Are you starting to notice signs of aging in your face when you look in the mirror? As we age, our skin’s collagen production begins to diminish, resulting in lines, wrinkles, and loss of facial volume. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a natural option for restoring this lost collagen for a younger facial appearance.
PRP can be used to address the following signs of aging:
- Find lines and wrinkles
- Uneven skin tone
- Uneven skin texture
- Large pores
What is PRP Therapy?
Platelet rich plasma therapy is a natural treatment done to rejuvenate your facial appearance. During treatment, a small amount of your blood is drawn and then placed in a device called a centrifuge, which will spin the blood to separate the plasma from the platelets. Then, the platelets will be collected and re-injected into the treatment areas, regenerating tissues, promoting collagen growth, and quickening the repair process of the skin.
Topical numbing cream will be applied to the treatment area before injections to ensure a comfortable treatment session.
Who is a Good Candidate?
Patients who are looking to treat signs of aging in the face such as volume loss, uneven skin texture, fines lines and wrinkles, and even scars, PRP therapy may be a good option. Individuals who are looking for a natural approach to rejuvenating their skin often choose PRP therapy.
PRP therapy can help to strengthen the skin, creating a thicker dermis, better skin tone, and the elimination of wrinkles and scars. Patients may notice a slight improvement to the skin right after treatment, though full results may take a few weeks to become apparent. Collagen production can continue up to six months after your treatment. Patients with mild signs of aging can often benefit from 2-3 treatments, while those with moderate signs of aging can often see results after 6-8 treatments.
As with any type of cosmetic treatment, PRP comes with some side effects, including infection, pain at the injection site, and tissue damage. However, because it contains substances from your own body, the risks for allergic reaction is reduced. Potential risks and side effects can be discussed with Dr. Chao during your consultation appointment.
If you are interested in rejuvenating your facial appearance naturally, PRP therapy may be for you! Take the first step towards a new you and contact our Denver office at 720-414-3332 today to schedule your initial consultation.