Zerona is a "cold" laser that has a specific effect on the fat cell membrane causing the cell to become more porous and excrete fat. The fat is absorbed into the lymphatics and then excreted or metabolized via normal channels via the bloodstream. Since the fat is not absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract not having a gallbladder should not make any difference.
Will Zerona Laser Work if You Do Not Have a Gall Bladder?
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Will Zerona Laser work if you do not have a gall bladder?
Zerona laser works by creating small pores in fat cells, the contents of which are then absorbed by normal physiologic functions. The removal of the fat cell contents is not dependent on the gallbladder.
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Zerona is a painless, low-level energy laser that can achieve a circumferential reduction in fat in the waist, hips and upper arms in some patients. The presence of a gallbladder has no bearing on the procedure results as Zerona relies on your lymphatic system and not your gallbladder to get rid of excess fat.
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Zerona treatments will not be affected if you do not have a gall bladder. The Gallbladder just stores and releases bile but does not make it. The liver does this job.
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