Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is a popular therapy used by celebrities for skin rejuvenation.
The Platelet Rich Plasma procedure employs a person’s own blood to trigger the production of collagen and elastin, and enhances skin texture, resolving issues like fine lines and wrinkles in sensitive areas like the eyes.
Many people don’t realize they possess the solution within themselves. You can use your body’s own natural healing system to help rejuvenate your skin. And you don’t have to worry about any adverse reactions since you are using your own blood for the treatments.
Platelet Rich Plasma isolates plasma from your own blood and concentrates it before injecting the purified plasma into damaged tissues to prompt the body to grow new, healthy cells that rejuvenate the skin.
It may also be used to treat hair loss for men and women. PRP is a terrific alternative to invasive procedures, allowing for an address to aesthetic and medical issues from aging, loss of collagen, and sun damage, without surgery.
PRP therapy can be instrumental in correcting skin conditions like acne, dryness, fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, redness, and sagging. The end result is smoother and youthful-looking skin.
4 Types of PRP
Depending on the location of your procedure, it can take up to an hour for a PRP treatment. A topical anesthetic may be applied before beginning your treatment.
The targeted area is cleaned and a small sample of your blood is withdrawn. The extracted blood is then spun in a centrifuge where the plasma is separated from the other blood particles. It creates a serum built from your own active growth factors, peptides, and plasma.
Then injected into a specific location where elastin and collagen will be produced. The goal is to stimulate stem cells to aid and repair damaged tissues as well as reduce the inflammatory processes of the skin.
Platelet-rich plasma can be effective with many facial issues, hair therapy, and some common injuries. When it comes to skin rejuvenation, PRP can address many issues: acne, fine lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, rough skin texture, stretch marks, traumatic scars and more.
For those interested in treatment with Platelet Rich Plasma PRP Philadelphia surgeon Dr. Christian Subbio and Subbio Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa are here to help you achieve your beauty goals.
Anyone may be a candidate for a PRP treatment given the procedure utilizes a person’s own blood to treat and repair skin conditions in an effort to prevent signs of aging.
Since the serum is derived from your own blood supply, a skin treatment with PRP is safe, with no risk of adverse reaction. In fact, PRP has been in use for sports injuries and in hospitals for more than 50 years.
There could be some tingling feeling during your treatment and some mild burning sensation, but skin treatment with Platelet-Rich Plasma is otherwise a comfortable procedure.
Any results from a PRP treatment really depends on the treatment area. Results are typically long-lasting but may take up to a month before witnessing noticeable results. Some early results, especially on the skin, can be visible within a week.
PRP therapy has been known to reduce inflammation and improve cartilage regeneration in knee osteoarthritis. Professional athletes have had PRP therapy to deal with injuries like ligaments and torn tendons.
There is no significant recovery from a PRP treatment. Most patients return to their regular schedule immediately after their visit to Subbio Medical Spa in Philadelphia. There can be redness and swelling for a day or two depending on the treated area. It is not unusual to experience some stiffness and be a bit sore for a few days.
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