Microneedling With PRP
Mokhtar Asaadi MD, FACS
Collagen Induction Therapy

Micro Needling NJ

Collagen Induction Therapy

Microneedling Target Areas

Micro needling with platelet rich plasma therapy (often referred to as collagen induction therapy) is a combination skin care procedure that can improve skin tone and restore a glowing complexion. Micro needling creates microscopic holes in your skin to stimulate the production of new collagen and elastin to enhance skin structure. Platelet rich plasma treatment is often used alongside microneedling to promote quicker, more efficient healing. Together, these two procedures can reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, acne scarring, sun damage, and blemishes. Microneedling and PRP are often used on the face, neck, and arms, but can also treat other areas of the body. Together, these skin care treatments can achieve long-lasting, natural-looking results.

What Is Micro Needling And PRP?

Microneedling (also known as collagen induction therapy) utilizes an innovative tool known as the COSMOPen to create tiny punctures in your skin. Your micro needling doctor can apply the COSMOPen evenly around the treatment area to ensure symmetrical results. Your skin immediately begins responding to the small holes made from microneedling by stimulating the growth of new collagen and elastin fibers. Over time, this natural response can result in a firmer, smoother-looking skin texture.

Platelet rich plasma therapy can be used in conjunction with micro needling to further enhance your results. During PRP treatment, a blood sample is taken from your arm and then spun in a centrifuge. The centrifuge separates your platelet rich plasma from your red and white blood cells. Once your PRP is isolated, it is then injected into the skin.

PRP and microneedling work together to achieve substantial results. Micro needling treatment can help your skin absorb PRP injections. Additionally, PRP treatment can enhance your skin’s ability to heal itself following microneedling.

Micro Needling
Creates microscopic holes in your skin to encourage healing
Your skin responds by producing additional elastin and collagen fibers to improve skin structure
Allows for PRP injections to be better absorbed by your skin
Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
Platelet rich plasma found in your blood sample is isolated from other blood cells
PRP is then injected into the skin to enhance healing
Assists your skin’s healing mechanisms after undergoing micro needling

Microneedling Overview

What Can I Expect Before My Micro Needling And PRP Procedure?

Dr. Asaadi will examine you and take your medical history to determine if you are a candidate for microneedling and platelet rich plasma therapy. Ideal candidates for this combination skin care procedure would like to enhance skin tone and reduce wrinkles, fine lines, acne scars, and blemishes.

Micro needling patients are given pre-care guidelines to follow to best prepare for their treatment. These instructions may include dietary restrictions, as well as restrictions on certain medications or supplements in the weeks before microneedling and PRP therapy.

What Can I Expect After My Microneedling and Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment?

Microneedling and PRP patients may experience mild swelling, bruising, redness, and peeling for a few days following treatment. You can typically resume your daily routine within a few days of your micro needling procedure.

Combining microneedling and platelet rich plasma treatment can yield natural-looking results. Patients can reduce wrinkling, fine lines, acne scars, blemishes, and sun damage. Several treatments may be required for optimal results and patients can expect continuing improvements to their skin texture over the next few months. Once your results are fully achieved, they are long-lasting.

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The Importance Of Choosing A Highly Experienced Plastic Surgeon

It is important that you choose a skilled plastic surgeon who understands your skin texture and tone. Dr. Asaadi stresses the importance of choosing a qualified, experienced, and board-certified plastic surgeon when considering your microneedling PRP procedure.

How Can I Get Started With Micro Needling?

Dr. Mokhtar Asaadi and our staff will be happy to discuss microneedling with you. Please contact our New Jersey office at 973.731.7000 or our New York office at 212.938.0158 to schedule a private consultation. You may also request an appointment online to meet with our plastic surgeon.



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