PRP treatment is a concentrated solution of your body’s growth factors that comes from your blood and is used to rejuvenate skin and other soft tissue.

PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) therapy is a cutting-edge cosmetic treatment that harnesses the healing power of your own blood to revitalize your skin, hair, and more. With the right preparation and post-procedure care, you can maximize the benefits of PRP treatments and achieve stunning results. 

Tips to Boost PRP Treatment

To ensure you get the best possible results from your PRP treatment, here are some tips and tricks to keep in mind:

Choose A Qualified Provider for PRP Treatment

Look for the best medical aesthetics healthcare professional with extensive experience in PRP treatment and a good track record of successful treatments.

Prepare Ahead Of Time:

Avoid alcohol, blood thinners, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) before your treatment to minimize bleeding and ensure optimal results.

Optimize Your Diet 

Eating a balanced diet rich in vitamins and minerals can help support your body’s natural healing processes and enhance the benefits of PRP therapy.

Manage Expectations 

PRP treatment is not a magic solution, and results may take time to become noticeable. Be patient and communicate with your provider about your goals and expectations.

Follow Post-Procedure Instructions Carefully

Staying out of the sun and taking it easy on your exercise routine are two things you can do after your PRP treatment to get the most out of it. You can expect a reduced risk of complications as a result of this.

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Mistakes In PRP Treatment That Make You Look Dumb

Not understanding the proper technique 

PRP treatments require specific preparation, injection, and post-procedure care. Not following these steps can result in ineffective or harmful outcomes.

Not thoroughly assessing the patient

Proper patient evaluation is crucial to determine if it is the right treatment option and avoid complications. This includes considering medical history, current health, and goals for the treatment.

Not using high-quality equipment

Using low-quality equipment can compromise the quality of the PRP preparation and result in reduced effectiveness of the treatment. It is essential to use equipment that meets industry standards.

Risks and Side Effects of PRP Treatment

Most people who get a PRP don’t have any severe side effects. Since blood will be taken, you should eat and drink well before the procedure, so you don’t feel sick. After the procedure, the place where the needle was stuck may hurt or get a bruise.

Corticosteroids and other injectable medications are much more likely to cause an allergic reaction than PRP made from your cells and plasma. Minor problems with PRP include:

  • Tissue damage 
  • Bleeding
  • Infections
  • Nerve injury

Keep in mind that your results may differ and that you may need more than one treatment to see the changes you want. Talk to your doctor at Reviva Medical Aesthetics if you want to know how to use it in a specific way.


If you have any questions or concerns about the PRP treatment you’re receiving, you can always contact us at Reviva Medical Aesthetics in Knightdale. Whether you’re coming from Smithfield, Four Oaks, or Selma, you’ll only have to drive a short distance to reach us.

To make an appointment, please call 919-373-0088 or fill out the online form provided on our site. We will get back to you as soon as possible.