PRP Specialist

Poway Women’s Care

Aesthetics & OBGYNs located in San Diego, CA

To rejuvenate your skin and restore a more youthful, fresher look, consider the many benefits of the innovative PRP treatment available at Poway Women’s Care in Rancho Bernardo, San Diego. Karen Kohatsu, MD, and her experienced medical team offer PRP therapy as a part of the popular Vampire Facial® services available for aesthetic enhancement of your face. They can also use PRP to regrow hair and improve its thickness. Start reversing the effects of aging by calling the office or using the online booking feature to learn more.

PRP Q & A

Poway Women’s Care

What is PRP?

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a process of using your own blood to promote healing from the inside out. In aesthetics, PRP treatments can be used in multiple ways, restoring the overall health and tone of your skin and helping regrow healthy, thick hair.

To access the special growth factors in your blood, the Poway Women’s Care team takes a sample of your blood then uses a centrifuge to spin out and separate the PRP from the other materials.

Once prepared, the team injects the plasma back into a specific treatment area. The growth factors promote the development of healthy new cells to improve your skin or stimulate hair growth.

What is a Vampire Facial?

A Vampire Facial uses a combination of two different treatments to restore the youth and vitality of your skin. The team uses the Eclipse PRP® system to prepare your blood by separating the growth factors from the other materials.

In the next part of the treatment, your Poway Women’s Care provider uses the SkinPen® instrument to create microscopic puncture wounds around the surface of your face in a technique known as microneedling. This technique triggers your body’s natural healing abilities, encouraging the growth of new collagen that reduces the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and discoloration.

Once microneedling is complete, the medical team applies your PRP fluids over the skin, which your body absorbs. The growth factors in the PRP begin to generate healthy new tissue to improve your skin’s health, helping you achieve a younger, natural look.

How does PRP support hair growth?

PRP can improve the blood supply and the delivery of necessary nutrients to your hair follicles to stimulate the natural growth of new hair.

Using the Eclipse MicroPen™, the Poway Women’s Care team can penetrate your scalp and administer PRP materials directly to the follicle. Over time, new cells regenerate and improve the growth of stronger, healthier hair.

To ensure you’re comfortable, the staff can provide a topical numbing cream before using the MicroPen. You may need several treatments to achieve desired results and can expect a custom treatment plan to address your specific needs.

Learn more about the many benefits of PRP therapy by calling the San Diego office today or by using the online booking feature.