Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, is a serum of sorts made from your body’s blood plasma concentrated with your own platelets. Platelets help the body initiate wound healing and tissue repair.
By drawing a small amount of blood, Dr. Summer is able to create this perfectly tailored concentrate, taking full advantage of your body’s own unique and powerful healing abilities.
Your platelet-rich plasma, mixed with hydrating hyaluronic acid, is applied to the skin during and after the micro-needling procedure, enhancing its benefits.
Here are some answers to frequently asked questions…
What are the components of PRP?
Platelets are key factors in hard and soft tissue repair mechanisms. Plasma contains high concentration of platelets, stem cells and growth factors. Platelets help your tissue heal and grow new cells. Plasma is essential for cell survival as it contains nutrients, vitamins, hormones, electrolytes and proteins. Proteins are key molecules for the coagulation process.
What are the benefits of Microneedling with PRP?
When PRP is used with Microneedling, it penetrates your skin through the tiny channels the Microneedles create. The PRP supercharges the microneedling benefits by offering collagen stimulation.