PRP treatment for under eye dark circle correction in NYC
How does PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) work for under eye dark circles treatment?
PRP is full of stem cells and growth factors. When is gets deposited under the skin, it immediately starts working by generating volume, collagen and elastin. This eventually corrects the volume which was lost completely naturally and give longer lasting results.
How long do benefits of PRP last for?
On Average, the collagen produced by the body lasts about 2 years before it begins to weaken, therefore the benefits of PRP should last 2 years.
Does PRP treatment hurt?
No, there is virtually no pain, except maybe a small discomfort during blood drawing procedure.
What can I expect during my PRP treatment?
Dr. Avaliani will draw blood from your vein and start processing it to make PRP concentrate.
While the blood is being prepared, she will prepare the area to be treated by applying topical numbing cream or injecting numbing medication. Once the PRP is ready, it is first injected and then activated with microneedling treatment.
How long does PRP treatment take?
The treatment takes about 1 hour. It usually requires about 30 min for numbing to take effect and PRP to be prepare, 5-10 min for injection and 20 min for microneedling treatment.
How many PRP treatments does one need to correct under eye circles?
Dr. Avaliani advises that at least 3 treatments be completed to achieve full benefits.
When will I notice results after PRP treatment?
Most clients start seeing results few days after the first treatment.
What is the down time after the PRP treatment?
There is usually no downtime after the procedure. There might be initial redness and swelling, but is is transient and resolves the same evening.
Will I have bruising after PRP treatment?
The chance to develop bruising always exists with any injection treatment, however Dr. Avaliani goes to great lengths to avoid that change form 50% to less that 5% percent by using cannula technique to avoid injuring blood vessels and AccuVein to visualize them before and during any injection
What are adverse effects after PRP treatment?
None!. Most commonly reported side effects were transient redness, puffiness and soreness.