FAQ's - PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma)

What is PRP?

PRP is your own platelets and plasma. A small amount of blood is drawn, and then plasma and platelets are separated and concentrated by centrifuge. This results in higher than normal platelets.

What does PRP do?

PRP can be injected in skin and tissue to promote healing, regenerate tissues and rejuvenate skin. PRP softens skin wrinkles and makes skin smoother with better tone. PRP is also being used in tendon, bone and ligamentous injuries, dentistry and reconstructive surgery. PRP stimulates your own collagen to grow for total facial rejuvenation and wrinkle improvement.

What to expect during and after PRP injection.

What to expect during and after PRP injection. A small amount of blood will be drawn in the office. PRP is prepared from your own blood. This takes 10-15 minutes, and then PRP is injected. This takes a few moments and is mildly uncomfortable. Topical anesthetic is applied before injections. No post procedure care is needed or time off work. Mild swelling, redness or bruising will fade in 1-3 days.


PRP skin rejuvenation therapy is to improve skin tone and texture, tighten skin, and soften lines and pores. Results begin to show 3-4 weeks after treatment and peak at 3 months. The results will often last 18 months to 2 years.

FAQ's - Botox & Xeomin

What is botox and xeomin?

Botox and Xeomin are muscle relaxants. They are used to treat wrinkles. They are the most popular cosmetic procedures worldwide and requite no recovery time. The satisfaction rate is close to 98%. Muscles are selectively relaxed to soften unwanted facial lines and wrinkles of the forehead, eyes and eyebrows.

What is the procedure like?

Ultra-fine needles are used to inject the muscle relaxant under the skin. The numbing cream can be used 20 minutes before the procedure. There may be minor discomfort during the injections and minor bruising may occur which will disappear in a few days.

When will you see the results?

Typically it takes 2 weeks until results are seen. Results will last 3-6 months.

What are the possible side effects?

Side effects are rare. Patients are asked to avoid aspirin, Aleve, Ibuprofen, Advil, fish oil and anticoagulants 1 week before. Those medications can be resumed the day after the procedure. There is a small chance of bruising at injection sites. Patient needs to remain upright for a few hours following the procedure and avoid exercise the day of treatment.