Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Facial Rejuvenation

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Facial Rejuvenation

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) facial rejuvenation is an innovative and non-surgical cosmetic procedure that has gained popularity in recent years for its natural and effective approach to improving the skin's texture and reducing the appearance of wrinkles. This cutting-edge service is provided by our registered nurse.

What is PRP and How Does it Work?

PRP is a component derived from your own blood that contains a concentrated amount of platelets and growth factors. The process begins with a simple blood draw, which is then spun in a centrifuge to separate the platelet-rich plasma from the other blood components. This resulting PRP is a potent cocktail of growth factors that can help stimulate cell regeneration and collagen production when injected or applied to the skin.

The PRP Procedure:

The PRP facial rejuvenation service is a multi-step process that is usually completed in a single session:

• Consultation: The registered nurse will meet with the patient to assess their skin concerns and determine if they are a suitable candidate for the PRP treatment.


• Blood Draw and PRP Preparation: A small amount of blood is drawn from the patient, typically from the arm, similar to a routine blood test. The blood is then processed in a centrifuge to separate the PRP from the rest of the blood components.

• Topical Anesthetic: To minimize any discomfort during the procedure, a topical numbing cream may be applied to the treatment areas.

• PRP Application: Once the PRP is ready, the registered nurse will either inject it into specific areas of the face. The PRP will work its magic, stimulating collagen production and cell renewal.

• Recovery and Aftercare: After the procedure, patients may experience mild redness or swelling, which usually subsides within a few days. The registered nurse will provide aftercare instructions to ensure optimal results and minimize any potential side effects.

• Review: Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) facial rejuvenation typically involves a series of multiple sessions, spaced approximately 4 to 6 weeks apart, to achieve optimal results. These spaced-out treatments allow for the gradual and sustained stimulation of collagen and skin renewal, ensuring a more long-lasting and noticeable improvement in the skin's texture and reduction of wrinkles.

Brickworks Medical offers non-surgical cosmetic consults. Please call the clinic on 07 5646 5636 to book an appointment.

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