31 East Darrah Lane
Lawrence Township, NJ 08648

Microneedling with PRP

What is Microneedling with PRP?

Microneedling with PRP is a cosmetic procedure that combines microneedling and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) that is used to enhance skin quality, diminish the visibility of fine lines and wrinkles, and tackle a range of skin-related issues.

How is Microneedling with PRP intended to be used?

Microneedling with PRP is intended to promote skin rejuvenation by stimulating collagen production through the puncturing of the skin (microneedling), and by applying platelet-rich plasma to the skin after microneedling to further enhance skin quality. Microneedling with PRP is always performed by a certified medical professional.

How does Microneedling with PRP work?

Tiny needles puncture the top layer of the skin to induce natural collagen production. This puncturing of the skin stimulates the lower layers of the skin to synthesize collagen among compounds that improve the texture of the skin – smoothing out wrinkles, acne scars, and pores that develop over time as aging skin loses its collagen levels.This treatment method uses microneedling coupled with addition of platelet-rich plasma, one of the components of the blood. Before microneedling, some of the patient’s blood is taken. The blood is then centrifuged to separate the plasma from red blood cells. After microneedling, the isolated platelet-rich plasma from the patient’s blood is then applied to the skin, leading to better results than just the microneedling.

What are the typical treatment areas?

Typical treatment areas for Microneedling with PRP includes parts of the face, body, and the scalp (to treat hair loss and alopecia).

How is Microneedling with PRP different from other skin revitalization treatments?

Microneedling with PRP stands out from other skin rejuvenation devices by combining microneedling with PRP. PRP has been hailed as “liquid gold” by doctors for its miraculous effects on the body. When parts of the body are in disrepair, platelets are sent to the area and have a large impact on the growth of the damaged area, stimulating collagen production, formation of blood vessels and other fibers. This increased skin and tissue quality is further enhanced when microneedling is done in addition.

How many treatments will I need?

The number of treatments required for Microneedling with PRP can vary. Sometimes one treatment may be enough for noticeable improvement in skin texture and appearance, however, receiving multiple treatments enables the gradual build-up of the benefits from increased collagen production and the overall revitalization of the skin.

How long is the typical treatment?

Microneedling with PRP treatment typically takes less than an hour, but the length of the treatment can vary depending on the sizes of the areas being treated, and the number of areas being treated.

Is the recovery time long?

Microneedling with PRP has almost no downtime; you can get the treatment and proceed with your day! You’ll see optimal results within a few weeks.

Is Microneedling with PRP considered surgery?

No. Microneedling with PRP is regarded as a minimally invasive non-surgical procedure, which means it utilizes smaller incisions or entry points in contrast to conventional surgical techniques.

What are the potential side effects?

Following the procedure, expected side effects may include swelling, mild redness, and bleeding in rare cases. Most side effects resolve themselves within seven days post-treatment.

Is the treatment painful?

For Microneedling with PRP, you’ll receive appropriate local anesthesia before the procedure to make you more comfortable.

Does Microneedling with PRP use laser, radiofrequency, or ultrasound energy?

Microneedling with PRP doesn’t use any of these types of technologies, instead, it uses platelet-rich plasma from the patient’s own blood along with microneedling so that it can create punctures in the skin in order to stimulate collagen production.

Can I receive Microneedling with PRP if I have a darker skin tone?

Yes, Microneedling with PRP works regardless of skin tone. There’s no difference in treatment or results when Microneedling with PRP is used on darker skin tones.

How do I know whether Microneedling with PRP is right for me?

You can consult a qualified medical professional to see if Microneedling with PRP technology is right for you. Our office is available for consultations at 31 East Darrah Lane, Lawrence Township NJ. To schedule an appointment, call the following number: 609-587-9944

Important Pre-Treatment Instructions

To reduce the chance of any adverse side effects, we recommend doing the following things (unless your physician says otherwise):

  • Make sure to hydrate, and moisturize your skin well daily before the treatment (at least a week in advance).
  • Keep treatment areas clean and free them of any substances such as lotion, makeup, sunscreen or any other cosmetic products.
  • Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight a week before the treatment.
  • Follow the precise pre-treatment guidelines given by your healthcare provider to achieve the best outcomes and reduce the risk of potential complications.

(this section should only serve as additional information; it is NOT a substitute for your physician’s instructions).