PLATELET RICH PLASMA (PRP) 

The Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) facial, popularized as the ‘vampire facial’ is a treatment that uses the plasma from your blood to help stimulate skin cell regeneration in the area it’s applied. This treatment isn’t just a trend; it has real skin and hair care benefits.

 

10 Benefits of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatments

It’s 100% Natural!

PRP uses your blood to plasma which the practitioner then injects into the desired areas, not chemicals. This means it’s the ideal procedure for anyone who feels worried about injecting foreign substances into their body.

 

A Treatment for Hair Loss

When your plasma is injected into the scalp, the growth factors in your blood cells help stimulate your hair growth cells to produce thicker hair over time.

 

No Going Under the Knife

Avoid invasive treatments like facelifts with PRP. It can get you the results you want in a short session without having to worry about an intensive procedure.

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Get Help with Acne Scarring

It’s hard enough to go through acne without scarring as a constant reminder. PRP can contribute to your plasma to diminish the look of acne scars.

Little to No risk

Since PRP uses your plasma, there’s very little risk of side effects because the material comes from your body on top of the low-risk factor of the treatment as a whole.

Increase Volume In Your Face

The PRP process helps your body produce more collagen in the treated areas, naturally. This increase in collagen can help restore volume to areas that appear sunken.

Recovery Time is Short

There’s little to no recovery time associated with the PRP treatment. You may experience some redness in your face but this will dissipate and won’t hinder you from going about your daily life.

Say Goodbye to Wrinkles and Fine Lines

A fantastic benefit of the PRP treatment is that it can help significantly reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. This means you can get a more youthful look in a short period without going under the knife.

Help Rejuvenate Tired Eyes

If you’re tired of people telling you that you ‘look tired’ then PRP can help you get a more rejuvenated look. The increased collagen from PRP is perfect for adding volume to areas like under eye circles.

The Effects are Lasting

The last thing you want is results that only last for a short period. But people that get PRP treatments report having results that last for several years.

FAQ'S (Frequently Asked Questions) 

What is the process of PRP treatment?

A syringe of blood will be drawn, usually from your arm, while your face is numbing. The blood is then put into a centrifuge, which separates the PRP from other components of the blood. The PRP solution is then massaged into the treatment area, usually after micro needling.

 

Can PRP be added to a micro needling session?

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP), as an injection or topically, can be added to the session for an additional cost. It may improve the healing and decrease the duration of redness and swelling seen after micro needling.

Do and don'ts before PRP? Pre-Procedure Don'ts
Don't use any hair products like hairspray or gel for at least three days prior to your PRP injections. This can negatively affect you later in terms of side effects. Don't smoke or drink heavily beforehand, if at all.

How many sessions of PRP does it take to see results?

But, we hear you asking, 'how soon will I see results from my platelet rich plasma treatment? ' Most people will require 2-3 treatments in order to see maximum results, spaced approximately four to six weeks apart.

Can I drink coffee after PRP?

After your Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment you should: • Avoid alcohol, caffeine, hot drinks and spicy food for 24 hours, as these may exacerbate bruising and swelling.

How long after PRP can I shower?

For a minimum of 5 hours after the PRP has been applied to your skin, do NOT: wash your skin, expose the treated area/s to direct high heat, or engage in activities that will get you wet or cause you to sweat (e.g. blow dryer, sun exposure, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, very hot shower, hot yoga, strenuous exercise, etc. ...

How do you know if PRP is working?

Depending on your condition, you should see results between 2-6 weeks after receiving a PRP injection. Mild injuries or chronic pain cases typically see results within the first two weeks, while more serious injuries won't be able to appreciate the healing until around a month has passed.

Who should not get PRP?

You should not have a PRP injection if you have the following (2): Cancer or metastatic disease. An active infection. A low platelet count.

How long does PRP last?

The effects of PRP are not permanent but effects can last up to 18 months in an average with a maximum of 2years as the longest reported effect. However, most may resort to a re-touch of the treatment once a year.

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