A natural part of aging is the loss of collagen, a protein that helps skin stay smooth and elastic. At Re3 Healing Aesthetics and Wellness in Sarasota, Florida, Dr. Bonnie Wang uses the latest microneedling with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) techniques to stimulate collagen production and improve appearance. Call the practice or book an appointment online to learn more about this treatment.
Microneedling with PRP is the ultimate skin-transforming medical treatment. We take a small blood sample and place it into a centrifuge that spins the sample at a high speed to isolate the Platelet Rich Plasma.
Platelet Rich Plasma is a concentration of platelets in the blood that are crucial to the healing of wounds. PRP is applied topically to the skin while the microneedling treatment is being done. Applying PRP during Microneedling is more effective than direct injections of PRP to your skin. The microchannels from the needles allow for even distribution across the treatment area and absorption into deeper layers of the skin.
PRP initiates a localized stem cell response. Over the weeks and months following treatment, this stem cell response recruits collagen-producing cells to heal tissue that has been damaged or lost through the aging process. The result is healthy skin that looks refreshed and rejuvenated!
Several studies have compared the effects of Microneedling with and without the application of PRP, and the results are clear. Just one session of Microneedling with PRP produces similar results to multiple sessions of Microneedling without PRP. It depends on how quickly you want to see results, and how much time you’re willing to invest in the treatment.
Regardless of which version you try, Microneedling does wonders for improving skin texture, skin firmness, fine lines, and wrinkles. This treatment has also been proven to reduce acne scarring, pore size, and stretch marks. You can choose from Microneedling with PRP or Microneedling without.
Deciding which treatment is right for you can be confusing, but we’re here to help! Our providers here at Re3 Healing provide no-obligation, free consultations for all of our patients. We’d love to talk to you!