Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a type of natural therapy that can revitalize your facial skin and restore its youthful radiance. PRP is also effective when used for hair restoration. The expert team at LA Skincare Center perform PRP facials that offer stunningly beautiful results without surgery. LA Skincare Center has a convenient office in El Segundo, California. If you’d like to learn more about PRP facials, call the center nearest you or schedule a consultation online.
Platelet-rich plasma, sometimes called autologous plasma, is a concentrated serum derived from your own blood. To make this serum, your blood is drawn from your arm and then spun in a centrifuge to separate out the platelets and other components that stimulate cell growth.
When injected, the growth factors in PRP boost your body’s natural process of cell renewal. This process is sometimes called regenerative therapy.
A PRP facial uses the technique of microneedling to deliver PRP to the deeper layers of your skin. Microneedling is a process in which microneedles are rolled across the face to create tiny puncture wounds.
Microneedling improves the appearance of skin on its own. When PRP is applied together with microneedling, the results are stunning — your skin will look smoother, signs of aging will diminish, and your face will glow with a youthful radiance.
Because PRP stimulates the production of collagen and other proteins within skin cells, it offers many benefits, including:
PRP can also be injected in hair follicles to stimulate regrowth for natural hair restoration.
If you’re in generally good health, you should be a candidate for PRP treatments. Regenerative therapy might not be right for you if you have certain medical conditions that affect your blood, including:
If you have a cardiovascular condition that requires you to take a blood thinning medication, you’re probably not a candidate for PRP therapy.
Just one PRP treatment will improve signs of aging and enhance the appearance of your skin. Typically, a series of three treatments is recommended to achieve optimal cell renewal for maximum rejuvenation.
Results can last up to 18 months. Following your treatment, it could take 2-4 weeks to see the full results.
To learn more about PRP therapy for the face or for hair restoration, call the LA Skincare Center location nearest you or make an appointment online today.