A procedure that has been used successfully for years to heal sports injuries is now becoming the treatment of choice by women to improve the appearance of wrinkles, scars, sun damage and even dark circles under their eyes.It uses plasma taken from the patient’s own blood instead of chemicals injected into the body. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Skin Rejuvenation Treatment is an advanced and ground-breaking anti-aging treatment service providers use to help repair damaged or injured tissues in the body. Results from PRP therapy are natural looking and subtle, and they can last for as long as two years.
Frequently Asked Questions
You can expect more youthful look in terms of skin tightening effect and glow on your skin while wrinkles and under eye circles will be taken care of to a great extent.
It is equally effective in both men and women.
The pain is subjective and patient specific. PRP is injected using insulin syringe which is generally well tolerated. For sensitive individuals, we suggest numbing gel or topical anesthesia one hour prior to procedure which reduces the pain sensation considerably.
PRP therapy is safe and natural because the procedure concentrates the cells from your own blood directly back into the area where it is needed. Hence is not rejected by your immune system and there are absolutely no chance of getting any infection, allergy or hypersensitivity. However, one can get mild redness, bruising or headache which is usually self-limiting and responds very well to routine analgesics.
PRP therapy is a short procedure and it takes around half an hour for the procedure and you can go back to your work place immediately after it.
You can wash your face after 6 hours of PRP therapy with mild soap and water.
PRP therapy can be repeated every 1-2 months and usually 3 sittings are sufficient, though some patients may require maintenance therapy once a year or more frequently depending upon the care and condition of their skin. After approximately 3 weeks, you will start noticing the improvement in texture and complexion of your skin; wrinkles start disappearing, scars and pores are tightened and dark under eye circles are brightened.
Nothing much; except not to touch or scratch the face for 6 hours after the procedure. And try keeping yourself away from the dusty and polluted environment for a day.