Mesotherapy in trichology


Authors: Stephanie Alexandra Ihrisky
Authors‘ workplace: Dermatovenerologická klinika 3. LF UK a FNKV, Praha
Published in: Čas. Lék. čes. 2017; 156: 145-146
Category: Review Article

Overview

Mesotherapy (from Greek meso = in between, therapeia = treat) is a non-surgical, mostly cosmetic therapy, where active substances are injected intradermally into a depth of about 4 mm. It is an effective and easy-to-use method in the treatment of alopecia. It is effective both in the therapy of androgenetic alopecia and telogen effluvium. In recent years, it has been massively expanded also among non-medical fields, which has caused its contradictory perception by professional medical circles outside dermatologists. This article summarizes the possible therapeutic use of mesotherapy using vitamins, trace elements and stem cell extracts. Their effect has been demonstrated in a number of clinical trials.

Keywords:
mesotherapy, intradermal, Michel Pistor, androgenetic alopecia


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