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PRP and Microneedling

TURN BACK THE CLOCK

PRP(Vampire Facial) AND MICRO NEEDLING

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy involves injection of the patient's own platelets and fibrin for the cosmetic treatment of wrinkles or scars in the face, hands, and neck. Known to some as the "vampire facelift". PRP can also be successfully used to treat thinning hair and hair loss, particularly male pattern baldness. It is important to start treatment early on and whether you are a suitable candidate will be determined during your consultation. It is less invasive than plastic surgery, takes about 20 minutes for each treatment, and offers improvements for up to 18 months.


What is the procedure?

Depending on how many areas you want to get treated, a volume of blood will be taken. This is usually between 10 to 30 ml. Your blood is then placed in a centrifuge for around 8-10 minutes.  Once your cells have separated, the rich platelets are extracted and injected into the skin where rejuvenation is requested.

What should you expect post treatment?

Most people will experience some mild to moderate swelling in the area of treatment, redness or heat, which are all common side effects and are part of the activation of your platelets. Because a volume of fluid has to be administered, swelling is inevitable. Bruising can occur and may take several days to disappear.


How soon will I see results?

Most patients will require three treatments at four to six week intervals. The first thing people notice is an improvement in skin turgor and elasticity. Collagen production can take up to three months to occur and the results can differ depending on the individual.  Because the injected product is 100% your own, factors such as smoking, stress and illness can effect results.  A series of three treatments can yield results for up to two years.