About PRP Therapy@headingTag>
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is used in several areas of medicine to speed healing and is now used as a cosmetic procedure that improves the appearance of the face by reducing fine lines, improving the skin tone, increasing collagen production, and restoring lost volume. At InsideLookMD in Chicago, plastic surgeon Dr. Paresi begins each patient's PRP therapy by extracting the patient's blood and then concentrating certain healing properties, like platelets, growth factors, and proteins, that improve the condition of the skin. PRP therapy is a nonsurgical treatment that rejuvenates the skin and since it uses the patient's own blood, there's no risk of adverse reactions or side effects.
"Dr. Paresi is an excellent plastic surgeon! I was welcomed by his classy educated staff, my consultation was amazing! Kim was fabulous, and Adi is an excellent patient consultant! I felt so confident because Dr P was the first surgeon who actually measured me and helped me select the perfect implants for my size body. Im an NPC womens figure/physique athlete and Dr Paresi incorporated science and beauty to make my breast augmentation a success! Im so glad i choose him, im 11 days post surgery and they look exactly how i wanted them to , i have an athletic body with perfect 36DD breasts!!! Hes amazing i had no pain because he used Experal as a pain desensitizer! I woke up from surgery and was like amazed at the only feeling i felt was sleepy! Im glad they used experal because its like i didnt feel anything!! Dr P and his staff also sent flowers to my house and his nurse Sheena was so sweet and nice , his surgical tech was great they all work amazing as a dream team !! I recommend this Dr and surgical center to everyone! If you want to be treated by educated trained professionals who know how to meet your needs then go to Inside Look! There silicon gel naturell implants are perfect! Dr P even took extra time to release some pectoral muscle so i have the perfect round full voluptuous cleavage i could ever dream of! They made me a new woman im so happy!!"- C.M. / Google / Nov 26, 2016
"Dr. Paresi was truly wonderful. His staff are amazing to work with as well. Results were exactly what I wanted and pricing is compromable to others in the area. Highly recommended."- N.T. / Google / Jul 03, 2017
"I had my breast augumentation done March 2017 at the 4H Hospital Barbados. My experience was a goodone , Dr. Paresi and staff made this first time experience a comfortable one . After my surgery, I didnt have any severe pains only the usual discomforts the week of the surgery . By week 2, I was back to work and at week 6, I was back into my normal exercise regime. I have no regrets. They still make themselves available for any concerns I have."- F.G. / Google / Jun 26, 2017
"22 - I decided to have my breast done after having two kids, I lacked the fullness I once had. I am compleatly satisfied with my choice of having Dr. Paresi at Inside Look MD perform my surgery. The staff is extremely nice and comforting and the location is clean. Dr. Paresi had me at ease from my initial consultation through my 6 week post op care. My results are fantastic and I would highly..."- R. / RealSelf / Jun 22, 2017
"Would have my submental lift/chin liposuction again - I recently had a submental lift/ chin lipo with Dr. Paresi at Inside Look MD. I was initially nervous but Dr. Paresi showed concern for me the day of my procedure and six weeks later I am satisfied with the outcome! I'd do it again. Very happy with my improved profile."- J. / RealSelf / Jun 16, 2017
How it Works@headingTag>
Originally used in orthopedic medicine, reconstructive surgery, and dentistry, the principles of PRP therapy have been applied in dermatology for skin rejuvenation. A small amount of blood is drawn from the patient and then spun in a special centrifuge until the stem cells, platelets, and growth factors are concentrated, which turns it into platelet rich plasma (PRP). The prepared PRP is then applied to the face for 15-20 minutes as it stimulates the growth of new collagen and tissue.
PRP stimulates collagen growth for facial rejuvenation that helps to improve wrinkles, puffiness under the eyes, as well as enhancing the overall skin tone, texture, and elasticity. For the first 1-3 days after the procedure, patients may have some mild swelling, redness, and bruising. Patients will begin to see improvements to their skin in about 3-4 weeks after their treatment, which usually last about 6-18 months. For better results, patients can have multiple treatments, scheduled every 1-2 months.
Plan Your Procedure
Natural Fountain of Youth!@headingTag>
PRP Therapy, with or without microneedling, is a great way to use your own platelets to rejuvenate your appearance. PRP Therapy helps patients with dark circle and puffiness under the eyes, fine lines and wrinkles around the mouth, cheeks, and eyes, and makes the skin healthier, brighter, and firmer. Consider combining PRP Therapy with another professional facial service, like a chemical peel or injectable wrinkle filler, for faster, more dramatic results.