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Mesotherapy Hair Treatment: Hair Loss Solution in 5 Sessions

💲 COST: $2,000 – $3,000

🗓️ Results: 12-18 Months

🏥Sessions in total: 5 to 8

Each session duration: 30-40 Mn.

💉 Anesthesia: No needed

💟 Recovery: A few hours

Mesotherapy is a painless, non-surgical hair restoration procedure. It involves preparing a mixture of natural plant extracts, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and medications that accelerate hair growth. This mixture is injected into the scalp.

Mesotherapy hair treatment attracts the attention of many people because it does not require any surgery and is accepted as a rapid recovery process.

Mesotherapy for hair, which was first introduced by Michel Pistor in 1952, has started to be used in hair and skin treatments over the years.

Here are the key points of this article.

  • MESOTHERAPY FOR HAIR GROWTH IS AN EFFECTIVE AND SAFE MEDICAL PROCEDURE.
  • 5-8 SESSIONS ARE DONE IN MESOTHERAPY HAIR LOSS TREATMENT.
  • MESOTHERAPY SESSIONS RESULTS LAST 12-18 MONTHS. 
  • THERE IS NO NEED FOR THE ANESTHESIA FOR THE PROCEDURE.
  • YOU WILL CONTINUE YOUR DAILY ACTIVITIES AFTER YOUR SESSIONS.

What Is Mesotherapy Treatment for Hair Loss?

Mesotherapy for hair is a type of alternative medical hair restoration that is a non-surgical treatment that is done by injections.

Mesotherapy hair is done to feed hair follicles. That’s why it contains several vitamins and minerals, nucleic acids, natural plant extracts, and amino acids.

The vitamin-filled injections are used in the treatment. The hair and the scalp need those vitamins and minerals for hair health. Mesotherapy affects hair follicles by feeding them with needed vitamins and minerals and regulating the blood flow.

Mesotherapy is not a one-time treatment. It is divided into sessions. The number of mesotherapy sessions may vary from patient to patient, but it is generally a hair treatment process that lasts up to 8 sessions.

Which Products Can Be Used in Mesotherapy?

There are some mesotherapy products that were produced as a hair serum or cocktail to heal hair loss and start hair regrowth.

  • Toskani: Toskani is a hair cocktail that is produced to heal hair loss in both women and men. It contains several vitamins. Polyvitamin solutions, minerals, peptides, and amino acids are in this cocktail.
  • MCCM: MCCM is also a brand for hair mesotherapy and it is intended to strengthen the hair and hair follicles. It can have different ingredients according to the patient’s needs.
  • Meso Hair Loss Control: Another brand is meso hair loss control. This hair serum contains vitamins, minerals, and natural plant extracts to heal the scalp. It can help to stop hair loss completely.


These products contain some substances and techniques that are good for hair.

PRODUCTS MAY CONTAIN:

INGREDIENTS

Cytokines

It is a protein that regulates cell interactions.

Peptide Therapy

Peptides, short chains of protein composed of amino acids, provide tissue repair.

Hyaluronic Acid

It moisturizes the hair and the scalp.

Polyvitamin Solutions

It contains vitamins A, B, C, D, and E and zinc, iron, magnesium, calcium, and selenium.

Is Mesotherapy for Hair Safe?

Mesotherapy for hair is a safe treatment. It does not have many risky side effects and there are no complication risks during or after the procedure. It is one of the safest treatment options for hair loss.

Is Mesotherapy FDA-Approved?

FDA department of the Ministry of Health has not approved mesotherapy as a treatment. However, the ingredients are approved by the FDA. Thanks to FDA approval, Mesotherapy is used safely on the scalp.

How Effective Is Mesotherapy for Hair Loss?

Mesotherapy shows 90% of positive effects, therefore it is considered an effective treatment for hair loss.

It is also effective for hair growth as mesotherapy meets the supplements that hair needs. It makes you have thick hair and a more vibrant appearance.

Does Mesotherapy Block DHT?

Mesotherapy blocks DHT and therefore, DHT cannot convert testosterone. Thus, thinning hair strands thickens and hair loss stops.

💡 A step back

Hair mesotherapy reduces DHT. DHT converts testosterone to dihydrotestosterone, which causes hair loss.

Does Mesotherapy Grow New Hair?

Yes, mesotherapy definitely affects hair regrowth. The vitamins and minerals in the meso cocktail will accelerate hair growth by nourishing the hair follicles. Hair will grow as hair follicles are nourished and blood flow is regulated.

What Happens in a Mesotherapy Session?

Let’s learn the mesotherapy sessions step by step.

  1. You will have a consultation. Your health condition will be observed clearly and a plan will be regulated for the procedure and how to prepare the meso cocktail will be understood by the doctor at our clinic. 
  2. Before the hair treatment, the entire scalp is thoroughly cleaned and anesthetized by nurses.
  3. Medicinal substances, meso cocktail, are applied to the middle layer of the scalp with microinjection. 
  4. We will use a thin 27-32 g needle. This needle that contains vitamins, minerals, and amino acids will be applied about 4-6 mm deep under the skin and about 1-2 cm away.
  5. Thus, the scalp is stimulated by these ingredients in the mesotherapy injections, and hair loss slows at the first stage, but hair loss after 6th session completely stops.

How Many Sessions of Mesotherapy for Hair?

Generally, 5-8 scalp mesotherapy sessions are required, and each session can last up to half an hour. The required number of sessions may vary depending on the needs of each patient.

Frequency is also crucial for the maximum effect. The session should be done every 1-2 weeks.

Is Hair Mesotherapy Permanent?

No, scalp mesotherapy results for hair are not permanent. Results usually last for 12-18 months because the body breaks down the components injected with microinjection after a while.

However, the situation may change when the underlying causes of hair loss are found. When the underlying causes of hair loss are treated, the results may be more long-lasting.

By going to mesotherapy sessions regularly, applying the necessary care, and treating the underlying problem, it can last longer than normal.

Is Mesotherapy for Hair Painful?

No, mesotherapy is almost a pain-free procedure. If the pain level of the mesotherapy procedure is rated between 1 and 10, the pain level will be around 2-3. Of course, this varies depending on each individual’s pain threshold.

Pros and Cons of Mesotherapy

You can see it has more benefits than drawbacks.

PROS:

  • Treatment has easy and comfortable sessions.
  • Each session lasts only 10 to 30 minutes.
  • The procedure does not cause any scarring.
  • Procedure includes a fast recovery.
  • Treatment makes your hair and scalp healthier.
  • Procedure increases blood flow in the scalp.
  • Treatment reduces inflammation and dandruff.
  • Mesotherapy slows hair loss and enhances hair growth.
  • Mesotherapy blocks DHT.

 

CONS:

  • Mesotherapy requires at least 5 sessions.
  • The effectiveness varies depending on the person.
  • Even rarely, some side effects, such as discomfort or itching, may occur.
  • It has limited scientific evidence compared to the other procedures.
  • The results are temporary.
  • It is not suitable for all types of hair loss.

How Much Is a Mesotherapy Session?

The price of mesotherapy varies between a total of $2,000 and $3,000 worldwide. These numbers are given considering the minimum sessions you get which is 5 sessions. Hair treatment centers give a package price instead of a per-session price. A per-session price is approximately $500.

The cost depends on the number of sessions you will receive.

In medically touristic countries, the approximate per-session price is $250.

Contacting the clinic and the doctor directly to find out the cost of mesotherapy for hair will provide you with the most useful information.

The Recovery Process

The recovery process of mesotherapy for hair is quite short. The patients can go back to their daily lives right away after the procedure.

Here are the actions that you should generally avoid after your mesotherapy session:

❗You cannot wash your hair for 4 days.

❗You cannot swim, go to a sauna, or massage your scalp.

❗You should be careful of the sunlight.

❗You cannot consume alcohol because it can adverse the effects of vitamins and minerals.

Some patients can require more limitations. If so, the doctor will inform you about these limitations.

Are There Any Side Effects of Mesotherapy for Hair?

Side effects after mesotherapy are not very common, but they can occur. The rate of side effects is around 10%. Let’s list the possible side effects of mesotherapy for hair.

  • Pain can occur in injection areas.
  • Bruising, redness, swelling can occur.
  • There can be increased sensitivity in the scalp.

Can Mesotherapy Go Wrong?

No, it is not a risky procedure. There is a rare possibility that mesotherapy hair treatment can go wrong.  The only risk can be a skin infection, however, a skin infection happens only when the operation is done in an unclean and dirty place.

If the wrong dose and wrong mixtures are applied, some side effects and risks may occur. Therefore, where you have it done is of great importance. You should not have it done by non-professionals.

Tor Vergata University emphasized that the hair restoration plan needs to be personalized with safety in their research.

When Do You Start Seeing the Results?

Generally, after the third session, you can see the differences in your scalp. The healing starts to be visible and from session to session, it gets more visible.

It is important to note that the time to see the results may vary depending on the patient’s condition and his or her own body functions.

Who Is a Good Candidate for Mesotherapy Hair Treatment?

There are some criteria for undergoing mesotherapy for hair loss. Not everyone can easily undergo mesotherapy injection for hair loss.

You are a good candidate if; 

✅ If you are suffering from seasonal hair loss.

✅ If you are suffering from androgenic alopecia.

✅ If you have excessive hair loss.

You should look for other treatments if; 

❌ You have diabetes.

❌ You are under a cancer treatment.

❌ You are pregnant or breastfeeding.

❌ You have immunological diseases.

How to Prepare for the Surgery

Mesotherapy hair loss treatment is a non-surgical procedure, but yet, there are still some actions that need to be paid attention to before the procedure.

  • You should stop consuming alcohol before a day of the procedure.
  • You should avoid sun exposure.
  • If it is possible, do not take any medications such as aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Are There Any Alternatives to Mesotherapy for Hair Loss?

Yes, there are alternatives to mesotherapy for hair loss. We can talk about three procedures apart from mesotherapy. They are:

  • Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP): PRP is obtained from the patient’s blood and this is injected into the patient’s scalp.
  • Hair Filler: A hair filler is a treatment that involves injecting some substances into the scalp like mesotherapy, but hair filler only contains hyaluronic acids and other acids.
  • IV Vitamin Drip and Infusion for Hair Loss: Treatment contains a good amount of vitamins and it is intended to provide your scalp nutrients.

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