Micro Pen with PRP (starting at $1800)
This popular procedure has a huge fan base and is used by celebrities for it’s many benefits for your skin. The facial is a combination of a microdermabrasion, followed by the application of PRP (platelet-rich plasma). It is good for fine vertical lines around the mouth, skin texture that looks gray, tired or droopy, and scars from trauma or acne. The PRP is derived from the serum portion of the blood, which contains platelets. The platelets contain high levels of growth factors, which, when applied to the skin, will stimulate cell turnover. This facial essentially uses your own blood to help promote the healthy activity of your skin cells. A micro-needling device is used to create multiple micro-punctures –both driving the isolated growth factors into the skin & creating stimulus for tightening and rejuvenation of the collagen of the face. The growth factors are “painted” onto the micro-punctures so that the growth factors soak into the tissue for further stimulation of tightening and skin rejuvenation. The skin tightens, and glows with color, and scaring softens for a beautiful younger and very natural result. Details below…
The result…younger-appearing skin! The effects of the procedure improve for 2 to 3 months and last for at least 1 to 2 years!
Do You Show These 3 Signs of Aging?
1. Skin color becomes more gray because of less blood flow.
2. Facial Shape becomes collapsed and droopy as muscle and collagen decrease.
3. Skin texture becomes less smooth. As a result, the person looks “worn”, or “tired” or “droopy.” The lively, rosy hue (seen plainly in playing children of every skin color and in young adults) fades to a dull gray.
Why the Micro Pen with PRP?
With many ways to rejuvenate the face, why look for a better way?
Cosmetic surgery can remove excess skin and make the person appear younger. But, a surgical facelift can be more than what’s needed for some people (especially when loss of shape without extra skin is the main problem).
The HA fillers do little to improve skin tone and texture.
3 Steps of the Micro Pen with PRP Procedure
First, the injector uses HA fillers to create a beautiful shape.
Then, the physician isolates growth factors from the patient’s blood. When these growth factors enter the face, then muti-potent stem cells become activated to grow new tissue. This new tissue includes new collagen, new fatty tissue (for smoothness), and new blood vessels (for a healthy glow).
1. Creating a Beautiful & Natural Shape
In the first part of the Micro Pen with PRP procedure, the physician uses an Hyaluronic Acid (HA) filler (like Restylane) in a very specific way to sculpt a younger appearing face–while still keeping the shape natural.
After creating a younger, natural shape, then the physician harvests from the woman’s own blood growth factors that her body would normally use to heal damaged tissue.
2. Isolating & Activating the Magic from Your Blood
First, the physician draws about 2 teaspoons of blood.
Then, using a centrifuge, the physician isolates platelets from that blood (platelet-rich plasma or PRP)–all within about 10 minutes in the office! She then “activates” those platelets to cause the release of at least 8 growth factors that would normally be used to heal injured tissue. These growth factors work like magic to cause increased collagen & new blood flow. To rejuvenate new skin, these growth factors must be put back into your face.
3. Injecting the Magic into Your Face
Using numbing cream and a very small needle (for almost no pain), the physician injects the woman’s own growth factors back into her face in a particular way. These growth factors then activatemultipotent stem cells already in the skin (tricking them into “thinking” there’s been an injury and new younger tissue should generated). The multipotent stem cells then develop into new collagen, new blood vessels, and new fatty tissue trying to “repair” the skin that was never injured! The result…younger-appearing skin! The effects of the procedure improve for 2 to 3 months and last for at least 1 to 2 years!
The Micro Pen with PRP procedure is not for everyone. Many would do better with surgery, laser therapy, Botox®, simply PRP or an HA filler used alone. To see what your best option is schedule a FREE consultation with us today!