About Microneedling with PRP
Institute of Plastic Surgery is proud to offer microneedling, a procedure that punctures tiny holes in the skin on your neck, face, or torso to stimulate skin restoration. As an added bonus, your own platelet-rich plasma (PRP) may be administered to the same region to further help cells heal and allow the skin to begin growing new cells. Both of these procedures together can reduce the appearance of lines, wrinkles, scars, spots, large pores, along with other skin issues. The feel of your skin can be significantly enhanced to look smoother and more even in tone without damaging the epidermis. If you'd like to find out more about microneedling with PRP, schedule a private consultation with one of our plastic surgeons at our office in Colorado Springs, CO.
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A great candidate for microneedling with PRP is anyone seeking to change the look or feel of the top layer of their skin. Uneven skin tone, dry skin, rough texture, loose skin, age spots, acne, wrinkles, and scarring are all skin conditions that may benefit from a microneedling with PRP therapy. This treatment may also be used to help fight the effects of sun damage that might have caused your skin to have a rough feel or hyperpigmentation.
Before the microneedling section of your session, a member of our team will take a sample of your blood for your PRP collection. The blood will then be transferred to our laboratory for the separation process during which the platelets, growth factors, and stem cells can be condensed into PRP. For your microneedling therapy, Institute of Plastic Surgery uses state-of-the-art technology to make tiny holes into your skin. The small needles used won't harm your skin, but instead, they will help stimulate the creation of collagen. When the microneedling is complete, the PRP serum will be applied to the epidermis to sink in. Once the PRP is completely absorbed, we'll clear away the serum and cleanse the skin.
What to Expect
After your treatment, you may encounter some normal effects, such as bruising, swelling, and redness. Our team recommends that patients avoid the use of makeup, cleanse with exfoliating face washes, or swim in a swimming pool for approximately three days post-treatment. These activities can expose the treatment area to strong bacteria and chemicals that may cause negative side effects. You should also reduce exposure to the sun or use protective steps when planning to be outdoors. Full results are typically noticed within the first month as the skin works to repair and heal itself.
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Restore and Revitalize
Microneedling with PRP can be quite beneficial for people seeking to restore the original appearance and texture of the skin. Microneedling can help to make skin appear smoother, younger, more luminous, and firmer. We urge patients to find out more about this therapy by speaking to one of our certified aestheticians or by scheduling an appointment at our Colorado Springs, CO practice today.