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PLATELET RICH PLASMA (PRP) FACIAL

Naturally occurring plasma is used to rejuvenate skin by stimulating collagen production through microneedling.

Have you heard of the “Vampire Facial”? Here at Vissia, it’s not as scary as it sounds.

The plasma facial (aka PRP facial) procedure uses your body’s naturally occurring platelet-rich plasma (PRP) found in your blood as an anti-aging and skin rejuvenation agent. The treatment utilizes the plasma to create a fibrin matrix.

 

When administered via micro-needling, it stimulates your own body to produce naturally occurring collagen to smooth wrinkles and fill the areas where volume is needed, as well as rejuvenate the skin.

A small amount of blood is drawn and placed in a centrifuge where blood cells are separated from the plasma and platelets. PRP fluid has a higher concentration of platelets which is placed on the skin. A microneedling device is then used to drive PRP fluid deep into the layers of derms.

 

PRP promotes new collagen to form and regenerate tissue and blood vessels to reduce signs of aging.

This 100% natural procedure firms and tightens skin, enhances skin tone and texture, improves moisture retention, and reduces fine lines and wrinkles.

CONDITIONS WE TREAT

DARK CIRCLES

FINE LINES + WRINKLES

VOLUME LOSS

ACNE SCARS

WOUND HEALING

HYPERPIGMENTATION

LARGE PORES

STRETCH MARKS

Frequently asked questions

When will I see results?


You may begin to see an improvement in the tone of your skin within a few days of your PRP Facial. The most visible results of this skin rejuvenation treatment usually develop within two to three months of your treatment session and can last for up to two years. Multiple treatment sessions may be required in order to achieve your desired aesthetic goals. Results may vary.




Who is not a candidate for PRP?


Cancer or metastatic disease especially hematopoietic or of bone Platelet dysfunction syndrome Low platelet count Critical thrombocytopenia Patient with Septicemia Women that are pregnant or are breastfeeding




Can PRP treat scars?


The PRP will facilitate new skin cell production that will slowly replace damaged, scarred skin. Skin will become smoother and more even-toned. Subsequent PRP applications will continue to improve the appearance of acne scars and discolorations until the skin finally is smooth and clear. Most patients see their best results within three treatments, spaced four to six weeks apart.

Patients can receive a topical anesthetic to keep them comfortable during their treatment.




What should I do before PRP treatment?


In order to prepare for a successful PRP treatment, discontinue use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), like ibuprofen, aspirin, or naproxen a week before your procedure. Arthritis medication should also be discontinued at least one week before receiving PRP. Patients should stop using corticosteroid medications for two to three weeks prior to treatment with PRP. Please check with your doctor before stopping any medication.




Is a PRP Facial safe?


PRP is completely safe! Platelet-rich-plasma is a product of your own body. PRP is administered to the body following microneedling or to the scalp via careful injection. These procedures are minimally-invasive and low-risk. There are no negative effects on your body from PRP.





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