What Is PRP Treatment?
PRP Treatment (Platelet Rich Plasma) is a treatment applied to prevent spots, wrinkles, scars, and acne spots on the skin by using one’s own blood. In short, it is the formula to rejuvenate your skin using your own blood.
How Is PRP Treatment Applied?
First, blood is taken from your vein. The collected blood is centrifuged and separated into its components. The obtained platelet-rich plasma (PRP) contains a high amount of growth and healing factors. Thanks to these factors, the PRP process not only rejuvenates your skin but also restores its lost elasticity and shine. The process takes about 30 minutes.
What Are the Benefits of PRP Treatment?
PRP has a long list of benefits, of which the following can be mentioned:
- Supports collagen formation.
- Eliminates wrinkles and lines.
- Revitalizes the skin.
- Brightens and rejuvenates the skin.
- Restores skin elasticity.
- Thanks to the growth factors in its content, non-healing wounds are also closed.
Is PRP Treatment Effective?
For many patients, PRP is both safe and effective. However, you should avoid PRP therapy if you experience one of the following problems: If you have an underlying problem, such as thyroid disease or lupus, you are unlikely to see excellent outcomes because these diseases will hinder its effects.
Does PRP Treatment Have Side Effects?
Since the person’s own blood is used, it does not have any side effects. Slight redness may occur immediately after the procedure. However, this redness disappears in about 1 hour.
Is PRP Treatment Safe?
PRP injections are safe since they employ the patient’s own tissues and can be used alone or in combination with other aesthetic procedures.
How Often Should PRP Treatment Be Applied?
For effective results, PRP treatment should be applied in 3-4 sessions at 20-30 day intervals.
Are PRP Treatment Effects Permanent?
PRP injections require several sessions and would be effective for several months, however, you will need other sessions after 12 to 18 months to keep effects.