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Platelet Rich Plasma

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy has been widely used medically for accelerating the healing of injuries. The way it works is the Platelets which are actually cells that are part of your blood have a roll in your body to promote the healing and clotting process. Platelet Rich Plasma is a concentrate of your own blood that has a high number of platelets. It can be injected into a certain area to help develop the platelets function and as a result increase the wound healing process and to assist to rejuvenate skin.

A simple blood sample of 8-20mls is extracted. This blood, from your own body, is placed in a centrifuge for several minutes, separating plasma from your red blood cells. This platelet rich plasma is combined with calcium chloride and injected into the skin. The procedure takes approximately 45 minutes with patients seeing improvement from 2-3 weeks. Collagen takes 3 months to mature so improvements continue over time.

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy is unsuitable for people with chronic disease, cancer and poor platelet count.

Do not take any form of anti-inflammatories one week prior to treatment.
Upon arrival you will be asked to fill out a consultation form which will include questions about your skin and hair type, medical conditions, previous treatments, etc. You will then have a private discussion with an experienced clinician who will assess your individual requirements, suggest a tailored plan and take you through the details of the procedure including pre-care and aftercare. This will also give you the opportunity to have any questions or queries regarding the procedure answered.

If you concerned about discomfort then you also have the option of a numbing cream application prior to treatment. You can discuss this with your clinician during the consultation.
At Clinica-Lase we use the highest quality ingredients available for Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy procedures and they are administered by highly qualified and experienced clinicians. We pride ourselves on both our knowledge and experience but also on our thorough consultations that ensure we have all the necessary information to minimise the risk of complications. At Clinica-Lase you can be sure that your safety is our first priority.
It is normal to have some redness, swelling and tenderness post treatment. If you experience any discomfort during this period you may apply a cold compress or alternatively an ice pack to the area. If you are still experiencing some discomfort be sure to contact the clinic immediately. It is normal to have some redness, swelling and tenderness post treatment. If you experience any discomfort during this period you may apply a cold compress or alternatively an ice pack to the area. If you are still experiencing some discomfort be sure to contact the clinic immediately.

Bruising at the injection site can occur but will completely clear within 1-10 days.

Make-up may be applied post procedure as long as mineral make-up is used and be sure that sponges and brushes are thoroughly cleaned to minimise infection.

24 -48 hours post procedure we discourage the use of products containing AHAs, BHAs or Retinoids.

It is advised that for the 4-6 hours following your procedure you avoid hot baths, public facilities (pools, saunas, steam rooms), use of fragranced lotions to minimise the possibility of infection.

On average 2-3 treatments at 4-6 weeks apart are recommended for optimal results or as advised by your clinician.

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