What is a PRP Facial Microneedling?
A PRP Facial is a non-invasive medical procedure in which a person’s own blood is used to create a more youthful appearance. Unwanted skin folds and wrinkles can be smoothed out, creating a younger, but natural and more vibrant look. This procedure is similar to dermal fillers such as Restylane and Juvederm, however, with a PRP Facial, no foreign substances are injected into the body.
How does PRP Facial Microneedling work?
Blood is taken from the person’s arm in the same way as any blood test you may have had previously. Your blood is then placed in a hi-speed centrifuge, which allows platelets to be isolated from the rest of the blood. These growth-factor rich platelets are then injected back into the person’s face using a very fine micro needle penn to induce new growth of collagen, blood vessels and skin tissue. With this procedure, the skin is ready to produce new collagen.
How much does PRP Microneedling cost?
The cost of this treatment varies, but one can expect to pay anywhere from $400-$550 . The procedure takes less than an hour to perform. It is suggested that 3 treatments can be done 1 month apart for optimal results. Special Packages are available. The results can last for up to 12 months and sometimes longer.
Are There Any Disadvantages To A PRP Facial?
As with all procedures, there are some disadvantages to the PRP facial. At the injection site, it may be red or possibly bruise temporarily.
How Does Your Blood Do All This?
The platelets that are being take out of your own blood help in creating a replenishment of platelets in your face. What this means is that the skin of your face will have the chance to become more youthful and vibrant due to improved circulation by injecting the platelets that were derived from your own blood.