Mesotherapy is the technique of placing substances-materials on the skin that have the necessary certifications and are suitable for medical use. Mesotherapy is done with the procedure of micronutrients on the skin, which are made with very short and fine needles, so that we can pass the selection material a few millimeters into the skin. Depending on the material, cannula, mesotherapy, pen (Dermapen) or Dermaroller can be used.
Depending on the purpose of the treatment, the therapeutic protocol differs in the composition of the material, the depth of its insertion into the skin, and the frequency of repetition of the treatment. Thus, Mesotherapy can be: hydration, glow, tightening, antioxidant, anti-aging, refractory, liposolutive, etc. The most common materials are Hyaluronic, Vitamins, Antioxidants and their combinations.
Treatment is injectable and local anesthetic cream can be used to alleviate pain. Immediately after treatment, and depending on the material used, there may be facial erythema that usually resolves in one to two hours. It can also result in some bruising that will last for two to three days.
JALUPRO is a patented Hyaluronic Acid-rich mesotherapy product with amino acids (glycine, L-proline, L-Lysine, L-leucine) that is recommended for skin bio-irrigation. Hyaluronic Acid in combination with the above amino acids activates the metabolic activity of the fibroblasts, stimulating the production and synthesis of new collagen as well as decreasing the rate of collagen degradation.A range of 3-4 treatments are recommended for 2 weeks, 2 times a year.
Autologous Mesotherapy (PRP) is used to improve the appearance of the facial skin but the results are still ambiguous. A review study of 22 previous studies has led to the following conclusion …. “To date, the question of whether PRP’s cocktail of growth factors generates a more youthful appearance has not been definitively answered,” the researchers write.
More formal randomized, controlled trials studying the use of PRP in facial cosmetic procedures are needed, according to the review. “.
That is, more standardized studies are needed to demonstrate whether the growth factors produced by the PRP process help in cosmetic improvement of the facial skin.
Hyaluronic Acid (Filler)
Hyaluronic acid is a substance found in the human body by nature and is responsible for the hydration and volume of the skin. Synthetic Hyaluronate is a flexible gel of non-animal origin and is available in a pre-filled syringe.
Injectable Hyaluronic acid, known as Filler, is used to correct wrinkles, restore the volume and generally revitalize the face. Practically it can be used everywhere on the face, but also on the neck and hands. Different types of Hyaluronate can be used in each area.
The effect is apparent immediately after treatment and ranges from 6 to 12 months, and may vary from person to person depending on skin type, age, area of application, and possible previous applications in the same area.
The placement of Hyaluronate is a medical practice and some undesirable reactions such as redness, tenderness, bruising and swelling may occur in the application area. Bruises resolve in 3 to 5 days and can be treated with Cream or Arnica capsules. The swelling is mainly due to the property of the material to build up water in the area, but also due to the cracks in the application. The swelling lasts for about 24 hours, and very rarely for 5 to 7 days.
It is a protein whose mechanism of action is to limit the function of the muscles that cause expression wrinkles.
It is used to correct the wrinkles on the forehead, in the glabellar and in the eyes (“goose leg”)
Its application is injectable and due to the needle used, some minor ecchymosis or small edema may occur at the infusion sites that are transient and last for 4-5 days. The use of ice pack in the first 24 hours helps to prevent these phenomena. Very rarely there may be a fall of eyelids, which is restored by special medication (collyrium).
The result starts from the second day and ends up to the 20th day after application of the material and lasts for 3-6 months. The duration of the effect depends on the condition of the skin, the area, the amount of medicine used , the lifestyle, the exposure to the sun and the temperament of the individual.
After treatment for 3-4 hours, it is advisable to avoid gymnastics, massage in the area, alcohol, aspirin, anticoagulants and make-up. Also for 3-4 hours you should not lie down or bend and for the next 3-4 days you should avoid sun exposure, hair dryer and very hot water in the bathroom.