Mesotherapy is a beauty treatment that is widely used in the Philippines and around the world. It is a promising treatment for removing excess fat, brightening skin, treating hair loss, and smoothing wrinkles. 


1. What is mesotherapy? 


Mesotherapy is a modern method of injecting substances such as vitamins, enzymes, hormones and plant extracts to help rejuvenate the skin, tighten the skin and remove excess body fat. Michel Pistor – a French doctor – known as the father of the Meso injection method.

Mesotherapy injection technique was born in 1952. Its original purpose was to relieve pain.

But today mesotherapy is more advanced and is used for the following purposes: 

  • – Dissolving fat in areas such as abdomen, buttocks, thighs, chin, legs, arms.
  • – Removing wrinkles. 
  • – Tightening skin.
  • – Helping brighten skin.
  • – Treating with hair loss
What is mesotherapy?
What is mesotherapy?

Mesotherapy injection technique uses very small needles to deliver active ingredients into the dermis layer of the skin. The idea behind mesotherapy is to use it to help correct human problems such as poor circulation and inflammation that damage the skin. There is no standard formulation for substances injected in mesotherapy.

The ingredients will be tailored to suit the client’s skin condition and needs. Your doctor may use a variety of ingredients, including:

  • – Prescription drugs such as antibiotics, vasodilators.
  • – Hormones such as thyroxine, calcitonin.
  • – Enzymes such as hyaluronidase and collagenase.


2. What are the indications of Meso?


What are the indications of Meso
What are the indications of Meso?
  • Skin rejuvenation: Mesotherapy helps to provide nutrients that stimulate natural collagen production to the skin, so that the skin will be firmer and more radiant. 
  • Brightening facial skin: The nutrients of Mesotherapy after being injected into the skin will help eliminate and prevent pigmentation spots on the skin from forming. Meso helps to effectively support skin pigmentation disorders such as freckles, melasma, dark spots, and acne. 
  • Body slimming: Some nutrients used in the Meso method will have the effect of destroying excess fat cells. This will help you to get rid of excess fat, fat and make your body slimmer.
  • Stimulating hair growth: Mesotherapy can help correct hormone imbalances in and around hair follicles, provide nutrients to the hair, and improve blood circulation. Treatment involves injecting natural plant extracts, vitamins, or drugs like Finasteride and minoxidil into the scalp. Nutrients are injected directly into the scalp to help nourish hair follicles and stimulate hair growth, quickly reduce hair loss and supplement nutrition for stronger hair… 
  • Treatment of hyperhidrosis: Mesotherapy May help reduce sweating. 
  • Treatment of stretch marks: Meso injections will help fade stretch marks, especially stretch marks after birth or due to sudden weight gain.


3. In what cases is meso contraindicated? 


In what cases is meso contraindicated
In what cases is meso contraindicated

People with the following symptoms are advised not to inject Mesotherapy: 

  • People with signs of inflammation, skin lesions such as acne, inflammatory acne, dermatitis, scratches in the skin. skin. 
  • People with blood clotting disorders such as hemophilia or non-clotting blood. 
  • Women who are breastfeeding or are pregnant.
  • Have a history of allergy to the ingredients in Mesotherapy.
  • There are systemic diseases that are not well controlled such as diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease… 


4. How is the Mesotherapy method performed? 


During each mesotherapy injection, your doctor may or may not apply numbing medicine to your skin. You will be given a series of special short needles. Needles can be attached to a mechanical gun for multiple injections in a row.

The injections can be given at different depths (from 1 to 4mm) depending on the skin condition and the problem you are treating. Only one drop of the nutrient solution can be put into your skin at a time. 

You may need several sessions to get the desired effect. Initially, you will be given injections every 7 to 10 days. If your skin starts to improve, mesotherapy will be extended to every two weeks or once a month. 


5. What is the process of mesotherapy?



  • Step 1: Remove makeup – wash your face / Wash the skin to be treated.
  • Step 2: Apply anesthesia, incubate for 50-60 minutes.
  • Step 3: Wipe off numbing cream. Disinfect the area to be treated with alcohol 70*.
  • Step 4: The doctor administers Meso injection to the client.
  • Step 5: Wipe the treated face/skin area with 0.9% NaCl.
  • Step 6: Cold Meso Electrophoresis.
  • Step 7: Shine the LED for 20 minutes.
  • Step 8: Advise customers to monitor and take care at home before leaving.


6. Mesotherapy considerations 


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  • You may have to avoid aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for a week before your mesotherapy injection. Because these drugs can increase the risk of bleeding during the procedure.
  • Mesotherapy injections can cause some side effects including: nausea, pain, swelling, itching, redness, bruising at the injection site, dark patches of skin, rash, infection, scarring 
  • Because mesotherapy is non-invasive, there is no need for a long downtime. Many people are able to return to their usual activities immediately. Others may have to take a day off due to swelling and pain from the injection. 

In general, Mesotherapy is considered a relatively safe method, but it can still cause some complications. In which, infection after Meso injection is considered the most dangerous complication. Therefore, when you want to inject Mesotherapy for any purpose, you should visit an esthetician at Jolie Beauty Clinic who has a lot of experience in this therapy for advice.