Mesotherapy is an incredible treatment that uses injections of plant extracts, hormones, enzymes, and vitamins, which remove excess fat, as well as tightening and rejuvenating the skin. It is a technique that has been used since 1952, however, back then, it was simply used for pain relief.
Today, mesotherapy can be used to:
Lighten pigmented skin, recontour the body, tighten loose skin, fade lines and wrinkles, reduce cellulite, remove fat in areas like the face, arms, legs, hips, buttocks, thighs, and stomach and treat alopecia – a condition that can cause hair loss.
During each session of mesotherapy at our London clinic, you may or may not have numbing cream applied to the area. This depends on you and the area that is being treated.
A special short needle will be used to deliver a number of injections. The injections can be given at various depths, ranging from one to four millimetres, into your skin. This depends on the type of condition that is being treated.
While injecting, the practitioner may flick their wrist very quickly or place the needle into your skin at an angle. This all depends on the sort of treatment you are having and the condition that you have.
In order to get the desired effect, most people are going to need a number of mesotherapy sessions. You should expect to see the mesotherapy doctor three times. Some people have mesotherapy many more times than this. This is something that we will be able to advise you on.
At first, you are probably going to have injections every seven to ten days. If your skin begins to get better, the treatments will stretch out over a longer period of time.
Most people do not describe mesotherapy as painful, rather stating that it is a little bit uncomfortable. As mentioned, if the skin is a little sensitive, anaesthetic cream can be used.
There is minimal downtime. A little bit of swelling and bruising may happen, but it should settle within a day. Your skin will become firmer, nourished, hydrated, and more radiant, and you will notice an improved texture too.