Mesotherapy versus Liposuction

Mesotherapy versus Liposuction

 

What is Mesotherapy?

  • Mesotherapy involves the injection of medications into the skin and is used as an alternative to liposuction.

  • Currently, mesotherapy is NOT an effective alternative to liposuction when it comes to reduction of fat in the body.

  • Mesotherapy is NOT approved by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

  • In mesotherapy, a variety of medications are injected into the skin mesoderm, which is the layer of fat and connective tissue underneath the skin.

  • The most common medications injected utilized for lipolysis are phosphatidylcholine and isoproterenol.

  • Currently, there are no clinical reports demonstrating the effectiveness of mesotherapy in body contouring.

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Emmanuel De La Cruz MD, PLLC

Houston Plastic Surgeon

 

References:

Park et al.  Effectiveness of mesotherapy on body contouring. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. 2008 April; 121(4):179e-185 e

US Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
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