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PRP Microneedling Downtime: What To Expect?

By | Platelet Rich Plasma, PRP Skin Care

Microneedling is a non-invasive treatment that creates small punctures in the skin to induce collagen production for skin renewal. Often, microneedling is performed on it’s own with hyaluronic acid spread on the skin. PRP microneedling replaces the hyaluronic acid with platelet rich plasma to stimulate extra collagen. With traditional microneedling, downtime is minimal and most patients experience no interruption in daily life. The same is mostly true for PRP microneedling downtime. 

PRP microneedling may lead to a slightly red appearance for a few days. You may also experience a tight sensation. Neither of these side effects should be painful. However, you will need to refrain from using some of your normal skincare products to avoid irritation. Most of the time you can return to your skincare routine within a week. 

Protecting your skin from the sun is vital after PRP microneedling. The treatment leaves your skin more sensitive to the sun. Therefore, you should avoid direct sunlight and prolonged exposure. Additionally, you should wear a broad spectrum SPF. 

Otherwise, you can return to your daily routine following the procedure. You do not need time off work. Your master esthetician will likely advise you to prevent irritation, especially if it is your first time. However, no downtime is necessary after PRP microneedling.

To schedule a consultation, call us at 206-279-2112 or contact us online.

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Stem Cell Hair Bellevue: Is Stem Cell Therapy Effective For Hair Regrowth?

By | Hair Restoration, Platelet Rich Plasma

Platelet rich plasma injections are a common non-surgical therapy for hair growth. Recently, new injectable methods and materials have become exciting new therapies for hair growth, including stem cells. At PRP in Seattle, we utilize two types of stem cells. Firstly, stem cells from pig bladders, known as ACell offer a stem cell hair restoration method. Secondly, we also use donated placental stem cells. When looking at the Seattle hair therapy options, patients often ask: is stem cell therapy effective for hair regrowth?

Stem cells–both in the body and when used in hair restoration–hold large amounts of potential. Often, our PRP injectors combine stem cells with platelet rich plasma. This combination of PRP and stem cells work together to repair hair follicles and contribute to hair growth. PRP induces collagen and the body’s healing processes. Stem cells lay the groundwork and foundation in the follicles to sustain and slow overall hair loss.

Overall, stem cell therapy has proven effective for hair regrowth in good candidates. People experiencing hair thinning or genetic hair loss, who have not yet reached the more advanced stages of hair loss, are often good candidates for stem cell hair restoration Seattle.

To schedule a consultation at PRP In Seattle, call us at 206-279-2112 or contact us online

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Hair Restoration Kirkland: PRP Hair Restoration For Women

By | Hair Restoration, Platelet Rich Plasma

Hair loss related to genetics and aging is usually associated with men. However, women also experience hair loss and thinning related to age and genetics. Like male pattern baldness which is a genetic condition that causes predictable hair loss patterns, female pattern baldness occurs in women.  Female pattern baldness typically occurs along the hair part in what is described as a Christmas tree pattern. In contrast from men, women usually do not experience a receding hairline. PRP hair restoration for women can treat female pattern baldness and slow hair loss.

When treating female hair loss, your Seattle PRP injector will customize the injection sites to fit the pattern of hair loss. While PRP cannot reverse genetics, it can slow the pattern of hair thinning and restore some of the lost hair. This promotes fuller looking hair for longer.

Other than treating differing areas, PRP hair restoration for women is similar to the treatment for men. Many patients see results after four sessions and some choosing to continue maintenance treatments to prevent future hair loss.

The majority of PRP hair therapy patients are men because their hair loss is usually more evident and visible. However, many women struggle with hair thinning and loss without  non-surgical hair restoration options catered to them. To schedule a consultation at PRP In Seattle, call us at 206-279-2112 or contact us online

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PRP Skin Bellevue: Benefits Of PRP Facials

By | Platelet Rich Plasma, PRP Skin Care

Facials have long served as a standard in professional skincare. Whether it be a spa facial meant to relax and cleanse the skin, or a medical facial meant to treat specific concerns, platelet rich plasma can add to these treatments. There are many benefits of PRP facials, especially when received regularly. 

PRP is known for stimulating the body to create more collagen. This increased collagen production can treat concerns like rough skin texture, acne scars, and poor quality skin. A popular treatment is microneedling with PRP. While not technically a facial, it can improve the skin with the same or better results as a medical grade facial.

At PRP In Seattle, our zombie laser peel can include PRP to provide added benefits. The peel gently resurfaces the skin with no downtime. The facial is already treating fine lines and wrinkles. When adding platelet rich plasma, the additional collagen production to the face can contribute to a reduced appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

The benefits of PRP facials can range from addressing minor issues to deep acne scarring. Your master esthetician can make a recommendation for your PRP facial regimen. To schedule a consultation, call us at 206-279-2112 or contact us online.

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Non-Cosmetic Uses Of PRP Injections

By | Platelet Rich Plasma, PRP Injections

At PRP In Seattle, we use PRP injections for cosmetic treatments such as to fill in the tear troughs or hair restoration. However, platelet rich plasma is used widely throughout the medical field for a variety of purposes. In fact, the non-cosmetic uses of PRP injections were the first discoveries of PRP’s effectiveness in the medical field. 

One of the most common non-cosmetic uses of PRP injections comes in the treatment of soft tissue injuries such as Achilles tendon, rotator cuff, and tendonitis. Injections of platelet rich plasma can speed up the healing process and the amount of regenerative cells your body produces. PRP injections may also reduce pain during healing. 

PRP injections are a frequent treatment in sports medicine to aid in the quick recovery of athletes. When treating soft tissue injuries, PRP can sometimes reduce the need for pain medication and lead to a quicker, more comfortable recovery. 

In more recent years, PRP’s use in cosmetic procedures has increased significantly. Platelet rich plasma’s effectiveness in producing reparative cells in the body means that it can have many cosmetic benefits such as stimulating hair growth and increasing collagen production. 

To schedule a consultation at PRP In Seattle, call us at 206-279-2112 or contact us online at https://www.prpinseattle.com/

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Hair Restoration Seattle: Choosing A Hair Restoration Specialist

By | Hair Restoration, Platelet Rich Plasma | No Comments

Finding a hair restoration specialist can be an overwhelming endeavor. Discovering whether a hair transplant surgery or PRP injections will provide the best results, and which provider is right for you. At PRP In Seattle, our PRP hair restoration experts include plastic surgeons who specialize in surgical and non-surgical hair restoration methods.

When choosing a hair restoration specialist, it is important to have clear goals and expectations for your procedure. This can help you find the right Seattle hair restoration provider. If you are unsure of your options and which will work best for you, PRP In Seattle’s providers include specialists who can perform and understand hair transplant surgery as well as non-surgical PRP hair restoration. 

The first step in finding the right hair restoration specialist is to undergo consultations. At these consultations, you can get your questions answered. You should ask about the hair restorations they offer and specialize in, as well as to see before and after photos. If the photos and treatment options match with your desires and goals, you may have found the right provider for you. 

To schedule a consultation at PRP In Seattle to learn more about our PRP hair restoration options and meet our providers, call us at 206-279-2112 or contact us online

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Hair Restoration Questions: Is PRP Hair Restoration Permanent?

By | Hair Restoration, Platelet Rich Plasma | No Comments

There are many hair restoration options available. From hair transplant surgery to over-the-counter medications, hair restoration comes in many forms. At PRP In Seattle, we offer injections of platelet rich plasma for hair growth. One of the questions our patients often ask is, “Is PRP Hair Restoration Permanent?”

The answer is not entirely straightforward. In most cases, a hair restoration procedure, restores the hair lost, but cannot totally stop hair loss. PRP hair restoration can slow hair loss, but patient’s will eventually see hair loss again. However, with continued treatment, extensive hair loss can often be delayed.

If hair loss is not due to genetic factors like male pattern baldness, PRP hair restoration results may last much longer. Occasionally, a PRP hair restoration treatment may be performed on patients who experienced trauma, were on medications that cause hair loss, or other similar reasons. In these cases, PRP hair restoration can contribute to new hair growth and fill in any patchy bald spots.

All in all, PRP hair restoration slows hair loss and can have long lasting effects. Dr. Javad Sajan and Dr. Craig Jonov can assess if you are a candidate for PRP hair restoration in Seattle. To schedule a consultation, call us at 206-279-2112 or contact us online.

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PRP Microneedling vs. Without

By | PRP Skin Care | No Comments

Microneedling is a professional skincare procedure that causes the body to create more collagen. The procedure is commonly performed on its own and in combination with platelet rich plasma. Both variations of the procedure can greatly benefit the skin and your master esthetician can determine which will meet your skin goals best. 

 

What are the differences between PRP microneedling and regular microneedling? Adding PRP to microneedling can speed up collagen production and boost the amount of benefit seen from the procedure. PRP is a natural substance in blood that indicates healing and induces the body to create more collagen. This can improve the look of acne scars, fine lines, wrinkles, and generally enhance skin quality. 

 

When should a patient choose microneedling with PRP over traditional microneedling? In most cases, it comes down to preference. However, for patients that have deep acne scarring or facial scars they hope to treat, PRP microneedling is more effective at treating these concerns than microneedling alone.

 

A consultation with one of our master estheticians where you can discuss your skin concerns and goals will allow them to cater your microneedling procedure to you. To schedule a consultation, call us at 206-279-2112 or contact us online

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Are There Side Effects Of PRP Injections?

By | Hair Restoration, PRP Injections | No Comments

PRP injections, or platelet rich plasma injections, have many cosmetic and therapeutic uses. Patients often worry about the side effects of the injections prior to treatment and ask: are there side effects of PRP injections? Like with any medical treatment, PRP injections do come with side effects that may affect some patients. 

 

Any injection–whether a routine vaccine or BOTOX–can cause side effects like swelling, pain, or redness. Usually, these side effects are minor and clear away within a day or two. The most commonly experienced side effects after PRP injections are these same minor ones. 

 

For patients who undergo PRP hair restoration, they may experience tightness in the scalp and redness similar to a sunburn. This is because patients receive a large amount of injections at once and the treatment takes place in a relatively sensitive area. 

 

One of the biggest advantages of PRP is that allergic reactions are extremely rare, if not impossible in most patients. Since PRP is derived from a person’s own blood, the body does not view it as a foreign substance.

 

To schedule a consultation, call us at 206-279-2112 or contact us online.

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PRP For Facial Wrinkles: The Best Treatments

By | Platelet Rich Plasma, PRP Injections, PRP Skin Care | No Comments

Facial wrinkles are a common concern for patients who seek out esthetic treatments. Wrinkles are also one of the first signs of aging evident on the face. At PRP In Seattle, we have many skincare options that can improve the appearance of wrinkles. What the options for PRP for facial wrinkles?

Firstly, microneedling with PRP is a procedure that combines collagen induction therapy (aka microneedling) and platelet rich plasma. Together these treatments induce your body to create more collagen. This can smooth the look of wrinkles, improve skin quality, and lead to overall younger looking skin. 

Secondly, our zombie laser peel combines a chemical peel with PRP and lasers for the ultimate skin rejuvenation. The zombie laser peel has many benefits including the reduction of fine lines and wrinkles. It is less invasive than a surgical laser treatment and is the perfect treatment to prevent and treat the onset of wrinkles. 

Finally, depending on the location of your wrinkles, PRP for facial wrinkles may be treated with injections. PRP for tear troughs can treat tired eyes which can make the face look younger and treat wrinkles under the eyes. 

Platelet rich plasma therapies and treatments are versatile and can address many signs of aging such as wrinkles and fine lines. To schedule a consultation, call us at 206-279-2112 or contact us online