Micro-needling encourages skin repair and collagen production; combined, these processes can eliminate the appearance of wrinkles, scars, and stretch marks. By creating micro-punctures in skin, the micro-needling process allows deeper penetration and absorption of other skin products. Skin therapy, including Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, can yield more noticeable results.
What to Expect from Micro-Needling Treatment in St. Petersburg
During a micro-needling treatment, patients may feel a sandpaper sensation across skin. To alleviate possible discomfort, a numbing agent may be applied. After a micro-needling session, patients experience a slight pinkness and warmth of the skin, which can last up to 24 hours. You will be able to see results with just one treatment. Maintenance of the micorneedling treatment can be done every three months., depending on your skin condition.
Before seeing results, patients may experience symptoms including slight swelling, possible peeling, and a tight feeling. Symptoms should fade three days after an appointment; in some cases, patients notice relief 24 hours after an appointment. Noticeable results are experienced 2-4 weeks after the initial appointment. These improvements may continue up to 6 months.
What is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy?
PRP therapy uses a patient’s own platelets to encourage wound healing and skin appearance. In combination with micro-needling, platelets absorb into the skin and limit the appearance of stretch marks, scars, and related skin concerns. As a non-allergenic options, patients can choose PRP for cosmetic skin appeal.
What to Expect from PRP Therapy in St. Petersburg
Our licensed Medical Aesthetician performs PRP Microneedling, after a blood sample has been taken by our staff nurse, who has been trained specifically in PRP. Platelets are separated out of the blood for topical skin use. These platelets, when applied to the skin, absorb into the skin and encourage wound repair.