Mesotherapy Aftercare – Pre & Post Care Instructions

How Does Mesotherapy Work?

Mesotherapy contains a cocktail of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and hyaluronic acid.  It is designed to boost cell turnover, hydrate and provide essential supplements to the skin.  It is delivered by a series of very superficial (barely breaking the skin), micro needling.  The procedure at worst can be described as mildly uncomfortable.

Common Side Effects Of Mesotherapy

  • Redness and flushing
  • Swelling and pain
  • Tenderness and itching
  • Bruising and bleeding

These typically resolve within minutes, sometimes hours and rarely days after treatment.  Extremely rare side effects may include infections and ulceration.

Mesotherapy Pre & Post Care Instructions
Exclusionary CriteriaIndications for treatment
  • Pregnancy and breast feeding
  • Use of Roaccutane
  • Laser treatment
  • Broken skin
  • Sunburn
  • Active Eczema/Psoriasis
  • Chemotherapy and radiation
  • Active herpes simplex (cold sores)
  • Recent radiation
  • Warts
  • Recent wounds
  • Hypertrophic/keyloid scars
  • Recent cryotherapy
  • Other
  • Skin texture
  • Surface laxness
  • Skin brilliance
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Pore size
  • Fine wrinkles
  • Acne scarring
  • Skin tone
  • Sun damage

General Pre-treatment Advice

  • Since delicate skin or sensitive areas may be swollen or red, you are advised not to make social plans on the day of your enhancement.
  • Do not take aspirin or anti-inflammatory medication such as Ibuprofen 2 days before your enhancement.
  • Do not discontinue any medication before consulting your doctor.
  • Keep alcohol intake to a minimum 2 days prior to your enhancement.
  • Do not use 1% Retin-A skincare products close to the area to be treated for 2 days prior to treatment.
  • Do not use AHA skincare products close to the area to be treated for 4 weeks prior to your procedure.
  • Avoid professional chemical peels close to the procedure site for 4 weeks prior to your treatment

Mesotherapy Aftercare Advice

  • If any redness persists do not go back to using glycolic acid until it is resolved
  • Skin may feel dry and tight, this is quite normal. Please use extra moisturiser
  • Do not use a sunbed, sunbathe, sauna or steam bath for 24 hours after Mesotherapy
  • Always use recommended sun protection
  • Avoid electrolysis, waxing, bleaching (face) for 5 days
  • Do not swim in chlorinated water for 3-5 days
  • No excessive exercise immediately after
  • Make up can be applied, mineral is recommended
  • Take directed advice if undergoing laser or IPL treatment
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