Is a regenerative treatment which uses Carbon Dioxide (CO2), the same gas that we naturally exhale, to trigger a series of healing responses in the body. Therefore, this is sometimes referred to as the ‘magic gas’. Carboxytherapy fools the body’s defence systems into thinking an injury or trauma has occurred. As a result of this, the natural response is something known as a healing cascade. This is where the area is flooded with blood, oxygen and healing cells to repair this ‘injury’ and remove the CO2. Consequently, this response also stimulates the release of growth factors. This leads to the growth and rejuvenation of tissue and cells in the target area. As this gas is a natural waste product of the body, and is simply a trigger for our own healing capabilities, carboxytherapy is known as a ‘green’ treatment.

What can it be used for?

Carboxytherapy was originally designed for scar repair. It works by reducing the appearance of scarring in the skin by remodelling the tissue and cells. As time and research have progressed, many other successful applications for this treatment were uncovered. In the realm of regenerative treatments, carboxytherapy is an excellent basic stimulation therapy. Furthermore, it can be used either as a stand-alone treatment, or in conjunction with other adjunctive therapies.

Currently, the treatment is commonly used for:

Scar repair and reduction 

– Hair loss, beard and eyebrow growth

– Skin rejuvenation

– Wrinkles and lines

– Fat spot-reduction

– Vaginal rejuvenation 

– Erectile and male sensitivity disorders

– Peripheral circulatory disease

Carboxytherapy is known as a natural green treatment, and side effects are not currently noted or expected due to the nature of the therapy. However, a comprehensive consultation between you and the practitioner is vital before considering treatment. This will ensure that your particular case is suitable for regenerative procedures.


Is the treatment painful?
Carboxytherapy involves the use of a very small needle to introduce the gas into the target area. When used for superficial aesthetic treatments such as hair and skin restoration, this is generally a painless treatment for most.

Deeper treatments, for circulatory issues or fat deposits for example, can be uncomfortable for some. However, when performed under the supervision of a qualified doctor, you should have access to local anaesthetics and light sedation to ensure a comfortable experience.

What exactly is injected?
The only substance introduced into the body during carboxytherapy treatment is medical CO2. This is the exact same gas created as a waste product of metabolism in the body.

In some cases a local anaesthetic or sedative may be used before the treatment. This is purely for pain management, not for therapeutic effect.

How much does it cost?
The cost of Carboxytherapy treatments will depend on the type of treatment performed, the area to be treated, and the specific treatment plan for that client.

Basic treatments sessions for hair loss will generally cost €60.

This will also change if these treatments are performed alongside other adjunctive treatments such as PRF or PRP. This can be the case for many treatment plans.

How long do I have to wait to see results?
This depends on the type of treatment you have. Generally treatments for hair restoration can take some time to show visible results, as you must wait for the follicle to produce the new hair, and for that hair to grow to a length that is visible. This can take up to 6 months, or longer in some cases.

For circulatory or sensitivity issues, clients generally see results quicker than that.

Some clients can see results sooner, and some may need to wait a bit longer. This is because everyone can respond differently to these types of treatment.

How many treatments do I need?
With aesthetic treatments such as hair loss and skin restoration, it is important to understand that you are managing ongoing ageing conditions. Consequently, this can involve multiple treatments over the course of time, and can often depend on the use of other adjunctive treatments as well.

Therefore, a specific treatment plan is developed with each client during the initial consultation. This will indicate how many treatments are recommended for effective results.

how do i find out what i need for my case?
The most important part of the process is the initial consultation. At NuaCell, this consultation is with our specialist restoration physician and surgeon. During this consultation you will discuss your particular case in detail, and you will develop a treatment plan based on your expectations and the doctor’s expert recommendations. This treatment plan will  give you a very good outline of the costs involved. You will also learn how many treatments you may need, what kind of results are possible and all of the other information relevant to your case. You should never undergo a treatment without a comprehensive consultation first.

Client Reviews

Restoring Self-Confidence

One side of my face is obviously not a mirror-image of the other side and this has caused me tremendous anxiety and self-conscious actions of the years including covering one part of my face with my hair or always turning my head sideways talking to people. Dr. Sam used Stem cells to correct the volume of my awkward side and lips and there is no money to pay to be able to look people in the face…straight-on. Thank you Dr. Sam and team – forever grateful.

Marie D
Adipose Stem Cell Therapy, Filler Treatment

Excellent service and game changer for me personally

My experience with NuaCell was a really good one to sum it up in a few words, it was a life changer for me.
I had circumcision with NuaCell – the staff were very welcoming and they took good care of me. My procedure was smooth and quick. NO PAIN and I was fully recovered within 3 weeks.
The results was a lot better than I imagined

Kirk B

Support, When Needed Most

I had three face lift and suture lift procedures for different areas of my upper, lower face and neck with Dr. Sam since 2008 and I have always been pleasantly surprised with results that exceeded my expectations. Dr. Sam is very conservative and honest and despite a complication I developed on my left cheek after the second procedure, he walked me through a very difficult recovery time and all worked out exactly as he explained to me, despite the complication. 

Elaine B
Face/Suture Lift, Sculptra

Remarkable improvement

My experience with Dr.Sam and the team has been exceptional. They take the time to go through how the procedure will work and the effects and benefits of the outcome, I’ve never been more comfortable sitting in a clinic in my life.

John C
Hair Loss

Quick Resolution

I made contact with Dr. Sam due to a long standing phimosis problem I had. Within just 7 days of initial contact, this problem I have carried with me for many years appears to have been resolved with minimal fuss. I had a partial circumcision procedure carried out. Everything was clearly explained prior to the procedure and I honestly didn’t feel the slightest bit of pain during or after it. I am now almost 72hrs post procedure and everything is running smoothly so far. I would highly recommend Dr. Sam.

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