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How effective is mesotherapy?

How effective is   mesotherapy?

Little evidence: I'm not a big fan of mesotherapy, and am not aware of any significant well done study, published in a peer-reviewed journal, that documents its safety and effectiveness. I don't recommend it to my patients. There are reports of complications. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3002412/ & http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/234119-complications-of-mesotherapy/. ...Read more

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How much does mesotherapy cost?

How much does mesotherapy cost?

Varies: This is a cosmetic procedure and will vary based on your location and the amount of area to treat. ...Read more

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How do I find out what is mesotherapy?

How do I find out what is mesotherapy?

Ask: French mesotherapy involves the microinjections of vitamins and anesthetics, while american mesotherapy is lipodissolve. Mesotherapy means different things to different people. ...Read more

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How much do people charge for a mesotherapy?

How much do people charge for a mesotherapy?

Unproven: Mesotherapy is not fda approved. There is no standardization of the formulas used. No one can predict the results or the side effects. The stuff doesn't melt fat - it kills it, leaving lumpy scar deposits that are hard to correct. Not recommended, no matter how cheap it might be. ...Read more

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Does anyone have any experience getting mesotherapy?

Does anyone have any experience getting mesotherapy?

Little evidence: I'm not a big fan of mesotherapy, and am not aware of any significant well done study, published in a peer-reviewed journal, that documents its safety and effectiveness. I don't recommend it to my patients. There are reports of complications. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3002412/ & http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/234119-complications-of-mesotherapy/. ...Read more

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What is in mesotherapy injections? What are they for?

What is in mesotherapy injections? What are they for?

Variety of purposes: Mesotherapy is essentially the delivery of agents into the subcutaneous space using a variety of very small needles. Currently the most popular indications are for the administration of "fat melting" drugs such as phosphatidyl choline or brand names such as lipostabil or lipo dissolve. A new drug Kythera will be used for melting fat in the chin area with anticipated release in January or February ...Read more

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Tell me about mesotherapy or endermologie?

Tell me about mesotherapy or endermologie?

Cellulite reduction: Mesotherapy is a process of injecting natural ingredients such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and homeopathic substances, or medications that can address the various contributing causes and reduce cellulite. The series of tiny injections are placed just under the surface of the skin.. ...Read more

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Is mesotherapy effective in treating early hairloss?

Is mesotherapy effective in treating early hairloss?

Little evidence: I'm not a big fan of mesotherapy, and am not aware of any significant well done study, published in a peer-reviewed journal, that documents its safety and effectiveness. I don't recommend it to my patients. There are reports of complications. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3002412/ & http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/234119-complications-of-mesotherapy/. ...Read more

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I have started mesotherapy for hair, so how well does it work?

I have started mesotherapy for hair, so how well does it work?

Little evidence: I'm not a big fan of mesotherapy, and am not aware of any significant well done study, published in a peer-reviewed journal, that documents its safety and effectiveness. I don't recommend it to my patients. There are reports of complications. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3002412/ & http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/234119-complications-of-mesotherapy/. ...Read more

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How do I choose between mesotherapy and liposuction of a delicate body area?

How do I choose between mesotherapy and liposuction of a delicate body area?

Chose liposuction: Mesotherapy does not work to give you the result you expect with liposuction. Instead of extra bulges, you lose your money. ...Read more

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