Here at Skin Solutions Clinic, within the High Peak, Derbyshire we aim to make all our patients feel as confident as possible. If you are considering PRP as a treatment, this blog will help inform your decision and answer all the questions you have about this treatment. Here, with the correct guidance, we hope to assist your curiosity with this treatment and its benefits.
What is PRP?
Platelet-rich Plasma, known as PRP, is a substance thought to promote healing. Plasma is a component of your blood, which contains proteins. Platelets also known as thrombocytes are blood cells that help your blood to clot, allowing the benefits of cell growth. PRP therapy is regenerative medicine, meaning the treatment uses natural growth factors of your individual blood platelets and injecting them into areas, to help support healing and growth factors. PRP is mainly used for the treatment of hair loss, particularly male pattern baldness, as well as skin rejuvenation. However other benefits including joint pain, arthritis and inflammation can also be improved by the procedure.
Why is PRP becoming a popular treatment?
PRP has become a highly sought after non-surgical procedure. As most procedures contain substances that aren’t natural, PRP is a treatment in which with the growth of body positivity and being yourself, has grown to become popular due to it being 100% natural and allergen free. Meaning, PRP is virtually risk free, other than some swelling and discomfort, which reduces after a few days. Patients can remain active after the procedure.
What are the main benefits of PRP?
The main benefits of PRP include reducing fine lines and wrinkles, tightening and toning of the skin, improving mild collagen and volume loss and reducing crow’s feet. The main benefits of PRP for hair include significant improvements in baldness and thickness of the hair.
How soon will I start to see improvements?
Every patient is different, nevertheless most will require 3 treatments every 4-6 weeks. Collagen production usually takes up to 3 months to become visible, again however, depending on the individual.
If you are seeking natural, yet effective results please do not hesitate to contact Skin Solutions Clinic, High Peak, Derbyshire. We would be happy to assist you with any further questions you have, or if you feel this treatment is something for you, it’s never been easier to fill out our web form on our contact page, to get in touch and perhaps book in for a free consultation to discuss the procedure with Karen, allowing you to feel more comfortable and informed ahead of your treatment.