PRP for Skin
Many women desire to remain attractive and keep the skin young for a long time. Unfortunately, it is possible only to those who are not afraid of surgical and injectable intervention in the natural processes of skin aging.
One of the most unique discoveries for the rejuvenation and restoration of the skin is platelet rich plasma (PRP) treatment. Plasma therapy is a universal microinjection technique for the introduction of patient’s blood plasma into the upper layer of the epidermis. The technique is aimed not only at achieving a rejuvenating effect, but also to combat other aesthetic defects of the skin.
Who May Need PRP treatment
The PRP takes the first place among all the injection methods of rejuvenation. The technology has become particularly popular among patients over 25 years old who want to nourish their skin and are struggling with skin imperfections age-related changes such as:
- Skin pigmentation
- Dark circles under the eyes
- Prevention of wrinkles
Possible Side Effects
Since the patient’s own blood preparation is used during this procedure, the risk of rejection is minimal. In very rare cases, the formation of small bruises is possible, most often in the corners of the lips.
Preparation for PRP Therapy
Before the appointment, the specialist is obliged to give additional information to the patient, which will properly prepare the body for the procedure. The patient should exclude:
- all fatty, acidic, salty, fried food and caffeine;
- various types of exercise;
- refuse to use nicotine and alcohol;
- do not eat for 7-8 hours before the session.
During PRP Therapy
The procedure is performed only in sterile conditions when all sanitary standards are met. Plasma therapy has a number of specific stages.
Preparation of the drug
The venous blood (20-60 ml) of the patient is taken and placed in a beaker, where the anticoagulant and gel (auxiliary substances for blood separation) are located. The composition is processed in a special centrifuge, where the blood is divided into red blood cells, white blood cells and plasma.
Cleansing of the skin
Before manipulation, the patient is treated with an antiseptic and does some peeling for better results.
The specialist conducts anesthesia in those areas where the plasma will be injected.
Introduction of plasma
Once the anesthesia has worked, the doctor enters the substance with the help of cosmetic needles into the epidermis in those areas where there are wrinkles and other skin problems.