Renew and Refresh Your Skin With PRP Therapy
Do you feel like your skin could use a pick-me-up? Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy may be what you need. This unique treatment uses your own blood to improve the appearance and health of your skin. Johnson Family Medical can create a younger-looking complexion with fewer wrinkles, age spots, and other imperfections that make you feel less than confident.
Board-certified family nurse practitioner Katherine Johnson knows how to refresh and rejuvenate your look with PRP in Frisco, TX. Learn about this skin rejuvenation procedure and how it can help you maintain a radiant look by calling for a personalized assessment.
How does platelet-rich plasma work?
Platelet-rich plasma contains growth factors and platelets that are responsible for cell regeneration and wound healing. In fact, medical professionals have been using PRP for years to treat soft tissue injuries in patients. Johnson Family Medical has expanded this trusted treatment to improve the appearance of your complexion.
PRP therapy is a simple procedure that requires little downtime. First, we draw a small amount of blood from your arm and place it in a centrifuge machine. This process separates the platelets from red blood cells. We then administer the platelets directly to your skin. The result is healthier, more radiant skin that appears to be well-rested.
Who can get PRP therapy?
Candidates for platelet-rich plasma want to improve their overall complexion and slow down common signs of aging, wrinkles, sun spots, poor skin texture, and uneven pigmentation. Katherine Johnson can perform a skin assessment and determine if you're a good fit for PRP in Frisco, TX. Ideal candidates for skin rejuvenation:
Are in good health with no untreated medical conditions
Have realistic expectations about their outcomes
Are committed to caring for their skin and following any aftercare instructions
The good news is complications from platelet-rich plasma are rare. Because PRP is taken from your body, there is no risk of rejection or allergic reaction. Patients can also rejuvenate their skin without resorting to invasive procedures, such as lasers or surgical facelifts.
What should you expect during PRP therapy?
PRP therapy is a simple, in-office procedure at Johnson Family Medical. We begin by cleansing the area to remove a small amount of blood. The blood is taken and spun inside a centrifuge to separate the growth platelets from the other components. Katherine Johnson or a valued member of our team then administers the platelet-rich plasma into the treatment areas. Most patients report mild to no discomfort and return home with few side effects.
How do I keep my PRP results long-term?
PRP is an innovative treatment that offers long-term results. However, it's important to follow our guidelines if you want to maintain your skin rejuvenation results for as long as possible. We encourage patients to:
Avoid tanning beds and sun exposure as much as possible
Avoid skin products with harsh chemicals or exfoliants that could damage the healing skin
Drink plenty of water to keep your complexion hydrated
Eat a balanced diet to help your body recover and repair itself
Look refreshed with PRP therapy
Wrinkles, age spots, and other small imperfections can detract from your appearance and impact your self-esteem. Fortunately, there are ways to achieve a refreshed look. Johnson Family Medical is proud to offer platelet-rich plasma in Frisco, TX. Call board-certified family nurse practitioner Katherine Johnson to get started with your PRP treatment today.