What is Plasma Rich Platelet Therapy?

Plasma Rich Platelet Therapy – sometimes referred to as the ‘Vampire Facial’ – involves harvesting plasma rich platelets from your own blood in order to inject them into problem skin areas. Platelets contain a high content of ‘Growth Factors’, which are proteins that help to heal injured tissue or damaged skin. Upon reinjection, the platelets [...]

What is Plasma Rich Platelet Therapy?2017-04-17T11:27:14+01:00

What areas of the face or body can Plasma Rich Platelet Therapy be used to treat?

PRP Therapy can be used to treat numerous cosmetic problems including: Fine lines and wrinkles or crêpe skin around the mouth and nose Crows’ feet Under-eye shadows Mild drooping or sagging skin around the eyes or cheeks Sagging skin on the backs of the hands, tops of the feet, elbows and knees

What areas of the face or body can Plasma Rich Platelet Therapy be used to treat?2017-04-17T11:26:46+01:00

What happens during a PRP treatment?

At the beginning of your treatment, we extract a minimal amount of your blood (10-20 ml) – this is done in exactly the same way as a doctor or nurse would take blood for a blood test. This blood is then placed in a centrifuge, which separates the red blood cells from the platelet rich [...]

What happens during a PRP treatment?2017-04-17T11:26:12+01:00

How long should the results last?

The results of your treatment should continue to improve over time. You may need two to three treatment sessions, spaced one to two months apart, to achieve the best outcomes, and many people choose to have a top-up treatment every six to 12 months.

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Are there any side effects?

PRP treatments are associated with mild side effects, mainly swelling, redness or bruising that fades without intervention within one to three days. Because PRP comes from your own cells, it virtually eliminates more serious side effects, especially those associated with allergic reactions. That being said, you will be given a telephone number to call if [...]

Are there any side effects?2017-04-17T11:24:52+01:00

Will I need to take time off after my treatment?

Most people feel comfortable returning to their normal activities straight away or within a few hours. You may want to take some downtime if you experience any swelling, bruising or redness at the injection sites.

Will I need to take time off after my treatment?2017-04-17T11:24:08+01:00

Do I need to avoid any activities after the treatment or follow a specific aftercare regime?

After any treatment, we’ll give you detailed aftercare instructions that relate to your procedure, so you know what to do and what to expect. With PRP therapy, we will recommend that you avoid the sun for 48 hours post-treatment and use a good sunscreen with a minimum SPF 30 for two weeks. You should wash [...]

Do I need to avoid any activities after the treatment or follow a specific aftercare regime?2017-04-17T11:23:38+01:00

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