PRP Therapy

St. Petersburg, Tampa, Florida & Duluth, GA

What is PRP Therapy?

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy is a skin treatment that uses the patient’s own blood to renew the skin. This procedure is growing in popularity and has also been referred to as a “Vampire Facelift™”.  This procedure encourages tissue repair and cell renewal resulting in a more youthful appearance. PRP Therapy St Petersburg is a great alternative to more invasive procedures that require more downtime and healing from the patient.

How Does PRP Therapy Work?

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy begins with taking a small amount of blood from the patient and processing it to be more concentrated with plasma. Platelets contain bioactive proteins and growth factors that work to accelerate tissue repair and regeneration and activate stem cells that renew the skin. This procedure is a non-surgical, anti-aging wrinkle treatment that involves injecting PRP into the skin, which stimulates collagen production and cell turnover, leaving the patient with healthier, younger looking skin. The injections do not volumize the treated areas but instead stimulate your own collagen production to soften lines, folds and wrinkles. The improvement is subtle and natural. Results can last up to two years.

Why get PRP Therapy?

PRP therapy is a great anti-aging option for patients looking for refresh their skin without undergoing surgery. Some reasons why people may wish to receive a PRP Therapy or “Vampire Facelift™” are:

  • It’s Non-Surgical – Many patients that are just beginning anti-aging treatments may want to start with a non-surgical option that has an overall skin renewing effect.
  • It’s Natural – Some patients may have a preference to not using chemicals or foreign substances in their bodies for cosmetic purposes. This treatment uses the patient’s own blood to repair the skin.
  • Little to No Down Time – Since this procedure is non-surgical, there is only a little swelling or bruising that can occur but will usually resolve quickly.
  • Side Effects or complications are rare – Since it is your own blood, it is unlikely that your body will have an adverse reaction.