Plasma Rich Platelet Therapy (PRP)

PRP therapy is also known as ‘The Vampire Facelift’ and uses the body’s own healing mechanism to rejuvenate the skin. The treatment triggers collagen and elastin production, in turn plumping and revolumising the skin. The skin looks more youthful and has a silky feel, with results lasting upto 18-24 months.

PRP was historically used to treat skin ulcers, tendinitis and various other joint issues. The results were very promising which led to this being used in aesthetic treatments.

It involves taking small amount of blood from patient and spinning it at high speed in a machine (centrifuge) to separate the platelets and plasma from the red blood cells. This separated fraction of blood, rich in platelets and growth factors, plays an important part in the body’s healing mechanism. The above is then injected into the area of skin that needs to be treated using fine needles.

There are many PRP treatments available in the market, our clinic uses Tropocell PRP system.

PRP is one of the few treatments which can be safely administered to the delicate area around the eye. The results achievable with PRP can be improved by combining it with Dermaroller treatment.

The following concerns can be addressed using PRP:

Treatment summary |

  • No. of treatments
    Usually 1
  • Procedure time
    60-90 minutes
  • Discomfort level
  • Anaesthetic
    Topical cream
  • Recovery time
    12-24 hours
  • Back to normal
    Next day for most patients
  • Final results
    4-6 weeks later
  • Duration of results
    1-2 years in most patients

DISCLAIMER: Each one of us is unique, and this can result in variation in the patient journey including results and downtime. We strongly advise you to book a consultation with Dr Pragyan before any treatment. This would give you more accurate information and realistic expectations

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