Mesotherapy is a minimally invasive procedure where a series of superfine injections of vitamins, minerals and amino acids cocktails are delivered into the mesodermal layer of the skin. This infusion of savvy ingredients nourishes and rejuvenates the skin while also stimulating the production of collagen and elastin, both essential for skin\\\'s natural elasticity.
How it works?
The technique involves the injection of certain substances, via a very fine needle, underneath the dermal layer of the skin into the subcutaneous fat tissue in the area selected. The combination of substances injected depends on the concoction prepared by the practitioner or \\\\\\"mesotherapist\\\\\\" but may contain minute quantities of plant extracts, vitamins, enzymes, nutrients, hormones and medications such as vasodilators, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, beta-receptor agonists and antibiotics.
Mesotherapy can remove fat in areas like the stomach, thighs, buttocks, hips, legs, arms, and face. It also good for facial care.
1. Surgery is not required, just 1 or several injections
2. Minimal side effects, such as redness or swelling, and in rare cases there may be allergic reactions to the injection
3. Minimal recovery time, less recovery time required than after any other invasive liposuction treatment
4. Removes fat from problem areas by stimulating the body to eliminate the fat through natural functions
5. Effective in reducing cellulite
Fat Reduction/Weight Loss: Usually 2 to 4 treatments (injections) are required at intervals of 2 to 4 weeks. Depending on the problem area, the number of procedures could increase. Because mesotherapy treatments for weight loss do not produce drastic changes, it is generally recommended for patients who require a little fat reduction in specific areas, as with body contouring.
Cellulite Reduction: Approximately 3 to 4 treatments are necessary at intervals of 3 to 4 weeks. While cellulite treatment is the least effective of the mesotherapy options, it is nonetheless successful in dealing with mild degrees of cellulite.
Lower Blepharoplasty: 1 or 2 treatments are recommended at 6 week intervals (at times the second treatment is not necessary). For Lower Eye Belpharoplasty, the patient should take cortisone prior to the procedure, and the swelling could possibly last for up to 6 weeks.
Facial Rejuvenation: 4 treatments are required at 2 to 3 week intervals. It is one of the most popular mesotherapy treatments, as satisfied patients notice a substantial improvement in their facial appearance.
Side effects and risks
1. Immediate or delayed allergic reaction to the injected drugs/solutions
2. Lecithin is known to cause inflammation and swelling
3. Skin infections
4. Pigmentation at the injection site
5. Bruising at the injection site
6. Ulceration and scarring at the injection site