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Hair Mesotherapy

Hair Mesotherapy is a treatment method applied by injecting the vitamins, minerals and amino acid mixtures required for the hair into the scalp.

This method enables the components that nourish the hair follicles to settle in the hair easily. With this method, hair loss can be treated, as it thickens thinned hair, stops hair loss, and makes the hair stronger and shinier.

Few women are satisfied with their own hair. Nowadays, our hair is heavily polluted, especially due to the environment, air and water. Excess stress and tension occur and sleeping disorders make us uncomfortable.

All of these, of course, greatly affect the natural beauty. Hair is among the first parts affected by the changes in the body. It is easier to prevent hair problems than dealing with current results, however very few people resorts protective methods.

People can only realize the severity of situation when their curls become damaged and hair loss starts. Various cosmetic methods, such as mesotherapy, can be used to solve these problems.

However, if the condition of the curls deteriorates significantly, if the hair begins to fall out, then people will be in their minds. Various cosmetic methods such as mesotherapy can be used to solve these problems.

What Is Hair Mesotherapy and How Is It Applied?

Hair Mesotherapy is the direct injection of vitamins, minerals (Calcium, Iodine, Manganese, Copper, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Potassium), agents related to the keratin layer of the skin, amino acids and surface expanders required for hair growth and development into the scalp.

Mesotherapy is very effective for scalp and hair. It is considered one of the most popular applications in modern cosmetology in combating various hair problems.

You can deal with many problems with this application: stimulating inactive bulbs, providing nourishment to hair follicles, and eliminating dandruff. Mesotherapy is a hair therapy method carried out by an experienced specialist.

Micro injections help the application of special medications containing vitamins and nutrients necessary for healthy hair and hair growth.

The medicinal composition is chosen by the doctor depending on the problem. The price of this procedure is fully consistent with the intended effect. Important: Mesotherapy solves many hair problems.

Indications of Hair Mesotherapy:

  • Excessive hair loss
  • Seborrhea of the scalp associated with the breakdown of sebaceous glands;
  • Dandruff
  • Scratched and dry scalp
  • Increased hair fragility and split hair
  • Volume loss in basal area

Advantages and disadvantages of the procedure

If we talk about mesotherapy in the context of problematic hair (the procedure is also effective for the skin of face and body), it is necessary to remind some points: how is it different from other procedures, what is the cost of this treatment which is rightly a bit expensive.

First of all, a meso cocktail (mesotherapy mix) is compiled individually for each patient and contains the amount of minerals and vitamins that will help achieve maximum results and get rid of existing problems.

Important: The number of procedures is determined by the cosmetician. While the useful ingredients are delivered to the bulb, the upper layers of the skin do not allow foreign substances to enter by external methods. Therefore, the bulbs are filled with vitality, as a result of which the condition of hair improves:

  • Hair loss gradually stops
  • Hair growth is activated
  • The activity of adipose glands is reduced, curls look cleaner, longer and fuller
  • Blood flow and oxygen deliver to the bulbs increase
  • Dandruff is reduced
  • Improvement is seen in hair density, smoothness, brightness during hairbrush and styling
  • Important: It is worth taking pictures before and after the procedure in order to be sure about the result.

Preparations For Hair Mesotherapy

Each injection is a mixture of several beneficial substances - minerals, vitamins and other beneficial elements that experts have selected individually for each patient. 2 to 6 active ingredients can be mixed in one syringe.

Vitamins of group B, which provide a natural metabolism, are effective in the growth and restoration of hair. In addition, these substances are among the components used in mesotherapy: Copper and zinc - prevent dystrophy (weakness) of the hair structure. Preparations containing these components should be used for hereditary hair loss. Hyaluronic acid - responsible for the nutrition of bulbs, accelerates hair growth. Amino acids are the foundation of the hair, contributing to the formation of keratin fibers. Growth factors - normalizes blood flow to the scalp, making hair follicles stronger and provides hair density Coenzyme -.fills your hair with vital energy, improves the hair structure. Important: Minoxidil active ingredient should not be included in the composition of the drug. It is considered one of the most effective means that can deal with hair loss. It is used when other methods do not bring results. However, this drug is very toxic and can cause many adverse reactions. Its action is not fully disclosed, it is only allowed for external use. Ready-made cocktails are available for hair treatment. The healthcare professional will choose the compositions for you in the most appropriate way. However, such drugs, as a rule, cannot be found in bulk sales and you cannot buy them yourself. It is common in medical institutions or information can be obtained from cosmetologists.

Features of Hair Mesotherapy

Currently, experts offer a wide variety of methods to patients for hair treatment. In addition to financial circumstances, choices are also affected by the expected outcome of the application. Mesotherapy is allopathic (a form of healing) in which the effect will be noticed instantly, but it does not last as long as we would like. It is also homeopathic (a treatment that helps hair to heal itself), designed for a long-lasting effect, so the result will not be noticeable instantly.

Allopathic Cocktails Used in Hair Mesotherapy

They contain vitamins, minerals, elastin, collagen, vasodilators and other active components. Doctor determines the correct position and desired results after a detailed analysis of hair and scalp and problems relating to the patient. Important: This kind of cocktails can rapidly solve the problem.

Homeopathic Cocktails Used in Hair Mesotherapy

They contain only plant elements combined with an aqueous solution, without the use of oils and other chemical components. This composition awakens the activity of body's own potential and contributes to the activity of bulbs. The effect is cumulative like a snow globe, so you should not expect visible results after the first procedure. Important: Such cocktails are suitable for patients who are concerned about the aesthetic beauty of the hair, as well as the problem itself.

Application in Hair Mesotherapy

Mesotherapy is the application of active substances under the skin using various instruments. This method has a possible pain threshold and specific duration of application and possible side effects, even rare. One of the popular methods used by experts is the injection of mesotherapy mixture into the body. Specially designed syringes are needed for such procedures, which must be performed with very thin needle. Important: Besides other methods, injections are the most painless, but the time required for the procedure is the most. Patient feels discomfort in the back of the head and ears. This method is little traumatic.

Hair Mesotherapy Gun

Using this kind of device requires the utmost care and attention, since incorrect actions can cause minor injuries on the head area. Therefore, before accepting such a procedure, you should think carefully considering the pros and cons. When choosing a doctor, you need to make sure he has sufficient practical experience. A syringe with an adjustable injection depth is fitted to the gun. With the help of such a gun, you can introduce any therapeutic cocktail, the action of which is aimed at dealing with a particular hair problem.

Meso injector or meso roller

It is now possible to use meso roller, which is a special device for the treatment of hair and scalp, in many serum applications. Meso injectors or meso rollers are commonly used in beauty centers. The tool consists of a large number of small needles placed in a common drum. For comfortable use, the drum is attached to the handle. Due to its convenience and ease of use, it is very popular in cosmetology practice. Main principle of functioning: the application of necessary process to the scalp, injected under the skin with needles. The principle of action is similar to the use of a roller when working on walls. The second device is generally used in beauty centers. The working principle is the same as with a gun, only many needles go under the skin. Basically a syringe is used. With one swipe, a bunch of needles are instantly inserted into the scalp. This procedure may cause slightly more pain and discomfort than a single shot with a gun.

Use of meso roller at home

You cannot do injection mesotherapy alone at home. Injections are only made in clinics, beauty centers and by the professionals at home. The price of this treatment can vary depending on the session number and mixtures to be used. The cost is affected by the drugs, the price determined by the clinic and properties of the specialist. Mesotherapy does not generally take more than 30 minutes. You can find a doctor and discuss about medical cocktails. If you want to do this procedure on your own, another option is to use meso roller. The most important advantage of this product is the possibility of independent use. However, its effect will be less visible compared to below-related injections:

  • Insufficient penetration depth of the needle
  • High cost of composition
  • Needles becoming unusable quickly

Again, if a price-performance comparison is made in this method, it is worth using a cocktail or a single ingredient. For example, a vitamin complex. Important: If the application is to be done at home, it is necessary to choose a suitable tool carefully.

Is There Any Pain During the Procedure?

Yes. Besides its high price, pain is the main disadvantage of mesotherapy. However, it all depends on the individual pain threshold. Occiput (back of the head) and ear area are the most sensitive areas to injections. After mesotherapy, you cannot wash your hair, go to the pool and steam rooms for 4 days to avoid complications and discomfort. It is also worth stopping the procedure during the menstrual period, as the pain will be felt much stronger during this period. Important: Whether the pain is felt depends on the pain threshold of the patient.

Contraindications and Side Effects of Hair Mesotherapy

If the follicles have lost their vitality but are still alive, mesotherapy can cope with problematic hair. But if the problems stem from more important reasons - you should not count on a miracle after injections, such as heredity and hormonal imbalance. All medical practice has various contraindications, and mesotherapy has no exception. Hair mesotherapy should not be preferred in the following cases:

  • pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • individual allergy against composite components
  • menstruation
  • endocrine system disorders
  • benign and malign tumors
  • infections

Important: Contraindications should be noted.

Advantages of Mesotherapy

Before accepting the application, it will be useful to know its advantages and disadvantages in detail. There are supporters and opponents of hair mesotherapy. Both supporters and other opinions should be carefully researched. It is useful to talk to someone who has undergone mesotherapy application so that there are no questions left in mind. The most important advantage of the procedure - it helps to deliver beneficial components to the hair follicles with the help of injections. No shampoo, mask, and folk remedies can provide this to you. In addition, it is worth highlighting a few more important advantages: The first is the time saving. An application takes between 20-40 minutes. While it should be carried out several times a week; balms, shampoos require daily application in more severe cases - several times a day. It is necessary to consider the pills taken according to a predetermined schedule, that there is an obligation to ensure regular use. Additional stimulating effect. Restoration processes are initiated as a result of integrity destruction of the skin Local application can be done. Drug completely affects the trigger point of the problem. There is no possibility of any damage on digestive system. In addition, drug does not harm any part of the body, which is mostly seen while using shampoos and balms. Targeting the correct point decreases the sensitivity and increases the chance of reaching desired result. Even after the first application, the results are visible, the hair gradually revives and gains a healthy appearance. However, significant results can only be achieved after 3 to 4 weeks.

Disadvantages of Mesotherapy

Do not underestimate the possibility of some misfortunes about the results. Even a qualified doctor cannot hundred percent guarantee that the procedure will bring weakened hair back to life and money will not be given in vain. In addition to this problem, these three factors are also worth considering: Pain. Skin puncture gives pain in any case especially if there are such injections. Some can easily cope and endure pain, and it turns into real torture for others. This is affected by the doctors’ experience, composition of cocktail and individual sensitivity. Side effects. Skin edema may be seen, and pain can occur in injection areas after the procedure. In addition, there may be itching and scaly crust appearance. Price. The procedure is expensive. High quality components require at least ten applications in order to reach a visible effect. A complete treatment process may require a serious cost that cannot be afforded by everyone. Important: Hair mesotherapy is not a cheap procedure. During the session, you must fully trust the doctor. However, this does not mean that all responsibility belongs to him. It is useful to make sure that all sanitary conditions are fulfilled. Gloves, syringes, and other devices for the procedure should be used once and then discarded. It is useful to learn the origin of the active ingredients used in the ingredients of mixture, the drug itself and its shelf life. Also, the specialist should change the needle periodically during the session, because the tip becomes dull after 6-7 punctures, which can cause pain.

What to Pay Attention After Mesotherapy

  • At the end of the procedure, small wounds remain from the injections. It will take some time to heal.
  • Do not wash your hair, especially with balms and shampoo. You have to endure dirty hair for a while (3-4 days). Water and shampoos can negatively affect the outcome of the procedure and the healing process will be delayed.
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight for a while (2-3 days)
  • Do not swim. You should not have shower within the first 10 hours after mesotherapy. Injection areas should be dried well.
  • Do not use sauna or pool for at least 7 days
  • Do not apply massage on injection areas until it completely heals
  • Do not consume alcohol. Alcohol stimulates vasodilatation. This negatively affects the efficiency of mesotherapy.

Should I Decide Mesotherapy?

The procedure will help to deal with various problems associated with the condition of the hair and scalp, which are described by air pollution, poor diet, and weakness of the body. However, when it comes to a particular disease, mesotherapy cannot change the situation. Before making a decision, you can see that each patient has a lot of feelings and impressions that they are happy to share on the forums. Consider the comments.

As a Result

Mesotherapy is a perfect method for improving the hair condition and gains a healthy appearance to hair. You do not worry about the appearance of your hair after the course of application is completed. However, it is important that the procedure is performed by an experienced specialist – only that way you can reach the desired effect.

Dr. Hande Ulusal

Uzm. Dr. Hande Ulusal özellikle estetik ve kozmetik dermatoloji, dermatolojide lazer uygulamaları, sedef hastalığı (psoriasis), akne (ergenlik sivilcesi), rozase, saç hastalıkları ve ürtiker ile ilgilenmektedir.

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