Platelet Rich Plasma: Using the Bodies Own Resources to Rejuvenate

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Platelet Rich Plasma: Using the Bodies Own Resources to Rejuvenate

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is the newest technique in the quest to maintain beauty and function. Platelet Rich Plasma is made from blood that is centrifuged for 15 minutes. The Upper layer and the platelets immediately below are harvested then mixed with Calcium. The PRP mixture is injected into the face to fill lines, promote collagen to remove fine wrinkles, remove acne pits and scars, enhance wound and soft tissue healing. When injected into joints, PRP promotes tendon healing, cartilage repair, and arthritis relief. The main side effects are bruising, swelling, or minor bleeding. When used in combination with Juvederm or Radiesse filler, this minimally-invasive technique results in remarkable improvement in facial aging can be accomplished.

PRP is typically used in the following areas:

  • Around the eyes to reduce fine lines and dark circles
  • In the mid-face and forehead to counter wrinkles and improve skin health
  • In the cheeks and lips to add volume
  • On the backs of hands to reduce wrinkling and pigmentation
  • On neck and décolletage area, to improve skin laxity
  • On the hands
  • Treatment with PRP usually takes 30-minutes to an hour to apply

Using PRP is a safe and effective way to look and feel younger. The cost varies from 400$ -1500$ per procedure. Dr. Johnson is an expert in this technique and his patients rave about their outcome. Remember that PRP is also useful for joints, enlarging the penis, improving hair growth, and tightening the vagina, enhancing the G Spot in women.

Schedule an appointment with CLJohnsonMD to determine if you are a or call (212) 271-0156