MESOTHERAPY – Is This Fat-Melting Anti Aging Skin Care Treatment Too Good To Be True?

Mesotherapy (Mezo Therapy) is a minimally invasive non-surgical treatment used to help eliminate cellulite from thighs, abdomen, hips, love handles, and buttocks while promoting inch loss as well as weight loss.  Mesotherapy involves injecting microscopic amounts of natural plant extracts, homeopathic medication, and vitamins into the mesoderm (middle layer of skin) breaking down existing fat cells to reshape and sculpt problematic areas.  The unwanted fat is then flushed out through the system.
How many injections are needed?  

Depending on the areas being treated, 25-100 injections are generally given once a week over a period of 4-10 weeks.

Are injections painful?

You may feel a slight burning sensation when the injections are administered.

Are there any side effects?

The most common side effects are bruising, minor swelling, and skin discoloration which generally fades within  a week.

Are there any restrictions?

Patients are advised not to take hot showers or baths for at least 6-8 hours after the treatment. Also, it’s recommened to avoid caffeine or other stimulants before treatments.

Can anyone get Mesotherapy?

Mesotherapy is not recommended for people who are 100 lbs. overweight, have diabetes, or heart conditions.

Is Mesotherapy safe?

Mesotherapy is considered safe and requires no anesthesia and no down time.  Mesotherapy has been practiced in Europe for over 50 years.

How many sessions are needed?

Generally 3-15 sessions depending on the severity of the problem areas, with an average of 10 sessions.

When will I see results?

On average, most patients notice visible results in 2-3 sessions.

How much does Mesotherapy cost?

The cost varies by geographical location, areas treated, and the number of sessions required.  Generally the cost will range from $200-$600 per session.

Will results last?

When combined with exercise, proper nutrition, and regular maintenance visits results do last.  On average, maintenance followups are from 6-12 months.

Who can perform Mesotherapy treatments?

An MD or Cosmetic Surgeon

What is Needle-less Mesotherapy?

Needle-less Mesotherapy is a newer modern alternative technique which delivers the solution into the fat cells by using an ultrasonic device.  It is completely pain free, but is considered to be less effective compared to traditional Mesotherapy.

ANTI AGING SECRET  – Mesotherapy also works as an anti aging skin care treatment for face!  Mesotherapy skin rejuvenation helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, stimulates collagen and elastin production, eliminates dark circles and puffiness under the eyes, and improves overall skin tone and texture.

As I mentioned in my Vela Shape Article below– Another option which is a LOT less expensive is Body Wraps!  These detoxing wraps help in the reduction of cellulite while promoting inch loss.  The New Hollywood Detox Body Wrap is very reasonably priced at $39.99 for one, $54.99 for two, or $69.99 for three wraps.  This wrap gets great reviews and may be worth looking into especially if you’re squeamish of needles!

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