Microneedling is a cosmetic procedure that pricks the skin with a roller. This instrument boosts collagen production, which helps mend wounds and slow down ageing. Microneedling using plasma-rich platelets (PRP) utilizes a patient's own blood to regenerate the skin. Avante Laser & Medispa provides Microneedling With PRP to meet your specific cosmetic goals.
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Microneedling With PRP Q & A
What is PRP?
PRP stands for Platelet Rich Plasma. Platelets naturally present in your blood are essential for healing. Platelets contain proteins called growth factors. When your body needs to heal or regenerate tissue, growth factors stimulate new cell growth, producing all the different types of tissues needed to restore health.
PRP involves concentrated platelets, rich in bioactive proteins, which release growth factors to stimulate cellular regeneration and accelerate tissue repair. The platelets and plasma are separated using a centrifuge and are then carefully prepared for reinjection.
As a technique that accelerates the body’s natural healing processes, used alongside microneedling, the treated area of skin can restore and rejuvenate for a firmer, more youthful texture and flexibility.
How does Microneedling with PRP work?
The treatment involves the use of micro-needling and PRP consecutively. First, the micro-needling device is used to create micro-wounds on the skin, triggering the body’s healing process, producing both collagen and elastin. Then, the PRP is applied directly to the channels that were created from the micro-needling to further stimulate the natural healing process and the creation of collagen.
What are the benefits of microneedling with PRP?
PRP supercharges the microneedling benefits. Microneedling with PRP can restore volume and the healthy glow of your skin without surgery or other invasive treatments and is extremely effective for difficult-to-treat areas, such as the under-eye area. PRP is particularly good for reducing wrinkles and fine lines. Since PRP is derived from your own blood, the side effects are virtually eliminated.
Reduces broken capillaries and spider veins
Reduces the appearance of large pores
Reduces acne scars
Evens skin tone
Improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
Gives the skin a fresh glow
Gives the skin a firmer and smoother texture
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