Platelet Rich Therapy has been endorsed by numerous celebrities and experts including sports athletes. It is a non-surgical and natural treatment that uses healing abilities to help follicles and stimulate recovery. The media refer to it as the vampire facial.
Due to this procedure, the cells circulating within the blood bind together when recognizes damaged blood vessels.
This includes drawing blood from the client and then spinning in a medical-grade centrifuge. The platelets are then separated and again injected into the skin through micro-needling.
By using a micro-needling device, the nurse will microneedle the area while locally applying the platelets. Then the treatment area is injected with platelets or it can be directly injected around the focus area.
Blood contains some autologous products and stem cells which are crucial growth factors. This helps in healing and regenerating damaged skin tissues over time. The injection of platelets are high in growth hormone, and the micro-needling or injections will encourage the skin to regenerate new cells.
Advantages of PRP Treatment
- The plasma is made of your own blood, therefore it lessens the risk related to donor genetic material.
- This is also effective in case of hair thinning and hair restoration.
- One of the most effective procedure
- It encourages the follicles that have already been transplanted to grow and develop as per expectation. It plays a crucial role in healing the damaged tissue, especially after injuries.
- Cost-effective, affordable and does not take up a lot of time.
Before starting with the procedure our experts will discuss your goals, treatment and your medical history such as past injuries to the area. We will also check the medications that you are taking which can otherwise cause sensitivity to the skin.
Once you agree to the procedure, then our skilled doctors will draw a small amount of blood from your arm using a small needle.
Then your blood is quickly spun in a centrifuge, this separates the platelet-rich plasma from the other blood cells. Once it is complete the PRP is extracted and ready to use.
If you desire, we can also apply a topical and local anesthetic to numb your treatment areas. However, normally patients never feel any kind of pain during the process. We will then apply the platelet-rich plasma into and around the site you want to be treated.
There are normally 2-4 sessions and 4-6 weeks apart. Depending on your skin type and requirements, your practitioner will let you know about the number of treatments.