Losing weight can be a frustrating endeavor — you diet, you exercise, and the pounds do come off, but certain deposits of fat stubbornly hold on. If you want to win this final battle of the bulge, we have the perfect fat-reduction technology.
At Humble Cardiology Associates, Dr. Madaiah Revana and our team promote weight loss as one of the most effective avenues toward better cardiovascular health. While weight loss for your health is paramount, you want results that you’re proud to show, which is where our innovative fat-reduction technology, called Zerona®, comes in. Here’s a look at how we can put the finishing touches on your efforts.
Most anyone who endeavors to lose weight runs up against several problems, and stubborn fat deposits are usually at the top of the list.
It’s important to first understand that, once you reach your late teens and 20s, you generally carry the same number of fat cells in your body throughout your life. When you gain weight, these fat cells grow in size, and when you lose weight, they shrink.
When you diet and exercise, all of your fat cells can react and give up some of their stores of fat for overall weight loss. Some fat cells, however, are more reluctant than others as they’re biologically wired to hold on to fat.
For example, women tend to carry more fat around their reproductive organs (think buttocks, hips, and lower abdomen) and the fat cells in these areas can be stubborn.
Another problem is that you can’t target any one area for spot reduction of fat. No matter how many sit-ups you do, the fat cells in your belly won’t respond any faster (though you will tone your belly muscles).
Ultimately, your weight loss is guided by your biology, and you can’t direct where you will see results.
With our FDA-cleared Zerona fat-reduction system, we can surmount the challenges we outlined above by targeting certain fat cells directly.
With Zerona, we use cold laser energy to create tiny, temporary openings in your fat cells, which releases fat, which is then processed and flushed through your lymphatic system. As a result, we don’t eliminate your fat cells, but decrease their size, which is a healthy approach to fat reduction.
With Zerona, we can target the most problematic areas in your body by placing the applicators directly above them. Some of these areas may include your:
Rest assured, the cold laser energy passes harmlessly through the surface of your skin and only targets the fat cells below. This also means there’s no downtime after your Zerona treatment and you’re free to get on with your day.
When it comes to seeing your results, this depends upon how many Zerona treatments you need in order to achieve your body-shape goals. For example, if you just want to tackle a bit of extra fat above your knees, you might only need one or two sessions. If, however, your target area is larger, such as your abdomen, hips, and thighs, you likely need a series of Zerona treatments.
After each Zerona session, your fat cells release the fat, which your body processes. This means your results will be gradual and build from one session to the next.
A few weeks after your last session is when you’ll truly see the difference as the overall circumference in the treatments areas shrinks.
If you would like to learn more about Zerona and how it can help fight back against stubborn fat, contact one of our offices in Houston or Humble, Texas, to schedule an appointment.