PRP - PLATELET RICH PLASMA

WHAT DOES IT HELP?


Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is a low risk option used to help with acne scaring, facial volume loss, darkness under the eyes, and to increase collagen to improve fine lines and wrinkles.  PRP is also used to assist with hair loss.


WHAT DOES THE TREATMENT DO?


PRP is a natural substance produced by your own body that is isolated and reinjected to improve volume loss, less scar tissue depth, and increase collagen production. PRP is also injected in the scalp to stimulate the hair follicles to aid in hair re-growth. PRP has different growth factors to activate you own nature healing cascade and use your body’s own resources to smooth and tighten your skin.

PRP can be injected in the same areas are dermal filler without risk of too much volume. This is a great skin care treatment for those who are not searching for immediate results and who want to use their body's own natural resources.  


HOW DOES IT WORK?


Platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections use the plasma obtain from your own blood. Simple venipuncture is performed and the blood is placed in a centrifuge to separate the red and white blood cells from the platelets. PRP is a higher concentration of your own platelets in your own plasma. 

PRP is rich in growth factor to include platelet derived growth factor (PDGF), insulin like growth factor (IGF), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), platelet derived angiogenic factor (PDAF), transforming growth factor beta (TGF-b), epidermal growth factor (EGF), and Fibroblast growth factor (FGF).  Platelets are components at help to clot blood and release these helpful growth factors to stimulate repair, increase collagen framework, and improve the extracellular matrix.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM PRP PLATELET RICH PLASMA

MEDICAL DEVICES | ITEMS

Venipuncture supplies

BD Vacutainer ACD Solution A Tubes

Alcohol prep

Band-Aid

30 gauge 1/2 inch hypodermic needles

1ml Leur Lock syringes

3ml Leur Lock syringes

Topical numbing agent


TIMELINE FOR RESULTS

We recommend a series of three treatments spaced every 4 to 6 weeks. It can take 4-12 weeks for the benefits to become visible from a single session. Results vary from person to person. Benefits can bee seen for up to 18 months after injection and most see improve after 2 to 3 treatments.

PAIN LEVEL

Mild to Moderate. Steps to decrease discomfort are made to include topical numbing agents and to help control the natural acidity of the PRP itself. Most Patients handle this well and love the results!

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT

30-60 minutes

AVERAGE RECOVERY TIME

Recovery times for injections is minimal. There are increase risk of bruising with injections that will heal. 

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Critical thrombocytopenia (low platelet count)

Hypofibrinogenaemia

Haemodynamic instability (collapse)

Sepsis (infection)

Acute and chronic infections

Chronic liver disease

Anti-coagulation therapy (warfarin, dabigatran, heparin)

PRP Injection Prices

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