The pros and cons of PRP
The PRP facial injection called a modern method of acne treatment, excluding surgery, having a high level of safety and efficiency.
For several decades successfully used the method of autohemotherapy, which consists in the subcutaneous injection to the patient own venous blood. This method stimulated the local immune system, creating preconditions for a successful recovery due to the activation of the internal forces of the body.
Method of autohemotherapy found its continuation in a more effective and safe medical method of regeneration called plasmolifting, patented in 2004. In this case, the hypodermic venous blood is used the blood plasma of a patient containing a large number of platelets.
The essence of PRP, acne is a deep introduction into the layers of his dermis, specially treated plasma in the treatment of the patient according to the method of mesotherapy – injection of biologically active substances in the body.
The principle of the method
Platelet autoplasma isolated in the special processing of blood using centrifugation. Platelets contained in it represent the blood cells that form the blood's ability to clot, as well as influencing the course of natural recovery processes of the body.
Protein molecules which are platelet growth factors can regulate cell growth and accelerate their division. In addition, the composition of the concentrate of the plasma are hormones, enzymes, vitamins, can enhance restorative and rejuvenating effect.
Due to the fact that the used plasma is part of blood of the patient, it does not contain foreign components, does not generate negative side effects, is not rejected by the body. As a result of its introduction into the skin, the normalization of breathing tissues, saturating them with oxygen, the regulation of water balance, accelerate the formation of collagen, elastin and intercellular substance. This leads to the activation of the protective system of the skin, promotes faster recovery of damaged tissues and their healing.
Continued use of the PRP has shown its multi-functionality. Today it is successfully applied in leading clinics for treating large number of diseases in dentistry, traumatology, urology, gynecology. It is possible to achieve a significant reduction of a large number of cosmetic defects and improve outcomes:
- to cure acne and post-acne;
- to assist in the elimination of minor, net and the reduction of fine lines and wrinkles;
- align, tighten the oval of the face;
- to reduce scars, scars, stretch marks, to make them much less noticeable;
- to reduce hair loss, prevent baldness;
- to speed up the recovery of the dermis after laser or chemical peeling;
- to rejuvenate the hands, to smooth, to remove hyperpigmentation, dryness, sagging.
Features and benefits of PRP in the treatment of acne
Plasmolifting is one of the most efficient, reliable, safe methods of acne treatment. Created by Russian doctors to treat patients with maxillofacial diseases method proved to be extremely effective.
When using it there is a significant improvementthe General condition of the skin, it is a noticeable rejuvenation, accelerate regenerative processes, reduces wrinkles, narrow pores, cleaned and fade acne become less noticeable scars.
Subcutaneous injections of platelet autoplasma instantly begins the process of growth and division of cells. The stimulation of growth and protein synthesis of collagen, elastin, creating the skin elastic tight. The intracellular metabolism is considerably accelerated, contributing to the normalization of sebaceous glands, which leads to the disappearance of acne.
Is it possible to use PRP for acne in combination with other procedures?
The process of acne treatment and subsequent recovery depends on the type of inflammation, the stage and degree of neglect of the disease, the General condition of skin and organism as a whole. Very good results show the use of PRP in combination with hardware therapy, beauty treatment, cleaning the pores, exfoliating.
The initial stage of acne is treated rather simply. The effect is observed already after the first sessions. As a result of sudden stimulation of self-purification process may be a reaction of short term exacerbation of the disease.
Typically, to achieve the desired effect, and a clean healthy skin with acne quite a course of four treatments. They hold up to every two weeks twice a year. The duration of the procedures are different, depends on the individual characteristics of the organism and is typically a period of up to two years.
How much is a session?
Before treatment you should consult a specialist to determine the type of disease and choice of the appropriate method. The cost of one procedure is up to 10 000 rubles, can vary depending on the treatment area and characteristics of the clinic.
Duration of one session is approximately 1 hour. It is recommended on an empty stomach. Taken from the patient's venous blood in amount 20 ml is placed in a test tube with special anticoagulant and subjected to laboratory centrifugation. Immediately before the start of the session, the skin is treated with a solution antiseptics. In some cases when high sensitivity is used a local anesthetic.
The technique of the and possible side effects
After calculating the areas to be treated, carry out the introduction of plasma injections subcutaneously, intradermally. 2 cm2 on the surface of the epidermis is necessary to use single shot with the amount of the drug in the amount of 0.5 ml.
At the points of injections and medication administration can occur a small hematoma, which disappears independently after 2-3 days. Rehabilitation treatments after the plasma is required. Should be within weeks to protect the face from UV rays and water, not to be missed in this period bath, sauna, swimming pool, Solarium, not to carry out massage and beauty treatments.
Overall the procedure is tolerated very well.
- immune disease;
- infectious diseases.
Plasmolifting or biorevitalization: what is better?
Biorevitalization is a modern fast and effective way of rejuvenation. The literal translation of the term refers to the revival of the skin in a natural way. As a result of sessions of bio-revitalisation and the stimulation of collagen responsible for elasticity, facial contours become more pronounced, the skin takes on a healthy colour, there is a reduction of pores, reduction of skin sagging, wrinkles, scars,post-acne. Before choosing between the two procedures, it is necessary to decide which issue bothers you the most.
The composition of the filler – injecting drug included hyaluronic acid, which is among the components of the structure of human skin. It affects the water balance of the dermis, the skin's elasticity, firmness, density. The aging process is accompanied by a decrease in production of hyaluronic acid, which leads to thinning of the epidermis, sagging, wrinkles.
The result of mesotherapy is a quick rejuvenation of the skin, it returns elasticity, wrinkles and folds, creating a healthy and the tense topography of the skin. Increases metabolism at the cellular level, antioxidant protection is created.
Distinguish large number of temporary or permanent fillers containing various additional components, with the result that the drugs are divided into synthetic, biosynthetic and biodegradable gels. Prices of sessions of mesotherapy vary greatly depending on the type of product, purpose of procedures, the chosen course of rejuvenation.
Effect biorevitalisation important if you want to correct face shape, to fill with filler lines, wrinkles, change the shape of nose and lips. Injections so improve the appearance that they are called beauty shots. However, long-term positive effect can be guaranteed only by an experienced doctor using the right drugs in the right proportions. If we are talking about the correction of only the water-oil balance, reducing inflammatory processes on the face without touching the contours — it is better to choose plasmolifting.