5 Skin Benefits of PRP Therapy

5 Skin Benefits of PRP Therapy

When you have a cut or a scrape, the growth factors in your blood rush to the injury site to heal it. 

Medical professionals now take these growth factors and inject them in areas that could benefit from healing. This treatment is called PRP therapy.

PRP therapy is used for joint and muscle pain, skin issues, and hair loss. Growth factors used in PRP therapy aid with new cell growth, new blood vessel growth, and collagen repair. 

Below, we asked our specialist at Soulage Wellness and Aesthetic Center, Dr. Pompeyo Chavez, to explain some benefits of using PRP therapy. 

1. Reduces the appearance of dark circles 

Genetics and lack of sleep may be responsible for your dark circles, but another potential culprit is the loss of collagen and fat in the undereye area. 

PRP injections contain all the growth factors necessary to boost collagen production and improve vascularization. This, in turn, helps prevent dark circles. 

2. Fights fine lines and wrinkles 

Depending on your lifestyle, exposure to toxins, and genetics, you may experience a decrease in collagen at the age of 25, but the first signs of aging typically appear around the age of 30. 

PRP injections are filled with growth factors that encourage production of collagen and elastin, which reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. 

3. Brightens up dull skin 

A dull skin tone is often caused by either not drinking enough water or drinking too many dehydrating beverages such as coffee and alcohol. 

As you age, your skin can also lose its shine due to a decrease in sebum and collagen production. However, PRP can help stimulate your sebum glands and boost your collagen production by stimulating blood flow in the targeted areas. 

4. Shrinks large pores

Due to its ability to improve collagen production, PRP can shrink enlarged pores and improve the skin’s ability to bounce back to its initial position. 

5. Reduces the appearance of acne scars

When paired with laser treatments, PRP therapy can help speed up the healing process by stimulating the growth of new, healthy skin cells that replace the scarred tissue.

Learn more about PRP

If you’re unsure about whether PRP could be of help for your skin concerns, contact us to schedule an appointment at Soulage Wellness and Aesthetic Center in Bastrop, Texas. We can examine your skin and inform you about treatments and procedures that may help you achieve your cosmetic goals.

In addition to PRP therapy, Dr. Chavez offers laser treatments, chemical peels, facials, and injectables.

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