At Vita Nova Aesthetics and Hormone Replacement, we pride ourselves in providing the best Skin Resurfacing and cosmetic services in San Antonio. Whether you are looking for skin rejuvenating non-ablative skin resurfacing to treat fine lines, wrinkles and Photoaging, the latest IPL technology for Melasma or Rosacea, RF Micro-Needling for acne scarring and stretchmarks, want a tattoo removed or simply want all of your body hair removed, at Vita Nova Aesthetics and Hormone Replacement, our mission is to help you achieve a youthful, glowing skin.
What is PRP Facial Rejuvenation??
A PRP facial skin rejuvenation treatment, is an advanced aesthetic skincare treatment method that harnesses your body’s natural healing powers. Platelet rich plasma, as the name implies, is plasma with a high concentration of platelets as well as growth factors that when administered, leads to improved healing, regeneration of tissue and cells and potential restoration of previously lost functions.
What are the Benefits of PRP Facial Skin Rejuvenation?
The aesthetic potentials of PRP Facial Rejuvenation have been extensively documented and include:
Increases collagen production.
Reduction of fine lines and wrinkles.
Firmer, tighter skin.
Improves moisture retention.
Enhances skin tone and texture.
How is PRP made?
PRP is autologous meaning that it is unique to each individual as it is generated from the person's own blood. The process starts with obtaining fresh blood from the patient. The blood is then centrifuged in order to separate the red blood cells and white blood cells from the plasma leaving the platelets and growth factors to be extracted and then administered back into the patient at the treatment site.
What should I expect after my procedure?
After the treatment, an ointment will be applied to the skin and you will be asked to refrain from wearing make up for several hours. Any minor redness or swelling resulting from treatment will subside within 12-24 hours. After the treatment, you can expect to return to normal activities. PRP injections can be effective for 6-9 months. However, the range of time that a PRP treatment is effective is dependent on several factors
Additional therapeutic applications of PRP?
From an orthopedic standpoint, PRP has been shown to help with both acute and chronic conditions such as osteoarthritis as well as acute ligament and muscle injuries. As significant benefit in postoperative recovery following orthopedic intervention by promoting healing and improving functionality postoperatively.
PRP also has significant clinical evidence in the restoration of hair loss by promoting growth of hair follicles leading to a fuller and more natural looking hair. For More information on PRP for Hair Restoration, visit our Hair Restoration section