Our PRP facials are designed to enhance a dull complexion, treat surface imperfections, and restore a more youthful overall appearance. They combine gentle microneedling with powerful platelet-rich plasma (PRP) for an all-natural rejuvenation treatment.

What is a PRP facial?

A PRP facial harnesses the combined power of microneedling and platelet-rich plasma. First, microneedling is performed to stimulate collagen production by creating a series of microscopic wounds in the skin.

After microneedling, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is applied to the wounded skin. This is the portion of your blood that has a heightened level of growth factors and healing properties. Once in place, the PRP reaches the deep layers beneath the surface and triggers new elastin and collagen production. Over time, these proteins improve surface imperfections and restore a radiant complexion.

The benefits

Our PRP facial is a powerful, all-natural procedure that can deliver beautiful skin benefits – without surgery. When done correctly and consistently, it can:

When done correctly and consistently, it can:

  • Improve the appearance of crow’s feet
  • Minimize forehead wrinkles
  • Restore a bright complexion
  • Reduce acne scars

Are you a candidate?

Because the PRP facial is completely non-surgical and safe for all skin types and colors, most of our clients can be considered ideal candidates.

However, it’s important to note that this treatment is not appropriate for advanced wrinkles or sagging skin. It’s best for younger patients with early signs of aging. As such, our older clients may require a different procedure, such as dermal fillers or BOTOX.

During your initial consultation, our experienced aestheticians will assess your skin and help you determine the best way to achieve your unique aesthetic goals.

What to expect during your treatment

Your PRP facial will be done in the privacy of one of our soothing treatment rooms. To begin, one of our highly-trained aestheticians will cleanse your skin and draw a small amount of blood. We will then spin the blood in a centrifuge to separate the platelet-rich plasma for the treatment.

We will then apply a numbing cream to your face to ensure your comfort, before performing your microneedling procedure. This treatment may be done in one of two ways:

  • Standard microneedling. This approach uses fine needles to puncture the skin and create controlled injuries at varying depths. During the appointment, we will roll the device over the target area to create micro-wounds that trigger the development of fresh collagen.
  • Fractora microneedling. Fractora is a radiofrequency (RF) microneedling device that is part of the InMode system. During treatment, we will gently move the handpiece to different locations on the surface of your skin. The device will create physical micro-injuries and zones of thermal heating at varying depths. Over a period of time, these zones will heal with the surrounding skin to increase collagen production.

Finally, we will apply the PRP topically on your skin, where it will enter the deepest layers through the wounds created by the microneedling procedure. The entire appointment should last about 45 minutes, at which point you will be free to return home. You may resume your normal daily activities the very next day.

The results

Your PRP facial results will emerge gradually. You may notice that your complexion looks slightly more luminous within a few days. In four to six weeks, your collagen production will be complete, and your results will be considered final.

As a general rule, most of our clients require two to three PRP facials spaced one month apart for optimal results. However, some patients may achieve their goals with just one treatment.

Meet Dr. Daniel Shapiro

A world-class plastic surgeon in a league of his own.

Dr. Shapiro is an award-winning, board-certified plastic surgeon with nearly three decades of experience in his field. With impressive technical skill and a talent for creating natural-looking results, his practice has become a leading destination for discerning patients throughout the country.

Known for his compassion and honesty, Dr. Shapiro strives to educate his patients so that they are empowered about their care. He carefully explains the procedures, expected results, and techniques in a way that anyone can understand. Additionally, he personally guides his clients every step of the way – from the initial consultation to their post-operative care – to ensure an enjoyable experience and the best possible results.

Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19 View Update Virtual Consultation

Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

Dear Patients,

It is with great pleasure that I announce the reopening of my practice for both surgical and non-surgical services on May 1, 2020. As per the governor Ducey's executive order on April 22, 2020, elective surgery has been allowed to proceed, with appropriate precautions taken by health care professionals to ensure continued vigilance against the spread of Covid-19.

Our office staff and the staff of Paradise Valley Cosmetic Surgery Center and Surgical Recovery Center have proactively taken necessary precautions to meet strict criterion for health providers according to the state of Arizona. These include necessary patient screening for Covid-19, strict protocols for cleaning offices and treatment rooms, adequate PPE, and continued social distancing. As before, waiting areas will have minimal capacity, and friends and family members should not accompany one into offices or treatment areas.

With great anticipation we welcome you back to the practice, and wish you all continued health and safety.

Sincerely, Daniel Shapiro MD, FACS

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