One of the most popular treatments used by celebrities and skin care clients throughout the country is the PRP facial. More formally known as a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) facial, the process behind this procedure is advanced and effective. The skin care specialists at Back to 30® uphold the highest standards of safety during treatment to ensure the best possible outcome for your care.
Through the innovative use of PRP, our practitioners can minimize signs of aging in a single, one-hour procedure. This service is offered at each of our locations throughout Upstate South Carolina, serving Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson, Simpsonville, and Boiling Springs.
PRP is often recommended to address facial lines, including crow's feet and smile lines.
During the procedure, a member of our team will draw a small amount of blood from your arm. After centrifuging the sample to separate the platelets from the other components of the blood, we can apply the platelet sample to the surface of your skin. The old nickname comes both from the rejuvenating quality of the treatment and its use of blood.
In addition to its minimal invasiveness, a PRP offers clients:
Because the platelets in our blood contain growth factors, this procedure encourages collagen growth, cellular growth, and skin rejuvenation. A study by the National Center for Biotechnology Information found that the use of PRP was particularly effective for skin rejuvenation.
A PRP facial is a great alternative to a facelift because it can help you address similar areas of concern without surgery. We often recommend the procedure for clients hoping to address:
A PRP facial is effective on its own or in conjunction with other skin care services, such as Botox® or IPL.
To minimize any discomfort, we will begin the visit by applying a numbing cream to your face. One of our skin care specialists will then draw blood from your arm. Depending on the current condition of your skin and the extent of the areas we are treating, we will typically remove no more than 10 teaspoons of blood.
After separating the platelets from the other fluids in a centrifuge, the yellow-colored platelets are topically applied to your skin. Using microneedling to access your skin where the treatment will be most effective, we will then reapply the yellow platelets to the entire surface of your face.
Boasting several convenient locations, a skilled team of skin care professionals, and state-of-the-art tools, the staff at Back to 30® are ready to assist you in finding a treatment plan that works for you. We offer skin care consultations at all of our locations. Schedule yours today by contacting us online or calling our offices at (868) 4372-3003.
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