If you’re like many women and men, you look in the mirror from time to time and can hardly believe how much older that face staring back at you looks, compared to the younger spirit you feel inside. Dr. Norman Gonzales, an aesthetic physician at Epitome Aesthetics, LLC in Virginia Beach, Virginia, understands your predicament and offers natural solutions to rejuvenate your skin for a more youthful appearance.
Dr. Gonzales realizes that many of his patients want to replenish their skin with natural procedures, rather than with products that contain synthetic chemicals and substances, so he offers natural treatments that fit into your lifestyle.
Learn how platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an all-natural method for skin rejuvenation that delivers the long-lasting, anti-aging results you want without artificial ingredients.
Platelet-rich plasma is naturally rejuvenating
Maybe you’ve heard of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy as an integral part of regenerative medicine for healing joints and sports injuries. Known for its high concentration of proteins and growth factors, which often speed up your body’s own healing processes, PRP for skin rejuvenation promotes new collagen growth so your skin looks younger, smoother, and firmer.
PRP harnesses your body’s natural ability to heal itself
To better understand why PRP is so effective for skin rejuvenation, it helps to understand what the treatment involves. First, you “donate” a small amount of your own blood. It’s important to note that Dr. Gonzales uses your own blood to create the platelet-rich plasma for your facial rejuvenation, so there is virtually no risk of an adverse reaction to the treatment.
The Epitome Medical Aesthetics team separates the platelet-rich plasma from the other components in your blood using a centrifuge. It’s this PRP that Dr. Gonzales injects back into your facial skin to smooth out wrinkles and tighten skin for a firmer, refreshed look that’s all-natural.
PRP promotes new, healthy skin growth from within
Years of sun damage, lines, wrinkles, and age spots accumulate on your face just about as quickly as those years go by. These visible signs of aging are actually outward displays of skin that’s no longer as healthy as it was in your younger days. PRP promotes the growth of newer, healthier skin from the inside out, so you replace old cells with new ones.
The growth factors, or proteins, in PRP essentially work to heal your damaged skin. They enlist the help of your body’s own cells in the area where Dr. Gonzales injects the PRP, helping these cells get to work regenerating and creating new cells to rejuvenate your skin.
Dr. Gonzales may use PRP therapy in combination with other anti-aging treatments, such as laser skin resurfacing, for maximum benefit.
Like dermal fillers, only natural
Dermal fillers that contain synthetic substances also work to rejuvenate skin and smooth fine lines and wrinkles. With PRP, you get many of the same benefits without any of the synthetic materials. PRP is a great option for men and women who may be allergic to some of the ingredients found in the most popular brands of dermal fillers.
In a world of so many anti-aging treatments, it’s great to have options, especially natural ones that create lasting results.
To learn more about PRP as an all-natural skin rejuvenation method, call our state-of-the-art practice in Virginia Beach, or request a consultation using the online booking tool.