Our blood contains platelet-rich plasma, a part of the blood responsible for healing and growth. At Twin Port Dermatology, we use Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) in many treatments, including microneedling and hair loss. These treatments are aided by your body’s natural ability to heal and stimulate growth.
Platelet-Rich Plasma is the liquid part of the blood that contains platelets. Platelets are a type of blood cell that aids in healing and making the blood clot. When used on injuries or in areas of hair loss, PRP speeds up the healing process and can stimulate hair follicles out of dormancy.
*individual results may vary.
PRP preparation is a simple procedure. First, an expert at Twin Ports Dermatology draws a few teaspoons of blood from the arm. The blood will be placed in a centrifuge machine to separate the platelets, added to a growth-activating formula, and injected into the treatment site. Depending on any other procedure done with it, the entire appointment may take an hour or less.
Whether to stimulate hair growth or heal injuries from plastic surgery, Plasma-Rich Platelets are a natural product of the body. The entire healing process comes from your own body.
When added with microneedling, PRP is an excellent way to promote even skin tones. PRP prompts cellular turnover, which will help even out any imperfections in a shorter period.
As you age, your hair follicles become dormant, which leads to thinning or balding. PRP helps stimulate tissue growth and can stimulate follicular development. You’ll see hair growth within 6 to 12 months after your last treatment.
Microneedling with PRP can help with revealing healthy and youthful skin without the need for filters or a multiple-step skincare routine. Though creating micro-channels within the skin, microneedling with PRP prompts collagen production and cell regrowth, causing the skin to become more firm and regain its youthful appearance.
Our expert providers here at Twin Ports Dermatology would be happy to meet with you for an in-person consultation. Simply fill out the form on this page, and one of our trusted staff members will reach out to you promptly to schedule your consultation.
Since it is using your own blood, PRP treatment is safe for almost everyone. If you have experienced hair thinning or want to improve your skin’s appearance, you may be a good candidate for one of our treatments with PRP. Platelet-rich plasma decreases your need for downtime and can reduce any redness or sensitivity during the healing process.
*individual results may vary
If you would like to schedule an in-person consultation, please fill out the form on this page and one of our knowledgeable medical staff members at Twin Ports Dermatology will reach out to you promptly. You can also call our Duluth, MN office directly to schedule: 218-302-1000.
Twin Ports Dermatology serves the greater Duluth area. We’re the only locally owned private dermatology clinic & medspa in the area.
*Individual results may vary