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What is mesotherapy?

  • Mesotherapy is a process that involves injecting mircroscopic quantities of natural extracts, homeopathic agents, pharmaceuticals, and vitamins into the skin mainly fat.

Who cannot do mesotherapy?

  • You cannot have mesotherapy if you are allergic to soy or eggs.

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

  • If you have liver or renal failure, autoimmune diseases (except Hashimoto's and rheumatoid arthritis)

  • If you have vascular disease.

  • If you are on anticoagulation therapy.

What is mesotherapy used for?

  • Double chin.

  • Fatty arms.

  • Love handles.

  • Saddlebag areas.

  • Abdomen spot fat reduction.

  • Cellulite treatment.

What do I do before mesotherapy?

  • Free consultation with a test patch 1 week prior to the procedure.

  • Avoid willow bark, ginkgo, ginger, vitamin E, or any herbal supplements 1 week prior to the procedure.

  • Avoid Aspirin, Motrin, Aleve or any anti inflammatory drug 1 week prior to procedure.

  • Do not use any lotions, oils or sprays to the area to be treated.

  • Eat a light, high protein meal 2-4 hours before the procedure. 

What should I do after mesotherapy?

  • Mesotherapy aftercare:

    • Do not wash or take a shower for at least 8 hours after mesotherapy treatment.

    • Avoid exercising for 48 hours after treatment.

    • Drink at least 90 ounces of water the day of treatment and continue this intake of water for up to one week.

Is mesotherapy covered by insurance?

  • Mesotherapy is considered a cosmetic procedure by most insurance companies and is therefore usually not covered.

How much does mesotherapy cost?

  • $250/  one 10 mL injection which covers an area roughly the size of a sheet of paper.

How many sessions are recommended?

  • We recommend 4-6 sessions for optimal results spaced 4 weeks apart.

When do I see the effect of mesotherapy?

  • You will see improvement with every injection after 3-4 weeks, but most noticeable results are expected after the 3rd injection.  Optimal results are expected after 6 sessions spaced 3-4 weeks apart.

Is mesotherapy painful?

  • Pain is controlled by numbing cream applied 20-30 minutes prior to procedure.  Lidocaine is included in the syringe of 10 mL for assistance with pain control.

What are the side effects of mesotherapy?

  • Redness, burning, stinging, and itching at the site is expected.  These side effects are controlled with steroid creams, antihistamines for itching, and Tylenol for pain.  Rarely bruising and lumps are seen at the injection site along with nausea.

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