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Microneedling, or “collagen induction therapy” can significantly improve your facial skin quality with a regenerative technique. When microneedling is performed with the addition of platelet rich plasma (PRP), you are calling upon the natural healing powers of your body to rejuvenate your skin. Microneedling with PRP can repair and tone your skin, smoothing away fine lines and wrinkles, and leave you with more youthful, supple facial skin.

What Is Microneedling?

Microneedling is a minimally invasive treatment that can improve the look of scars, boost collagen and elastin production, and significantly refresh your skin’s appearance. The idea of a microneedling treatment is to encourage natural healing for firmer, healthier skin. Our microneedling device is FDA-approved and safe for treatment. Our expert aesthetician will apply PRP to your skin as the first step in your treatment. The microneedling handheld device is passed carefully over your face so the very fine needles can create micro-channels, allowing the PRP to enter the deeper skin layers to stimulate natural healing.

How does PRP add to microneedling treatments?

When you combine the benefits of PRP to a microneedling treatment, you are greatly enhancing your results. Microneedling works to stimulate healing, and when combined with PRP, you are taking your treatment to a higher level. PRP helps your skin regenerate from within, and may also reduce the number of microneedling treatments you will need. Adding PRP to your microneedling treatment can smooth and firm scarred facial skin by increasing collagen and elastin production.

What are the benefits?

In addition to sending a signal to the skin to heal, the PRP increases the quantity of natural collagen and elastin produced within your skin. PRP gives traditional microneedling a boost, as it contains growth hormones, stem cells, and white blood cells. The benefits of adding PRP to your microneedling treatment include:

  • Non-invasive
  • Improves the skin’s tone and texture
  • Can be used on all skin types
  • Minimal recovery
  • No downtime
  • Long-lasting
  • Minimal no pain

Who is a candidate?

Microneedling can treat a wide range of skin conditions and imperfections. It is an excellent treatment for minimizing fine lines and wrinkles, restoring skin firmness, tightening skin, and reducing the appearance of facial scars from acne, a previous surgery, or an injury. Microneedling with PRP is not only safe, but it is minimally invasive, making it an excellent option for almost anyone who would like to enhance the facial skin in appearance, firmness, and natural glow.

In some rare cases, microneedling with PRP is not a good option. Because the procedure requires a blood draw, it is essential to talk with us about any health concerns you may have and if you are currently taking any medications such as Accutane or other similar drugs.

What should I expect after treatment?

PRP with microneedling skin enhancement continues to improve your skin quality over the weeks and months following your treatment as your skin regenerates. To see a truly remarkable increase in skin quality, you will need some time for your skin produce more natural collagen and elastin. For optimal results, Dr. Sajan may recommend that you undergo a series of treatments.

How long is the recovery?

You can return to your usual activities immediately following your PRP microneedling treatment. Although the procedure is not painful, you might experience some redness or minor swelling, which typically resolves within a few hours.

Why should I choose Allure Esthetic Plastic Surgery?

When considering any cosmetic procedure, you want to choose the most qualified, experienced, and trained professionals to deliver your treatment, both to ensure the best results and to protect your health and safety. At Allure Esthetic Plastic Surgery, we believe our patients deserve more than our outstanding technical skills and expertise. When undergoing a microneedling treatment with PRP under our care, you can expect kindness, interest, and respect – our entire team is dedicated to ensuring you have a very positive, empowering experience.

Dr. Sajan is a leading international expert in cosmetic surgery and considered to be among the most exceptional board-certified plastic surgeons practicing in the region. He will take the time to carefully address your needs and create a customized aesthetic plan that will produce results you can see and feel, with a refreshed, rejuvenated, youthful look.

When will I see the results of my PRP microneedling treatment?

Each person’s treatment will vary, but most patients see an improved appearance in their skin around two to four months.

Is PRP microneedling painful?

No, microneedling with PRP is not particularly painful. Your session will take place in one of our private treatment rooms where our skilled and specially trained aesthetician will ensure your comfort throughout the entire treatment.

Why can’t I do my treatment at home?

While there are many commercially available microneedling devices on the market today, they are not as effective and could harm your skin if misused. For optimal results, it is best to seek treatment from a respected aesthetic clinic with extensive experience performing PRP microneedling.

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