508-306-8363 Menu

What is Mesotherapy?

Mesotherapy is a non-surgical technique in which a variable combination of vitamins, hormones, and enzymes is injected into the middle layer of skin (mesoderm) to brighten and tighten the skin and remove excess fat. It may be combined with PRP (platelet rich plasma) therapy, hyaluronic acid, or mesobotox for additional benefits.

Mesotherapy

What are the benefits of keeping hydrated?

Proper hydration is important for every system in the body. If you are well hydrated, your heart doesn’t have to pump as hard to keep blood flowing through arteries and veins, and it helps the muscles to work more efficiently. Staying hydrated can also lower high blood pressure and flush out allergens and toxins.

Water can also improve the appearance of your skin (the largest organ of the body) by keeping it supple and plump, and reducing dullness by removing and releasing dead cells.

What are the benefits of hyaluronic acid?

Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance that contains vitamins and antioxidants that help with tissue regeneration and stimulate the production of elastic and collagen. Along with that, it binds water molecules and helps skin hold onto moisture, keeping it fresher and more radiant in appearance.

How does PRP therapy work and what does it do?

Platelets are one of the three components of blood, along with red and white blood cells. Their function is to help blood clot, and they contain proteins that support cell growth. In terms of therapy, they PRP therapy consists of removing some of the patient’s blood, centrifuging it to separate the plasma from other blood components, and then injecting the purified blood back into the patient. It is extremely safe, because it is the patient’s own blood, so the likelihood of allergies or rejection is virtually nil.

Because it brings additional blood flow to the skin, when used with mesotherapy, it can help minimize the look of pores, fine lines, and wrinkles, as well as improve the tone and texture of the skin. It has also been used to reduce hyperpigmentation and scarring.

What is Mesobotox?

Mesobotox typically refers to a more diluted strength of standard BOTOX. While BOTOX is used between the brows and in the forehead, mesobotox smooths wrinkles in the central part of the face for a smooth, refreshed look.

How is the mesotherapy procedure performed?

During your consultation, Dr. Fechner will determine the optimal treatment area and whether the addition of PRP, hyaluronic acid, or mesobotox would give you the outcome you envision.

The technique involves injecting very fine, short needles under the skin to deliver the “ingredients” in your customized treatment. The length of the needles determines how deeply they will penetrate, and this, too, is variable. In some instances, Dr. Fechner may perform one injection at a time. If the area to be covered is larger, he may choose to use a device with multiple needles that inject the solution to a wider area simultaneously.

What is the downtime and results, and are there side effects?

The downtime is only 24 to 48 hours, allowing time for the minimal side effects to subside. These may include:

  • Redness
  • Swelling or bruising
  • Tenderness at the injection site(s)
  • Tingling or numbness

Results are both immediately noticeable and progressive.

Why Choose Dr. Fechner for Mesotherapy in the Worcester area?

As a highly respected, double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Fechner has performed more than 10,000 facial procedures and is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, where he shares his expertise by educating plastic surgeons in training.

When these tiny muscle groups are carefully targeted, the area relaxes and the skin smoothens, creating a softer and more youthful look. It takes about three days for the results to become evident. To maintain the smoother, fresher look will require re-treatment about every three months.

Schedule Consultation

Contact Us

Contact

Dr. Frank Fechner

428 Shrewsbury Street,Worcester, MA 01604

Fax: (508) 754-4222 Tel: 508-306-8363
Select multiple options using CTRL or COMMAND key.

428 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester, MA 01604

Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

View Update Virtual Consultation

WE ARE EXCITED TO WELCOME YOU BACK TO FECHNER MD!

On behalf of the entire team at Fechner MD Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa, we would like to take a moment to say thank you again for your loyalty and support during this unprecedented time. The past several months have been unlike anything we've ever experienced, and we're working hard to evolve so that we can continue to provide you with the patient experience you have come to expect from our practice.

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, Fechner MD Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa has taken extreme precautionary measures, in addition to following the most up to date CDC recommendations and state guidelines to maximize the health and safety of our patients, staff and facility. Our surgical center and medical spa remain committed to providing the best patient care, and we are actively working to take all necessary precautions as we plan to safely re-open our practice. Please help us continue to protect the health and well-being of our patients and workplace by cooperating with all of our precautionary measures and protocols against COVID-19 at your next appointment, or as you plan for your surgery.

 

WHAT ARE WE DOING TO KEEP YOU AND OUR STAFF SAFE?

As a fully accredited surgical facility, Fechner MD has always observed the highest level of safety and sanitation. In fact, as a surgeon, Dr. Fechner is an expert in infection control. We want to ensure that we are doing everything possible for our patients to safely return for surgical and medical spa treatments alike.

  • Our accredited practice is exclusively reserved for our patients and staff.
  • Our facility is in a single, free standing building only occupied by our practice. This allows us to limit foot traffic to our patients and staff only.
  • Our staff work only at our facility and all travel in private transport. All of us are otherwise self-isolating at home.
  • We closely monitor our staff for symptoms and elevated temperature daily.
  • We sterilize all our instruments in house further reducing potential exposure.
  • We have PPE to meet our needs.
  • All our staff members will be using appropriate PPE including N95 masks and protective facei shields, goggles and head coverings.
  • We have purchased and installed air scrubbers throughout the facility to clean the air while the practice is open to patients.
  • We have purchased and installed ozone generators designed to sanitize the air in the facility at the end of each day.
  • We have purchased and installed touchless hand sanitizer units throughout the building.
  • We have purchased and installed plexi-glass protective shields in the reception area to provide a protective barrier for staff and patients.
  • Our staff continues to adhere to social distancing guidelines within our facility.
  • We have implemented a stringent survey and testing protocol for staff and patients.
  • We have implemented a virtual check in/ check out process for our patients.
  • We have ensured that there is minimum interaction of patients with other people while in the office.
  • We will continue to offer virtual consults and virtual follow up visits.
  • We provide you with a touchless payment system.

The upgraded work flow and safety protocols we have implemented at Fechner MD far exceed those being recommended by any government agency.

 

WHEN WILL FECHNER MD PLASTIC SURGERY & MEDICAL SPA OPEN?

Fechner MD will adhere to all local, state, and government mandates. We expect to cautiously resume medical spa and injectable treatments during Phase 2 of the Massachusetts phased reopening. We are awaiting a definitive date from Governor Baker. Cosmetic surgery is expected to resume during Phase 3 of Governor Baker’s plan. We ask for your patience and understanding as our staff is working diligently to reschedule all surgeries and procedures affected by our closure. Please understand that in order to open and adhere to Massachusetts guidelines, we will need to limit the number of staff and patients we have in our building and extend the time between patient appointments in order to sanitize rooms. This means we will have fewer available openings for procedures. In order to maximize our provider appointments, we will continue to hold consultations virtually rather than in person, with a few exceptions (body contouring, Instalift, vein treatments).

 

WHAT CAN I EXPECT WHEN I BOOK AN APPOINTMENT AT FECHNER MD?

  • We will do our best to accommodate your preferred appointment date and time, but we very much appreciate your flexibility during this unprecedented time.
  • When booking your appointment, we will ask for your payment information to be securely stored in our payment system. The card you provide will be the card used to pay for your services. This will allow for a touchless checkout.
  • Required forms and documents will be sent to you electronically two days prior to your scheduled appointment via our new patient app, Touch MD. Touch MD will allow you to receive, review and sign documents directly from your personal cell phone.
  • One hour prior to your appointment, we will send you the Covid-19 Wellness Screening document to be completed via Touch MD. This must be completed prior to entering the building.

 

WHAT CAN I EXPECT WHEN I ARRIVE FOR MY APPOINTMENT?

  • When you arrive for your scheduled appointment time, we ask that you park and remain in your car. Please send us a text message or call to let us know that you have arrived for your appointment.
  • When your provider is ready for your treatment, she will call or text you to let you know you may proceed to our vestibule.
  • Please leave your coat and personal belongings in your car.
  • Please do not bring along family or friends, unless you require physical assistance. They will not be allowed entry to the building.
  • Please wear your mask prior to entering the building and throughout your appointment. Should your mask need to be removed for treatment, your provider will let you know when to safely remove it.
  • Your provider will greet you at the door and will take a no contact temperature reading. *Any patient with a temperature of 100 degrees or higher will be asked to leave the building and their appointment will be rescheduled a minimum of 14 days later.
  • You will be escorted immediately to a treatment room. Our waiting room will not be open during this time.
  • After your procedure or treatment the provider will collect payment via our secure payment system with the information you provided at booking.
  • Your provider will book a virtual follow up appointment with you, if necessary, and will escort you to the exit.

 

We thank you in advance for your patience throughout this time, and we look forward to seeing you here again as we begin to resume business operations. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Fechner MD Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa at (508) 754-4000 and our team will gladly assist you. Thank you!

Request a Consultation