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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment

 

 

 

What is PRP Treatment

PRP is a highly sought-after non-surgical  treatment  for facial skin rejuvenation. PRP is a treatment uses your own blood platelets to stimulate new ,healthy cells with potent growth factors,  to help improve complexions , skin texture ,  to restore lost facial volume & stimulate hair growth.

Blood is made up of four components; white blood cells, red blood cells, the plasma and the platelets. After drawing your blood it is spun in a centrifuge, which enables the separation of the blood cells from the plasma and platelets. This is then re-injected into the skin to stimulate collagen and new skin cells.  PRP harnesses the beneficial functions of the patients own platelets and therefore there is no risk of allergy or rejection of the treatment.

PRP can also be successfully used to treat thinning hair and hairloss 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.

 

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 centifuge for around 8-10 minutes.  Once your cells have separated, the rich platelets are extracted and injected into the skin where rejuvenation is requested.

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