WHERE DO WRINKLES COME FROM?
As part of the aging process, folds, ridges and creases will slowly begin to develop on the skin which eventually results in the formation of wrinkles. This occurs as skin will tend to become drier and thinner with age. In addition, the lack of collagen and elastin produced by the skin means that it also loses the ability to snap back into place. The skin can no longer repair itself and as a result of this, wrinkles that develop soon become permanent, even after the face is in a relaxed state. Other factors that can contribute to wrinkles include overexposure to the sun, dehydration or regular smoking.
HOW MESOTHERAPY WORKS
Developed in France, mesotherapy is a technique that administers a mixture of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and medical grade pharmaceuticals to the upper and middle skin layers. To tackle wrinkles, your doctor will use microinjections and small quantities of this customised solution. As these nutrients are carefully placed into the selected treatment area, this triggers the rejuvenation and healing process of the skin. In addition, microchannels are created in the skin which also induces the skin to produce fresh collagen and elastin, ensuring that skin will be healthier than before.
During the procedure, some minor discomfort may be experienced and if this is beyond your pain threshold, a topical anaesthetic is available if required.
It is a suitable alternative for patients looking for a non-surgical treatment, and is able to treat a variety of skin conditions. The solution can be tailored to your specific skin needs while other forms of treatments such as creams cannot cover the range of problems that mesotherapy is able to.
After the procedure there will be very little or even no downtime required; you may experience some minor skin redness but this is not serious and should subside within 24 hours. Depending on the condition of your wrinkles, results may appear within a few days but this may vary.
Result do last for a considerable length of time but regular treatments are recommended as the natural effects of aging cannot be fully countered. To get a better idea of a suitable number of sessions, do consult your doctor before opting for this treatment.