The Aesthetic Effects of Microneedling and PRP
Microneedling therapy is a treatment that is gaining popularity for various dermatologic conditions. The procedure is performed by creating tiny micro wounds by means of a needle-roller or pen into the patients skin. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has shown to increase the clinical effects of the treatment. PRP improves the cosmetic outcomes of microneedling without increasing the risk of adverse effects.
Micro-needling Treatment options:
- Augments the levels of collagen which produces tighter, smoother, and firmer skin.
- Makes acne scars and stretch marks less noticeable.
- Helps to reserve and to stop hair loss.
Microneedling therapy helps to obtain smoother and softer skin without the complications of extensive surgery or harsh and abrasive treatments. It is also known as an effective treatment for hair restoration.When this therapy is performed with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), it boosts the good results by adding blood-derived growth factors for a healthy cell production and the repair of different damaged tissues.
Microneedling encourages the skin’s natural repairing processes and collagen production. PRP helps to increase the collagen production and stimulate the skin’s wound-repairing capacities. Therefore, results in new and healthy skin tissue that is smoother and looks younger.
PRP is also a valuable tool to reverse or even stop hair loss. When PRP is combined with microneedling, it promotes new hair growth and helps with the thickening of the hair.
The recovery for this treatment is very comfortable since this procedure never breaks down the epidermis; there will be no downtime nor scarring. At some point, the skin appears pink with some measured discomfort for 24 hours to 48 hours after the procedure.
Within one or two weeks, the skin will be significantly smoother and radiant; these effects may last up to 6 months. This procedure reduces the appearance of scars and wrinkles, regenerates the skin, reduces the proportions of pores, softens skin texture and reduces the appearance of stretch marks.
Furthermore, PRP treatments have excellent rates of patient satisfaction treating hair loss. This treatment is an affordable hair restoration procedure. It has outstanding results on women, younger men, and others.