PRP Timeless Facial

 

 

What is a PRP Timeless Facial™?

A leading-edge, age management facial using Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and an automated micro-needling pen, the Eclipse MicroPen

 

 

What is PRP?

Platelet Rich Plasma is blood plasma enriched with platelets. PRP triggers the production of collagen and elastin in the skin, resulting in healthier and younger looking refreshed skin.

 

 

What is Skin Micro-Needling?

Skin Micro-Needling is a leading edge procedure in medicine for treating the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, dark spots, and improvements of the skin’s overall appearance.  This procedure consists of tiny needles being used in order to produce your own natural collagen and elastin to grow and regenerate tissue.

 

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What are the benefits?

Enhances collagen production and new tissue growth.  A reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, resulting in younger-looking skin with fewer signs of aging.  The Eclipse MicroPen also has effective results on hyper-pigmentation, hypo-pigmentation, acne scars, traumatic scars, dark spots, stretch marks and creates a healthier appearance and glow to the skin.

 

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How is the procedure done?

Our Spark Health doctors will draw an amount of blood from your arm and place this in the centrifuge to isolate the PRP. After numbing gel is applied to the treatment area, your Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) will then be applied topically.  A sterile tip containing 12 tiny micro-needles is attached to the Eclipse MicroPen.  In a single motion, the pen will be gently pressed against the skin while simultaneously gliding in one direction until the entire treatment area has been covered.

 

 

What does it feel like?

The feeling is very similar to light sandpaper being moved across the skin.

 

 

How long does the procedure take?

The procedure takes 30-40 minutes depending on the size of the area treated. The full visit is 1.5-2 hours.

 

 

What is the recovery time?

Immediately after the treatment you will notice a slight redness to the skin, similar to a mild sunburn.  The total healing time depends on the patience and the condition of the skin. On average, patients are slightly red up to 2 to 4 days.  Some patients can heal in as little as 24 hours.

 

 

When will I see results?

Patients notice an immediate “glow” to their skin.  Visible changes to the skin develop over the course of several days and weeks.  Results continue to improve over months as collagen production continues.

 

How many treatments will I need?

Most patients will need 1-3 treatments spaced 6-8 weeks apart.  For extensive or advanced signs of aging, 6-8 sessions may be needed, spaced a month apart.

Tune up PRP Timeless Facials™ are recommended 1 time a year.

 

 

 

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Advanced Naturopathic Medicine Inc. DBA Spark Health Naturopathic Medicine.