Platelet rich plasma, or PRP, is a component of the blood. It contains a high concentration of growth factors that stimulate healing, reduce scarring and promote a youthful appearance.
Are there risks associated with PRP therapy?
The specific risks associated with PRP therapy are very minimal. This is due to the following factors:
- PRP comes from the patient’s body.
- All precautions and safety measures are taken to completely minimize risks.
Patients who attend an initial consultation with Dr. Weber find that the benefits of surgery far outweigh the risks.
Can PRP therapy be used for aesthetic purposes other than facial rejuvenation?
PRP therapy can be used for different aesthetic purposes. The most common of which include the following:
- Improvement in the appearance of scars formed by surgery, acne, or injury
- Hair thickening and regrowth
- More rapid healing after skin treatments or surgery
- PRP therapy can also be used as a complement to various facial plastic surgery procedures, including MicroPen treatments, hair loss treatments, CO2 laser resurfacing, blepharoplasty, facelift, and brow lift
What is the difference between BOTOX, fillers, and PRP therapy?
The main difference between the treatment options is that PRP is something that is taken directly from the patient. BOTOX and fillers are manufactured drugs.
How do I know what minimally invasive treatment option is right for me?
BOTOX, fillers, and PRP therapy all produce great results. The only way to definitely know which is right for your condition and goals is to attend an initial consultation with Dr. Weber in Lone Tree.
Is it important to receive PRP therapy from a Facial Plastic Surgeon?
A Facial Plastic Surgeon is the most qualified medical professional to administer PRP. When you choose Dr. Weber as your Facial Plastic Surgeon, you can be assured that you are being treated by someone who understands all aspects of facial anatomy, aesthetics, and surgery.
Does Dr. Weber commonly perform PRP procedures?
Dr. Weber commonly performs PRP procedures as single procedures or in conjunction with other facial plastic surgery procedures.
Can I see pictures of some of the patients Dr. Weber has treated using PRP therapy?
Dr. Weber will gladly show you before and after pictures of patients who had facial features similar to yours. He will provide you with very specific details regarding how your results will be similar and different to the patients in the pictures. You will know exactly what type of results to expect following your procedure.
Can PRP therapy be used to improve the appearance of my double chin?
PRP therapy cannot be used to treat the appearance of a double chin or promote fat loss. The only FDA-approved treatment options that we offer for a double chin are Kybella and SculpSure. To learn more about these unique treatment option, please visit Dr. Weber’s Kybella and SculpSure pages.
Will I have a scar after my PRP procedure?
Dr. Weber makes tiny needle pricks over areas where PRP will be administered. This needle prick will form a scar that is only visible using magnification devices. The scar will not in any way be noticeable. The only thing you will be able to see from your PRP procedure is the results.
How do I arrange my initial consultation with Dr. Weber?
To arrange your initial consultation with Dr. Weber, please contact our office in Denver, CO. One of our office staff members will take your call and schedule your consultation as soon as possible.