Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP)

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) helps your recovery from the ageing process and enhances the results of other rejuvination treatments.

Cutting edge advancements in treatment allow clinicians to use a small sample of your blood to separate the golden yellow plasma containing the platelets from your red blood cells. This golden yellow plasma is what we call Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP.

  • Gives your skin a healthy and more refreshed-looking younger glow
  • Increases your skin’s supply of nourishing blood
  • Reactivates oil glands no longer functioning
  • Stimulates new fibrocytes to produce more skin firming collagen
  • Increases growth of new skin cells to thicken and smooth the skin

What are Platelets?

Platelets are specialised types of blood cell fragment which contain reservoirs of natural growth factors.

Whenever we have an injury such as a bruise, a cut or scrape, tiny blood vessels are ruptured. Special components in our blood immediately set about the healing and regenerative process. The important component in blood responsible for the healing and regenerative process are the growth factors found in platelets.

When platelets find themselves out of their normal environment (in your blood vessels), they release their growth factors. Not only does this happen when blood vessels are ruptured, but also when platelets are injected into treatment areas such as your skin or scalp.

Growth factors are important in healing and tissue regeneration
  • Growth factors stimulate collagen secretion, cell growth and tissue remodelling
  • Growth factors stimulate development of new blood vessels and oil glands to improve skin nourishment
  • Growth factors attract stem cells to assist in new tissue regeneration

What happens as our skin ages?

During the natural ageing process, many changes occur to our skin.

There is a loss of collagen and elastin and skin becomes less elastic. Wrinkles and sagging can occur. The epidermis loses lipids (fatty substances) that keep skin moisturised, further contributing to the wrinkle problem. Skin becomes thinner as we age - almost transparent in some cases - and loses a lot of the underlying fat layer that keeps young skin smooth and supple.

Older skin also experiences a decrease in size or loss of oil and sweat glands over time, which contributes to dry skin. Exposure to ultra-violet light and certain medications and pollutants, can also weaken the skin and the blood vessels in the skin.

Skin's complexion and texture can change over time as well. Probably the most dreaded sign of ageing skin is the appearance of age spots which are flat areas of dark pigmentation that often appear on the face, chest, hands, arms and shoulders.

Another way in which skin changes as we age is in its ability to renew itself. Skin regenerates very fast in children, but the rate at which it renews gradually slows with age.

Why not make use of the growth factors stored in the platelets in our blood to rejuvenate our skin, and to act as our insurance policy against these ageing effects?

Why should I choose Cellenis PRP Treatment

  • Treatment with Cellenis PRP results in a restoration of skin moisture and glow, and an improvement in skin texture and tone.
  • Cellenis PRP is your insurance against ageing. You will maintain a youthful skin appearance better than a person who has not had Cellenis PRP treatment.
  • Cellenis PRP is safe and effective, versatile, non-allergenic, and offers virtually no downtime or side effects.
  • Clients who have a poor skin base line to start with, may experience exfoliation of the top layer of the skin after a few days as new fresh skin takes its place. Occasionally, and dependent on skin type, small bumps may develop and then soon disappear, in the fine skin area below the eyes. This is usually a collection of new cells (keratinocytes) at the injection needle site. Further proof of how your body’s growth factors are stimulating new skin development.
From the variety of difficult areas that can be treated, to the treatment’s short downtime, the list of reasons to have PRP treatment is long. The treatment is suitable for all skin tones.

While results may vary, most patients’ results will last for up to 18 months when a top-up is needed as natural aging continues to take place.

Over the days and weeks following treatment, growth factors released by the platelets stimulate the growth of new blood vessels and more collagen growth, thickening the epidermis and providing an improvement in the skin’s texture and tone.

After careful research our Clinic has chosen the Cellenis PRP system to use for your Platelet Rich Plasma treatment.

Cellenis PRP ensures a high quality PRP is produced from your blood, and you deserve nothing less.

Cellenis PRP meets and exceeds the high level of regulatory control expected in an injectable medical device market.

Cellenis PRP ensures a high percentage of platelets are separated from your blood and importantly, eliminates red blood cells which should not be injected.

Cellenis PRP is CE Class IIb according to the European Directive 93/42/EEC, and USA FDA 510(k) cleared.

The manufacture of Cellenis PRP is conducted in Israel following international standards for Quality Control Testing, Biocompatibility, Sterility and Shelf Life Tests and Environmental Control.

What happens during your PRP treatment?

Similar to a sample being drawn from your arm for a blood test, blood is drawn into a tube containing an anticoagulant and a separating gel. This tube is then spun in a centrifuge.

A clear yellow plasma forms at the top of the tube and this contains your platelets.

Red blood cells which cause inflammation, are trapped effectively below the unique and latest technology separating gel used in the Cellenis PRP system.

Only the clear yellow platelet rich plasma will be injected into your skin.

After treatment, injection pin pricks may be seen, and there may be some moderate swelling from the injected fluid which soon subsides. Occasionally there may be some bruising due to the injecting process.

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