PRP

What is PRP?

The supernatant of centrifuged blood is plasma, rich in platelets; the gold-colored supernatant is hence, ‘platelet-rich plasma (PRP)’. Often blood is double-spun (centrifuged twice) to achieve a concentration of platelets six times greater than occurs physiologically — or about 1M/ml plasma.

Platelets naturally contain growth factors which — in nature — allows injured tissues to grow new tissue and heal.  Introducing concentrated platelet growth factors has been shown to have beneficial effects on the skin and other organs and tissues. 

Woman receiving scalp injection
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Facial Injections

We assess your face and inject Platelet Rich Plasma into the targeted areas of the face to trigger a myriad of benefits including: collagen stimulation, skin tightening, wrinkle and fine line reduction, and overall improved skin texture. Facial injections with PRP requires us to draw your blood so you need stay well hydrated 24 hours prior to your appointment.
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Scar Treatment

We inject PRP in conjunction with microneedling to reduce the appearance of scarring from injuries, stretch marks, or surgical procedures. We are able to drastically reduce the visibility of scars from tummy tucks, breast augmentation, and even scars from surgeries like knee replacements. We recommend 3-4 treatments to see optimal results. Please make sure to come to your appointment 15 minutes early for us to numb any areas that may need it. This treatment requires us to draw your blood so make sure stay hydrated 24 hours prior to your appointment day.
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Hair Restoration

We are able to use PRP to stimulate hair growth. If you have noticed hair loss or any hair thinning, Hair Restoration with PRP could be perfect for you. We recommend you have 3-4 treatments. Each treatment is separated by 4-6 weeks. This enables the hair to grow. Optimal results can be achieved over a 4-9 month time frame. This treatment requires us to draw your blood so make sure to stay hydrated 24 hours prior to your appointment day.

FAQ

Within the alpha granules of the platelets are growth factors; in nature, platelets degranulate when encountering injured or bleeding tissue to induce healing and promote the growth of connective tissue. PRP exploits the function of the platelets to thicken the subcutaneous stroma and improve skin coloration.

Dentists, orthopedists (particularly in the arena of sports medicine), and cardiovascular surgeons have been using PRP for decades to enhance restorative growth. Histologic studies demonstrate thickened dermis and collagen after PRP treatments.

Direct facial injections to promote collagen formation


Vamp Facials - which employ PRP with micro-needling

 

Hair restoration

 

Heated (coagulated) PRP can be used as a natural filler.

Results vary according to the tissue being trated. Skin rejuvenation is appreciated immediately.  Typically optimal results for scar treatment with PRP will take 2-3 months.  Hair restoration with PRP can take between 4-9 months to see optimal results.

Usually 3-4 treatments are required to see the best results.

Nope! These treatments require no downtime.