PRP therapy is done by collecting blood from the patient and spinning it in a centrifuge for 15 minutes to separate the platelets from the blood. This "platelet-rich plasma is drawn out and either micro-needled or injected back into the patients skin. Heights Dermatology performs PRP therapy as a therapeutic option for male and female patients experiencing hair loss.
Micro-Needling with PRP can be used anywhere on the body that you would like to stimulate the skin's natural healing ability.
The most popular areas of treatment are:
The face, chest, hands, and arms.
A numbing agent is applied to your face before treatment to minimize any discomfort you may feel. Many patients describe the sensation they feel as a rough sandpaper feeling against their skin.