Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Harness Your Body's Own Growth Factors for Incredible Rejuvenation and Restoration

PRP has been a tried and true treatment used in a variety of medical specialties for many years, including orthopedics, dentistry, and wound care, due to its powerful healing and regenerative properties for soft tissue. In Aesthetics PRP has gained recognition and popularity for skin rejuvenation and hair restoration.

How does PRP work?

Platelets have powerful healing properties, containing growth factors that trigger and regulate cell growth. In PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) treatment, we start with your own blood and use a centrifuge to isolate platelets from the other components. The resulting substance, PRP, contains 3-5 times the number of platelets as regular blood. By strategically reintroducing this platelet-rich plasma to the body, we can harness the benefits of cellular growth and regeneration to aesthetic benefit.

Treatment Areas

Platelet rich plasma can be used in many areas on the face (PRP facial) and body. It is used for overall face, neck, decollete, and hand rejuvenation, stretchmarks on the body, and is a very effective treatment for acne scars.

PRP and Growth Factor

When our own PRP is injected into the skin it releases growth factors which stimulate cell growth and new collagen is formed. This new collagen creates healthier, thicker skin with a noticeable reduction in fine lines, wrinkles, scars, stretch marks, discoloration, and general signs of aging.

Similarly, when PRP is injected to areas on the scalp where hair is thinning, the growth factors slow hair loss and stimulate new hair growth.

What to Expect

The process is very simple. We start with drawing a blood sample, just as they do at any lab for a blood test. The blood is then spun in a machine called a centrifuge, which separates the blood into three parts; one of these parts is your PRP.

Once we have obtained your PRP it is injected into the area being treated, which is very similar to Botox or dermal filler injections. If we are using your PRP for skin rejuvenation we will first use a topical numbing cream so the procedure is fairly comfortable, and often incorporate microneedling to the area being treated.
PRP has been a tried and true treatment used in a variety of medical specialties for many years, including orthopedics, dentistry, and wound care, due to its powerful healing and regenerative properties for soft tissue. In Aesthetics PRP has gained recognition and popularity for skin rejuvenation and hair restoration.