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Day: February 1, 2016

PRP Platelet Rich Plasma

WHAT IS PRP?

PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) is a natural product created from our own body. It is a new alternative medical aesthetic treatment that enhances the body’s natural healing capacity.

THE PROCEDURE

PRP is a relatively simple process. A patient’s own blood is placed into a centrifuge that rotates at high speed separating red and white blood cells from the platelets and the plasma. Next the physician takes the Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)portion of the blood and injects it directly into the patient’s areas of concern and the treatment is complete.

PRP TREATMENT IS IDEAL FOR

  • Crepe-like skin
  • Eye Area
  • Fine lines and Wrinkles
  • Textural Improvement
  • Dull Dry Skin
  • Back of Hands
  • Full Face Regeneration
  • Decollete

WHEN WILL I SEE RESULTS?

The full collagen regeneration takes 6 months. Improvement of skin texture and tone are noticeable within 3 weeks.

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PRP SIDE EFFECTS

Minimal swelling, bruising and redness for the first 24 hours are normal. A bruise may develop from needle injection site and should dissolve in a week’s time. Other side effects that could occur due to the needle injection are: pain, infection, and bruising. Avoid aspirin for 10 days prior to treatment, anti-inflammatory medication should be avoided as well for the first 5 days to minimize bruising.

WHO CANNOT HAVE PRP

PRP is not suitable for patients who

  • Smoke
  • Drug or alcohol use
  • Platelet or clotting disorders
  • Acute or chronic infections
  • Severe systemic disease e.g. cancer or undergoing chemotherapy
  • Chronic liver pathology
  • On anti-coagulant or anti-platelet therapy e.g. aspirin, warfarin
  • Autoimmune disorders

PRP SAFETY

PRP is 100% your own cells and therefore there is no risk of allergy or rejection. PRP is inherently safe and is suitable for all skin tones.

 

 

 

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