Smart Lipo

SmartLipo is a minimally-invasive liposuction procedure which removes excess body fat. The SmartLipo laser creates multiple tunnels underneath the skin, severs lax mattress string-like fibers (which are the primary cause of cellulite) and heats the overlying skin which stimulates it to contract. We target pockets of unwanted fat with a laser, immediately dissolving the cells into fluid. This fluid is then released and drained out of your body naturally; Add to this the laser also stimulates collagen production, resulting in tighter, smoother skin in the treated areas. This is an ideal choice for patients considering liposuction, yet may be apprehensive about undergoing an intricate procedure. The SmartLipo laser is designed to take care of multiple areas of the body. The SmartLipo laser liposuction is safer than traditional liposuction, simply because the risks of bruising and bleeding are drastically decreased. The results from SmartLipo laser liposuction are more pleasing and refined than what can be achieved by standard liposuction. SmartLipo provides the maximum level of safety, comfort and efficiency while affording quicker healing and recovery time. This cutting edge procedure combines the power of Tumescent Anesthesia, SmartLipoâ„¢ Laser Body Sculpting and Power Assisted Liposuction (PAL)

All procedures are done by an experienced surgical trained specialist M.D
The treated area is numbed with a local anesthesia which allows you to be awake during the procedure
Next a tiny incision the size of the tip of a pen
The SmartLipo laser is inserted through a very small tube into your body.
This laser will rupture the membranes of the fat cells
The fat cells are permanently destroyed
Once the fat has been liquefied it is gently removed with a small vacuum
The laser will produce collagen in the skin which then tightens the surrounding skin

Key Benefits:

  • Short recovery time – usually less than 2 days
  • Minimally invasive procedure that destroys fat cells
  • Minor discomfort controlled with local anesthetic
  • Safer than typical liposuction procedures
  • Promotes tissue coagulation resulting in tissue tightening
  • Less Trauma

Using only a local anesthetic the procedure usually takes several hours in–office, we target pockets of unwanted fat with a laser, immediately dissolving the cells into fluid. This fluid is then released and drained out of your body naturally. In addition the laser also stimulates collagen production, resulting in tighter, smoother skin in the treated areas. Because Smart Lipo is a non–invasive procedure, it is ideal for many areas of the body, including:

  • Chin
  • Arms
  • Male breast
  • Upper abdominal
  • Lower abdominal
  • Waist
  • Inner & outer thighs
  • Inner & outer knee

Come in for a consultation, and see if you are a good candidate for Smart Lipo

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Medical Weight Management

Losing weight isn’t easy. But if your current weight is compromising your health, you need to take care of the problem before it impacts your long-term wellbeing. Los Gatos Smart Lipo Center is a premier medical weight loss center in Los Gatos with many programs that can be tailored to your unique weight loss goals. With personalized attention and compassion from the moment you walk through our doors, a weight loss program that is specific to your personal and physical situation will be developed, implemented and monitored by our staff.

Losing weight involves more than just cutting calories or avoiding certain foods. In many cases, it means making significant lifestyle changes, altering eating habits, and determining whether a medication based strategy would be appropriate. Our goal is to help our clients reach their weight goals in a safe, effective manner.

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Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) – Men and Woman

One of the effects of aging is that hormones start to decline. By the time middle age is reached, naturally produced hormones like testosterone, estrogen, progesterone and others get so low, we start to experience issues that affect our performance, appearance and overall perspective.

Hormone replacement therapy, otherwise known as HRT, is used by millions of men and women to replace and replenish declining hormones. By boosting the presence of hormones back to youthful levels can have many benefits.

Male Overview

Testosterone, DHEA, thyroid and other hormones are key elements of male health. Hormones are dispatched all over the human body to stimulate specified activities from growth, digestion, reproduction, and sexual function. Testosterone in particular, is essential to muscle health, brain function and mental health, sex drive, digestive health and overall energy.


Male Potential Benefits

  • Increased Energy, Stamina and Endurance
  • Improved Concentration
  • Increased Muscle Strength
  • Increased Sexual Stamina and Potency
  • Better Mental Function and Memory
  • Lower Cholesterol Levels

Female Overview

The female body experiences several hormonal declines with age including, estrogen, progesterone and even testosterone decline. The potential imbalances these declines can cause include sexual, mental, emotional and physical problems. Traditional therapies for these types of hormonal declines, such as contraceptives and anti-depressants are widely used; these approaches fail to address the core of the problem. The body is losing hormones it naturally utilizes to promote energy, memory, libido and skin tone.

For many, a custom tailored hormone replacement therapy program, which combines diet and exercise can improve many of the symptoms that women as young as 35 suffer from. Women in their mid-thirties and forties also face pre-menopause and women in their fifties and beyond become vulnerable to menopause.

Pre-Menopause Symptoms:

irregular menstrual cycles, breast tenderness, irritability, mood swings, anxiety, weight gain, lack of concentration, water retention and low libido.

Menopause Symptoms:

Exercise and diet resistance, weight gain, breast tenderness and headaches, anxiety and tearfulness, hot flashes and insomnia, reduced sex drive, mood swings and depression, foggy thinking and confusion.

A customized Hormone Replacement Therapy program can not only help with many of the above symptoms but can also improves memory and cognitive function, immune system strength, increased libido and sexual desire.

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Laser Hair Removal

Our world class facility is fully equipped to provide a full range of laser hair removal services.  If you’re not happy with shaving, tweezing, or waxing to remove unwanted hair, laser hair removal may be an option worth considering.  Laser hair removal is one of the most commonly done cosmetic procedures in the U.S. It beams highly concentrated light into hair follicles. Pigment in the follicles absorbs the light. That destroys the hair.  Lasers are useful for removing unwanted hair from the face, leg, arm, underarm, bikini line, and other areas.

Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

  • Precision - lasers can selectively target dark, coarse hairs while leaving the surrounding skin undamaged.
  • Speed - each pulse of the laser takes a fraction of a second and can treat many hairs at the same time. The laser can treat an area approximately the size of a quarter every second. Small areas such as the upper lip can be treated in less than a minute, and large areas, such as the back or legs, may take up to an hour.
  • Predictability - ninety percent of patients have permanent hair loss after an average of three to five sessions.

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TriActive

What is TriActive

TriActive is the result of the newest technology for restoring a normal balance to all of the seven layers of your skin. TriActive is an innovative and painless treatment for all body and skin types

TriActive is used in a combination with other therapies which will enhance the outcomes of surgical and non-surgical procedures including liposuction and dermal fillers

What is Cellulite

The term; cellulite refers to the dimpled appearance of the skin that occurs mostly, but not limited to, hips, thighs, and buttocks. This appearance is much more common in women due to the differences in the way fat, muscle, and connective tissue are distributed within women’s skin. The American Academy of Dermatology reports at least 80 percent of women have cellulite.

Other contributing factors:

  • Hormonal changes
  • Decrease in microcirculation leading to fluid retention and toxin build up
  • Aging leading to loss of skin elasticity and tightening of the connective tissue that encloses the fat cells.

How does Tri-Active treat cellulite?

During a Tri-Active treatment, low level laser diodes penetrate skin tissue along with a deep massaging action which reduces cellulite and smoothes the affected area.  Tri-Active improves microcirculation and stimulates the lymphatic system to reduce excess fluid and toxins.  This in turn increases skin elasticity giving your skin a fresher appearance.

What parts of the body can be treated?

Tri- Active is not limited to just your thighs and buttocks for cellulite removal. Tri-Active may also be used on the face, neck, upper and lower abdomen, upper arms and thghts. This procedure provides noticeable result before and after liposuction and after aesthetic surgery, such as breast augmentation, abdominoplasty and others.

Is Tri-Active painful?

The Tri-active treatment is not painful; most individuals report that it just feels great!

How long does a treatment take?

Treatments are typically done in a series of about 10 to 15 treatments to a given area. These can be spaced as closely as 3 times per week, or as far out as once per week.

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Gynecology


Dr. Zand has dedicated more than 40 years of his career to optimizing the health of mother and child. Dr. Zand will address family planning and fertility issues as well as carefully monitor mother and fetal health from awareness of conception through delivery and immediate postpartum period. In the last 5 years Dr. Zand has kept up with the advance treatment in the advancement of Smart Lipo along with Tat Transfer and Stem Cell research.


GYN Services Offered:

  • Contraceptive counseling
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Hysterectomy using minimally invasive techniques
  • Incontinence treatment (surgical and nonsurgical)
  • Management for women with high-risk pregnancies
  • Management of the abnormal PAP smear
  • Menopause and Hormone replacement issues
  • Menstrual issues
  • Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery for ovarian cysts, fibroids, endometriosis, sterilization, excessive menstrual bleeding, etc.
  • Pelvic pain management
  • Pelvic reconstruction
  • Pelvis support problems
  • Perimenopause
  • Prenatal care
  • Prenatal diagnosis and genetic counseling
  • Reproductive endocrinology & infertility
  • Treatment of diabetes in pregnancy

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BOTOX® & Fillers

BOTOX® is a purified version of Botulinum Toxin A which has been to temporarily relax the frown lines just above the nose

BOTOX is simply injected directly into the muscles between the brows, this blocks nerve impulses to the injected muscles which reduces muscle activity that causes moderate to severe lines to form between the brows. You will see quickly see results without surgery and without the need for recovery time.

BOTOX has helped millions of men and women restore the youthful quality to their skin. The results will also last for up to 6 to 8 months.

It is important to choose a reputable facility to work with when dealing with this and other injectables and dermal fillers. Here at Los Gatos Smart Lipo our staff will pay attention to your every need so you can be sure that your treatment will be both safe and effective.

For more information please call our center today 408.356.5700 to schedule your free consultation. Dr. Zand and his staff are dedicated to all of his patience well being. The Los Gatos Smart Lipo center offers flexible appointment times and is also open on Saturdays

BOTOX? Cosmetic treatments can improve:

  • Worry lines in forehead
  • Lines between the eyebrows
  • Smile lines
  • Laugh lines
  • Crow's feet

We welcome you to come in and talk about if BOTOX– Cosmetic treatment is right for you. We are happy to answer any and all of your questions....Read more

Fillers

If you’d like to restore youthful fullness to your face, enjoy plump lips, enhance shallow contours and soften facial creases and wrinkles, dermal fillers may be the answer.  Dermal fillers have been called “liquid facelifts because they offer many of the benefits of a surgical facelift the usual recovery time of a facelift.

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Radiesse®

Radiesse How it Works

The Aging Process
Aging is a part of life, and as the years pass, the less vibrant, refreshed and youthful the skin may begin to look. In youthful skin, there is an abundance of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid which give it volume, support and suppleness. As a part of the aging process, these natural support structures become less plentiful. The result is facial lines, wrinkles and skin laxity - all of which rob the skin of its youthful, fresh appearance.


RADIESSE® Volumizing Filler: It Just Gets Better™


The best solution for erasing lines and folds is to replace lost structure with immediate volume. RADIESSE® Volumizing Filler works immediately so the results are instant. Once injected, RADIESSE Volumizing Filler adds the volume and lift needed to diminish the signs of aging. What makes RADIESSE truly unique is the ability of the product to act as a scaffold under the skin, providing structure and stimulating your own natural collagen to grow.1 The production of natural collagen continues for several months, which extends beyond the initial effect of RADIESSE Volumizing Filler.1 Best of all, the natural results are clinically proven to last a year or more in many patients, which means more value from each treatment and long-lasting results.2,3


Why choose RADIESSE® Volumizing Filler?

  • It is the only wrinkle filler that immediately replenishes lost volume and stimulates the production of your own natural collagen for long-lasting results1,2,3
  • It is clinically proven to last a year or more in many patients2,3
  • RADIESSE patients are significantly more satisfied than patients treated with other leading wrinkle fillers2,4
  • It is FDA approved to mix with lidocaine, an anesthetic, to significantly reduce injection related pain

Wrinkle treatments with RADIESSE Volumizing Filler are quick and convenient, with immediately visible, long-lasting results.2,3 Immediate results and natural collagen stimulation - it gets better with RADIESSE Volumizing Filler.1....Read More

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Restylane®

Restylane is used for lip enhancement = volume and contouring. Restylane is also used to diminish wrinkles and aging lines of the face. This includes the lines beginning at the mouth ending at the nose. A Restylane will also repair Crows Feet and Frown Lines. Restylane is an amazing product which will also enhance the appearance under and around the eyes; along with adding volume and contouring of the cheek, chin, forehead and nose. Restylane will increase your skin’s elasticity and structure without adding volume this includes hands and décolletage.....Read more

SKIN TYTE

SkinTyte uses a selective thermolysis and utilizes Sciton's BBL pulsed light technology to deskin while cooling and protecting the entire treated surface. SkinTyte will provide quick results without any need for recovery. Once you have a treatment your skin will have a youthful glow.

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Photofacials

Photofacials Photofacials will correct the redness of the face which is caused by broken capillaries and hyper pigmentation; no longer do you have to live with Rosacea or light acne scars. The IPL Photofacial procedure will consist of a non-ablative laser which has been carefully calibrated to seek out specific pigments in the skin: redness, darker discolored patches or dark spots from acne scarring. The procedure feels like the mild snapping of rubber bands against the skin's surface. With each snap, the IPL Photofacial penetrates deep into the skin's surface to treat the problem at the source. A patient will require multiple IPL Photofacial treatments. The Photofacial can truly create a marked difference in the patient's skin over eply heat your time, since the skin continues to improve for weeks after the actual IPL treatment. Immediately following an IPL Photofacial, a patient is free to resume their daily activities.

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Juvederm®

Juvederm is made up of Hyaluronic Acid which is a substance normally found in the skin, muscles and tendons of our bodies. Juvederm is used to fill in the nasolabial folds of the face. This is the product used to erase smile lines the creases of skin which run from the corners of the nose to the corners of the mouth. Juvederm may also be used for lip augmentation and to fill in the hollow appearance in the face. Yet Juvederm will last six to nine months as the body absorbs the product.....Read more

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Artefill

Artefill is a non resorbable wrinkle filler. This dermal filler creates a permanent supportive foundation for longer lasting wrinkle correction. Artefill is a formulation of medical grade polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) microspheres and bovine collagen along with lidocaine and buffers. For most patients it may require 1 or 2 treatments, depending on the depth of their wrinkles and folds.

Office Location

Los Gatos

15899 Los Gatos Almaden Rd

Suite 4

Los Gatos, CA 95032

408.356.5700





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