Pioneered by the French physician, Dr. Michel Pistor in 1952, Mesotherapy is a series of injections made from a cocktail of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and some homeopathic remedies injected into skin between the dermis and the underlying fat (called mesoderm).
Generally mesotherapy is used for body sculpting and weight loss, cellulite treatment and "mesolift" skin rejuvenation. Areas of the body that are typically treated include love handles, saddle bags, bra bulge, inner thigh bulge, outer thigh buttocks, abdomen, knee pads, double chin, and eye fat pads. Mesotherapy benefits include.
A series of treatments (usually 3-5) are given spaced 1-3 week apart. Results are considered permanent as long as the patient adheres to a proper nutrition and exercise regimen. Occasional touch-ups may be required.
Mesotherapy can be used for many purposes but main use is for treatment of local small fat deposits (like under the chin), facial rejuvenation or hair growth and rejuvenation treatment.
They are usually mild and in the form of bruises that persists for few days.