How to relieve face swelling after mesotherapy
For more than 50 years in many areas of medicine (as a means of prevention) and in aesthetic cosmetology (as a method of correcting age-related changes) mesotherapy is used.
The popularity of this method of skin rejuvenation is explained by the fact that without the intervention of a plastic surgeon it is possible to solve many age and cosmetic problems that occur on the face and other areas.
What is mesotherapy and how does it work?
To understand why this method uses such apopular, you need to know what is so called mesotherapy treatment injections into the middle layer of the skin individually composed of cocktails, which include vitamins, minerals, herbal extracts, nucleic acids, amino acids. Injections are carried out with the help of an ultra-thin needle to a depth of 1.5-3.9 mm.
This procedure allows for treatmentmany skin-related problems, locally, especially individually and in all cases effectively. The aim of the procedures is to increase microcirculation in the bloodstream, as well as increase the elasticity and turgor of the skin at the injection site.
In contrast to external means, which are appliedon the skin and do not penetrate deep into the layers of the skin, cocktails for mesotherapy face can "get" to the middle layer (dermis). As a result, all metabolic processes inside are activated and accelerated, blood circulation and cellular regeneration are increased.
Indications and contraindications for facial mesotherapy
- Signs of premature aging (photoaging).
- The presence of wrinkles and dull skin color.
- Sagging of the skin in the area of nasolabial folds and furrows in the mouth.
- Dark circles under the eyes.
- Pigmented spots and freckles on the face.
- Close-lying vessels (vascular asterisks).
- The presence of atrophic, hypertrophic, keloid scars and a condition after acne.
Very often mesotherapy is used duringpreparation for plastic operations on the face, as well as during the postoperative period. In some cases, this method is used in conjunction with other procedures (peeling dermabrasion or laser resurfacing).
- Violation of the process of blood clotting.
- Acceptance of certain medications (anticoagulants, disaggregants).
- Inflammatory skin diseases.
- Presence of a hotbed of chronic infection in the body.
- Reduced immunity.
- The period of pregnancy, the period of breastfeeding.
- Pathology on the part of the kidneys (chronic renal failure, gestosis 3 trimester of pregnancy).
- High fever and fever.
- Diseases of the heart and vessels of severe severity.
- Presence of stones in the gallbladder.
- Individual intolerance to cocktail preparations for mesotherapy.
What kinds of mesotherapy exist?
Depending on the problem, different techniques of drug administration are used, which include:
- Manual or injection technique - when the drug is administered manually using a syringe and a thin needle. These procedures are considered a jewelry work of a cosmetologist, since the drug is injected exactly into the problem area.
- Mechanical and bezinection (hardware) - in the first case the drug is injected with a "gun"(mesoinjector) with mesoterapevticheskimi needles. With the help of hardware methods, various types of procedures are carried out - fractional, oxygen, hydrometherapy and nanomezotherapy.
Each type of procedure has its advantagesand disadvantages, the method of administration, indications and contraindications. Which of them should I choose? It is necessary to be guided first of all not by sensations (painfully-not painfully), but by the effect that must be obtained after mesotherapy.
And the expected effect depends on the individualfeatures and condition of the skin, age and many other indicators. So in the choice of method it is worthwhile to trust professionals-cosmetologists who should be interested, first of all, in obtaining the effect.
Video injection technique introduction of mesocotyl
What preparations are included in the composition of cocktails for facial mesotherapy?
For intradermal administration monopreparations and complex cocktails are used, consisting of several preparations. The mesotherapy procedure can be carried out with the help of the following substances:
- Hyaluronic acid - is introduced as a mono drug (mesotherapy with hyaluronic acid) and as part of complex cocktails. Stimulates the formation of collagen fibers and retains moisture well.
- Phospholipids - a substance that exists in the composition of cell membranes, ensuring their elasticity.
- Salts of silicon and magnesium - strengthen the structure of tissues, increase tone and elasticity, normalize cellular nutrition, improve skin function.
- Polylactonic acid - Promotes the formation of neocollagen (a precursor of collagen).
Also used are vitamins, antioxidants,enzymes, lipolytic drugs, antibiotics, immunomodulators, corticosteroids, biorevitalizators and other biologically active substances. In total, more than 200 prescriptions of the most varied composition are used in cosmetology, each of which is applied in accordance with the individual features of the facial skin and age-related changes in the patient.
More about mesococtails and their composition, see the article "Preparations for mesotherapy"
What does the face look like after the procedure?
The effect of the procedures is noticeable after 2-3 sessions,and the lifting effect (skin tightening) is visible right after the first procedure. The skin improves its color, wrinkles are smoothed, the furrows become less deep, dark circles under the eyes and the vasculature disappear, the pigmented spots become lighter.
- At what age can you do mesotherapy? If the aim of mesotherapy is to rejuvenate, then the procedure should begin no earlier than 25 years.
- How to carry out facial care after mesotherapy? After the procedure for several hours, you must follow simple rules - do not touch the person, do not use makeup, do not visit the sauna, bath, solarium.
- How often can I do facial mesotherapy? The course consists of 5-7 procedures, which can be repeated every 6-12 months.
- What can be complications? If all indications and contraindications toprocedure, there are practically no complications, except for small swelling and redness. Removing these effects can be ointments "Traumeel" and "Wobenzym".
Among effective alternatives to mesotherapy are such procedures as:
Photo before and after the course of mesotherapy of the face