About PRP Therapy
At our Houston, TX office, Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Anthony Nikko offers platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy to bring significant improvement to your skin. This innovative treatment uses your own blood to stimulate collagen production for an overall restored and healthier skin appearance. Once the different components of the blood are separated, Dr. Nikko will carefully inject it back into your skin to create the fresh look you desire. This process is expertly achieved with a very small amount of blood. The results will yield younger-looking skin that is beautifully hydrated and bright. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment, call the Nikko Cosmetic Surgery Center today.
"I've been coming to Dr. Nikko for over 3 years for Botox and I can say that Crystal does a fantastic job! A very natural look! I've been to other places and they don't get what I want! If you don't want to look frozen, but instead look natural, Dr. Nikko's office is the place! I recommend to all!"- Z.A. / Yelp / Aug 10, 2017
"Thank you to Dr.Nikko and all his beautiful staff for making my first experience with their aesthetician Michelle very easy and comfortable! I was very nervous going in for this procedure but realized at the end it was a piece of cake, I had CELLUTONE done to my lower thighs and also a little bit of BOTOX with his PA Crystal that is by the way also such a doll! I give them a 5 Star for being so awesome!"- T.E. / Google / Jun 28, 2018
"Excellent Doctor and Staff - From the moment I first walked into the office until the day of my final treatment, my experience was first-class! Dr. Nikko and his staff are all very professional, attentive and pay attention to every detail. The staff is caring and knowledgeable and willing to take as much time as needed to answer all questions. I will definitely continue to use Dr. Nikko’s office for all future cosmetic a..."- C. / RealSelf / Jun 20, 2018
"Dr. Nikko and his staff are the AWESOME! I've recently had skin tightening and a facial done by Michelle Nolen who is the BEST esthetician that I've had the pleasure of meeting. Michelle is kind, honest, gentle, patient, personable, compassionate and extremely knowledgeable. For all those reasons and more, I would recommend Michelle for all of your skin care needs. I promise you won't be disappointed."- L.M. / Google / Jun 07, 2018
"My experience with Dr. Nikko and his staff has been exemplary. Dr. Nikko really takes the time to listen and is very attentive. I also had several procedures with Michelle and she is amazing. She is careful to explain the procedure and expectations and was very accommodating with my hectic schedule. I can't say enough about Michelle and the staff. In addition to the top knotch service, results have also been great!"- L.R. / Google / Jun 07, 2018
First, Dr. Nikko will extract a small amount of blood. About 4 tablespoons (or 1 vial) worth to achieve the results you desire. Your blood will then be placed in a centrifuge machine to separate the different components. After a few minutes, the platelet-rich plasma will be ready for injection. Treatment is typically very quick, lasting only 5 – 10 minutes. A topical anesthetic will also be applied to ease any potential discomfort.
PRP therapy has many benefits as it stimulates collagen growth, reduces wrinkles, and diminishes puffiness under the eyes. It also enhances skin tone, improves texture, and strengthens elasticity for a tighter contour. Patients will experience redness, bruising, and swelling after their treatment but these symptoms usually subside within 1 – 3 days. Optimal results will be visible within 3 – 4 weeks and usually last 6 – 18 months. Many patients experience great results after 1 treatment but multiple treatments can be scheduled 1 – 2 months apart.
Does it hurt?
There may be some minor discomfort but a topical anesthetic will be applied to enhance your experience. PRP therapy has been used in other areas of medicine for years and is very safe for skin rejuvenation.
can i combine?
Yes. PRP therapy is often combined with a chemical peel or injectables to create the facial contour you desire. Dr. Nikko can discuss this further during your initial consultation.
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Rejuvenate Your Skin
Platelet-rich plasma therapy at the Nikko Cosmetic Surgery Center in Houston, TX is a great nonsurgical option for rejuvenating your skin. The results will significantly improve dark circles or puffiness under the eyes and wrinkles around the nose, mouth, and cheeks. Optimal results will reveal a facial profile that looks healthier and younger. Call our practice today to learn more.