REJUVENATE YOUR SKIN WITH PRP

Platelet Rich Plasma extracted from your own blood for facial cosmetic improvement. Your blood consists of four main constituents: Red & White blood cells, plasma and platelets., Within the plasma filtrate we separate your platelets and use it for your benefit

Procedure

A small amount of your own blood is drown into a tube and placed in a centrifuge

The process of PRP injection takes 45 minutes from start to finish

A topical anesthetic and ice is applied into your face, forehead, hands and neck.

 

Benefits

 The alpha dense granules of platelets are a rich source of:

·      Biomolecules important for tissue regeneration and repair

·      Chemokine: A family of cytokines that mobilize and activate white blood cells

·      Cytokines: Messenger molecules that allow cells to communicate and alter one another’s function

·      Growth Factors 

It is a regenerative medicine technique that takes advantage of platelets that are present in the blood of the patient to stimulate skin regeneration.

 

What is it about?

The platelet-rich plasma is a regenerative medicine technique that allows the use of growth factors that are naturally present in the patient's platelets to stimulate the regeneration of the skin structures. It is a derivative of blood, exclusive and proper of each patient that stimulates the production of collagen, elastin and epidermal tissue, resulting in a firmer and better luminous skin.

It is very safe because of their autogenous nature,  which means to say, platelets and growth factors come from the patient. That's why an immune reaction is not apparent nor carries the risk of an allergic reaction.

 

What does the procedure consist of?

 

Through a small blood sample from the patient and subjecting it to a centrifuge, a platelet concentrate is obtained, which is subsequently applied to the skin as a microinjection, thereby stimulating the healing process and favoring the formation of new collagen.

It is done in an outpatient clinic and the blood that is obtained is prepared at the time by hematologists, by a process which follows precise biosafety standards and hygiene.

 

What are the indications in Dermatology?

It is used in the management and prevention of skin aging (wrinkles, sun damage, sagging) in the treatment of alopecia (hair loss), scars, stretch marks, burns, skin ulcers, etc. It is also used as a complementary treatment after a laser, to accelerate and improve the healing process and recovery of the skin.

It is simple, safe and effective, with results that can be observed within 3-4 weeks of application, maintaing the results stable for months.

In general, three sessions are recommended at intervals of 1-3 months, depending on the condition being treated, Improves quality and texture of the skin, giving it a pink hue due to the formation of new collagen and new blood vessels, softens acne blemishes, scars, fine wrinkles, and being more effective than other products in the market. 

Side Effects and aftercare

During application you may feel burning and heat in the treated area, accompanied by redness. This occurs because an inflamation is generated in the skin, which is key for stimulating collagen production and skin regeneration.The redness disappears after a few minutes and daily activities can be proceeded.

The day of the application of plasma, it is not recommended to sunbathe or apply creams directly to the site to try to minimize the risk of local infection. For the same reason, it is not advisable to go to saunas or to the gym immediately after therapy.

After the PRP, it is recommended to apply a gel with arnica to prevent or reduce the risk of minor bruises.