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A PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) facial, often referred to as a “vampire facial”, is an innovative cosmetic procedure that harnesses the natural healing and regenerative properties of the patient’s own blood. In this procedure, a small amount of the patient’s blood is drawn, usually from their arm, and then processed to extract the plasma, which is rich in platelets and growth factors. This platelet-rich plasma is then carefully injected or applied topically onto the patient’s face, where it works to stimulate collagen production, improve skin elasticity, and enhance overall skin texture and tone.

The procedure is minimally invasive, and since it utilises the patient’s biological material, the risk of allergic reactions or adverse effects is significantly reduced. PRP facials are often sought after for their ability to improve skin tone and texture, addressing concerns such as uneven pigmentation and dullness.

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$360 1 Vial | $550 2 Vials

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of a PRP facial?

PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) facials offer a range of benefits, making them a popular choice for individuals seeking natural and non-surgical facial rejuvenation:

  1. Natural Rejuvenation: PRP facials utilize the patient’s own blood, harnessing the body’s natural healing and regenerative properties. This natural approach minimizes the risk of allergic reactions or adverse effects.
  2. Collagen Production: PRP contains growth factors that stimulate collagen production in the skin. Increased collagen enhances skin elasticity, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and giving the skin a more youthful and plump look.
  3. Improved Skin Texture: By promoting the growth of new skin cells, PRP facials lead to improved skin texture and tone. They can help minimize the appearance of acne scars, sun damage, and other skin imperfections, resulting in smoother and more even skin.
  4. Reduced Signs of Aging: PRP facials target various signs of aging, including wrinkles, fine lines, and age spots. The procedure rejuvenates the skin, making it appear younger and fresher.
  5. Minimised Pores: PRP facials can help reduce the size of enlarged pores, leading to a smoother and more refined complexion.
  6. Enhances Skin Elasticity: By encouraging the production of collagen and elastin fibres, PRP facials improve skin elasticity, making the skin firmer and more supple.
  7. Long-Lasting Results: While individual results may vary, many patients experience long-lasting benefits from PRP facials. Regular maintenance sessions can prolong the effects, ensuring the skin continues to look youthful and refreshed.
Who cannot get a PRP facial?

While PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) facials are generally safe and well-tolerated, there are specific situations and conditions in which individuals might not be suitable candidates for the procedure:

  1. Blood Disorders: Individuals with certain blood disorders, such as clotting disorders or thrombocytopenia (low platelet count), may not be suitable candidates for PRP facials. These conditions can affect the ability of blood to clot properly and may pose a risk during the procedure.
  2. Cancer and Active Infections: Individuals undergoing active cancer treatments or those with active infections or skin diseases in the treatment area may need to avoid PRP facials. Cancer treatments can weaken the immune system, while active infections can increase the risk of complications and hinder proper healing.
  3. Chronic Skin Diseases: People with chronic skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, or dermatitis in the treatment area might be advised against PRP facials. These conditions can make the skin more sensitive and prone to irritation.
  4. Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: PRP facials are generally avoided during pregnancy and breastfeeding due to the changes in hormone levels and potential effects on the healing process. It’s essential to consult with a healthcare provider if you’re pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding before considering any cosmetic procedures.
  5. Certain Medications: Some medications, such as blood thinners or anti-inflammatory drugs, can interfere with the healing process and increase the risk of bruising or bleeding. Individuals taking these medications might need to discontinue them temporarily before the procedure, under the guidance of their healthcare provider.
  6. Skin Infections or Lesions: Individuals with active skin infections, lesions, or cold sores in the treatment area should wait until the condition has completely healed before undergoing a PRP facial. Injecting PRP into an infected area can worsen the condition and lead to complications.
How long do the effects of a PRP facial last?

The duration of the results from PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) facials can vary from person to person and depends on several factors, including individual skin characteristics, the specific concerns being addressed, the number of sessions undergone, and the overall quality of the PRP preparation.

In general, the effects of a PRP facial are not permanent, as the natural aging process, sun exposure, lifestyle factors, and other variables continue to affect the skin over time. However, many individuals experience noticeable improvements in skin texture, tone, and elasticity for several months after the procedure. These effects can last anywhere from 6 months to 1 year, and in some cases, even longer.

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