Reveal the NEW YOU in just 3 WEEKS...

Jumpstart the New You!

Looking good after using Zerona laser therapyImagine if you could lose 3-11 inches and drop 2 sizes without surgery, without pain. Imagine laying down and just watching the fat melt away... that is what we can do for you with this amazing technology and our Therapeutic LifeStyle Program.


  • Are you looking for a jumpstart to losing inches quickly?
  • Do you want to trim down but don't want surgery?
  • Are you in too much pain to work out?
  • Are you wanting to melt away unwanted fat in your waist, hips, buttocks, stomach, thighs, arms, and neck naturally?

Maybe you've considered Liposuction or Gastric Bypass or even already had surgery and have not quite reached your goal. If that's you, then you will love this FDA approved natural device and our lifestyle programs.

I can give you 3-11 inches of fat loss, without side-effects...Naturally. That's a loss of 1-3 sizes. Our Programs and technology have premiered on shows such as: "Dr Oz", "The Doctors", "CBS Morning News", "Fox News", "Good Day LA", and in magazines such as "Harper's Bazaar", "Allure" & "Shape".

ZERONA® has been featured on popular TV shows such as "Dr Oz", "The Doctors", "CBS Morning News", "Fox News", "Good Day LA", and profiled in magazines such as "Harper's Bazaar", "Allure" & "Shape".

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A New You Lifestyle

First, it begins with your Complimentary Consultation; each person has the opportunity to speak with Dr. Guerreso, in person or, if you live out of the area, we can even talk by phone, so we can properly get you started toward your NEW YOU program. We discuss your goals, health issues, & wants, and present you with a choice of options best for you. With my help, we customize YOUR NEW YOU program. In the next step, we create the unique lifestyle changes designed specifically for YOU by Dr. Guerreso, based on the path you'd like to take, whether it be nutrition & hormone balance, anti-aging, weight loss, improved health, increased energy, body issues or pain issues, WHATEVER YOUR GOAL WE DESIGN A PROGRAM SPECIFIC FOR YOU!


Zerona logoWe have the combination of two state-of-the-art programs for our Weight Loss Clients. With our 12 week Nutrition & Lifestyle Program, Dr. Guerreso, will guide you through the process of selecting the best foods for you to eat, the best exercise, the best supplements to take and if needed lymphatic massage, detox and chiropractic as necessary for you to become that NEW YOU. We just DON'T DEVELOP A DIET or fad program, we build you a new lifestyle that you can live with and ENJOY for the rest of your life. We personally coach you through your day: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Dessert, Supplements, Drinks and Exercise and design what works for you. Yes, it's that easy. You'll never go hungry, you'll even eat more food than you have ever had before, with one difference: you'll lose weight, you'll lose inches, and have amazing energy and a clear head! This works BY ITSELF OR hand in hand with our Fat Melting Zerona Laser. You can do one or the other or BOTH for the quickest, most amazing results. IT ALL DEPENDS ON WHAT YOU WANT AND HOW FAST YOU WANT IT!

Our Zerona Laser, the MOST advanced way to LOSE INCHES quickly & naturally, is our FAT MELTING LASER, requiring NO surgery, NO needles and NO down time, JUST LAY DOWN under the lights and relax. This "PAINLESS" Cold Laser Technology gives you the NEW YOU without pain, when you hit that plateau, have tried everything else and nothing else has worked for you. Our patients have lost up to 22 inches. We offer 2, 3 and 4 week session packages depending on the amount of inches you WANT to lose. This treatment is available on your stomach, hips, thighs, buttocks, arms, chin, love handles, and back. We can focus on hard to reach pockets of fat anywhere on the body.

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See Zerona's dramatic results with these amazing Before & After images.

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Zerona Frequently Asked Questions

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1. What is ZERONA?

ZERONA is a patented, FDA-approved low-level laser system specifically designed to contour the body by losing inches in circumference off specific body areas (waist, hips, thighs) without any pain, down time, needles or surgery.

2. How does the ZERONA laser work?

The low level laser therapy emitted by the cold laser causes the fat contained in the fat cell to liquefy. The laser causes the fat cell membrane to become temporarily porous, allowing the liquefied fat to leave the cell and accumulate in the interstitial space around the cells. There is no damage to the cell membrane, and after 48 hours the pores close up. Once the fat is in the interstitial space, the body removes it naturally via the lymphatic system. *

Of course, this is where our 3-week program is unique: Our proprietary lifestyle support program provides specific protocols such as nutritional support, detoxification and much more to ensure optimum results.

3. What are the risks associated this procedure?

There are no risks associated with low-level laser therapy. This treatment is non-invasive and uses a cold output laser. During treatment, the patient will not feel the laser, however the emitted light will be visible. In contrast to high power, high heat lasers that are used in various medical procedures, you simply lie down and relax or listen to music.

4. How many sessions will this treatment require and how long will I be in your office?

Typically we schedule three sessions per week over a two to four week period, with each session lasting about one hour. For those who are traveling from out of the area, we can make arrangements to accelerate the program and do all 6, 9 or 12 sessions in one to two weeks, if necessary. Please contact us for more details.

5. How much can I expect to lose?

Results will vary, however the success of ZERONA at our office is nothing short of amazing! We scan each patient and customize an ideal plan based on your specific body type, ability to detoxify the emulsified cellular debris and metabolism. Based on this consultation, Dr. Guerreso will develop a specific plan to achieve your targeted goal.

6. Who can receive treatment?

The ZERONA is safe for all ages 14 years and older. We offer a complimentary consultation to properly assess your body, your current state of health and determine the best program suited for you based on your goals for your body. ZERONA is even safe for those healthy seniors in their 70′s and 80′s who want to continue to look their very best as well.

7. What can I expect at my appointments?

You can expect 40 minutes to relax, be alone with yourself, read, listen to music or do absolutely nothing. The ZERONA® treatment is completely painless. There is no heat or any sensation whatsoever while being treated. Dr. Guerreso will oversee each visit and will position the laser at the desired areas of the body, he will step out for 20 minutes while the front of your body is treated and then will return to reset for the backside of your body for an additional 20 minutes. After you are done you can get back to your normal activities immediately with absolutely no down time, no pain, swelling or any discomfort. This is a sensation–free process except for losing unwanted inches.

8. Is it safe and how does ZERONA compare with other body slimming technologies?

Yes, ZERONA is completely safe. ZERONA works on the principle of photochemistry whereby laser light is used to accelerate naturally occurring processes within cells. There is no risk involved in using the ZERONA® low-level laser therapy and it is considered a safe alternative to invasive procedures such as tumescent liposuction and lipodissolve and other non-invasive devices like the Accent, VelaShape, and Thermage. None of these other non-invasive treatments have the proven data showing how fat cell size is reduced like ZERONA®. The ZERONA® treatments are 100% non-invasive and causes no bruising, scaring and down time. During the treatment you will feel no discomfort, no anesthesia will be used and you can assume normal activities immediately following each treatment.

9. What areas of the body can I treat?

Essentially all parts of the body where subcutaneous deposits of fat can be found may be treated with ZERONA, especially those resistant to diet and exercise. Most patients start with treating their waist, hips and thighs as these can be treated simultaneously with the five lasers of ZERONA.

10. How long has ZERONA been in use?

The laser tissue interaction behind ZERONA was identified in 1998. This technology has been used routinely as an adjunct to liposuction since the FDA granted market clearance in 2004. ZERONA was introduced in the U.S. in 2007 and is being routinely used by over 650 practices across the country.

11. Is ZERONA FDA approved?

Until recently, ZERONA was used off-label as "a device reducing pain and inflammation as an adjunct to liposuction". However, in August 2010, the FDA approved ZERONA for the specific indication of circumferential reduction. The FDA ruled that:

  • ZERONA is a device using low level laser light for the disruption of adipocyte cells within the fat layer for the release of fat and lipids from these cells for non-invasive aesthetic use.
  • ZERONA is indicated for use as a non-invasive dermatological aesthetic treatment for the reduction of circumference of waist, hips and thighs.
  • The clinical data submitted by Erchonia (the manufacturer of ZERONA) provides reasonable assurance of the safety and effectiveness of the product.

ZERONA is the only aesthetic device specifically cleared for the reduction of circumference of multiple areas. The FDA has also deemed appropriate not to make use of the word temporary in the approval, suggesting that, provided patients adhere to a healthy lifestyle (whereby the balance their food intake with their energy expenditure), results should be permanent.

Finally, the FDA agrees that ZERONA is not only safe but also effective for the indication. It is very atypical for the FDA to make statements regarding the effectiveness of products and is testament to the strength and quality of the clinical data submitted by Erchonia.

12. How is it different from other "non-invasive" body slimming techniques?

The ZERONA® laser is the only completely safe and effective non-invasive treatment for body slimming on the market today. There is no possibility of injury. No technician will be pushing on you or using any device against your body. You simply lay beneath the ZERONA® lights.

13. How is it different than liposuction?

Liposuction is an invasive procedure that removes the entire area of fat cells from deposits beneath the skin using a hollow stainless steel tube (known as a "Cannula") with the assistance of a powerful vacuum. Liposuction can be accomplished either with the use of general anesthesia, or with IV sedation, or totally by local anesthesia. In contrast, the ZERONA® treatment is a 100% non-invasive treatment that uses a low level laser applied externally to stimulate the fat cell to emulsify (liquefy) and release the fat. There is no use of anesthesia, gels, creams, numbing agents, or needles.

14. Will the fat deposit into other parts of my body?

Fat removed by the laser is metabolized and removed by the body. There is no evidence that this fat deposits elsewhere. Unlike liposuction, you WILL NOT end up with any lumps, bumps, or odd areas of fat anywhere else on the body. This treatment naturally contours the body.

15. Will ZERONA have an effect my cholesterol and triglyceride levels?

During a large study, it was shown that cholesterol and triglyceride levels were normalized. This means that people who were 10 points high tended to drop 10 points and people who were 100 points high tended to drop 100 points. Many of my patients who have battled with cholesterol and triglyceride issues have been able to reduce or completely get off of their medications following the ZERONA and 3 Weeks 2 a NEW YOU program. More research is underway to assess if ZERONA may be a useful medical therapy in reducing LDL and cholesterol levels.

16. If I am obese can ZERONA help me?

Yes it can help you. Many centers treating obesity will combine ZERONA with a program of weight loss and exercise. However, ZERONA will not significantly reduce your excess weight, but will provide a circumferential reduction to the treated areas in a relatively short (approximately 4 weeks) period of time. The significant improvement in body shape over a short period of time can motivate you to comply with your diet and exercise program. For obesity scenarios, we combine ZERONA with an individualized weight loss program, as well as prescribe two series of six treatments back-to-back (12 treatments total).

17. How deep does ZERONA affect fat cells?

Clinical evidence demonstrates that the 635nm wavelength is capable of interacting with fat cells to a depth of at least 5 cm.

18. How many treatments can I do?

This should be discussed with Dr. Guerreso. Many patients return for second, third, fourth, and more series of treatments to focus on different areas or lose even more inches. There have been no contraindications or side effects found from continued treatments. The ZERONA Laser can be used on the stomach, hips, thighs, arms, back, knees, ankles, face, and chin. As you can see, it is easy to repeat the series several times to target many different parts of the body. If you are severely overweight and doing our weight loss program with us, you may include a series every couple of months to accelerate your weight loss program. This is something we discuss during your consultation.

19. Can I start treatment while on my period?

Yes, because ZERONA does not have any effect on menstruation. However, a majority of women experience water retention during their period, which may negatively affect measurements. We recommend menstruating female patients begin their treatment one week after their menstruation cycle.

20. Will ZERONA affect other parts of my body not being treated?

Yes. Several studies have demonstrated that ZERONA causes fat cells to communicate with other cells in the body to shrink like they are shrinking even though they were not directly under the ZERONA laser.

21. Is there a guarantee that ZERONA will work?

Dr Guerreso guarantees that patients will see a minimum improvement. Patients should experience a 3.5-inch minimum improvement across the five standard measurement points if they adhered to the precise protocol and treatment schedule. Should you not realize these minimum results, you are eligible to receive three more treatments consecutive with the original treatments at no additional cost.

22. When can I start noticing results?

Results depend upon how effectively your lymphatic system processes the liberated fat. Age and lifestyle are but a few parameters that may influence the rate of improvement. To optimize processing, it is recommended that the patient stay optimally hydrated (by drinking 64 ounces of water spread throughout the day and cutting back on diuretics) and that they mobilize their lymphatic system through gentle physical activity (daily 30 minute walk or mild exercise). The ideal patient should begin to notice a difference in how their clothes fit after they have completed 60% of their treatments.

23. Can the fat return?

The program itself does not obliterate or remove the fat cells from the body. When the fat leaves the cells, the cells remain intact and collapse to their 'unloaded' size. Just like any other procedure such as liposuction, gastric bypass or LapBand, if poor diet and lifestyle habits continue, and greater calories are brought in then expended, the body will store the excess calories and you will begin to regain weight again. Unlike liposuction, you will regain weight evenly throughout the body and not in unusual places, since the fat cells remain intact.

This is why we developed our 3 WEEKS 2 A NEW YOU program. In any jumpstart program, it is critical to change what initially caused the problem. With our program, we do that so once the fat is gone so is the cause. You will leave our office not only with a NEW YOU, but also with a new lifestyle that you can follow easily so you will have this NEW YOU forever!

24. Does it work as well on patients with previous liposuction?

It depends on what part of your body the liposuction occurred. Keep in mind, with liposuction, fat cells have been mechanically removed. ZERONA works by emptying fat cells of their content, so those areas will not be effectively changed with the ZERONA procedure. However, if there are pockets of fat that are still remaining, ZERONA will help smooth those areas and make it less noticeable. ZERONA will help all other areas that did not receive liposuction. Please talk to us about your specific situation before making any decisions.

25. Would more treatments lead to better results?

Yes, additional treatments will lead to improved results. However, if you follow Dr Guerreso's protocol to the best of your ability, this should not be necessary. In the event that challenges occur beyond your control, an additional series of treatments can begin immediately after the first series for maximum results. We may also recommend additional treatments for patients (either because of a sluggish lymphatic system or poor lifestyle choices) that do not respond appropriately to the original series.

26. What can I do to optimize my ZERONA results?

To optimize results, stick to Dr. Guerreso's precise protocol designed just for you, and it is recommended that you stay optimally hydrated (by drinking 50% of your body weight in ounces of water spread throughout the day, eliminating diuretics like coffee and tea, and eliminating alcohol consumption) and that you mobilize your lymphatic system through gentle physical activity like yoga, pilates, dancing, Zumba, stretching, walking or running daily for 30 to 45 minutes. We also recommend that patients wear a compression garment (Spanx or Under Armour), and if you can get regular lymphatic massages throughout the process.

27. Why should I avoid alcohol during the ZERONA process?

There are several reasons why alcohol should be avoided with ZERONA:

  • Alcohol is a diuretic and it is critical that the body stays optimally hydrated
  • Alcohol contains a lot of calories: 100 calories in 5 oz glass of red wine
  • Third and most importantly, alcohol is processed in the liver as fat, which directly restricts the body's ability to process the ZERONA fat. Once the fat is out of the cell and in the blood stream, the fat that is not used by you as energy to fuel the body will go to the liver to be processed using the same enzymes that breakdown alcohol. The total amount of fat being processed at any given time is limited by the amount of enzymes produced by the liver. So, when the liver is busy processing alcohol, it stops processing the fat. Hence the fat elimination by the liver stops.
28. Does ZERONA help with loose skin or cellulite?

There have been no studies specifically looking at the effect of ZERONA on loose skin. Anecdotal evidence suggests that patients undergoing ZERONA have noticed an improvement in skin tone and texture.

29. How much does Dr. Guerreso's program cost?

Program costs vary depending on number of sessions desired, areas of the body you'd like to address, weight loss desired and what other programs you'd like to incorporate into your customized program. Our 3 WEEKS 2 A NEW YOU program is included in the cost of our ZERONA program and discount pricing is available for those who'd like to purchase a package of sessions. We will discuss all the details during your personal one-on-one free consultation with Dr. Guerreso.

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"Dr. Guerreso, I wanted to let you know in writing that you are one of my favorite doctors. Case in point is the wonderful help that you have given me during your years of practice. But, you have OUTDONE YOURSELF WITH THE ZERONA LASER. With your help, and two rounds of the Zerona (12 sessions), I have lost approximately 4.5 inches around my middle. This loss was without exercising. Add to that, the nutrition plan you put me on during my Zerona treatments I have seen amazing results. I lost 16 pounds in four weeks time! Talk about a "kick start" in losing weight. I have never lost that much weight at one time. I am looking forward to another round of Zerona treatment and to continue with your meal plan. I also liked the exercising you have me doing, it's fun and I look forward to it. I can't wait to see how many inches and pounds I will lose. I intend to continue with your program until my weight is what it was in high school, which is more then 45 years ago. Thank you for continuing to keep me healthy."
Liz, V.

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