It is a leading procedure that takes advantage of the healing power of platelets and growth factors in blood for stimulating stem cell response. This stem cells will help the growth of new collagen and blood vessels, repair and regenerate damaged skin, and will help slow down and reverse the signs of aging.
Often, after a certain period in life, many women and men worry about how to rejuvenate their skin.
Most adults want to have a better appearance, which is why an excellent option for a radiant, soft and hydrated skin is to visit a specialist in this field.
Modern scientific investigation has concluded that all answers are found in our bodies. What kind of rejuvenation could be more natural than the one in which we use the body's own resources?
One of the most popular and effective procedures today in fighting skin aging, or simply preventing it, is PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma). Preparation consists in drawing blood from the patient, centrifuging the sample and separating the fraction with plasma and platelet concentrate. Most of the time, it is an outpatient procedure and it is done in the doctor's office. It is a safe procedure with no side effects or rejection, since it is an autologous product (blood from the patient).
It means Platelet Rich Plasma or also Growth Factor Rich Plasma, and represents a cellular regeneration method using resources obtained from the patient's own blood. A small blood sample is taken from the patient (after fasting for 4 hours) before the procedure. Platelet Rich Plasma is the liquid part of the blood (serum), which is rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals, among others. These are in charge of stimulating collagen and elastin production. These last two proteins are essential for providing firmness and elasticity to epidermic tissues, which is affected as the years go by.
Once the PRP is obtained, it is applied by a physician as small micro-needle sticks to the specific affected areas, such as: grooves, marked expression lines and pigmentation areas. Providing a natural rejuvenation effect, and contributing elasticity and nutrition, which can be noticed immediately.
The skin looks younger, soft, hydrated with a healthy appearance and better quality.
With Platelet Rich Plasma, there are no allergic reactions, since it is obtained from the patient.HOW LONG DOES THE TREATMENT TAKE?
The complete procedure, from drawing the blood, through preparation and application takes approximately 45-60 minutes.AND, RECOVERY TIME?
The recovery time is very short and simple, it is only necessary to take certain precautions during the first three days, such as: no visits to pools or saunas and avoiding excessive exposure to the sun.