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Nowadays, non-surgical fat reduction is done without surgery using non-invasive procedures like ultrasonics, lasers, and injections of certain chemical agents. This technology started in the late 1980's and gets a go signal with FDA in 2007 and continues evolving since then. Through proper training, a medical esthetician can administer this type of procedure, so if you want to go down that career path, it would do you well to check out several websites to see if it's right for you.


This non-surgical fat reduction treatment is called Mesotherapy, an alternative to liposuction that does not involve painful incision procedures. This non-invasive procedure target adipose fat cells by doing multiple injections into the subcutaneous fat of the following: pharmaceutical and homeopathic medications, extracts from plants, vitamins and other ingredients. This results to lipolysis wherein there is breaking down of lipids. Hydrolysis of triglycerides into glycerol and free fatty acids also occurs. This leads to cellulite purging and also promotes restoration of wrinkles and sagging skin.

Who can undergo mesotherapy?

A candidate is anybody who has perfect health and over 18 years of age. However, one needs a medical assessment to establish the health of the prospective patient whether qualified to undergo Mesotherapy or not. The treatment is ruled out among pregnant women, those with serious chronic heart dysfunctions, strokes and coronary heart disease, are diabetics especially the insulin dependents and those having blood clot problems. Add here those who taking medication for other illnesses.

FDA approved or not

Some doctors claim the FDA approves mesotherapy. That is actually quite misleading, because in truth, what the FDA approved is each ingredient used for mesotherapy injections. In any case, mesotherapy is known as a non-surgical fat reduction method that is perfectly reliable and harmless, and if you want to try out that career, you'd want to research on medical esthetician salary first.


One session takes more than one hour to complete. To see favorable results, about five to 15 sessions are normally required for the patient to obtain the utmost outcome.

Areas of the body that can be treated

Mesotherapy works on common areas like the face, neck and hands for the purpose of soothing or eliminating wrinkles with rejuvenation as the end result. It is also done on certain parts of the body like the thighs, arms, buttocks and abdominal area. Besides these, patients with disorders related to skin and others affecting the musculoskeletal system is said to be treated effectively with Mesotherapy.

Results of Mesotherapy Treatment

Mesotherapy acts from inside of the body instead of suctioning the fat cells to force it out. As a result, disappearance of cellulite and fat deposits set off illuminating a skin that is smooth and youthful. There is no recuperation period required and most patients are able to go back to their work and usual schedule right after treatment. The cost is based on the coverage of the area to be treated and patient's age. The charge per session ranges from $200 to $700, which is way more expensive than your usual hair and make-up treatment.

Read more about this method and testimonials from those who completed it for the sake of beauty and decide if mesotherapy is for you or if working behind the scenes of mesotherapy, as a licensed medical esthetician, suits you.

Posted May 19, 2017 at 4:47am



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