Mesotherapy is the application of injecting the middle layer of the skin with vitamins, minerals, enzymes, amino acids and medication using short and very fine pointed needles. It is a very commonly applied procedure which is used all around the world. It is now very simple and painless, although it was once bloody and agonizing.
What is a Mesotherapy Procedure?Mesotherapy is the injection of various minerals and vitamins inside the middle layer of the skin in very small doses. This beneficial substance stimulates the skin to produce more collagen and elastin, thus causing a regeneration on the skin.
How is Mesotherapy applied?First the skin is cleansed and an anaesthetical gel is applied. The mixture is then injected using very fine pointed needles, making it reach down to lower layers of the skin.
What are the different applications of Mesotherapy?Mesotherapy can be employed against saggy and loosened skin, pale and matte skin, damage caused by exposure to sunlight, superficial wrinkles, aging skin, scars, burns and acne marks, hair loss, cellulites, local fat accumulation. Depending on which condition is being countered, the injected substance may vary in ingredients and dosage. Mesotherapy has a very wide spectrum of application. Nowadays it is mostly used for face, cellulites and local slimming. The therapy is applied in 4 to 6 sessions, in a time span of 1 to 4 weeks. Furthermore, it should be repeated in 3 to 6 months.
Does the treatment have any side effects?Mesotherapy has no side effects. Very short lived purple spots might appear on the area of application. It may also cause allergic reactions or an infection, although very rare. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding; people who have allergies, cancer, impaired blood clotting or infections on the area of application are not eligible for mesotherapy. As mesotherapy is being applied, the injection should be made in very small doses, lest the muscle is not damaged. There is a certain order of ingredients while preparing the mixture that the therapist must abide to. Blood thinning agents such as aspirin should be avoided before and after the operation. It is advised not to have hot baths and wear tight clothes after the operation. Mesotherapy is most useful in hair, on face, slimming and in cellulites treatment. No matter which area it is applied to, the main principle is to perform it in a way that suits the patient’s physical condition.