What is mesotherapy? Is it really effective? Some reviews about mesotherapy

It is not anymore only your genes that can make you beautiful, with the latest cosmetic procedures, like mesotherapy, you can actually become the angel that you might have always dreamt of.

Getting a perfectly contoured body with a rejuvenated and young looking face even in your 50 s is claimed to be possible with the latest mesotherapy treatments. Let us take a look at what it is exactly and if there is something to pay heed or it is just all claims.

The term Mesotherapy, comes from the Greek word, “mesos” which means “middle” and “therapia” which means “to treat medically”.

According to the definition, Mesotherapy is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure based on superficial micro injections aimed towards treating various problem areas of the body.

The process involves multiple injections containing homeopathic medications, vitamins, plant extracts, minerals to the subcutaneous layer of the problem areas.

The treatment is believed to stimulate the mesoderm which is the middle layer of the skin, of the problem area for relieving a wide range of ailments and symptoms.

One of the most interesting things about mesotherapy is that this process is claimed to offer benefits in treating different types of cosmetic problems.

Depending on the particular type of formulation of the injection used in the mesotherapy the process is claimed to offer benefits in a wide range of cases.Reduction of excess fat, cellulite, body contouring, hair regrowth and rejuvenation of the face or neck are only to name a few.

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Mesotherapy is often targeted to a particular problem area of the body and the treatment plan is always customized according to the specific needs of the patient.

Mesotherapy is often considered as an effective procedure for excess fat reduction, but its results are not comparable with that of liposuction, which is by far the quickest process to reduce excess fat. Mesotherapy is much less expensive and less invasive than liposuction.

Frequently asked questions

Mesotherapy is often considered as the simplest way to get a beautiful body but there are several doubts in the mind of people about this procedure. Here are the answers to some of the most common questions that people ask about mesotherapy and these questions will also help us to elaborate on the procedure,

What are the conditions mesotherapy can treat?

Though currently mesotherappy is being discussed for its cosmetic usage, it can also be effective for treating a range of injuries and medical conditions.

In the cosmetic spectrum, mesotherapy can be used for reducing as well as contouring fat and also for treating a wide range of cosmetic conditions like acne, stretch marks, wrinkles, scars and cellulite. Mesotherapy is also claimed to be an effective process for hair regrowth in both men and women, with a success rate 90-92%.

How mesotherapy works to reduce cellulite?

Cellulites are formed due to abnormal storage of fat in particular areas of the body. Often the blood circulation in these areas is also impaired due to excessive storage of fat which results into loosening of the skin of this area.

In mesotherapy your doctor creates and injects a particular formula into the mesoderm of this affected area.This formula breaks down the stored fat cells and also improves the blood circulation of this area, helping in removing the cellulite and contouring the area.

How mesotherapy can help in spot fat reduction?

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The spot reduction process is used for treating conditions like double chins or love handles. This process can be targeted towards treating any odd looking fat pockets in the body.

In this case, a particular customized formula is injected into the mesoderm of the affected area which breaks down the fat cells and also prevents the cells from storing fat. This naturally results into spot fat reduction and fat loss.

How mesotherapy acts for rejuvenating the skin?

Use of mesotherapy for anti-aging and skin rejuvenation is quite popular. To achieve the expected results, active vitamin micro molecules are injected into the mesodermal cells of the affected area.

These vitamins stimulate the natural elastin and collagen synthesis mechanism of the skin thereby boosting the natural regenerative process. Preventive mesotherapytreatment for wrinkles is also becoming popular.

How mesotherapy works for hair regrowth?

Mesotherapy is claimed to be highly effective for hair regrowth because it provides the required nutrients and hormones at the exact place where it is needed. Mesotherapy on the bald patches can provide the required nutrients to the hair follicles promoting hair growth and sustenance.

The hormones present in the mesotherapyformulation also neutralize the excess DHT which is a primary cause of androgenic alopecia and stimulates blood circulation into the affected area thus ensuring better nourishment of the newly grown hairs.

How longmesotherapy treatment takes?

Usually the mesotherapy treatment is performed in sessions and each session can last for 10 to 30 minutes or more depending on the particular case, but it is strictly an outpatient procedure and you need not to spend overnight at the facility.

How many sessions will I need to get complete results

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The number of sessions needed in a particular case depends majorly on the type of mesotherapy needed and the expected end results.  For weight loss and fat reduction usually 2 to 4 treatment sessions are required which are performed at intervals of 2 to 4 weeks.

3-4 sessions are normally needed for cellulite reduction and these sessions might be performed at intervals of 3 to 4 weeks.  In case of complete facial rejuvenation, 4 treatments are usually needed and the sessions are scheduled with intervals of 2 to 3 weeks.

To stimulate hair growth at least 10 sessions are suggested. However, as already mentioned, mesotherapy is a highly customized procedure, and the number of sessions needed, can vary extensively from case to case.

When I can see visible improvements?

The results of mesotherapy vary depending on various factors related to your body and your age. While some patients might start seeing improvements right after the first sitting, some might have to wait for two or three sessions to see any visible improvements.

How long the results will last?

When maintained properly, the results of mesotherapy are claimed to last quite long. However, it often depends on the particular type of mesotherapy performed, the effectiveness of the micronutrients injected and also physical factors like aging.

While spot fat reduction and cellulite contouring can last for whole of your lifetime when maintained through proper diet and exercise, skin rejuvenation is sure to fall off with time, as the natural aging process cannot be stopped in anyway. In these cases, regular maintenance visits are suggested for long lasting results.

What are the side effects of mesotherapy?

It is claimed that the only side effect of mesotherapy is temporary bruising of the treated area, which generally goes away within a week. Often a number of creams or medications are prescribed to reduce the bruises quickly.

Cost of mesotherapy in india

The cost of mesotherapy varies widely in India depending on the particular type of therapy you need and the number of sessions required for achieving the expected end results. The expenses also vary depending on the particular facility from where you are getting the treatment and also the concoction used for the treatment.

The approximate cost for fat loss and cellulite reduction related mesotherapy is around INR 5,000 per sitting in India. For facial spot mesotherapy you are most expected to be charged between INR 1,500 and INR 5,000 per session. The cost of mesotherapy for hair regrowth usually varies between INR 3,000 and INR 5,000 per session depending on the area to be covered.


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When it comes to going for a cosmetic procedure like Mesotherapy, reviews by people who have already undergone the treatment can be actually helpful to make your final decision. Here are some real reviews for your help,


A 34 Year old lady with 3 kids went through mesotherapy and was really happy to share her experiences of becoming more beautiful and perfect. She went for the therapy to reduce her love handles and she started observing visual improvements right from after the first sitting.


According to another review by a 22 year old girl, she went for the therapy to loose extra weight and she think that the therapy was effective.

However, at the same time she suggested that mesotherapy might not be the right option for people trying to reduce a lot of fat rather it is more suitable for people trying to reduce fats from particular areas.


A middle aged lady who went through mesotherapy in 2014 for cellulite reduction in her legs has something really negative to say about her experience. She had a complication free therapy but she started to have puss filled bumps on the treated area shortly, which finally landed her for steroid treatments and till now she is suffering with the scars.


According to the experience of another girl who opted for mesotherapy for reducing cellulite from her hips and thighs, the treatment was highly painful and she was not properly informed about its side effects.  She noticed only minimum to no improvements in the cellulite condition even after 2.5 weeks from the date of the treatment.