How does mesotherapy work?
It is a needle technique, non-invasive and not painful, carried out manually (with a syringe with a very thin needle) or instrumentally (by using specially designed medical devices – pen or gun).
The local anesthesia is not mandatory, the procedure being carried out depending on the patient’s tolerance to pain.
This presupposes the insertion at the mesodermal level, by microinjections, of a cocktail of substances, established by the physician depending on the needs and specifics of the patient, containing vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, hyaluronic acid, oligoelements etc.
The active substances are natural ingredients of the body tissues essential for the function of the same and actively participating to the cells metabolism, inducing the activation of metabolic means:
Mesotherapy is also used as a treatment in for dermatologic/aesthetic conditions such as: alopecia (hair loss), cellulite/localized adiposities (lipoma), stretch marks, dark circles around the eyes, post acne scars or regenerative therapy of the skin at the face, cleavage or palms level.
For each of these problems the attending physician drafts a therapeutic protocol, describing the used substances, the total number of the sessions and the sessions intervals (for example when it comes to cellulite there are necessary 7-10 session every 7-10 days, for epidermal regeneration 3-5 sessions every 2- 4 weeks). It is very important for the patient to return for maintenance sessions every 6 months -1 year.
Mesotherapy is a medical procedure that involves injecting various substances (pharmaceuticals, vitamins, minerals, natural or homeopathic extracts) into the skin. These substances are used to obtain various results depending on the problem we want treated (melting of fat cells, improving circulation, reducing fibrosis, stimulating collagen synthesis and elastin, promoting hair regeneration).
It has multiple applications: reduction of fat deposits, cellulite, stretch marks, hair loss, acne, scarring and rejuvenation (wrinkles, laxity, and hyperpigmentation).
Usually 4 to 6 sessions are required for optimal results; during the initial consultation with the dermatologist, it will determine the treatment protocol according to the problem being treated and its severity.
The results are seen after the first session, 2-4 weeks after starting treatment and will improve after each session.
After the initial protocol with successive meetings, it is necessary to return for maintenance sessions for preserving the results. The frequency of maintenance sessions will be determined by the dermatologist, usually 1 session every 4-6 months.
Before you start your skin is cleaned with an antiseptic solution and an anesthetic cream is applied for 20-30 minutes. The treatment consists of injecting with fine needles small amounts of mesotherapy solutions. The procedure takes 20-30 minutes.
The skin is usually red, and small swelling and bruising may occur due to the injection that disappears after 2-3 days.