Benefits of PRP micropen facials:
- Eliminates dark circles and puffiness around eyes
- Removes fine lines, sagging around mouth, cheeks, eyes, neck
- Skin is brighter, healthier and more firm
- Improves the appearance of acne scars
- Treats rosacea
What exactly is Platelet-Rich Plasma?
Platelet-rich plasma is a revitalizing and healing solution that is produced by your own body!
To understand how effective platelet-rich plasma really is, it’s important to first have a basic understanding of what platelets are and why they are important.
Platelets are tiny blood cells that are responsible for repairing damage and stimulating healing within our bodies. They are the body’s first line of defense against bone and soft tissue damage.
Our body naturally contains hundreds of thousands of platelets. But modern science has shown that injecting elevated numbers of platelets into one area of the body promotes healing and rejuvenation at that site.
Platelet-rich plasma therapy involves taking a small sample of blood from the patient’s own body. The blood then undergoes a process that separates the platelets from all other blood cells. The result is “platelet-rich plasma”. This plasma is injected into the injured or affected area to stimulate growth, healing and rejuvenation.
PRP Facials: How do they work?
We already know that PRP works well to heal bodily injuries, but how exactly does it work as a cosmetic solution?
When used cosmetically, PRP is a natural anti-aging product.
PRP micropen facials, also called “vampire facials”, are one of the most renowned cosmetic uses of platelet-rich plasma.
So, how exactly does it work?
Dr. Melanie Icard draws a small amount of your blood and places it into a centrifuge. This machine spins the blood at a very high speed to separate your platelets from the white and red blood cells.
As the blood undergoes the separation process, Dr. Icard uses a micropen with 12 tiny needles to create tiny openings in your skin. These “micro-injuries” are basically entry points for the platelet-rich plasma to penetrate deeper layers of the skin for dramatic results.
Once your blood separates and transforms into PRP, the plasma is applied topically to your face and is quickly absorbed via the tiny openings made with the micropen.
How long does it take to see results?
The entire PRP facial process takes just 1-2 hours and patients will instantly notice an improvement in the skin’s glow.
And the results will only continue to improve:
- After 2-4 days you’ll notice improvement in the texture and tone of your skin.
- After 3-6 weeks, the PRP activates new collagen and blood vessels for a firmer, more youthful look.
- After 3 to 6 months, fine lines and wrinkles begin to disappear and your face’s volume improves.
How long do results last?
Vampire facial results can last anywhere from 12 months to 2 years.
What if I want to try a PRP micropen facial but need immediate effects?
At Anti-Aging Clinic, our team offers the advanced and natural remedies of PRP combined with hyaluronic fillers for immediate volume correction and dramatic anti-aging results.
The combination of these two effective products leaves patients with immediate results that will continually improve over the next 6 months.
Have questions? Chat with your Phoenix PRP doctors
Dr. Melanie Icard and her professional team at Anti-Aging Clinic are known throughout the valley for the cutting-edge services they deliver in a relaxing, spa setting. Dr. Icard has performed hundreds of vampire facials and believes that the key to successful anti-aging services is understanding each individual’s desired results.
Dr. Icard offers free consultations for PRP facials so that she can assess each patient’s needs before the procedure.
During the actual procedure, you can expect to be treated with respect as Dr. Icard talks you through every step. After the procedure, patients are pampered with lavender oils and are educated on how to care for their newly revived skin.
If you are interested in PRP micropen facials, contact us today to schedule your free consultation or call us at 480-599-8370.