Mesotherapy for Alopecia
Mesotherapy is a non-surgical technique that involves injection of medicines, vitamins, minerals, enzymes and amino acids, directly to the dermis of the target area.
1. What is Mesotherapy used for?
Skin rejuvenation for aging: Mesotherapy aims to replace the minerals, vitamins and amino acids in the skin which decreases with aging. Series of injections, helps in skin regeneration and prevents fine lines and sagging of skin, especially under eyes.
Scar revision: Mesotherapy technique can be effectively employed to treat scars. However, it is important to understand that no scar or stretch marks can be completely eliminated. Injecting a cocktail solution of conventional medicines, enzymes and vitamins helps in making the scars less visible. Elevated scars can get flatter and depressed scars can appear plump with new regenerated skin. Mesotherapy injections in stretch marks can promote new collagen formation and makes it less noticeable.
Prevention of Hair loss: Mesotherapy is effective in hair loss patients, especially in alopecia areata (patchy hair loss). It involves restoration of hair nutrients and vitamins directly into the scalp, which promotes hair growth in hair loss area. It is important to understand that, mesotherapy injection is useful only in small areas of hair loss. Mesotherapy can be combined with hair transplantation surgery for better and quicker results.
2. Are there any side effects with Mesotherapy?
There will be minimal discomfort on injection. However, the size of the needle is very small, hence the pain is usually very subtle. There can be mild swelling in the injected area, which usually disappears within 12-36 hours. Rarely, bruising will be noticed following injections, which usually disappears within few days.