PRP Treatment

PRP Treatment Specialist
When you want to rejuvenate your skin, platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy gives you a natural way to reduce the signs of aging. PRP for Hair Loss is also another highly effective treatment that has been shown to increase hair growth naturally, using a series of PRP injections to the scalp. David A. Bushore, MD, at Balcones Dermatology and Aesthetics, offers innovative procedures to improve the appearance of your skin and stimulate the rejuvenation of hair follicles on the scalp of both men and women. Located in Austin, Texas, his team of specialists creates an individualized treatment plan to address your concerns. To find out what they can do for you and your goals, call the office for an appointment or schedule online now.

PRP Treatment Q & A

Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics

What is PRP therapy?

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy uses your body’s growth factors to plump the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It naturally increases collagen production, giving your skin a smoother and more youthful look.

PRP therapy is minimally invasive and is safe for a variety of areas, including the:

  • Eyes

  • Mouth

  • Cheeks

  • Neck

  • Jawline

In some cases, PRP therapy can also be used for breast lifts. Dr. Bushore can use PRP to enhance the shape of your breast, smoothing the skin and reducing the appearance of wrinkles.

How does PRP therapy work?

To begin the procedure, Dr. Bushore typically draws a vial of blood. The blood is placed in a centrifuge, where platelets and growth factors, such as fibrin, are separated and collected.

He then injects the PRP into the designated treatment areas to increase collagen production and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improving your skin’s tone and texture. The whole treatment takes approximately 20 minutes.

Results become visible in 3-5 weeks, and within 4-7, the maximum benefit is reached. Results may last up to 18 months.

Can PRP therapy help with hair loss?

In some cases, Dr. Bushore and his team can use PRP therapy to stimulate hair growth and thickness. If your hair loss is caused by inactive hair cells, PRP therapy works to energize the cells, improving their health. This, in turn, restores hair growth.

Although multiple treatment sessions are recommended, many patients see results after just one treatment.

What is micro-needling with PRP?

When you want total skin rejuvenation, the team at Balcones Dermatology and Aesthetics combines micro-needling with PRP therapy. Using the innovative Eclipse Micropen™ Elite, our aesthetic practitioner, Marissa Tuttle treats a wide range of skin conditions, including:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles

  • Scarring

  • Stretch marks

  • Dark spots

  • Melasma

With the Eclipse Micropen, Marissa Tuttle creates miniature injuries on your skin’s surface, inducing your skin’s natural healing response. This boosts the production of collagen and elastin and makes your skin appear more youthful.

To maximize the procedure further, Marissa applies PRP to your skin during the treatment, enhancing your skin’s ability to heal and improve.

If you’re looking for a minimally invasive way to improve the look and feel of your skin, consider PRP therapy. Contact Balcones Dermatology and Aesthetics to learn more about the treatment and schedule your initial consultation. Book your appointment online today.

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