What is PRP (Platelet-rich plasma)? How is it applied?

PRP treatment, which is a highly innovative method, is a special platelet-rich plasma content that will help you with different issues that may be related to health or beauty. It contains plasma platelet concentration, growth factors, mesenchymal stem cells and other healing elements that give a special boost to the body’s repair processes.  PRP means ‘platelet rich plasma’, that is, blood rich in clot cells. In the treatment of PRP, cells obtained from the person’s own blood and plasma rich in growth factors are used to regenerate the skin.

How does PRP regenerate the skin?

When the skin is injured, clot cells come in to repair the skin. Clot cells start the process of repairing the skin by secreting substances called growth factors. They also attract stem cells to the injured area. Therefore, when the skin is treated with PRP rich in clot cells, the repair and regeneration process of the skin is triggered.

Who can PRP be applied to?

When applied to the treatment area, PRP can attract both soft and hard tissue forming cells. These cells can rebuild collagen and elastin.  It is used in sagging, wrinkles, scars, acne scars and hair treatments that require skin regeneration, sagging, reduction, alleviation of wrinkles, making the face bright and clear on the skin.

How to make PRP?

The plasma obtained in the PRP treatment is given under and inside the skin with the help of tiny needles in the problematic area of ​​the skin. PRP is easily absorbed by the skin through the opened pores.

How long does the PRP application take?

After the blood is drawn, the preparation of PRP takes about 8-15 minutes, and its application to the skin takes between 10-20 minutes. Within a few weeks after PRP treatment, you may begin to notice significant improvements in the injected area.

How often should PRP be done?

PRP treatment is performed 3-4 sessions at intervals of 2-4 weeks, and can be applied again after 6-12 months.

Is pain felt in PRP application?

Before the procedure, the skin is numbed by applying anesthetic cream. PRP is applied using tiny needles. That’s why you don’t feel too much pain.

When will the results of PRP treatment be seen?

PRP treatment is based on the principle of self-renewal of the skin. Therefore, the results of the treatment appear after the second or third session.

How long is the effect of PRP treatment?

PRP skin correction effects occur in 3-6 months. Its effects on the skin continue for about 1-1.5 years.

Who does not apply PRP?

It is not applied to those who take blood thinners, those with a history of cancer, those with blood diseases, those with infection and inflammation in the area to be treated, and those who are pregnant and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of PRP application?

Since the PRP treatment is performed with the person’s own blood, many side effects are not expected. The risk of allergies is low.

How long does PRP affect work and social life?

After PRP treatment, the person can continue his normal life. Sometimes there may be small and temporary bruises due to the needles, which can be easily covered with concealer make-up materials.

What should be considered after the PRP procedure?

Hot bath is not taken on the same day as the procedure, sunscreen should be used.