Is a natural and safe technique to help delivery of any desired product to the middle layers of the skin to allow for better absorption and penetration. It can be done using mesopen, meso gun or meso rollers. This can be used for as a medium for PRP for skin rejuvenation, skin tightening, skin whitening, acne scars and for hair loss treatment.
By Dr Syeda Khan.M.D (Internal Medicine - Montefiore Medical Center, New York ) MBBS (Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad) Aesthetics Training - IAAPAM, Canada & Diploma in Aesthetics - Delhi
Mesotherapy is a medical procedure that helps toremovecellulite, treat aging and sagging skin, helps in weight loss and revitalise the hands and theneck. It involves injecting minute quantities of vitamins, natural extracts, homeopathic agents and other medicines into the skin mesodermal layer of skin. We can inject vitamins, plant extracts, and stem cells. This can be used for face scars, anti-aging and skin lightening. It’s a safe minimally used procedure.It works very well in treating conditions like blemishes, melasma etc. Lightning agents like vitamin C and Gluthione are used.
Pigmentation: In cases of increased pigmentation like Melasma, freckles, blemishes, and also post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation. Lightening agents like Glutathione and Vitamin C are injected directly into the skin layers. Visible improvement can be seen in 2-3 4sessions.
Skin Rejuvenation: Mesotherapy is used to fill anti-aging and lightening materials directly into the layers of the skin, aiding better product effectiveness and helps get quicker results with a reduced downtime. It acts as an excellent glow treatment and helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, improve sun-damaged skin.
Acne scars/scars: Scar caused by acne can be reduced by administering hyaluronic acid into the affected area. Mesotherapy is more cost effective than fillers. The results are visible in just3- 4 sessions.
Hair Loss: Mesotherapy is very useful in aiding hair restoration. A preparation of vitamins, minerals and DHT blockers are injected into the scalp to help stimulate the circulation of blood. This helps in replacing the lost vitamins and minerals.The hair follicles to get rejuvenated.
Time taken: Each session lasts for approximately 20-30 minutes. The number of sessions required varies from person to person.
What is the difference between Mesotherapyand surgical techniques like liposuction?
Liposuction does not treat cellulite, but in most cases it causes existing cellulite to appear more prominent. Mesotherapyhelps in treating cellulite, it helps in promoting a smoother skin and helps to reduce fat in selected areas. The Fat deposits are flushed outfrom the body, and they do not appear againas it often happens in the case of liposuction. Mesotherapy does not require general anaesthesia or even hospitalization.
What are the cosmetic uses of Mesotherapy?
Mesotherapyis mainly used to treat broad spectrum of illnesses,injuries and medical conditions,but it is also used totreat various cosmetic conditions, like stretch marks, acne, cellulite, wrinkles and scars. It is very useful in reducing and contouring fat.
What are anti-aging and skin rejuvenation uses of Mesotherapy and how often can it be used?
Mesotherapy helps to rejuvenate the skin cells, this makes them more active and thus helps to stimulate the production of elastin and collagen. Cosmetic surgeons recommend the use of mesotherapy by mid-twenties, as it can help in the reduction of wrinkles. Mesotherapy is highly recommended for your arms hands, neck and face several times a year.
How soon can one see results?
In most cases the results are noticeable in two or three sessions. But a lot depends on the body type and how well your body reacts to the treatment. In certain cases the results are visible from the first session onwards.
How long do the results last?
It is important to know that these results will last longer when they are accompanied by regular exercise and a proper diet. Aging is a very natural process and it does affect your appearance. So a regular maintenance visit is always recommended.
Will the effect of the treatment be permanent?
The skin renewal process happens all the time, unless we maintain it well the results won’t last for long. But with appropriate care, the results can last for about 2 years.
What are the types of changes one can expect in the complexion after the treatment?
The treatment assures you glowing complexion with a youthful and younger looking healthy skin
How painful is the treatment?
One may feel a slight amount of pinching or a burning sensation while the injections are being administered into your skin. However, an application of a topicalaesthetic makes the treatment practically painless.
Are there any side effects of this treatment?
The most known side effect of Mesotherapy is bruising, but generally this problem gets resolved in about oneweek. To speed up the process of healing, a topical application is recommended. Apart from this, some patient may experience temporary soreness, which usually subside in about 24-48 hours.
What is the after care of Mesotherapy?
A lot depends on the condition that is being treated, that is why the restrictions may vary a little bit. Wearing makeup after the treatment is not recommended, generally it is advisable to give a gap of at least 4 hrs after the treatment. Hot showers are not allowed for at least 6-8 hours .A high protein diet is recommended as this helps in the healing process. Caffeine and other stimulants are to be avoided before the treatment.
Disclaimer: Results may vary from person to person depending on medical history, age, gender and lifestyle.The client needs to follow the program as prescribed by Allure Aesthetics Experts