Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is a revolutionary new treatment in the field of cosmetic medicine and is fast becoming one on the most talked about treatments. PRP has been used for years for sports injuries and dentistry, and introduced to cosmetic medicine about 10 years ago. PRP is one of the most advanced, effective natural treatments for cellular rejuvenation that can be used safely anywhere on the body.
Platelet Rich Plasma is the clear fluid (plasma) part of your blood that contains a high concentration of platelets (your clotting factors) These platelets release Growth Factors which
The treatment involves collecting blood in a specifically designed tube (just like an ordinary blood test) and spinning it down in a centrifuge to separate the red cells from the plasma. The plasma which is high is platelets containing growth factors is then reintroduced in a series of injections to help regenerate and revitalise damaged skin, reduce fine lines and improve skin texture.
It is a very safe procedure as it uses your own blood, which takes away any concern of allergic reactions to foreign substances and risk of infection.
Results are not immediate with some swelling for the first 3-5 days which reduces as the fluid is reabsorbed. The regeneration process starts in 3-5 weeks and continues for 3-5 months. Results have been seen up to 2 years with the average results lasting 12 months.
Types of PRP Procedures we offer: