Rejuvenate your skin with microneedling with PRP
Known also as Collagen Induction Therapy, microneedling is a procedure that helps optimize the natural healing abilities of the skin. At CaTara Medical Spa, we use a hand-held pen that contains medical-grade, tiny needles that our highly experienced medical professionals gently glide over the area that requires treatment. This creates minute punctures in the area that are called micro-wounds.
Continued delivery of this treatment over the years has made our processes perfect, resulting in no damage to sensitive skin. These micro-wounds, although superficial, lead to a wound healing cascade where the body increases the production of skin proteins such as collagen, boosts blood circulation and releases growth factors. All of these factors combine to restore the skin’s original vitality and firmness.
Accelerating your body's natural healing process
Microneedling has been proven in many studies to transform the skin by improving its texture, tone, and radiance. It reduces wrinkles and fine lines while being an effective treatment for sun damage, spots, acne scarring, stretch marks, enlarged pores, and dull-looking skin.
Microneedling is also the preferred delivery system for introducing biological components such as platelet-rich plasma into the skin. The small punctures facilitate active ingredients in the platelet-rich plasma to penetrate the deeper skin layers. This enhances the absorption and efficacy of skin-benefiting ingredients in the platelets.
The multiple benefits of microneedling:
- Repairs and rejuvenates your skin naturally
- FDA cleared technique
- Scientifically evidenced
- Encourages cellular renewal at deeper layers
- Stimulates production of collagen and elastin
- Enhances texture and tone of your skin
- Minimizes wrinkles and fine lines
- Helps your skin look youthful, radiant and smooth
- No side effects unlike harsh chemicals
- Safe and suitable for all types of skin
- The preferred delivery system for PRP and PRF
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP): A natural way to rejuvenate the skin
Our blood is made up of a liquid portion (called plasma) and solid components including white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets. The main role of platelets is to help the blood clot in case of an injury or wound and promote wound healing. Platelets release healing components such as growth factors and proteins which stimulate tissue regeneration and accelerate healing.
At CaTara Med Spa, our highly trained and knowledgeable team of providers draw a tiny sample of your blood which is then centrifuged to isolate the platelet-rich plasma (PRP) from the blood.
They then inject the PRP into the microscopic punctures created through the microneedling technique that helps the wound healing components enter the deeper skin layers.
Once the PRP is infused, it increases the production of proteins and helps in reducing visible signs of aging including dullness of skin, wrinkles, under-eye bags, scars, and fine lines.
The PRP therapy is used to bring about a quicker healing response in many conditions including damaged joints, bone injury, tendon-muscle junction, muscle injuries or inflamed tissue.
What to expect during microneedling with a PRP session?
When you walk into our advanced medical spa at Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood or Downtown Algonquin after scheduling an appointment, the first step is a detailed discussion with your provider. After carefully listening to your concerns and requirements, your provider creates a personalized treatment plan and discusses the procedure and outcomes.
On the day of the procedure, the doctor will apply a local anesthetic agent after which a small blood sample is taken and centrifuged. The prepared PRP is injected using a microneedling device to help the biologically active materials to penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin.
During the treatment, our doctors ensure there is minimal discomfort or pain. While some minor irritation and redness are common after the therapy, these can easily be managed with medications.
The entire procedure can take anywhere from 30 to 45 minutes to complete and you can usually get back to your activities after the treatment.
How soon are the results visible?
Many patients observe that their skin is healthier looking immediately following the procedure. It can, however, take a few weeks for the natural repair process to complete. The number of sessions you need depends on the extent of damage that needs to be treated and the recommendation of your medical provider.
Microneedling with PRP therapy at CaTara Medical Spa
As the top-rated medical spa in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood and Downtown Algonquin, we at CaTara believe in the policy of customer-centricity and quality of treatment. Our extensive experience in wide-ranging, non-invasive beauty treatments makes us the preferred destination for microneedling with PRP therapy.
Our proven techniques and expertise have led to positive feedback from our customers. Evidence-based benefits of microneedling with PRP therapy include:
- A non-invasive method of facial rejuvenation with no surgery
- Nearly painless treatment
- Additive and chemical-free natural blood components are used
- PRP releases growth factors that promote collagen production
- No allergic reactions or side effects
- Safe, quick and comfortable treatment
Located in premier neighborhoods at Chicago’s Gold Coast and Downtown Algonquin, CaTara Medical Spa is the preferred destination for microneedling with PRP. Schedule an appointment with our experts today to know more about how we can help rejuvenate your skin.