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What is PRP Facelift at Troy Laser Center?
PRP Facelift is a natural, non-surgical injectable treatment for the correction of facial volume loss, smoothing and filling of facial wrinkles such as the smiling lines, marionette lines, tear troughs, and skin texture and tone.
The Platelet Rich Plasma Facelift utilizes the patient’s own blood – a vial of blood is drawn out of the arm, spun in a centrifuge to separate the platelets from the red blood cells, collected into syringes, and injected with a tiny needle into the facial wrinkles and folds with volume loss. The platelets in the blood ( aka “liquid gold”) contain multiple growth factors which aid in tissue regeneration, new cell and collagen growth-the final outcome is a much more youthful facial appearance.
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What it treats
- fills in and smooths away facial wrinkles and folds
- improves facial contours
- fills in volume loss
- improves texture/tone/gives facial glow
PRP Facelift injections take about 20-30 minutes, however, there is the additional blood draw and centrifuge spinning to obtain the platelets. Both the blood draw and the centrifuge spinning last about 15 minutes, therefore we ask patients to allot 1 hour of time for the PRP Facelift treatment.
Recovery time & side effects
Since the PRP Facelift is a non-invasive, non-surgical treatment, downtime and recovery are minimal. Since PRP uses the patient’s own blood the risk of allergies or infections is very little. Patients can carry on with their daily routine immediately post PRP Facelift, however, as a result of the injections mild to moderate facial swelling and /or bruising can occur, lasting, on average, anywhere from 3 to 7 days.
PRP Injectable Facelift softens wrinkles and deep facial folds, fills in under eye hollowing, lifts sunken cheeks, and fills in volume loss in the chin area. Due to the formation of new blood vessels induced by the growth factors in the PRP, the skin tone improves with a noticeable glow. Since the formation of new collagen occurs over time, it can take up to 90 days to reap the full benefits of the PRP Facelift. Subtle changes/improvement can continue pass the 90 days with results lasting , on average, for up to 1 year.
How Does PRP Facelift Work?
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PRP Liquid (Vampire) Facelift starts with drawing a small amount of blood from the patient’s arm. The blood then is spun in a centrifuge to separate the platelets from the rest of the components.
During the initial complimentary cosmetic consultation, our cosmetic physician evaluates the patient's facial anatomy and structure as well as patient's expectations and desires. Based on the outcome, recommendations are made for which technique will produce the best aesthetic results.
Prior to the actual injections, a topical anesthetic can be applied. If additional comfort is desired, the physician can inject a dental block right prior to the PRP Facelift.
The separated PRP has a clear gold color (aka liquid gold). It is then drawn out into multiple syringes with fine needles and injected into deep folds and facial wrinkles, hollowed cheeks, under eye hollowing, or volume loss in the chin.
The PRP is obtained by taking a small sample of blood from the patient which is then spun in a centrifuge to separate the actual plasma from the red blood cells. Once prepared, the platelet concentration is then injected into specific areas of the face to prompt additional collagen growth and tissue regeneration.
Once injected, the PRP releases a burst of growth factors, which in time, are responsible for new cell and blood vessel formation, tissue regeneration, and collagen stimulation. It is recommended for one treatment every 3 months for optimal results.
The improvement continues over a period over the next 90 days. Results last up to 1 year. This procedure replaces the need for filler.
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About PRP Facelift at Troy Laser Center
PRP Facelift- a non-surgical, scalpel-free, injectable liquid face lift that utilizes the patient’s own blood with platelet rich plasma, a concentrated portion bursting with healing properties and growth factors. The growth factors have the capability of growing new blood vessels and new cell formation, tissue regeneration, and collagen stimulation. Our cosmetic physician injects the platelet rich plasma ( like injecting a filler) into deep facial folds and wrinkles or any facial areas with volume loss. Since the patient’s own blood is injected, the risk of allergic reaction or infection is minimal. The outcome is a youthful and rejuvenated look with smoother and softer lines and folds and improved tone and texture. The same PRP can be used in conjunction with a microneedling pen.
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About Troy Laser Center.
At Troy Laser Center, we help you achieve your skin care goals with a comprehensive cosmetic dermatology treatment plan tailored to your unique skin type and desired results.
We offer a carefully selected array of non-invasive skin rejuvenation treatments, utilizing the latest, non-surgical and laser technologies. Cosmetic injections performed by our highly-skilled physicians, are a quick, painless, and a non-invasive way of smoothing away signs of age expression and looking younger in a short amount of time!
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