PRP Skin Injection Treatment
What is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)?
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is a blood plasma that contains a high concentration of platelets, which is a type of blood cell. It has a remarkable healing and regenerative properties and is a great natural treatment for improving skin texture and elasticity.
How is Platelet Rich Plasma Obtained and Used as a Skin Treatment?
A small amount of your own blood is collected and processed in a sterile manner to obtain platelet rich plasma. Platelets are rich of growth factors and are commonly used to treat injury healing and cell regeneration. The PRP treatment is a safe procedure that stimulates collagen and is great for thin crepey skin around the eyes, neck and hands. The collagen helps with improving skin texture, acne scarring and provides long-lasting skin tightening.
What to Expect During and After the Procedure?
First, we will draw out a small amount of blood from your body and prepare the PRP. In the meantime, your skin will be cleansed and prepared for treatment. This is a quick procedure (15 minutes total), the injections are only mildly uncomfortable and relatively painless. After the procedure, you can go back to your regular daily activities. As a result of the needles, you might experience mild swelling, redness or bruising that will fade within 1-3 days after the procedure. Since the PRP is made from the cells of your body, there is no possibility of negative side effects.
When will I see results?
The goal of this treatment is improving skin texture, softening the lines and tightening the skin. You will notice results within the first 3-4 weeks after treatment and notice an improvement after several more weeks. For the best outcome, you’ll need three treatment sessions arranged 1-2 months apart.