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PRP therapy for postoperative or acne scars treatment

The purpose of this procedure is to direct the active components of the PRP concentrate to the scarred skin.
The procedure stimulates the production of collagen, elastin, keratin and the formation of new capillaries. It evens out and rejuvenates the skin without surgical intervention or chemicals.

We especially recommend PRP therapy for skin rejuvenation to patients aged 30-35.

Who is PRP therapy suitable for?

This treatment is suitable for everyone who wants to rejuvenate their skin, as PRP can:

  • smoothen out wrinkles;
  • reduce skin irregularities;
  • add more brightness and elasticity to the skin;
  • decrease pigmentation;
  • evened out scars;
  • reduce stretch marks.

PRP therapy can also stop hair loss and strengthen hair follicles.

In which cases is PRP therapy not performed?

Individuals are advised against PRP therapy if they:

  • have infectious diseases;
  • have blood clotting disorders or are taking blood-thinning or immunosuppressive drugs;
  • are suffering from anaemia;
  • have a low platelet count;
  • are suffering from some chronic diseases (e.g., diabetes, chronic hepatitis, multiple sclerosis);
  • have oncological diseases.

Do you need special preparation for the PRP therapy?

PRP therapy does not require special preparation, but we strongly recommend blood tests before starting your course of procedures.

The blood test results help ensure that PRP therapy will be effective, as it uses the patient’s blood to prepare the high-quality platelet-rich plasma required for the PRP injections.

How is the PRP procedure for correcting scars (postoperative or acne) performed?

Preparation for PRP procedures is safe and quick. First, blood is taken from the patient’s vein for the procedure (usually no more than 8 ml). The blood, placed in a particular container, goes to the centrifuge.

The device will take about 5 to 10 minutes to separate plasma with platelets from the red blood cells, producing a high concentration of platelets with plasma, 4 to 5 times higher than the regular number of platelets in the blood. Then, the concentrate is injected into the intended places with a very thin needle.

An important nuance: we perform PRP procedures with a hypodermic syringe, not a mesogun. There are several reasons for this choice. First, the doctor uses the needle to control better the amount and depth of the injected product in the skin. In addition, when performing the procedure manually, product loss is avoided, and more of it is injected into the skin.

Is the PRP procedure painful?

Injections are performed with extremely thin needles, so most patients tolerate this procedure well.

The most sensitive areas of the skin are around the lips, because there are many nerve endings here, so the punctures can cause slight discomfort.

Anaesthetizing the skin is not recommended, as it inhibits the effect of PRP. In the case of high sensitivity, at the Primum Estetica clinic, we use a local anaesthetic cream and cooling compresses.

How long does the PRP procedure last?

The procedure from blood collection to plasma injection takes about 45 to 60 minutes.

How many PRP procedures are needed to achieve the desired result?

The procedure’s results depend on the patient’s age, skin condition, and individual body characteristics.
Changes in the scars are observed. The procedures are repeated every 4 weeks until the desired result is achieved.

What to do after the PRP procedure?

After the procedure, you can return to your usual routine. The doctor performing the procedure will explain to you how to proceed, and the general recommendations are as follows:

  • drink plenty of fluids;
  • avoid vigorous physical activity for 3-5 days;
  • do not drink alcohol after the procedure;
  • do not use blood thinners, glucocorticosteroids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for 3-5 days after the procedure;
  • avoid sudden temperature changes (baths, saunas, swimming pools, solariums, extreme cold) for 3 days;
  • use protective sunscreen with SPF 30+.

After the procedure, you might experience a bit of swelling around the affected area of the skin, which should disappear within 48 hours.

For PRP therapy to be safe and achieve good results, the procedure must be performed by professionals working in a licensed clinic, using only certified tools required for PRP therapy.

At the Primum Estetica clinic, PRP therapy can be combined with laser procedures during the same visit, and it is also very effective after surgical operations, as the body recovers faster, reducing the duration of recovery and improving results.

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Price €249*
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