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What is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy?

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What is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy?

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy | Facial Rejuvenation | ChicagoPlatelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a revolutionary new med spa procedure with multiple health and aesthetic applications. PRP is extracted from the patient’s own blood, which makes it a safe and sustainable treatment designed to trigger the body’s natural healing response. The growth factors included in the platelets attract stem cells and support the rebuilding of worn tissue over a period of time.

Researchers and medical experts increasingly recommend PRP as a non-surgical injectable treatment to promote collagen and enhance skin health and aesthetics. It is also being used to support hair re-growth treatments and for healing sports injuries. Sky Balance is a leading medical spa providing PRP therapy to patients in Schaumburg, Chicago, IL, and surrounding communities.

 

Facial Rejuvenation

PRP injections provide a natural alternative to synthetic facial fillers. When PRP is injected directly into the depleted and sagging areas of the face, its growth factors stimulate fresh collagen production as well as formation of new blood vessels.

New collagen in the dermis will enable the facial skin to become firmer and more youthful, while new blood vessels will enhance the color and tone of the face. Topmost layers of the skin become smoother and tighter as the PRP growth factors work to build up the dermis.

 

PRP Facial (aka Vampire Facial)

The PRP facial, popularly known as the Vampire Facial, is a medical spa procedure that combines micro needling technique with topical application of PRP. The platelet derived growth factors help to minimize the appearance of wrinkles and lines while enhance the texture and tone of the facial skin.

Enlarged skin pores become refined, while the skin attains youthful suppleness as well as a natural glow. Sky Balance Med Spa receives patients from Schaumburg, Chicago, IL, and nearby areas for PRP therapy.

 

Mitigation of Scars and Stretch Marks

Whether PRP is used as an independent targeted injection procedure or in conjunction with micro needling, it can help to reduce the appearance of stretch marks, acne scars and a variety of other skin anomalies.

In addition to the face, PRP therapy can be used for skin enhancement in areas such as the abdomen, buttocks, thighs, and upper arms.

 

Hair Restoration

Hair restoration with PRP therapy is a growing area of treatment, which has shown highly encouraging results. Both men and women can receive the benefits of this therapy to address hair loss and hair thinning. PRP growth factors are injected directly into the targeted areas of the scalp. It not only stimulates the natural growth of new hair follicles, but also improves the strength of the existing hair follicles.

PRP injections can produce new hair growth in as little as two months. The growth will become more significant in about five to eight months, and will continue to improve for up to one year. The PRP therapist may recommend four treatment sessions on average to help the patient achieve optimal outcomes.

PRP is now being used to treat a myriad of musculoskeletal injuries involving muscles, tendons, and joints. It may be combined with ultrasound technique to achieve more effective results.

For more information about the Medical Spa procedures and treatments performed by doctors Sameer Naseeruddin, MD ABVLM ABIM and Alison Egeland, ND contact SkyBalance Med Spa to schedule an appointment at 847.895.8180 or click here. Helping patients in and around the Chicago area.