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Thursday, April 8, 2010

Mesotherapy for Hair Loss and Baldness


Mesotherapy (from Greek mesos, "middle", and therapy from Greek therapeia, "to treat medically") is a non-surgical cosmetic medicine treatment. Mesotherapy employs multiple injections of pharmaceutical and homeopathic medications, plant extracts, vitamins, and other ingredients into the subcutaneous fat. Dr. Michel Pistor (1924-2003) performed clinical research and founded the field of mesotherapy. There is no conclusive research proof that these chemical compounds work to target adipose (fat cells) specifically. Some physicians[have expressed concern over the efficacy of mesotherapy, arguing that the treatment hasn't been studied enough to make a determination. It is expressed by Rod Rohrich, M.D., Chairman, Dept. of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas: "There is simply no data, no science and no information, to my knowledge, that mesotherapy works," For experiences of Mesotherapy one can refer to this link as well: http://www.realself.com/Mesotherapy/reviews
Besides ineffectiveness the possible allergy and long term side effects of the drugs are never studied well. More over it is advised to be taken and continued at few weeks interval for maintenance


Usually by a thin needle of 30 number gauge either manually or by a mesotherapy computerized mesogun aided injection (or as some people use dermaroller which makes tiny tunnel to channel the drug in the skin) of liquid containing vitamins, minerals and hormones or in case of hair loss treatment Finasteride or Minoxidil area injected in subdermal layer in a very small quantity at say every 1 cm distance of the bald area of scalp Skin. It is said that Vit. B 6 or pyridoxine, Azailic acid and Zinc are found to be 5 alfa reductase enzyme inhibitors (and in turn DHT inhibitors) in some research and some people inject these molecules as well. There is although always a concern of Hypotension ( drop in blood pressure) if Minoxidil is directly injected as it is the Hypotensive medication when given systematically. Finsteride has not been found to be effective locally any ways. These appear to be just claims rather than good science in this treatment, so one should be cautioned about this. In case od Dermaroller the needles penetrate the stratum corneum, the hard outer surface of the epidermal layer of the scalp.It is claimed that hundreds of tiny channels are created through the stratum corneum, which facilitate the passage and absorption of Minoxidil into the dermis to maximize it’s absorption by the hair follicles. The Derma Roller also stimulates blood flow to the hair follicles via direct scalp massage. The dermal damage induces the release of growth factors that stimulate the production of new collagen and elastin and stimulates the miniaturized hairs to grow stronger.

7 comments:

sumit said...

hii..i want to know that is Mesotherapy and intensive hair root tharapy(IHRT) both are same thing or different.also is Mesotherapy or IHRT are permanent treatment for the hair loos or some one will loose his/her hair after few years.

DR.BISHAN MAHADEVIA said...

Both are same but the later is the marketing name given by Kayaclinic. Well this need to repeated if at all at regular intervals for what ever benefit that that may give

Anonymous said...

Does this treatment works.when you start to see results

Anonymous said...

Hi Doc. Please suggest me a good clinic where I can get good treatment and results from mesotherapy.

siwani said...

Hair loss treatment is now like a challenge. In all over world there are various hair saloons for hair loss treatment and advanced hair studio are very popular in all. In India, hair studio provides various steps for treatment of hair loss in various branches like hair regrowth treatment in Delhi, hair loss treatment in bangalore etc.Advanced hair studio is best place for Hair loss treatment and Hair regrowth treatment.

ritisha singh said...

I have gone through this Mesotherapy sessions 4 times. But I still don't see any result. Please tell me how much time will it take for new hairs to come?

Dora@Mesoterapia said...

Everything is very clear.It was truly informative.Your website is very useful.Thank you for sharing.

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