We all age at different speeds & certain factors such as sun exposure & smoking cause some of us to develop lines, wrinkles & volume loss quicker than others. If you’re looking for a treatment to naturally, safely & effectively treat the signs of ageing & sun damage then PRP therapy might be right for you.
What areas can be treated?
Face, back of hands & arms, chest & décolletage
Is this treatment for me?
This treatment is suitable for all skin types
How does it work?
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy, otherwise known as Dracula therapy, is unique in the sense that it uses your own tissue & growth factors to stimulate new collagen formation in the skin to stimulate your skin. It relies on our bodies own self-heal ability and has been used for years to help repair & regenerate tendon damage caused through sport related injuries. This treatments is increasingly being used for aesthetic treatments.
What happens during the treatment?
Blood is taken through a small injection before being prepared using a centrifuge to isolate the PRP. This serum in then injected into your skin to improve the appearance of lines and wrinkle, reduce stretch marks, increase hair growth and improve scars.
What results can I expect from PRP therapy?
An improvement is skin tone and texture is usually be seen from 3 weeks with optimal results at 3 months once collagen has fully regenerated. Results are not immediate. Most people will require between 1 and 3 treatments 4-6 weeks apart to achieve optimal results.
PRP at a glance:
- No. of required treatments: 3 for optimal results
- Consultation time: 30 minutes
- Treatment time: 60 minutes
- Back to work: 1-2 days after
- Recovery period: You may be sensitive for 1 – 2 days. Mild bruising around the injection site is normal.
- Length of results: Maximum results are noticed at 6 months
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The big questions
Who will inject me?
PRP therapy can only be performed by a Doctor, Dentist or Nurse Prescriber who has been specifically trained in the treatment. Our clinical staff are trained to administer this treatment and are all registered with their respective governing and regulatory bodies which include the NMC, GMC and GDC. Read more here.
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Is there any down time?
You may experience mild to moderate swelling of the treated area which could last for about 12- 24 hours at which point you can resume normal activities. You may notice a tingling sensation while the cells are being activated.
How do I know that PRP therapy is safe?
PRP therapy is a 100 % natural procedure that has clinical research to prove that PRP obtained from the patient’s own blood is safe, with very minimal risk of adverse reactions or complications. Because the platelets are produced from your own blood, there is no risk of rejection. When injected by one of our advanced medical practitioners you can be sure that you’re in safe hands. Read more about why you can trust DestinationSkin here.