Platelet Rich Plasma Facial Treatment2024-02-09T16:32:39+00:00
Luxury Salon and Aesthetic Clinic in Cottam, Preston

At our Maxy Farm Salon, we proudly present the Platelet Rich Plasma Facial Treatment, a cutting-edge medical aesthetic treatment that has been making waves due to its remarkable utilisation of your body’s own growth and repair factors to supercharge skin rejuvenation. We’ll explain the process of having a PRP facial at our salon in Preston.

Dispelling Misconceptions about Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections:

Contrary to some misconceptions, the Platelet Rich Plasma Facial Treatment is not a gory or unsettling procedure. In fact, it is a highly advanced and safe treatment that harnesses the power of Platelet Rich Plasma derived from your own blood to promote healing and regeneration, achieving exceptional improvements in skin condition and appearance.

Understanding our Platelet Rich Plasma Facial Treatment

Platelet Rich Plasma Facial Treatment is a versatile and scientifically validated medical treatment widely used in various applications, including wound and burn healing, hair loss treatment, sports medicine, and orthopaedic treatments. This robust Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection relies on the regenerative properties of platelets found in your blood to stimulate the body’s natural renewal processes and foster tissue repair.

How does Platelet Rich Plasma Facial Treatment stimulate the body’s own processes?
  • Improve blood supply

  • Stimulate oil glands for better natural hydration

  • Stimulate new fibrocytes to produce more skin-firming collagen

  • Stimulate growth of new skin cells to thicken and smooth the skin.

  • Stimulate new skin tissue formation through growth factors in PRP attracting stem cells

At The Salon at Maxy Farm, we offer Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections for clients seeking natural and effective skin improvement. This treatment perfectly complements our popular cosmetic injections and is also recommended as a standalone procedure for those who are not suitable for dermal fillers or skin boosters.

The PRP Facial Procedure at our salon in Preston:

We collect a small sample of your own blood using a fine needle.

The sample is then processed using advanced technology to separate the highly potent plasma, rich in repair and growth factors, from the rest of the blood components.

The concentrated PRP is carefully applied to the skin through microneedling or fine needle injections, ensuring the healing and regenerative agents penetrate deeply.

Platelet Rich Plasma Benefits

Skin Rejuvenation:
PRP promotes skin cell renewal and rejuvenation, reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and pigmentation.

Skin Texture Improvement:
It helps improve skin texture and addresses concerns such as acne scars or stretch marks.

Natural and Long-Lasting Results:
Following a course of treatments, spaced 3-6 weeks apart, you can enjoy results that last approximately 15-18 months.

Hair Growth Promotion:
In addition to facial applications, we also offer PRP hair treatment, effectively stimulating hair follicles for better growth and retention.

Our team of highly trained medical doctors are well-versed in the art of Platelet Rich Plasma Facial Treatments, ensuring a safe and effective experience tailored to your unique skin needs.

When Will I See The Results of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections?

The timeframe for experiencing the effects of treatment can vary from person to person. Generally, patients may begin to notice some improvements within the first few weeks after the procedure, but the most significant changes typically become apparent over the following months.

Here is a general timeline of what to expect after a Platelet Rich Plasma Facial Treatment at our salon near Preston:

Immediate Effects:
After the PRP facial procedure, you may notice some mild redness, swelling, or bruising at the injection sites. This is a normal response to the treatment and usually subsides within a few days.

Initial Improvement:
Within the first few weeks after the PRP treatment, some patients report a subtle improvement in their skin texture and overall complexion. This is due to the initial healing and collagen stimulation triggered by the growth factors present in the PRP.

Progressive Improvement:
The real magic of PRP lies in its ability to stimulate natural collagen production and tissue repair. As the weeks go by, the effects of PRP become more apparent, with gradual improvements in skin tone, texture, and reduced fine lines and wrinkles.

Optimal Results:
The peak effects of PRP treatment are typically observed around 3 to 6 months after the initial session. During this time, the new collagen continues to build, leading to smoother, firmer, and more rejuvenated skin.

Longevity of Results:
PRP treatments can have long-lasting effects. While individual results may vary, many patients enjoy the benefits of PRP for up to 15-18 months, depending on various factors such as age, skin condition, and lifestyle.

Get in Touch

If you need any further information or guidance on Platelet Rich Plasma benefits, please don’t hesitate to contact us. A friendly member of our team will be happy to get back to you with an answer right away. Or book in for a free consultation with Dr Carr today. You can book in for this either online or via the telephone.

Contact us at 01772 735 333, or email us at

Frequently Asked Questions about Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections
How long do Platelet Rich Plasma treatments last?2024-02-09T16:24:09+00:00

For most people, the effects of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections should last between one and two years. This can depend on a whole variety of things including how well you look after your skin, your age, hormones and several more uncontrollable factors.

Who cannot Receive Platelet Rich Plasma?2024-02-09T16:26:56+00:00

We cannot offer Platelet Rich Plasma Facial Treatments to clients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or those with blood pathologies or cancer. Your clinician will check that this treatment is completely safe and suitable for you, taking into account any relevant medical issues or history.

How Many Sessions Will I Need?2024-02-09T16:27:33+00:00

At The Salon at Maxy Farm, we generally recommend a series of 3 sessions 3-6 weeks apart in order to provide our clients with the very best results.

How painful is PRP treatment?2024-02-09T16:28:31+00:00

The blood sampling process is the same as you may have experienced at the doctor’s or in the hospital – it should not be painful. The application or injection of PRP is not usually too painful, although much depends on the area being treated. We can use a local anaesthetic or numbing gel if required.

Are There Any Side-Effects?2024-02-09T16:30:42+00:00

Following the PRP treatment, it is common to observe some injection pinpricks on the treated area, along with mild swelling caused by the injected fluid. These reactions are temporary and typically subside within a few hours.

PRP treatment is renowned for its exceptional safety profile. As it involves solely the use of your body’s own platelet-rich plasma, devoid of any chemicals or toxins, the risk of adverse reactions is exceedingly rare. Occasionally, mild bruising may occur due to the injection process. However, such occurrences are infrequent and generally resolve within a few hours or up to a maximum of a couple of days.

What should I avoid after PRP?2024-02-09T16:32:16+00:00

As with many of our aesthetic treatments, we recommend avoiding strenuous activities for up to three days after your procedure. You should also make sure to stay very hydrated, avoiding alcohol and cigarettes for this time.

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