Platelet Rich Plasma PRP Treatments Plano
When is Platelet Rich Plasma Ideal?
Platelet-Rich Plasma has become popular as a treatment for reversing aging symptoms in hands, face, neck, jawline, decollete including sagging jowls, thinning of the skin, thinning of hair, puffiness, age spots and wrinkling. PRP is also used to treat acne, scarring, eye bags and post-pregnancy skin laxity.
How does the treatment work?
Platelet-Rich Plasma Facelift which is PRP combined with microneedling, where the PRP serum is directly injected into the skin through multiple tiny punctures under the dermis with or without topical local anesthesia. This stimulates the tissue and triggers a healing process. The result is the production of new collagen tissues leading to a reduction of symptoms. The PRP may also be injected with dermal fillers.
PRP has been shown to promise to heal alopecia. It acts as a fertilizer by recruiting stem cells to the hair follicles. PRP’s ability to form new blood vessels (angiogenesis) and to grow blood vessels from already existing blood vessel tissues also helps.
Is PRP safe?
PRP treatment involves little risk. This is because nothing is being injected into the patient’s body that was not already there. This virtually eliminates the potential of an adverse reaction. Instead, what is used is a solution that is rich in platelets and plasma.
What can I do after a treatment?
There is very little downtime after a treatment. Every patient is different and our healthcare provider will consult with you what activities, if any, you should avoid.
How long does a PRP treatment last?
The new cell growth in your skin generated by the Platelet Rich Plasma takes weeks to months, which is why it looks so much better after more time passes. Botox and other filler treatments break down with time, but the Platelet Rich Plasma lasts and looks better as long as 18 months to two years.
How does the treatment feel?
Generally speaking PRP injections are not painful; however the discomfort level depends on the part of the body being treated.
Am I a candidate for PRP?
We recommend patients with a history of, or presence of cancer or metastatic disease, active local infection, pregnant or breastfeeding, low platelet count, anemia or low Hgb count, platelet dysfunction syndrome, antiplatelet therapy, active smoking habit, alcohol overuse, septicemia or blood infection, allergy to lidocaine, corticosteroid or NSAIDS and recent fever or illness. Our licensed healthcare provider will discuss candidacy in more detail.
To learn if Platelet Rich Plasma is a solution for you, or to schedule your next treatment, please call our office at 214-280-4316.
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Sat: By Appointment Only