What is Mesotherapy ?
Mesotherapy is a technique that uses injections of vitamins, enzymes, hormones, and plant extracts to rejuvenate and tighten skin, as well as remove excess fat. Michel Pistor, a doctor in France, developed the technique in 1952. It was originally used to relieve pain. In the years since, it has gained popularity in all parts of the world.
How does it work ?
Active ingredients used in Mesotherapy are introduced into the skin by small micro injections. The needles used in Mesotherapy are very short and thin so the doctor can deliver the medications to the right depth.Different mesotherapy ingredients are used for different indications.
What are the solutions used in Mesotherapy ?
There isn’t a standard formula for the substances injected in mesotherapy. Doctors use many different solutions, including:
- Prescription medicines like vasodilators and antibiotics
- Hormones such as calcitonin and thyroxine
- Enzymes like collagenase and hyaluronidase
- Herbal extracts
- Vitamins and minerals
How long does the effect lasts ?
In addition, the long term results of Mesotherapy treatments are very dependent on what active ingredients are present in the Mesotherapy solution and how many treatments are prescribed.