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What Is Microneedling With PRP?

PRP microneedling is a type of collagen induction therapy conducted under the supervision of Dr. Shannon Maltais, medical director at Physician Skin Solutions at Arrowhead.

It’s a popular skin rejuvenation treatment that helps to erase the signs of the aging process, resulting in rejuvenated skin and hair, and it could be a therapy helpful in addressing your cosmetic skin concerns.

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About Microneedling

Microneedling is a form of skin rejuvenation that smooths out wrinkles and fine lines and improves the appearance of scarring and stretch marks. The treatment involves simulating an injury to the dermis using a microneedling pen.

It’s a controlled injury that is minimally invasive and prompts the skin to repair and heal itself naturally. When the dermis gets penetrated, the body responds by producing new collagen and elastin – the building blocks for youthful-looking skin.

About PRP

PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) treatments are an advancement in cosmetic dermatology that help rejuvenate the skin and stimulate hair growth. Each treatment uses a client’s own blood plasma to aid healing and increase blood flow.

After a small blood sample gets drawn, it gets spun in a centrifuge to separate plasma from red and white blood cells. That plasma can then get used as part of cosmetic treatments for skin rejuvenation and hair restoration.

Why Should You Combine Microneedling With PRP?

Microneedling with PRP can provide enhanced results for people with cosmetic skin concerns and decrease redness and swelling after microneedling treatments.

For example, clients with mild to moderate acne scarring can enjoy better outcomes with the combined treatment. Plus, the topical application of PRP during microneedling means blood will clot, resulting in quicker healing and recovery.

Another advantage of PRP microneedling is that PRP contains high concentrations of growth proteins and directs stem cells to areas of skin damage, effectively ‘supercharging’ the results of a microneedling treatment.

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Take the first step. Get your questions answered by meeting with one of our knowledgeable medical staff at Physician Skin Solutions for an in-person consultation. Simply fill out the form on this page, and one of our experienced team members will reach out to you promptly to schedule your consultation.

What Can PRP Microneedling Treat?

PRP microneedling gets used primarily for treating acne scarring, stretch marks, skin laxity, and moderate wrinkles and fine lines. The combined treatment is also suitable for treating skin dullness and hyperpigmentation.

People can also benefit from PRP microneedling if they wish to address other cosmetic skin concerns like textural issues, enlarged pores, sun damage, and scars resulting from injuries or surgery.

When you have PRP microneedling, you can expect to see the treatment results up to two weeks after your session. Improvements from PRP microneedling are visible up to six months, and follow-up treatments are also possible.

Who is a Candidate for PRP Microneedling Treatments?

You could be a good candidate for microneedling with PRP if you experience one or more of the cosmetic skin concerns detailed earlier. PRP microneedling is suitable for everyone that leads a generally healthy lifestyle.

If you’re pregnant, have certain skin conditions like eczema or psoriasis, or have a blood or platelet disorder, you might not be a suitable candidate. Dr. Maltais will review your medical history to determine your suitability before offering the therapy.


*Individual Results May Vary


Take the First Step – Request a Consultation

Schedule a consultation with Physician Skin Solutions at Arrowhead today by filling out the form on our website or by calling our office directly at 1-(602) 843-4040.

Physician Skin Solutions serves the greater Glendale, AZ area.

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