Platelet Rich Plasma
Ever since Kim Kardashian West posted pictures of her face following her Vampire Facial treatment on social media, a buzz was created in a matter of minutes and made millions of people intrigued by the procedure. Even though the Vampire Facial came onto the market a few years ago, it’s showing no signs of becoming a thing of the past. The facial, which is PRP is created from your own blood. It involves a simple blood draw into a special test tube, which is then spun in a centrifuge so that the plasma, with millions of platelets, floats to the top. Unlike other beauty treatments and skin saviours, the Vampire Facial harnesses your body’s natural healing power.
“It contains several growth factors and cytokines that repair and regenerate tissue which AREAS CAN BE TREATED WITH PRP THERAPY? Hair loss Fine lines & creases on the foreheadCrepiness of the upper eyelid dark circles & crepey skin under the eye smile lines & open poresNasolabial foldsPoor skin texture back of the hand necklace lines & turkey neckCrepiness of the decolletageOne of the real strengths of PRP is for rejuvenation of the under-eye area. This is a notoriously difficult area to treat and there are very few effective treatments available. PRP can improve skin quality and decrease dark circles in this area. You can inject PRP into any areas where you would inject a dermal filler. It won’t have the same effect as a filler, as the two treatments work in different ways.
However, it will stimulate collagen production in this area which will plump and volumise this area with time. Open pores bother many people and are again a very difficult problem to treat. PRP helps to tighten these stubborn pores as well as improving the overall skin quality. With age, many people notice the texture of the skin on their chin changes and look quite coarse, which can be greatly improved with PRP. Hair loss is a very exciting area for treatment with PRP. Provided the hair follicles are intact PRP can stimulate new hair growth. This is particularly noticeable with treatment around the eye areas, where patients report increased lash growth. It can also be injected directly into the eyebrow and into the scalp to treat hair loss in these areas.PRP can be used to firm a turkey neck and can be injected into the lines that run horizontally around our neck (necklace lines), for which there are very few other treatment options. The backs of the hands and décolletage can be plumped and the skin quality improved with PRP. There is increasing evidence for PRP as a treatment for stretch marks, with patients reporting the decreased size of their stretch marks.PRP can be injected into any scars and will improve appearance by stimulating collagen production.