What is autologous mesotherapy with growth factors?
Autologous mesotherapy with growth factors is a pioneering method of Aesthetic Plastic surgery that aims to combat aging. Autologous mesotherapy uses centrifugation on the candidate’s plasma, an amorphous component of the blood that contains platelets. Platelets are responsible for the release of proteins, growth factors, which cause cell regeneration and proliferation. This cell formation triggers the production of collagen and elastin that help regenerate the skin.
The areas in which autologous mesotherapy with growth factors is applied are:
- the wider area of the face
- the neck
- the neckline
- Who is it for?
The treatment is applied to both men and women who have passed the age of 30 and have shown the first signs of aging. Therefore, there is no age limit. Of course, more and more young people are starting to apply the treatment, because over time and with age, growth factors decrease, so cellular functions weaken. As a result, the treatment is not as effective.
- Which people cannot go forth with the treatment?
Skin rejuvenation treatment is based on blood. Therefore, performing autologous mesotherapy with growth factors is not recommended for people with chronic blood clotting conditions, pregnant women, and people diagnosed with HIV or other malignancies. For this reason, general blood tests are always performed before treatment.
- Is the treatment painful?
Autologous mesotherapy with growth factors is one of the safest methods of restoration and regeneration of skin tissues that promises the absence of pain during and after treatment. The candidate will only feel a tingling sensation while the solution is injected.
- What complications may occur?
There are no complications capable of causing the feeling of fear, as the solution that enters the body comes from a large percentage of the body itself. Only some edema or ecchymoses may occur at the injection sites.
- How long does the procedure take and what kind of anesthesia is applied?
The duration of the procedure ranges from 30 to 45 minutes and is performed after the application of an anesthetic cream that causes local mild anesthesia.
- How is autologous mesotherapy done with growth factors?
Initially, the vein from which 20-30 ml of blood can be taken is located, in order to separate the plasma from the other components of the blood. The separation is done with the help of centrifugation. The enhancer is then added to the growth factors that will activate cellular functions. This solution is injected with a thin syringe into the middle layer of skin (dermis) of the area in need of rejuvenation.
- In how many days can one return to their daily activities?
The candidate can return without hesitation to their work and daily activities by following the basic rules of healthy eating and avoiding strenuous activity.
- When is it recommended to repeat autologous mesotherapy with growth factors?
After the first application of autologous mesotherapy with growth factors, it is recommended to renew the appointment with the Plastic Surgeon after a year. Ideally, the sessions need to be 2 or 3 in total for the results to be timeless. However, because the skin type and personal needs of each person vary, the one time the treatment is applied will be enough, as the results will be spectacular.
Thanks to the autologous mesotherapy with growth factors, the restoration of the tissues and the reconstruction of the skin is achieved. After 2 weeks the results are visible and finalized after 1 month. The treated area is now firm and fresh and can be maintained in this condition for up to 1 year after the first application. Wrinkles and cellulite are smoothed, acne scars are healed, and the intensity of scars is soothed. With the rejuvenation and hydration of the skin, the unique characteristics of each person look more radiant, “clean” and acquire a youthful look.