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PRE & POST CARE - PRP.
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PLATELET RICH PLASMA (PRP)

The PRP process often has a recommended treatment plan that includes 3 sessions. Hair growth is typically observed within three months and improvement to the skin can be seen within a few weeks. The treatments themselves typically take 30-45 minutes with the consultation process requiring an additional 30-45 min.

Pre Treatment Care (Facial)

  • If taking blood thinners, please check with your physician if this treatment is permitted

  • Avoid fish oil, Aspirin, Advil & Green Tea - for 1 week

  • Hold blood pressure Medications on day of treatment until after the treatment

  • Smoking prolongs wound healing, avoid smoking 2 days prior to treatment and 2 days post treatment

  • Avoid alcohol the day before your treatment

  • Avoid sun exposure for 24 hours before treatment

 

Day of Treatment

  • Avoid make-up for 24 hours

  • Avoid Skin Care products

  • Do not exercise for 48 hours

  • Avoid excessive heat or cold

  • Drink 1.5 Litres of water 2 hours prior to treatment

Post Treatment Care (Facial)

 

  • Avoid scrubbing or wiping your face for the first 6 hours

  • Avoid pain relievers (blood thinners)

  • Avoid Alcohol, smoking & caffeine for 24 hours

  • Avoid saunas and hot tubs for 48 hours

  • Avoid the sun and drying treatments for 48 hours

  • Ensure your face remains clean

  • Avoid make-up for 24 hours

  • Do not exercise for 48 hours

  • Lay on your back for sleep

  • Increase water intake for the 1st week

  • Book your two week follow up appointment

Pre Treatment Care (Hair)

  • If taking blood thinners, please check with your physician if this treatment is permitted

  • Avoid fish oil, Aspirin, Advil & Green Tea - for 1 week

  • Hold blood pressure meds on day of treatment until after the treatment

  • Smoking prolongs wound healing, avoid smoking 2 days prior to treatment and 2 days post treatment

  • Avoid alcohol the day before your treatment

  • Avoid sun exposure 24 hours before treatment

  • Day of Treatment

  • Wash hair with Shampoo

  • Do NOT use Conditioner

  • Do NOT use hair styling products

  • Do NOT exercise for 48 hours

  • Drink 1.5 Litres of water 2 hours prior to treatment

Post Treatment Care (Hair)

  • Avoid scrubbing or wiping your hair for the first 48 hours

  • Avoid pain relievers (blood thinners)

  • Avoid Alcohol, smoking & caffeine for 24 hours

  • Avoid saunas and hot tubs for 48 hours

  • Avoid the sun and drying treatments for 48 hours

  • Do not exercise for 48 hours

  • Avoid hair dye and treatments for 2 weeks

  • Increase water intake for the 1st week

  • Do NOT use blood thinning agents, vitamin E, Vitamin A, Ginko, Garlic, Flax, Cod, Liver Oil or Essential Fatty Acids for ONE week.

  • Book your two week follow up appointment

 

Contact the Office Immediately if you notice any of the following signs or symptoms:

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  • Drainage from your injection site

  • Increased warmth at the treated area

  • Fever of 101.5 or greater

  • Severe pain that does not improve with pain relievers

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