In 2011 it was rumoured actress Angelina Jolie had received Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections in her face to boost collagen and suddenly everyone wanted to know about this new treatment!
PRP is now a well-established cosmetic treatment and has been referred to in the past as either the ‘Dracula or Vampire Treatment’, but with advances in the technology using the Angel™ blood separation system it is now readily referred to as ‘The Angel™ Lift’ and is often combined with laser skin resurfacing to achieve truly spectacular skin rejuvenation.
The Angel™ system uses your own blood which contains concentrated platelets that are rich in essential growth factors that stimulate tissue repair and collagen formation waging war on wrinkles and damaged skin.
There is a known direct clinical correlation between the amount of tissue growth factors and platelet concentration and extensive research from the Sieshin Regenerative Medicine Institute – the global leaders in PRP therapies -corroborate that a platelet concentration level of 3-4x baseline is required to achieve a result.
The state-of-the-art Angel™ system processes a measured amount of blood and yields a platelet concentration which is titrated to meet this gold standard requirement, which many other PRP systems simply cannot achieve. The Angel™ system is also a totally closed, sterile hospital system and, as the treatment is only performed by our qualified doctors who are specifically trained in this technique, you can be assured of receiving a very high quality and clinically safe procedure.
Put simply PRP treatments using the Angel™ system are the most concentrated effective treatments on the market.
You may experience slight swelling immediately after the treatment, which will usually disappear in 24 hours. Bruising at the site of injections can be seen for 1-2 weeks post PRP Therapy. This is easily covered with make-up.
Visible results may take 3-6 weeks to appear and continue for up to 6 months. A series of at least three treatments is recommended for best results, with 6-8 weeks in between treatments. A series of 3 treatments can yield results for up to 2 years.
To maximise results the client must adhere to post-treatment care recommendations for best results.
Depending on the individual, other treatments may be recommended to enhance results such as Ablative or sub-ablative laser treatments.
Ladies who are pregnant, breast-feeding or trying to conceive are not suitable candidates for this particular treatment. PRP Therapy is also not recommended in people on anti-coagulation treatment, autoimmune conditions, acute and chronic infections, or have suffered any type of cancer.