This treatment begins by drawing a small amount of blood (approximately 10ml). A special centrifuge then separates the red blood cells from the platelet-rich plasma. Once done, PRP is microneedled into the skin. The platelets within your blood promote healing and are rich in biologically active growth factors. So, this facial results in an increased production of collagen. By stimulating collagen, the building block of smooth, youthful skin, your complexion can look dramatically younger.
Who is the ideal candidate for this Plasma Facial?
PRP therapy is autologous, which means it comes from one’s own body. Therefore, in theory, we should all be good candidates for this treatment if we want to improve the quality and appearance of our skin.
Who's Not A Good Candidate?
This procedure is not recommended for those with blood-related conditions, anemia, or blood or bone cancers. Patients who take blood thinning medication or non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs) should discontinue their medication for a few weeks prior to their treatment and for a few days afterwards according to physician instructions.
What does the Plasma Facial Treat
Crow’s feet, dark circles around the eyes, fine lines around the mouth, dull, rough, or grey skin tone and texture, sun damaged skin, acne scarring crepe, neck and décolletage areas.
What is the Recovery after PRP therapy
There may be redness and some tenderness on the first day that appears much like sunburn. Occasionally some bruising may occur. The initial redness will subside on the second day, and some patients then notice some swelling and a sandpaper texture to the skin the day after treatment. By the third day, the swelling should diminish. On the fourth day use a gentle scrub to exfoliate the dead skin. Mineral makeup.
Results of PRP Therapy: What can I expect?
Within a 4 days patients begin to see noticeable results. Within 21 days to 3 months is when the greatest benefit is seen, individuals report fully refreshed skin that looks and feels more youthful.
Caring for your rejuvenated skin
After your PRP therapy, skin hydration and sun protection are paramount. A daily skin care regimen that includes a good quality moisturizer and sunscreen is critical .
How is the Plasma Facial different from other facials?
PRP stimulates the body to create its own new collagen and tissue to create youthful volume and improve tone and texture.