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What is platelet rich plasma (PRP)?

The blood is mainly a liquid called plasma, which also contains small solid components – red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Best known for the role they play in clotting, platelets also contain hundreds of growth factors, essential to the healing of injuries. PRP is your own processed and purified plasma with a high concentration of platelets, used to trigger natural regeneration.

Who can benefit from PRP treatments?

Platelet rich plasma therapy is an innovative treatment for a variety of skin issues. You may be a candidate for this treatment if you want to improve:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Sagging skin
  • Deep creases
  • Acne scarring
  • Texture, tone, and appearance of the skin

What can I expect with a PRP skin treatment?

With a simple process, Dr. Leeman will safely prepare your blood in the office and deliver it into your skin within the same treatment session. This revolutionary technology allows Dr. Leeman to create a concentration of 95 percent platelet aggregation, which enhances the results of any procedure. Platelet rich plasma reduces pain, promotes faster healing and stimulates your body’s natural collagen production process.

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Are there any side effects with PRP treatments?

Because the platelet rich plasma is autologous (comes from your own body), there is virtually no risk of an allergic reaction or intolerance. Nevertheless, before the treatment, you need to disclose all the medications you are taking (including herbs) with Dr. Leeman. There is no downtime after a PRP treatment session.

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Platelet Rich Plasma FAQ's

How do platelet rich plasma treatments work?

When Dr. Leeman and his team introduce the platelet rich plasma to the skin, your own concentration of cells will work with your body to naturally promote a “structure and signals” process for new tissue and collagen growth. Platelet rich plasma can either be injected directly into the face or used to enhance the results of other treatments including fractional laser resurfacing therapy, facial fat grafting, Brazilian butt lifts, or natural breast augmentation.

How does platelet rich plasma benefit the skin?

The internal essence of the blood inside you contains life-giving, fundamental protein growth factors that are designed to restore and strengthen your body. Dr. Leeman uses platelet rich plasma treatments to harness a high concentration of your own biological nutrient-rich cells and unleashes them to naturally promote skin health. These nutrient-rich cells stimulate the regeneration of the underlying structural integrity of your skin.

When will I see results?

After PRP treatment, patients often notice fine lines and wrinkles have softened and deeper wrinkled areas, such as nasolabial folds, look plumper and smoother. The main goal of the treatment is to stimulate fibroblasts and develop long-term collagen formations in the dermis. Your results will be gradual and vary from person to person based on health, age, and genetic make-up. Most patients enjoy quantifiable improvements in skin complexion, texture and tone within three weeks. Subtle improvements can progressively continue for up to 2 years.

What areas of the body can be treated?

Platelet rich plasma treatments are derived from your own biological make-up and do not contain synthetic products. Therefore, virtually any area of the body can be treated, including your face, neck, chest, hands, scars, and more.

How should I take care of my skin after my platelet rich plasma treatment?

In order to enjoy a maximum response to your treatment, it is important to eat right, drink plenty of water and incorporate the facial care recommended by Dr. Leeman.

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