What are the pros and cons of mesotherapy for hair growth?
With the advancement in research, mesotherapy has multiple uses now. Mesotherapy is no longer call as mesolipo injection as it is now can be used even to treat alopecia. Alopecia is a physiological hair loss which is strongly related to family history and certain inherited genes. Mesotherapy treatment can help you with hair loss issue and there will be visible hair follicles thickening.
Mesotherapy uses very small needles to deliver a microscopic amount of medical-grade vitamins, minerals, hormones, plant extract, or enzymes into the mesoderm layer of the skin in treating hair loss or other conditions. Aesthetic medicine recognized mesotherapy as the best and most effective non-surgical procedure in treating skin conditions and hair loss. Other topical serum or cream can deliver the same outcome as mesotherapy.
Mesotherapy is an aesthetic procedure started by Michel Pistor. Michel Pistor is a French doctor. He started mesotherapy back in 1952. Mesotherapy is a procedure in which enzymes, vitamins, hormones, and plant extracts are injected under the skin. The term mesotherapy is a combination of mesoderm and therapy. Mesoderm is the layer of skin where the enzymes, hormones, vitamins, and plant extracts are injected. Initially, mesotherapy is used to treat excess fat under the skin or to achieve flawless skin.
The following are the uses of mesotherapy in the aesthetic field:
- Remove excess fat under the skin in specific body parts such as arms, legs, thighs, abdomen, and buttocks.
- Eliminate or reduce skin cellulite
- Eliminate and get rid of fine lines and wrinkles on the skin
- Body reshaping
- Skin tightening
- Treat the skin with hyperpigmentation or skin tone issues
- Treat hair loss or alopecia
The pros and benefits of choosing mesotherapy over other procedures are:
- It is very effective
- It is a progressive procedure
- The best alternative to plastic surgery
- Minimally invasive
- Faster recovery in comparison to surgery
- No post-surgical complications
The possible rare complications are:
- Allergic reaction
The cons are:
- Not all people can afford this treatment
- You might develop complications although they are rare
- The treatment might not work for you
- Not all people are allowed to undergo this procedure
Those who are afraid of needles should try this procedure as different approaches can be done to tackle this issue. You will not leave the procedure room with a bad experience. The outcomes will make it a wonderful dream come true.
You might experience mild discomfort during and after this procedure. If the discomfort is intolerable or you prefer not to experience any discomfort, then, an anaesthetic agent can be given. There is no need for medical leave following this procedure as you can continue your daily routine right after the completion of this procedure. The average treatment required for hair growth is around three to four treatments.
The effects following mesotherapy may last. However, we can’t stop the physiological ageing process, and because of this, we advise you to come regularly for maintenance treatments to preserve the desired effect at the optimum level. Minoxidil or finasteride is usually the medication used specifically to treat hair loss.
The concept of mesotherapy is to correct underlying skin inflammation and poor circulation. The content and formula of the solution to be used are depending on the condition you are having. Different solutions with variations in the amount will be used for different problems. Injections with fine needles are not only to administer mesotherapy cocktail but also to induce elastin and collagen production. The production of elastin and collagen is stimulated by the micro-perforations created following the mesotherapy procedure. It can help you with hair loss issues alopecia, excess fat under your skin, skin issues, skin cellulite, or loose skin.