The concentrated plasma contains key components of tissue repair and regeneration, taken from the recipient, PRP is injected into the skin to stimulate the formation of new collagen and elastin. The results develop
over a period of months, improving skin tone and elasticity. Results may be achieved after
a single treatment, although most clinicians will recommend a review at 6 weeks and 3 treatments over three months to achieve optimum results.
Some of the questions commonly asked by our clients.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
PRP is an effective treatment for improving skin texture and repairing sun damage. Skin becomes luminescent, hydrated, nourished, and firmer and texture is improved.
Dr Joney De Souza will take your medical history and assess your suitability for Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy treatment at your free consultation.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a by-product of blood (plasma) that is rich in platelets.
Dr Joney will take a small amount of your blood and place this in a centrifuge to separate the red blood cells from the platelet rich plasma containing growth factors. The plasma is then re-injected into treatment area – it can be administered either in multiple micro-injections, like Mesotherapy or Dermal Hydrating Treatments, directly into lines and wrinkles, like a filler, or deeper into the dermis, like a volumiser.
The process should be no more painful than any other injectable procedure, but the treatment area might be numbed beforehand with a topical local anaesthetic cream. Some practitioners combine this with other ‘self-heal’ treatments, like Medical Micro-Needling to enhance the results.
There might be a small amount of redness or swelling at injection site, but this should fade quickly. You might also have some bruising where the blood was taken, but again this won’t last. One thing to avoid is taking aspirin or any anti-inflammatory drugs. This isn’t a one-off treatment – a course of treatments is usually recommended and it might take up to six months for the results of platelet rich plasma therapy to show, but the real benefit is that they should be permanent.
Improvement of skin texture and tone are noticeable within three weeks. Full collagen regeneration takes three months.
Treatment reviews may be carried out between 2 and 4 weeks following treatment. Reviews will never be performed when there is evidence of swelling, bruising, inflammation or pain. One treatment review only will be performed per treatment and never outside the 4 weeks period following treatment.
Reviews refer to the treatment delivered and include the agreed volumes and doses of any used and paid for product. Additional services or products will be charged accordingly.
Although aspiring to deliver the best of results for every client, it is important to understand that treatment results vary form person to person. This may be due to skin age, skin condition, ethnicity, amongst other factors that cannot be excluded. The length of time results last may also all very due to these same factors.
Treatments are charged according to the service provided and are not related to the results achieved, especially as satisfaction perception is subjective and medicine is not an exact science.
Please note that we do not offer refunds on any treatment delivered. However, if you change your mind about any treatment purchased within 14 days, we are happy to exchange it for an alternative treatment or product or offer you a credit note. We do not offer refund on products sold.
Children are welcome into our clinic however we regret that our staff members are unable to supervise children during treatments for both health and safety and insurance purposes.
Please could we politely ask that you do not bring your children along to your appointment with us unless they are supervised by another adult.
Children will not be allowed into treatment rooms for health and safety reasons.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.