Revitalizing your face and skin without invasive surgery can be achieved at Advanced Skin Therapy by using Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) and Exosomes.
Let’s explain by separating the two services for ease of understanding.
A PRP Facial is very much like a microneedling facial/treatment with the exception being that we are using the PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma from your own blood as a serum to be infused into your skin as opposed to using a serum of hyaluronic acid. While hyaluronic acid will infuse your skin with hydration during a microneedling treatment, platelets are the cells in your blood that help to heal and cause new cell growth. Or said another way, platelets will generate new collagen, generate repair to your cells while stimulating new cell growth. When you combine new collagen, new cellular growth and repair of cells, you will combat the cause of so much skin damage and aging over the years. PRP is often referred to as Liquid Gold! PRP is also known as Regenerative Cell Therapy.
The process… we will draw your blood from your arm, put it into a centrifuge and spin out the platelets. From here, these platelets become the serum that will be microneedled into your skin. This is a full face treatment.
While many of us love to have a dermal filler injected into our face for lifting and filling in shallow lines, a PRP facelift takes this one step further. A PRP Face Lift is an injection of dermal filler along with Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP. As explained above, platelet rich plasma is about the creation of new collagen growth and repair of cellular damage while stimulating new cell growth. This causes a rejuvenation of your skin that dermal filler alone cannot do.
What is our skin goal as it pertains to all PRP Facelift?
The process… we will draw your blood from your arm, put it into a centrifuge and spin out the platelets. First step in the process is to add dermal filler into all the trouble areas of your face. These are typically under the eyes, nasal labial folds, upper lip and chin or marionette lines. While the filler will provide some instant and visible results, it also becomes the “glue” to hold the platelets in place and the exosomes too if you choose them. More on Exosomes below.
Let’s take this PRP Facial/Facelift one step further…PRP Facial/Facelift with PRP and Exosomes.
Exosomes are the “tails” of young stem cells and the information carriers to skin cells. While stem cells in full are great for rejuvenation of knees and really all body parts except facial skin, it’s exosomes that are the perfect fit for facial treatments and the PRP Facial and PRP Facelift. Why stem cells for body and exosomes for facial areas? This is really all about the molecular size. While exosomes are often confused with stem cells, stem cells are much larger in size and therefore better for larger body parts while the small molecular size of exosomes makes them perfect for facial areas (face, neck, chest/decollete).
Generally speaking, exosomes are extremely anti-inflammatory in nature and also are the carriers of healthy and lost cell information. Exosomes from stem cells contain valuable cell information consisting of proteins and genetic information that cells need to function properly. Exosomes carry this information and insert it into the target cells.
We know that as we age, stem cells don’t send out as many exosomes as they did when they were young. If we take stem cells from an older person and stimulate them, they produce exosomes. But a young person’s stem cells when stimulated produce many, many more exosomes. So, age matters tremendously when it comes to numbers of exosomes produced. If you take the stem cells of an older person and younger person together in the same media and put a barrier between them, you will find something interesting happens. Even though they are not touching, the stem cells of the older person start to become young again. What happens is the young stem cells are communicating via exosomes giving the older stem cells the information they need to rejuvenate or anti-age.
Exosomes released by young stem cells have been shown to be very powerful in regulating regenerative processes and assisting in all forms of anti-aging rejuvenation. So, adding exosomes to PRP is a way to supercharge your skin cells. We’ve now gone from Liquid Gold to Liquid Gold Turbo-charged.
Exosomes are considered “biologics” and are stored frozen while suspended in saline. We use only FDA approved exosomes and are proud to be working with an exclusive distributer in R3. R3 is known for regenerative medicine and more information on them can be found by going to their website at: www.R3StemCell.com
Age will be one factor and the second factor would be skin health quality. Generally speaking, PRP is powerful on its own with regard to cellular repair and rejuvenation and exosomes become a supercharger to PRP. Because exosomes are anti-inflammatory in nature, they will also bring your “downtime” down to just 1-2 days from 4-7 with just PRP.
For the PRP Facial we recommend 3 treatments over the course of 3-4 months for anti-aging and rejuvenation so my recommendation for most people over the age of 40 yrs old would be to do two treatments with just PRP and 1 treatments with PRP and exosomes to ensure you are not only getting cellular damage repaired and replaced but with the addition of exosomes, we are also anti-aging our own skin’s stem cells. For PRP Facials
For the PRP Facelift, we recommend two per year or 6 months in between each. We strongly recommend for most people over 40 yrs old, start out with PRP with Dermal Filler and Exosomes and discuss additional treatments with our practitioner. Again, this will depend on age, skin health quality and overall general health.
Facial PRP: $600 3-Series: $1700 (save $100)
Facial PRP and Exosomes: $1100 3-Series: $3000 (save $300)
2 PRP Facials; 1 PRP/Exosomes Facial: $2100 (save $200)
Facelift PRP and Dermal Filler: $1200 2-Series: $2200 (save $200)
Facelift PRP/Dermal Filler/Exosomes: $1700 2–Series: $3100 (save $300)