PRP therapy has a wide variety of uses that one may benefit from. Many of those uses are cosmetic, making PRP a very versatile substance. Whether you are interested in facial rejuvenation or hair restoration, PRP therapy could work for you. The team at PRMedica Inc. can help you every step as the way as you learn more about this treatment and whether or not it is best in your situation.
What is PRP?
Perhaps you have not heard of the amazing therapy that is sweeping the medical community by storm. This therapy is known as PRP, which stands for platelet-rich plasma. This refers to plasma in one’s body that contains a lot of healthy platelets that may be useful in other parts of the body. It is a specific component of your blood that can have healing properties when applied to other parts of your body that do not have the healthy PRP.
The Many Benefits of PRP Therapy
Platelet-rich plasma therapy is an entirely elective and cosmetic procedure. That being said, there are numerous benefits beyond just the physical ones that are important. You may have noticed that a lot of people judge those who are losing their hair quite harshly. This is a terrible stigma that continues to invade our society on a regular basis.
Anyone who is suffering from this doesn’t need to be told how bad of a situation it can be. Fortunately, PRP therapy can be used to address the issue of hair loss.
The uplift that many feel as they begin to see their hair coming back as a result of PRP therapy is really inspiring. There are real people who are changing the course of their entire lives because they have made the decision to seek out this therapy. It may be just what you have been looking for to rejuvenate your face or restore your hair.
Preparing for PRP Therapy
It is not unusual at all for patients to be nervous before they come in to receive PRP therapy. This is something that actually happens with almost anyone who considers this approach. This feeling is normal and is mostly associated with there not being as much information out about this therapy as there is for many other procedures. That being said, there is not any reason to be nervous about the treatment.
Make sure that you are following all of the instructions that the professional gives you in regards to preparation for the therapy. This is particularly true when it comes to things like making sure that you cease taking certain medications.
Those who are seeking to use PRP therapy to treat hair loss should know that results vary from patient to patient based on a number of factors. During your consultation, the professional will make sure to provide you with realistic expectations regarding what the treatment can and cannot do for you.
The process of extracting PRP from one’s body is something that does not take very long to perform. The professional will extract your blood and then separate it into different categories: the blood itself, low platelet plasma, and platelet-rich plasma. The PRP is what we are looking for, and that is the part that will be taken away from the rest of the blood so that it may soon be used within your body to start to bring about various benefits for your skin or hair. The PRP is applied either through an injection or through the use of a special microneedling device.
After The Procedure is Over
There is a general process for how to handle things once the procedure is completed as well. Following the post-procedure steps is the best way for you to avoid any complications related to your therapy.
For example, you may want to avoid any kind of very active exercising or similar activities for a short period following your treatment. This is simply because you want to give you body some time to heal and recover. The more time that it is dedicated to the rest and recovery, the faster it can go.
Understand that once the procedure is over, you may need to follow up with addition treatments spaced out a set amount of time apart for maximum effects. This is not too big of a hassle, as the treatments are designed to be quick and convenient, but it is important that you know about it.
Is This Procedure Safe?
The medical community largely agrees that the procedure of receiving PRP therapy is indeed safe. All results that we have at this given moment show that the therapy has not been harmful to those who have used it.
It is expected that as more people hear about this therapy, it will continue to grow in popularity. As more people end up having PRP therapy, we will see an increase in direct evidence that this therapy is safe and indeed effective.
Choosing the Right Provider
It is important to spend some time considering which professional you will use for your treatment going forward. There is absolutely nothing wrong with weighing out your options to see which ones feel like the right fit for you. It is important to consult with the provider to try to get a feel for what their services might be like. This is a treatment that you should be completely comfortable with when you go in to get it. The only way to maintain maximum comfort levels is to use a qualified professional that you believe in and trust. Those types of professionals only come along every so often, and they’re readily available right here at PRMedica Inc.
Restoring Your Hair and Facial Skin
One’s face and hair are critically important parts of their appearance in general. A lot of people care deeply about their hair and how it looks. They benefit from having nice-looking hair since society values it so heavily. Those who are losing their hair or having balding spots can tell the rest of us plenty about how their hair loss has impacted their lives and how they are seen by society. It is devastating to many, and the interest in PRP therapy to help take care of this has never been higher. The same can be said for those who are having issues with lines and wrinkles and other signs of facial aging. They also know what it means to dislike a certain aspect of their appearance. It is time to put that to rest with PRP therapy.
Contact Us With Your Questions
Here at PRMedica Inc., we want to answer any and all questions that you may have in regards to PRP therapy and how it can help you. We are standing by to take your questions and answer them for you. We want to get you in to see a professional for an appointment as quickly as possible and are happy to work around your schedule to make that happen.
We want you to know that you are not alone in your struggles with your hair and/or skin. We will guide you as you start to take steps towards receiving a treatment that could literally change your life for the better. We have offices located in San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. Contact us today to book an appointment and get started.