performed with 6 treatments in a period of 2 weeks. Each session takes approximately 40 minutes. In addition to the treatments, exercise, diet and supplements are recommended. No pain is involved with the treatments.
Zerona treatments over a 2 week period are recommended
Zerona treatments are multiple. Usually 6 treatments spaced out over a 2 week period. Each session takes approximately 30 to 40 minutes and does not require anesthesia. It is a great alternative for non-invasive body contouring.
Is Zerona a one time Treatment or a series?
The recommendation is for six 40 minute treatments spread out over a two week period. This is based upon the science of this low level laser that makes the fat cell more porous so that the fat leaks out. My patients drink 8 glasses of water each day, take a vitamin supplement, walk for 30 minutes every other day and some wear an elastic garment around their waist. We are seeing 4-6 inch loss of in the waist,hips and thighs within this two week period.
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