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Stretch marks can be a source of concern for many individuals, impacting their self-confidence and body image. Fortunately, we provide PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) stretch mark treatment. This non-surgical procedure harnesses the power of your body’s own healing properties to reduce the appearance of stretch marks and promote skin rejuvenation.

PRP stretch mark treatment is a minimally invasive procedure that involves using platelet-rich plasma derived from the patient’s own blood to stimulate the natural healing process of the skin. The concentrated platelets contain growth factors that promote collagen production, leading to improved skin texture and the reduction of stretch marks.

The PRP stretch mark treatment begins with a simple blood draw, similar to a routine blood test. The blood sample is then processed in a centrifuge to separate the platelet-rich plasma from other components. The resulting plasma is rich in growth factors, which are essential for tissue repair and regeneration.

During the treatment, the platelet-rich plasma is carefully injected into the targeted areas of the skin affected by stretch marks. The growth factors in PRP stimulate collagen and elastin production, which are essential for maintaining skin elasticity and texture. Over time, the new collagen fibres help to diminish the appearance of stretch marks, making the skin smoother and more even-toned.

Before the PRP stretch mark treatment, the skin is cleansed thoroughly to ensure optimal results. Depending on the patient’s preference and the Pharmacist Independent Prescriber recommendation, a topical numbing cream may be applied to minimize any discomfort during the procedure. The platelet-rich plasma is then injected into the stretch mark areas using a fine needle or a microcannula. The injections are performed with precision to target the specific areas of concern.

PRP stretch mark treatment is generally safe and well-tolerated, as it utilizes the patient’s own blood components. However, like any cosmetic procedure, there may be some temporary side effects, including:

  • Mild bruising: Some patients may experience minor bruising at the injection sites, which typically resolves within a few days.
  • Temporary swelling: Swelling around the treated areas is normal and usually subsides within a week.
  • Discomfort: Patients may experience mild discomfort or a sensation of pressure during the injections, but it is generally well-tolerated.

These side effects are temporary and generally mild. Following the aftercare instructions provided by our Pharmacist Independent Prescriber can help minimize any potential discomfort and promote optimal healing.

PRP stretch mark treatment offers several benefits for individuals seeking to improve the appearance of stretch marks:

  • Reduced visibility of stretch marks: The growth factors present in PRP stimulate collagen production, leading to the gradual fading of stretch marks and a more even skin tone.
  • Improved skin texture: The increased collagen production helps to improve the texture of the skin, making it smoother and more supple.
  • Non-surgical and minimally invasive: PRP stretch mark treatment is a non-surgical procedure that requires minimal downtime, allowing individuals to resume their daily activities shortly after the treatment.
  • Natural and long-lasting results: Since PRP harnesses the body’s own healing properties, the results are natural-looking and can last for an extended period. Multiple treatment sessions may be recommended to achieve optimal results.

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 situated at 4 Alford Lane TS190QP, while our Hartlepool clinic can be found 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 that you receive a safe and effective treatment.

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