Platelet-rich plasma is an injection that is injected after a micro-needling procedure to reduce the swelling and redness that is caused due to micro-needling. It helps in healing acne scars. Basically in this, the blood is taken from the patient and centrifuged to get the PRP. After the micro-needling, PRP is massaged on the skin which rejuvenates the skin. PRP for face helps the skin tissues to get repair themselves.
Micro-needling in Dubai is used to reduce the wrinkles and aging spots of the face. But when PRP injections are also injected along with micro-needling the patient gets the desired result faster as compared to only micro-needling.
What is Micro-Needling?
Micro-needling; which is also known as Collagen Induction Therapy, is a cosmetic procedure that is used to reduce aging signs and acne scars. For this procedure, the dermatologist uses a roller that has fine needles which prick the skin. Due to pricking the skin, collagen production gets faster. Results of micro-needling are visible within 15 days after the treatment.
What is Platelet-Rich Plasma?
A blood sample is taken from the patient’s body. Then the blood is spun in the centrifuge for roughly 15 minutes. Centrifugation separates the blood components according to the density. Dermatologists extract the PRP to harness its powerful skin-healing effects.
How Does Micro-Needling Work with PRP?
This therapy is also known as Vampire Facelift.
A topical anesthetic is applied to the face. Derma-roller is passed over the skin which pricks small holes in the skin which increases collagen production. This also makes a way for PRP to move into the deep layers of the skin. The micro-needling process takes 30 minutes and that is the enough time to centrifuge the blood.
After micro-needling, PRP is massaged on the skin so that the platelets and beneficial growth factors get deep into the skin through holes to show its rejuvenating magic.
Micro-needling with PRP is helpful for
- Acne scars
- Uneven skin texture
- Large pores
- Wrinkles and fine lines
- Sun exposure
Along with these, this procedure is beneficial for the removal of blemishes and certain marks on the face and body too.
Swelling and redness with bruises and inflammation are considered the most common side effects of the treatment. Patients are not allowed for excessive sun exposure. Rubbing and harsh treatments are also avoided during the complete procedure.
As PRP contains the patients’ blood, there is very less chance of getting the infection and contamination. But still, the serious complications are infections and scarring.
Recovery Time Period
The patient may go to work after the very next day of the treatment. After the treatment, the patient is not allowed to use more products on the face.
The patient is advised to only cleanse the skin once a day and use moisturizer as needed.
Sweating and alcohol contained products are not allowed to use. Sweating may cause irritation and swelling. 72 hours after the treatment are very important.
Results of the Treatment
The desired result can be taken after several sessions. Once the treatment is done. The patient has to follow up with the doctor.
Cost of Microneedling with PRP In Dubai
The price of the micro-needling with PRP varies. It depends on the sessions taken by the patient and on the location too. One session of micro-needling with PRP costs from AED 499 to AED 2999 for a session. When a patient takes more sessions to get a better result of the procedure then it costs more.