Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
(PRP), facilitated by the SkinPen®, uses your skin's natural properties and ability to repair damaged tissues. This allows your skin to look its very best.
Using a small sample of your blood, the blood is spun, resulting in enriched plasma that can be applied where it is needed with the SkinPen®.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) hair restoration is a revolutionary treatment with a host of benefits, including stimulating new hair growth, increasing hair density and thickness by increasing blood flow and improving overall hair quality. PRP is safe and effective for male and female pattern baldness as well as alopecia areata.
With PRP hair restoration, you can say goodbye to thinning hair and welcome a fuller and thicker head.
Treatments are scheduled 4-6 weeks apart, with 3-6 treatments needed for initial follicle stimulation and noticeable growth.
Benefits of PRP Hair Restoration:
- Naturally increases blood flow to hair follicles through angiogenesis
- No downtime
- Results seen in as little as 4-12 weeks
- Usage of your own PRP means no allergy tests are required and treatment complications are rare
What is ProGen Advantage PRP?Your blood is made up of four main components: red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and plasma. Platelet Rich Plasma is a platelet concentrated component from your own blood that contains nutrient rich cells and protein growth factors.
Why use it?
What is PRP for?
Facial and skin rejuvenation, skin regeneration, fine line and wrinkle reduction, alternative to wrinkle relaxers and fillers, promotes hair growth and improves pigmentation.
How Is PRP Prepared?
Platelet Rich Plasma is produced when a small amount of blood is drawn and placed into a sterile, disposable container and then, spun to separate the platelets from your blood sample, resulting in a platelet-rich plasma.
Is Platelet-Rich Plasma Safe? Platelet Rich Plasma is safe because it comes from your own blood, therefore there is minimal risk for allergic or immune reaction. Platelet Rich Plasma preparation must be conducted by a trained medical professional. Consult your physician for more information.
How to Prepare for your PRP Treatment
Avoid any anti-inflammatories for 5 days prior to the procedure. Tylenol may be taken instead for pain. Stay away from alcohol the day before your treatment. Arnica may be taken to prevent bruising for 3 days prior to your procedure. Make sure you eat and drink prior to your procedure.
What to expect After your PRP Treatment
You may experience some bruising, swelling and tenderness which should resolve in a few days. We recommend that you limit strenuous activities for at least 24 hours, as this may prolong recovery.