Get Your PRP Skin Rejuvenation Done By World-Renowned Dematologist Debra Jaliman, MD
Dr. Jaliman's dermatology practice attracts numerous women who are concerned about their facial appearance, the aging process, and skin rejuvenation. Various methods are available to revitalize the skin, such as hyaluronic acid injections of Juvederm and Restylane, Botox or other neurotoxins, laser treatments, and the use of a radio frequency device. PRP therapy has emerged as a significant treatment modality for aesthetic facial rejuvenation. It can be safely used on individuals with any skin color or skin tone. Dr. Jaliman, a board-certified dermatologist, has successfully treated many patients at her office in New York City's Upper East Side using PRP. The outcomes have been exceptional, with a reduction in fine lines, wrinkles hollowing, and volume loss under the eyes. The complexion appears more youthful and revitalized due to enhanced elasticity and skin rejuvenation. Although a series of treatments is required, the results are highly rewarding. If you are interested in NYC PRP please contact us at 212-517-8855 to schedule an appointment for a consultation. During this session, the doctor, being an experienced specialist in this treatment, can answer any questions you may have and discuss the risks and benefits associated with this groundbreaking procedure. Her staff will take pre-and post-procedure photographs to document the greatly improved look of your face.
What is PRP?
PRP, also known as platelet rich plasma, is a naturally occurring substance that is produced from the body's own blood. To obtain PRP, a blood sample is taken and then processed in a centrifuge to separate its various components. The platelets and plasma are isolated from the red blood cells and white blood cells. The resulting plasma which contains a higher concentration of platelets is referred to as PRP. This platelet-rich plasma also contains growth factors derived from platelets. One of the advantages of PRP is that it is derived from the individual's own blood, eliminating the risk of allergic reactions. PRP therapy has become an important treatment modality for aesthetic facial rejuvenation.
What is PRP used for?
PRP has the ability to regenerate tissue and stimulate the production of collagen in your body. This natural process results in the smoothing and tightening of the skin, reducing the appearance of wrinkles and improving the overall texture and tone of your skin. In addition, PRP can effectively plump cheek indentations and soften under eye hollows. It is also an effective treatment option for acne scars and depressed surgical scars. PRP can be used in conjunction with hyaluronic acid fillers or it can be used alone.
How many treatments do I need of PRP?
It is advisable to undergo 3 to 4 PRP treatments with an ideal gap of 1 month between each session in order to attain the best possible results. However, certain conditions such as deep wrinkles, stretch marks, and acne scars may require a total of 6 to 8 treatments.
When do I see the results from PRP?
The outcome of PRP can be observed within 3 to 4 weeks following treatment and it gradually improves over time. The most significant collagen regeneration typically takes place around three months after the final treatment.
Do I need to repeat the PRP treatment?
Each patient is different. The results of the treatment usually last 12-18 months.
Will I have downtime or an allergic reaction after the PRP treatment?
Following PRP treatment, you are unlikely to experience downtime or an allergic reaction. Since the PRP is derived from the patient's own body, the risk of an allergic reaction is eliminated. However, it is possible to experience mild swelling, bruising, redness, and slight inflammation for approximately 24 to 72 hours after the procedure. Additionally, a bruise at the site where the blood was taken may be visible for 2 to 3 days.
Who is not a good candidate for PRP treatment?
PRP treatment is not suitable for individuals who are heavy smokers as they may experience unsatisfactory outcomes. It is not advisable to undergo this treatment during pregnancy or for individuals with platelet or clotting disorders, metastatic cancer, or severe liver disease.
Can PRP be combined with microneedling?
PRP can be used in conjunction with microneedling, especially for acne scars. After the roller device with the needles is passed over the area, the PRP is applied topically to the skin to increase the stimulation of collagen. This may improve the result.
Can I have the PRP treatment combined with fillers and Botox?
Yes, a patient can have Botox, hyaluronic acid filler injections, and PRP on the same day. PRP will be done first before the other treatments.
How long do PRP treatments take?
They take approximately 1 hour. It takes time to withdraw the blood, separate the blood, activate the serum, and inject the PRP into the treatment area.
Is PRP painful?
A topical numbing cream will be applied to the treatment areas for 20 minutes before the procedure, eliminating the need for anesthesia or oral medications. The level of discomfort experienced is minimal.
How do I care for the PRP treatment area?
Immediately after the PRP treatments, ice packs are applied to the treatment areas in order to reduce swelling.
How should I prepare for the PRP procedure?
To ensure minimal bruising, it is crucial to refrain from consuming aspirin, ibuprofen, fish oil, Vitamin E, and alcohol for one week before undergoing the PRP procedure.
What skincare products can I use post-procedure?
Following the PRP procedure, one can immediately apply make-up moisturizer, serum and sunscreen to the skin.
Is there anything I should avoid post-procedure?
To minimize swelling, it is advisable to refrain from engaging in strenuous activities for at least a week following the PRP procedure.
Are there ingredients to avoid after the procedure?
It is advisable to refrain from using harsh chemicals following the PRP procedure as they have the potential to cause irritation to your skin. Steer clear of fragrance as well.
Does Insurance Cover PRP for Skin Rejuvenation?
Insurance does not provide coverage for PRP skin rejuvenation treatments as they are classified as cosmetic procedures.