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Scars can be a lasting reminder of past injuries or surgical procedures, impacting both physical appearance and self-confidence. Fortunately, we provide PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) scar marks treatment. This minimally invasive procedure harnesses the regenerative power of the body to reduce the appearance of scars and promote skin rejuvenation.

PRP scar marks treatment is a cutting-edge procedure that employs platelet-rich plasma derived from the patient’s own blood to stimulate the natural healing process of the skin. The platelet-rich plasma is obtained by drawing a small amount of blood and centrifuging it to separate the concentrated platelets, which contain growth factors essential for tissue repair and regeneration. This therapeutic approach can improve the appearance of scars by stimulating collagen production, enhancing skin texture, and promoting rejuvenation.

The process of PRP scar marks treatment begins with the collection of a blood sample from the patient. The sample is then processed in a centrifuge to isolate the platelet-rich plasma, which is subsequently injected into the scarred areas of the skin. The growth factors present in PRP facilitate the production of collagen and elastin, two crucial proteins responsible for maintaining skin elasticity, firmness, and texture.

By introducing concentrated growth factors to the scar tissue, PRP stimulates the body’s natural healing response, triggering the formation of new collagen fibers. Over time, this regenerative process can lead to the remodeling of the scar tissue, resulting in a smoother and less noticeable appearance.

Before initiating the PRP scar marks treatment, the skin is thoroughly cleansed to ensure optimal results. In some cases, a topical anaesthetic cream may be applied to minimize any discomfort during the procedure. The platelet-rich plasma is then carefully injected into the scarred areas using a fine needle or a microcannula, targeting specific regions of concern.

The administration of PRP scar marks treatment requires precision and expertise to ensure that the platelet-rich plasma reaches the desired depth within the scar tissue. By strategically delivering the growth factors, the treatment maximizes its potential to promote scar remodelling and rejuvenation.

PRP scar marks treatment is generally considered safe and well-tolerated due to its autologous nature, utilizing the patient’s own blood components. However, as with any cosmetic procedure, there may be some temporary side effects to be aware of, including:

  • Mild bruising: Some patients may experience slight bruising at the injection sites, which typically subsides within a few days.
  • Temporary swelling: It is not uncommon to experience mild swelling around the treated areas, but this usually resolves within a week.
  • Discomfort: Mild discomfort or a sensation of pressure during the injections may be experienced, but it is generally well-tolerated.

It is important to note that these side effects are temporary and typically mild. Following the post-treatment care instructions provided by our Pharmacist Independent Prescriber can help minimize any potential discomfort and promote optimal healing.

PRP scar marks treatment offers several benefits to individuals seeking scar reduction and skin rejuvenation:

  • Scar reduction: The growth factors present in PRP stimulate collagen production and promote scar remodelling, leading to a noticeable reduction in the appearance of scars.
  • Improved skin texture: By enhancing collagen production, PRP treatment can improve the skin’s texture, making it smoother, more supple, and rejuvenated.
  • Minimally invasive procedure: PRP scar marks treatment is a minimally invasive option, requiring little to no downtime. This allows individuals to resume their daily activities shortly after the treatment.
  • Natural and long-lasting results: Since PRP utilizes the body’s own healing properties, the results are natural-looking and can last for a significant duration. Multiple treatment sessions may be recommended to achieve optimal outcomes.

DermaPharm Aesthetics; a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber led aesthetics clinic is one clinic that provides above mentioned treatment in the UK, with locations in Stockton and Hartlepool. The Stockton location is at 4 Alford Lane TS190QP, while our Hartlepool clinic is at Catcote Rd, Hartlepool TS25 2LS. Our pharmacist will guide you through the treatment process and customize a treatment plan that addresses your specific concerns. Choosing a well-established clinic like DermaPharm Aesthetics is a great way to ensure you receive a safe and effective treatment.

Treatment time30 – 45 minutes
PainNone to minimal discomfort
Results24 – 72 hours
Results durationPermanent