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What areas of the body can be treated with Aesthetic Mesotherapy? 

 

Thighs (Saddle bags, Inner thigh bulge), Love Handles, Back (Bra bulge), Buttocks (Banana rolls), Abdomen, Knee pads, back of Upper Arms.

  

Will the fat reduction last?
 
If you maintain a healthy lifestyle (eating a healthy diet and exercising) the fat reduction will last. If you eat too many high glycemic carbohydrates the fat cells can enlarge once again. After finishing a treatment course of 5-10 mesotherapy treatments most patients find that they may need an additional treatment about once a year to maintain the desired effect.

How many treatments will I have to have?
 
Depending upon the condition being treated and the patient's response to treatment,

Aesthetic Mesotherapy 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

the number of treatment sessions can vary. Some patient's may achieve desired results after 4 or 5 treatments while other patients may need more than 10 treatments. Typically, most patients need about 8-10 treatments. Treatments are done every 2-3 weeks.

 

Is there any downtime?
 
There is no downtime with mesotherapy, but it is recommended that you do not actively exercise for 48 hours after a treatment so that the medications may have an optimal effect on the treated area.

Are there any side effects?
 
One of the side effects with mesotherapy may be some local bruising at the site of injection. The bruising usually only lasts a few days and improves with time. Some patients may experience a local reaction of redness at the site of injection. This can be avoided by performing a skin test of certain medications to ensure the patient will not have an allergic response. If the skin test is reactive, alternative medications will be used. Some patients may feel a little jittery (like from one cup of coffee too many) for about an hour after the treatment. Other side effects may include temporary itching and soreness lasting a few days.
It is important to understand that if you gain weight after mesotherapy, you can develop cellulite/rippling even if you never had it before.  It is important that you only consider mesotherapy if you are stable in your weight.

Is Mesotherapy safe?
 
Yes. The doses of medicine used are extremely small. No one has ever died or had a serious complication from Mesotherapy.
Although very rare, some cases of local skin breakdown or infection have been reported. Rarely one can develop numbness in the area of injection that can last weeks to months.

Is there any discomfort?
 
You may feel a slight pinching or burning sensation when the injections are administered. The majority of patients experience minimal discomfort.

How fast will I see results?

 

The speed of results depends on the area treated, the extent of the problem, and how your body responds. Cellulite and fat should show visible improvement may be seen in as little as 3 or 4 sessions. You may require ten or more treatments, depending upon your individual goals.

 

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