Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

What is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)?

Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP, also known as the “liquid gold” or more popularly as the “vampire facelift”, is a procedure in which the plasma, which is a component of your blood, contains protein and other beneficial nutrients which aids in helping blood to clot along with supporting cell growth. The plasma is injected into damaged tissues to stimulate the body to grow new and healthy cells to encourage healing in the area being treated.

PRP_Platelet-Rich-Plasma-Treatment_Nine-Elms_Vauxhall_London

What is it used to treat?

This treatment can be performed on the face, body and scalp. Your own blood cells are a revolutionary skin regenerating system, resulting your skin looking tighter, younger, reducing the appearance of wrinkles and overall looking more radiant and youthful. It, furthermore, treats hair loss, tendon injuries, small injuries, and osteoarthritis.

Side effects

Due to the involvement of injections, minimal pain at the injection site, pinpoint bleeding, and redness when the injection is being delivered. Due to PRP involving injection of the individual’s own platelets, there is normally no adverse reaction to the injections.