SKIN TIGHTENING AND WRINKLE REMOVAL
USING FRAXEL LASER WITH PLATELET-RICH-PLASMA
Nowadays, people are searching for different and safe ways to look younger – young women want to look younger, and the old wants to look young too. Also, this not just about women; even the men are searching for ways to stay young. Different methods have been invented by science after witnessing the endless craving for a younger look by most men and women in our world today. As a result, beauticians and scientists have created different methods so that both men and women can look their best all the time. Some of this skin tightening and wrinkle removal methods include platelet-rich-plasma and Fraxel laser
Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP is a Plasma Therapy or ‘Facial Stem Cell Regeneration procedure that helps repairs body tissues. Plasma, which is gotten from the blood contains in platelets, which is vital for rejuvenating the body.
Furthermore, Platelets delivers ‘growth factor’ which revitalize the stem cells to restore and generate healthy tissue.
How is platelet-rich-plasma obtained?
PRP is derived using a centrifuge, where the PRP is separated from the blood.
Is the treatment safe?
Skin tightening and the removal of wrinkles using PRP is absolutely safe because your blood is used. As a result, there are no health risks, allergies or disease transmission involved
What are Major benefits of using Platelet Rich Plasma for skin tingeing and wrinkle removal?
- Minimal because the PRP is gotten from your blood
- The treatment is Non-surgical with little or no side effects
- Platelet-rich-plasma contains growth factor which helps to rejuvenate the skin and remove wrinkles
I’m I an ideal candidate for wrinkle removal and skin tightening procedure using PRP?
The treatment is for people searching for visible improvement in skin tone, texture, and color with no downtime. The results will remove wrinkles, tighten your skin and give you a fresher, another, and healthier appearance.
How many PRP Treatments?
You will need about 3 to 4 treatments
How long does Platelet-rich plasma last?
The result of the treatment last about 18months
What is the cost of a platelet-rich plasma treatment for wrinkles removal?
The procedure cost about $900 to $1100 for each treatment
What can I expect during platelet-rich-plasma procedure?
Your dermatologist or cosmetic clinician will assess your desires and needs. Your blood is drawn from your body (just the same process during a blood test)
The blood drawn is centrifuged for approximately five to ten minutes. The process will separate the blood into
- Red blood cells
- White blood cells and Platelets
Next, the PRP is extracted using a syringe and activated with Calcium Chloride. The use of Calcium Chloride helps increase the growth factors and enhance stem cells stimulation for the repairs and more production of healthy tissue. Local anesthesia is administered before the PRP is injected into your face.
Is the procedure painful?
No, it is pain-free. However, you may experience some discomfort. Overall, Platelets increase the production of collagen gradually. As a result, eliminating wrinkles and other skin imperfections. Also, the collagen produced during the treatment firms the skin and removes wrinkles for a more youthful look.
What can I expect after treatment?
The skin looks sunburned a little for two days with minimal or no discomfort.
However, you will notice a glowing, smooth, firm, healthy and wrinkle-free appearance within 2 to 3 weeks. The visible improvements will go on for 12 months, as the production of collagen continues to enhance the appearance of your skin.
After the treatment, make certain that you keep your skin hydrated thoroughly and put on sunscreen (30 SPF) several times a day and especially during sunny days or summer.
What is Fraxel laser?
Fraxel laser is a skin resurfacing non-surgical method developed by Solta medical in 2000. It is well-known laser procedure that uses a fractional laser to help to resurface skin and restore skin normal state. It restores your skin to its original, perfect and glowing texture. Also, you can achieve a smoother, younger, fresher, improved texture, tone. It has significant therapeutical results on stretch marks and all type of scars including acne and surgical ones. Furthermore, it restores your skin to a more healthy state and without any blemish.
What does Fraxel laser treat?
The Fraxel laser helps treat quite some skin issues like:
- Surgical Scars
- Accident scars
- Stretch marks
- Irregular and irritable skin texture
Who is an ideal candidate for Fraxel laser treatment?
Yes, anyone and everyone can be treated with Fraxel laser. Fraxel is recommended for anyone that wants a better skin, but you must make sure you have not had allergies to Fraxel lasers or any past medical report.
When will I see results?
The results of the treatment appear immediately and progressively. Immediately after the treatment, your skin will feel softer and smoother. In about 3-6 months, the result will be more evident.
What are the side effects?
There are hardly any side effects except in few cases. In some situations, you may experience redness and swelling immediately after the treatment. Also, the aggressiveness of the side effect is dependent on how your treatment was. Everyone has a unique skin texture, so the side effects of an individual might be different from the other.
How long do Fraxel laser treatment results last?
It depends on your skin condition before the treatment and how you care for your skin. Once you go through the procedure and your skin is restored, it is essential to keep caring for your skin on a regular basis and protecting it from the sun.
Who should perform a Fraxel laser treatment?
This is very important, and it will determine the results of the treatment. Make sure that whoever is responsible for your treatment has all the required experience. Also, make sure they are certified with a proven positive track record. You must ensure that the physician has positive recommendations from his previous clients.