PRP Injection Treatment
Dr Andrew Kim, MBBS, MD, PhD
PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) Injection
Sydney & Melbourne
Rejuvenate your skin with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) – Dr. Andrew Kim offers a new facial rejuvenation procedure using platelet-rich plasma(PRP) to treat crow’s feet, fine lines, wrinkles and more.
What is PRP injection?
PRP injection sydney and melbourneA new approach, appealing to clients seeking a more natural method to facial rejuvenation, is regeneration with your own cells and more specifically, autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP). This is also referred to as autologous cellular regeneration (ACR) an aesthetic practice, which is a safe and tolerable procedure.
Blood contains Plasma, Red Blood Cells, White Blood cells and Platelets. The Platelet-Rich Plasma is extracted from patients’ blood and re-injected on desired areas. The platelets gradually increase collagen which thickens and rejuvenates the skin.
How long is the procedure?
After an initial consultation, blood sample is taken from a patient. The sample is immediately placed in centrifuge in order to separate plasma from red blood cells. (5-8 mins) Processing the blood sample and injection are done approximately within 45mins per 2 tubes.
Which areas can be treated?
- Orbital Rim – Around the eyes
- Cheeks and Mid face
- Crepey skin on the neck
- Back of hands
- Other Body Areas
What are the benefits of PRP injection?
- Tissue regeneration and rejuvenation
- Non allergenic
- “Your own blood cells” rather than foreign products
- Elimination of donor transmissible infections
- It can be cooperated with other cosmetic procedures to help healing process
How long do the results last?
As we are regenerating collagen lasting results will depend on the care and maintenance of your skin. However, 2-3 treatments will help results last up to 18 months.
How long is the recovery?
Redness, swelling, slight pain, bruising or all these signs can happen in the treatment area. These side effects usually subside in a few hours to a few days. Patients can go back to daily activities straight after the treatment.
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