PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma. It is increasing in popularity as a treatment method that can be used for a number of conditions. As part of the treatment process, a sample of the patient’s own blood is drawn and spun in a centrifuge machine. This separates the platelets from the rest of the blood so they can be injected back into the body in the areas where the treatment is needed. The therapy is often done for skin tightening and skin rejuvenation for those who would like to look younger. A number of advantages are associated with PRP therapy, and it is becoming more widely used as a result.
In many cases, when a foreign substance is injected into the body, there is a risk of a negative reaction. Even though the product may be medicinal with advantages that outweigh the disadvantages, there can still be risk involved. For example, an individual could be allergic to certain types of drugs. With PRP injections, there is no likelihood of an allergic reaction because nothing is being put into the body that was not already there before.
Since the solution is made from the patient’s own blood, it is as natural as it gets for the particular patient. Individuals who are not concerned with an allergic reaction may still prefer all-natural products over those that are made synthetically. The PRP is unique to the individual.
Few Side Effects
Since the product is uniquely made for each individual, there will be no side effects from the product itself. There could, however, be some redness or swelling around the injection site. This is true anytime an injection is made. Any side effects that are caused should be minor and short-lasting. There should be no long-term undesirable problems as a result of PRP therapy.
All Skin Types
If you are seeking therapy for skin rejuvenation, there are some treatments that are not recommended for people with certain types of skin. There is no risk for these types of problems as a result of PRP therapy.
Whenever you undergo PRP therapy, you can plan on immediately or relatively quickly returning to your normal life. Therefore, PRP therapy gives you the advantage of a relatively short treatment time without the recovery period required by many other therapies.
If you are interested in skin rejuvenation, set up a time to visit Rejuvenate Med Spa to learn more about PRP therapy. Make sure to also check out our Rejuvenate Med Spa Reviews page to see why so many people in Oak Brook and surrounding areas come to our medical spa for treatments. Contact us today to schedule a consultation!