PRP: Frequently Asked Questions

PRP Facial and Hair Restoration Q & As

Why get a PRP Facial or Stretch Mark Treatment?

PRP helps our skin function optimally, increasing everything from collagen. Providing essential growth factors for skin and hair. PRP uses your own stem cells to produce collagen heal skin, get rid of keloids, and grown your own hair naturally! hydrating properties. PRP helps to tighten, firm, and lift skin. It also does the following:

  • Reduces pores Reduces the appearance of, and even erases acne scars
  • Reduces skin discoloration Successfully reduces the appearance of stretch marks
  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
  • Converts sagging skin into firm, plump, tight skin Increases the skin’s “snap back”, and restores a healthy glow
  • Allows skin care products to penetrate better

Will the PRP Facial hurt?

After numbing cream is applied, the PRP facial feels like a massage. You just feel the vibrations of the rotating pen. Many patients fall asleep during the procedure. The nose and skin above and below the lips may tickle a bit.

So, what is the PRP Facal really like?

First there is a small blood draw into a test tube. The blood is then spun in a centrifuge at a specific speed to make sure your step cells are optimally separated. The resulting yellowish fluid on top is called platelet-rich plasma, (PRP). It is this upper layer that we use during your treatment session. This PRP is used when gliding the microneedling pen along the skin. Microneedling involves the use of a pen with tiny rotating needles causing micro-punctures in the skin, forcing it to heal, tighten, and produce collagen. Microneedling alone, is quite effective. Microneedling with PRP is a game-changer.

Do I need time off after PRP?

NO! There is no real downtime with microneedling. There will be some facial redness that normally resolves by the next day. In some people, it may take 2-3 days. .

Is PRP Safe?

Yes! Because it uses your own blood, PRP is very safe. However, there are always risks with procedures when needles are involved including include pain at the injection site and temporary bruising. Allergic reaction and infection risks are extremely rare and occur less than 1% worldwide, additionally our doctors are trained professionals who use individually sealed, sterilized, one time use only, disposable needles.

How long does it take to see results from PRP Facials?

You can start seeing changes just after the first session because the microneedling may cause some peeling, leaving your skin radiant. It will definitely cause some firmness and immediately stimulates collagen induction. You will see an improvement after every treatment, but YOUR BEST results will be three months after your last treatment. This is because it takes 3 months for your skin complete the collagen-building process. Thus, it is important to remain consistent with your treatment schedule. Treatments should be scheduled every 4 weeks, for a total of 4 treatment sessions. So schedule your PRP Facial TODAY! Call 301-273-1251!

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