We call mesotherapy the procedure consisting of a direct injection of a compounded medication rich in vitamins, minerals, protein, hyaluronic acid, collagen, and cell-building to the relevant areas as a permanent solution to various skin issues that may arise in body areas such as the face, neck, chin, low-neck, hand, arm, leg, belly, abdomen, and scalp.
If mesotherapy is performed on an area, especially for anti-aging purposes, surrounding areas should also be included in the procedure. In this way, the old-young contrast of two neighbouring areas is avoided. 

Our skin needs some compounds such as various vitamins, minerals, and other ingredients that are beneficial to the skin. But sometimes, the skin may lose these ingredients and need additional applicants to maintain the balance.

Mesotherapy aims to help and maintain this mentioned balance. It focuses on reduction of the fine lines and wrinkles as well. Specific and customized ingredients can help the reduction of them.

In this article, we will learn about mesotherapy in general, its benefits, and how it works - and more are waiting for you in this article.

What is Mesotherapy?

Mesotherapy is a medical procedure that includes injecting some compounds such as vitamins and minerals through the little needles. They are injected directly into the middle layer of the skin by using a mesotherapy gun or little needles and are mostly used in skin rejuvenation. 

Mesotherapy is mostly performed around the face and neck and may be performed on the other parts of the body according to the patient’s needs - can be considered as a part of aesthetic medicine of dermatology.

The Benefits of Mesotherapy

Mesotherapy offers different benefits when applied healthily and correctly. For example:

  • Skin rejuvenation: Mesotherapy is mostly used for skin rejuvenation to adjust the tone and texture of the skin.
  • Fine line and wrinkle reduction: Mesotherapy can be used to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, especially around the face.
  • Minimally invasive: When compared to the other surgical methods, mesotherapy is minimally invasive since only a few needs are used during the treatment.
The History of Mesotherapy

Mesotherapy is found by a French physician named Michel Pistor who was inspired by the works of a Swiss physician named Paul Niehans. Michel Pistor was working on cosmetics and created mesotherapy to inject vitamins and minerals into the mesoderm - the middle layer of the skin.

Then, this technique gained popularity around Europe and became known worldwide. Today, one of the most commonly used skin therapy techniques in dermatology and cosmetics.

How Mesotherapy Works?

Mesotherapy is a skin care technique method that combination of applying vitamins to the mesoderm so that the skin can renew itself. Firstly, the targeted area delivers vitamins and minerals along with other supplements such as hyaluronic acid, and this helps with collagen stimulation of the skin. The process is customized to the patient and their needs.

Choosing a Qualified Mesotherapist

Choosing a qualified mesotherapist is essential to receive effective treatment. You need to search for their qualifications such as a medical license and certificates along with their experience. You can also look for references from other patients or websites.

After this, you need to consult to mesotherapist to discuss your goals and expectations, along with the cost of the mesotherapy.


He graduated from Akdeniz University Faculty of Medicine in 1990. In 2002, he completed his specialization in İzmir 9 Eylül University, Department of Dermatology. He is a member of Turkey Society of Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology Association, Dermatooncolgy Association, Turkey Dermatovenerology Association. He gave verbal presentations in international and national meetings and has publications in Turkish and foreign journals. Areas of interest: COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY Stain Treatments, Mesotherapy Applications, Chemical Peeling, Spider Web and Rope Applications Hair Transplantation and Hair Applications Anti-Aging Applications CLINICAL DERMATOLOGY Psoriasis, Acne and Rosacea, Skin - Fungal Infection, Vitiligo (Ala Disease) Pediatric Dermatology (Pediatric Skin Diseases) Skin Cancer, Urticaria (Hives) Treatment of Venereal Diseases (sexually transmitted diseases), Verrucae (Papilloma) Sun Dermatoses, Treatments of Allergic Diseases Hair and Nail Diseases Dr. Salih Çetiner is married and has 1 son. He speaks well English.
He received his Medical Education at Ege University Faculty of Medicine between 1992-1998. Between 1999 and 2002, he worked as a specialist in Dokuz Eylul University, Department of Dermatology. He is a member of the Turkish Dermatovenerology Association. He has oral presentations at international and national meetings as well as publications in Turkish and foreign journals. Married and father of 2 children, Dr. Dr. Şenel Yurtsever has a good command of English. Areas of interest: COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY Spot Treatments Gold Needle Treatment Youth Vaccine Mesotherapy Applications Chemical Peel Hair Transplant Hair PRP Applications Anti-Aging Applications CLINICAL DERMATOLOGY Psoriasis (Psoriasis) Acne Rosacea (Rose Disease) Skin – Fungal Diseases Vitiligo (Ala Disease) Pediatric Dermatology (Pediatric Skin Diseases) Skin Cancers Urticaria (Hives) Treatment of Venereal Diseases (sexually transmitted diseases) Verruca (Wts) Itchy Skin Diseases and Allergy Diseases Treatments Hair Diseases Nail Diseases