What is RegenShot© PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)?

Platelet-rich plasma (Abbreviation: PRP) is blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets. As a concentrated source of autologous platelets, PRP contains (and releases through degranulation) several different growth factors and other cytokines that stimulate regeneration and healing of skin.

Over the past years, PRP injection procedure had also been recognized as useful and effective in Aesthetics.

By injecting into the skin, PRP is useful in cell restoration and in speeding up the healing process. The result is youthful, rejuvenated skin. PRP skin rejuvenation is commonly applied to the face, neck, chest, and hands. Common skin problems in the face and neck area such as wrinkles, photo damage, and discoloration can be treated by PRP injections.

Facial Rejuvenation PRP Injection Procedure

10cc of blood is collected from the patient to draw platelet rich plasma. The blood is then placed and carefully processed in a centrifuge to separate the platelet rich plasma from the red and white cells. It is then added with an activating agent and then injected in the face and neck area. The concept behind PRP injections is to apply a high concentration to an aging area to stimulate of cell reproduction and healing.

How to prepare for your treatment?

Do eat a light meal before the treatment, having a treatment on empty stomach may cause dizziness

Do keep hydrated

Don’t take any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines like aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen for this may cause an impairment in the platelet normal clotting function.

Don’t wear makeup on the day of treatment

Post Procedure guidelines:

Do resume normal daily activities after the treatment.

Don’t expose yourself too much under the sun for 2-3 days.

Don’t expose yourself to hot or cold temperature for 2-3 days. This include sauna, hot shower, Jacuzzi.

Don’t go swimming for 2-3 days.

Don’t exercise or do any strenuous activities for the first 24 hours.

Don’t undergo for any facial treatments for 2 weeks.

PRP Skin Rejuvenation Results

You can expect improvement in skin tone, texture, and elasticity within 3 weeks after undergoing PRP treatment. It will continue to improve for the next 3 months.

PRP is a preferred treatment among doctors and patients. It doesn’t have any hypersensitivity or allergic reactions since the substance used is not a foreign body.