PRP - Platelet Rich Plasma

PRP Facial

The Plasma Rich Platelet (PRP) Facial is an advanced treatment which uses your body’s own resources and mechanisms to stimulate and improve the condition and appearance of the skin.

What is PRP?

Platelet Rich Plasma Facial!

The Plasma Rich Platelet (PRP) Facial has been hitting medical aesthetics by storm for a couple of years because of its use of your body’s own growth and repair factors to turbo charge results

There is also a lot of misinformation out there and the idea of being “covered in blood” may not be to everyone’s taste. But that’s not the reality of this AMAZING PRP facial treatment.

PRP stands for Platelet Rich Plasma. Using advanced processes and technology, we prepare a highly purified sample of your own blood, then deliver the highly potent plasma back to the skin, where it releases powerful healing and regeneration agents. This stimulates the skin’s renewal processes and can achieve remarkable results in improving the condition and appearance of your skin.

Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment

PRP is a versatile and credible medical treatment which is used for a variety of applications including healing wounds and burns. It is also used in sports medicine and orthopaedic treatments.

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    PRP Facial Treatments

    At SkinViva, Manchester

    At SkinViva, we offer the treatment for improving the skin. It is the perfect accompaniment to our popular cosmetic injections and can also be used on its own for clients who want to pursue natural skin improvement, giving a healthy, refreshed looking younger glow and helping to tackle the signs of ageing.

    The PRP Facial utilises your own blood plasma, which contains repair and growth factors, to improve the condition of the skin, rejuvenate and promotes skin cell renewal, helps improve fine lines and wrinkles, and helps reduce redness and pigmentation by stimulating bio cell repair.

    It involves drawing your own blood from a small needle, spinning it round in a centrifuge to separate the plasma from the blood, and this plasma is applied after doing a micro needling treatment.

    The growth and repair cells soak directly into your skin and get to work. After a course of treatments, which are done 3-6 weeks apart, you can expect your results to last around 15-18 months

    You can treat acne scars with PRP too.

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    PRP Benefits

    What could PRP treatment do for me?

    PRP can help all sorts of skin types and common concerns, including:

    • Lines and wrinkles
    • Dry or dehydrated skin
    • Poor skin texture
    • Pigmentation problems
    • Acne and/or acne scarring
    • Lacklustre skin
    • Dark circles
    • Stretch marks
    • Sun damage
    • Restore hydration and ‘glow’

    The beauty of this treatment is that it uses entirely natural ingredients –  your own! So results are very natural looking too. PRP complements other injectable treatments very well or can be used on its own to boost your skin.

    PRP Improvement to Eye Area at SkinViva Manchester

    PRP nose to mouth line treatment results at SkinViva Manchester

    Skin Improvement Results, Including Pigmentation and Wrinkles at SkinViva Manchester

    Cellenis Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment for Facial Rejuvenation

    PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment for Dark Circles & Eye Bags

    PRP Prices

    Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment Costs

    Treatment Upfront price from 6 Monthly Payments Deposit
    Face Only £400.00 £66.66 £200.00
    Face only with Microneedling £550.00 £91.66 £275.00
    Package of 3 treatments with Microneedling £1,400.00 £233.33 £700.00
    Face & Neck £600.00 £100.00 £300.00
    Face & Neck with Microneedling £750.00 £125.00 £375.00
    Package of 3 treatments Face & Neck with Microneedling £2,000.00 £333.33 £1,000.00

    Interest free monthly payment scheme – payments and deposits will be based on a set number of treatments in contract and a specific number of payments.

    Consultations at SkinViva are offered free of charge with our aesthetic medical professionals.

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    Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy at SkinViva, Manchester

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    Got a Question?

    How is platelet rich plasma made?
    Using the latest technological advances, clinicians can develop a small sample of your blood to separate the golden yellow plasma containing the platelets from your red blood cells. This golden yellow plasma is called Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP as it is so rich in the platelets.
    What are platelets?
    Platelets are a type of blood cell which are reservoirs of natural growth factors. When platelets find themselves out of their normal environment (in your blood vessels), they release the growth factors which are responsible for the healing and regenerative process. This is how your body naturally handles injuries. The same powerful healing mechanism is triggered when platelets are injected into treatment areas such as your skin or scalp.
    Will it hurt?
    The blood sampling process is the same as you may have experienced at the doctor's or in hospital - uncomfortable rather than painful.

    The application or injection of PRP is not usually too painful, although much depends on the area being treated. We can use a local anaesthetic or numbing gel if required.
    What happens in the natural ageing process?
    During the natural ageing process, the skin loses collagen and elastin. This causes it to become less elastic and develop wrinkles and sagging.

    In addition, the skin loses some of the the natural hydration provided by lipids (fatty substances), oil and sweat.

    The complexion and texture can change over time, so skin becomes thinner as the underlying fat layer that keeps young skin smooth and supple tends to diminish over time.

    Sun exposure can accelerate the ageing process, weakening blood vessels and causing pigmentation problems such as age spots on the face, chest, hands, arms and shoulders.

    PRP treatment works to regenerate the skin by stimulating its own renewal mechanisms, thus countering some of the more common signs of ageing and promoting healthier skin.
    When will I see the results?
    It takes bit of time for the full results to develop, as PRP to work as it needs to stimulate new fibroblasts and skin cells. Over the days and weeks following treatment, growth factors released by the platelets stimulate the growth of new blood vessels and more collagen growth, thickening the epidermis and providing an improvement in the skin’s texture and tone.

    Results are gradual and natural. We'd expect the results to develop over 4 weeks following your treatment.
    Can I have BOTOX®/fillers as well?
    Yes, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a great treatment to complement anti-ageing injections, as it works to promote healthier skin from within. However, it may be that treatments need to be carried out in separate appointments. Your clinician will create a treatment plan, ensuring the appropriate timings.
    Are there any side-effects?
    After treatment, injection pin pricks may be seen, and there may be some moderate swelling from the injected fluid which soon subsides. Occasionally there may be some bruising due to the injecting process. These reactions usually last a few hours or up to a couple of days at most.

    Adverse reactions are very rare as there are no chemicals or toxins involved, only your body's own resources.

    Clients who have a poor skin base line to start with, may experience exfoliation of the top layer of the skin after a few days as new fresh skin takes its place. Occasionally, and dependent on skin type, small bumps may develop and then soon disappear, in the fine skin area below the eyes. This is usually a collection of new cells (keratinocytes) at the injection needle site. Further proof of how your body’s growth factors are stimulating new skin development.
    How long will results last?
    While results may vary, most patients’ results will last for up to 18 months when a top-up is needed as natural aging continues to take place.
    How does PRP work to stimulate the body's own processes?
    • Improve blood supply
    • Stimulate oil glands for better natural hydration
    • Stimulate new fibrocytes to produce more skin firming collagen
    • Stimulate growth of new skin cells to thicken and smooth the skin.
    • Stimulate new skin tissue formation through growth factors in PRP attracting stem cells
    How many sessions will I need?
    This depends on the individual treatment, but in general, we recommend a series of 3 sessions 3-6 weeks apart.
    When will I need to repeat the treatment?
    Results last for up to 18 months, but to maintain the optimum benefits, clients tend to have maintenance treatments every 6-12 months.
    Are there any contraindications (people who can't have PRP treatment)?
    We cannot offer PRP to clients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, autoimmune or those with blood pathologies or cancer. Consistent use of NSAID drugs should be avoided within 48 hours of Cellenis PRP application.

    Your clinician will check that this treatment is completely safe and suitable for you, taking into account any relevant medical issues or history.
    Can I ask another question?
    Of course. You can use the consultation to ask any questions at all, or if you'd prefer to get in touch in advance, please feel free to call our friendly team or use the enquiry form on this page. We'd be happy to help.
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