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PRP Facelift Des Moines

Do You Show These 3 Signs of Aging?

  1. Skin color becomes dull because of decreased blood flow.
  2. Facial shape becomes collapsed and droopy as youthful volume and collagen decrease.
  3. Skin texture becomes course and less vibrant. As a result, facial skin becomes “worn” or “tired.” The lively, rosy hue starts to diminish.

What is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)?

PRP has been utilized for years as a way to stimulate growth of new cells in a variety of applications. PRP has recently received a great deal of press as it relates to treatments to restore youthful appearance to your skin. For example, Dr. Robbins uses PRP with lasers and microneedling to expedite healing and for anti-aging and improvement in skin texture and tone. Dr. Robbins uses PRP with the PRP Facial, PRP FaceLift, and PRP Vaginal Rejuvenation. PRP is the body’s natural healing elixir and acts as a natural “fertilizer” that stimulates stem cells to grow and repair aged and damaged tissue.

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) in human blood contains many growth factors that stimulate stem cells which have the ability to stimulate new cell and tissue growth and regeneration as well as tissue healing in the environment or location that the PRP is placed. Multiple medical publications over the past two decades confirm the safety and use of PRP therapy. PRP has been used with great success over the past 20 years in the fields of plastic surgery, reconstructive and wound healing treatments, oral surgery, neurosurgery, and orthopedics.

How is PRP obtained?

A small amount of blood (10mL- about a tablespoon) is drawn in our office just like a routine blood test. The blood is then spun in a centrifuge which will separate the platelet-rich plasma (PRP) from the other blood components which are not utilized. The kits used to obtain the PRP are FDA approved. The kits are sterile and isolate the PRP in a very effective way.

Why the PRP Face Lift?

Facial cosmetic surgery can treat excess skin and make you appear younger but a surgical facelift can be more than what’s needed for some individuals especially when a less invasive option is available. The PRP facelift at Des Moines Plastic Surgery™ may be the option you are looking for to restore a youthful appearance.

The PRP Facelift has gained much media coverage over the past year and Dr. Robbins has been trained on this unique and innovative nonsurgical treatment offered at Des Moines Plastic Surgery™. Celebrities that have had the PRP Facelift include Angelina Jolie, Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Hudgens, Demi Moore, and many others. The PRP Facelift procedure combines the science of hyaluronic acid (HA) filler (like Juvederm or Restylane) or fat transfer and your own platelet-rich plasma (PRP). Platelet rich plasma in human blood contains many growth factors that stimulate stem cells that have the ability to stimulate new cell and tissue growth and regeneration as well as tissue healing in the environment or location that the PRP is placed. Multiple medical publications over the past two decades confirm the safety and use of PRP therapy. PRP has been used with great success over the past 20 years in the fields of plastic surgery, reconstructive and wound healing treatments, oral surgery, neurosurgery, and orthopedics.

The HA filler acts as a natural collagen scaffold. PRP is the body’s natural healing elixir and acts as a natural “fertilizer” that stimulates stem cells to grow and repair aged and damaged tissue.

What is involved in the PRP Facelift?

The HA filler is injected first typically in the area of the upper cheeks. PRP is then injected into the same area of the face as the HA filler so that the body’s own healing process triggers the regrowth of new tissue and blood flow. The procedure results in a fresher, more youthful appearance. Expect more healthy looking skin, tissue repair, and growth in all areas where the PRP was placed. The PRP Facelift may also be combined with microneedling and /or laser treatments (profractional or deep laser resurfacing) to improve skin texture and tone (PRP Facial). These procedures work together to form one cohesive technique to produce beautiful skin. The PRP Facial simply involves microneedling and or laser resurfacing with placement of PRP on the surface of the skin. Microneedling or a Profractional laser is used to make microscopic entry points in the skin of the facial skin. PRP is then spread into the entry points to gain access to the deeper skin tissue. The PRP allows for faster recovery along with growth of new healthy tissue and cells and results in a youthful, softer skin complexion. Most patients tolerate the procedure well and experience little discomfort.

How many treatments are necessary?

The number of sessions recommended will vary depending on the condition of your skin, but optimal results are usually achieved in one to four treatments. The treatments are normally spaced three to six weeks apart. New collagen synthesis occurs approximately six weeks after the initial treatment. The full effect of the treatments can be seen in approximately six months.

The PRP Facelift is an exciting and innovative therapy offered at Des Moines Plastic Surgery™. If you are interested in learning more about this exciting technology at Des Moines Plastic Surgery™, please call our office at 515-221-9999 for your free PRP Facelift consultation.

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How Is The PRP Hair Restoration Procedure Performed?

A small amount of blood (10mL- about a tablespoon) is drawn in our office just like a routine blood test. The blood is then spun in a centrifuge which will separate the platelet-rich plasma (PRP) from the other blood components which are not utilized. The highly concentrated platelet rich plasma (PRP) is then injected into the scalp. An additional technique uses Microneedling or a Profractional laser to make microscopic entry points in the skin of the scalp. PRP is then injected into the scalp. The procedure takes approximately 30 minutes and the patient may drive themselves home. Early studies suggest that the procedure be repeated every three to six months for best results.





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PRP in the field of hair restoration is in its early stages and although no long term studies have been performed as it relates to its effectiveness, there is substantial evidence that PRP is a promising treatment option for hair growth. Extensive clinical trials are not complete and medical data is not yet published to establish the absolute effectiveness of PRP therapy in hair restoration. PRP should not be considered a “cure” for hair loss and no guarantee can be made about its individual effectiveness. The kits used to make the PRP are FDA approved. The kits are sterile and isolate the PRP in a very effective way.





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How Does PRP Hair Restoration Work?

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) in human blood contains many growth factors that stimulate stem cells which have the ability to stimulate new cell and tissue growth and regeneration as well as tissue healing in the environment or location that the PRP is placed. Multiple medical publications over the past two decades confirm the safety and use of PRP therapy. PRP has been used with great success over the past 20 years in the fields of plastic surgery, reconstructive and wound healing treatments, oral surgery, neurosurgery, and orthopedics.





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PRP as it relates to hair growth is an exciting new non-surgical option for patients who may benefit from stimulation of hair growth and preventing further loss. PRP hair restoration does not re-grow hair but uses your own blood products to increase hair thickness and stimulates existing hair follicles to grow and is best applied to small areas of thinning hair, receding hairlines, and loss of hair volume. PRP is not meant to replace FDA approved medications to prevent hair loss but may be used in addition to these medications or may be an option for those who wish to not take medications or have side effects from these medications. PRP will complement the effects of minoxidil and DHT blockers. PRP hair restoration is also a great option for those who are not candidates for surgery or who want to delay formal hair transplant surgery. PRP can also be used after Neograft hair transplant to improve graft survival and speed of growth as well as to help prevent ongoing hair loss.





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Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is the body’s natural healing elixir and acts as a natural fertilizer that stimulates stem cells to grow and repair aged and damaged tissue. Platelet-rich plasma(PRP) therapy can be a proactive treatment for patients experiencing thinning hair or as an adjunct to hair transplant procedures. PRP has been utilized for years as a way to stimulate growth of new cells in a variety of applications. PRP has recently received a great deal of press as it relates to treatments to restore youthful appearance to your skin. For example, Des Moines Plastic Surgery uses PRP with lasers and microneedling to expedite healing and for anti-aging and improvement in skin texture and tone.




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A tummy tuck can address both the upper and lower abdomen. It’s important to note that tummy tuck surgery is not a substitute for conventional weight loss. The best candidates will already be in good health and physical shape before electing surgery.




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The goal of tummy tuck surgery is to redefine and reshape the abdomen through the removal of excess skin and fat and tightening of abdomen muscles.

You may be a good candidate for abdominoplasty if you have:

Localized fat deposits around your midsection
Excess or hanging skin around your abdomen
Stretched or separated abdominal muscles (diastasis recti)




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A flat and well-toned abdomen is something many of us strive for through exercise and weight control. Sometimes these methods cannot achieve our goals.

Even individuals of otherwise normal body weight and proportion can develop an abdomen that protrudes or is loose and sagging. The most common causes of this include:

Aging
Heredity
Pregnancy
Prior surgery
Significant fluctuations in weight





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A tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, removes excess fat and skin and restores weakened muscles to create a smoother, firmer abdominal profile.



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In 2019, the Tummy Tuck (abdominoplasty) procedure was the 5th most performed cosmetic surgical procedure performed on females in the US.
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Dr. Robbins is Iowa’s only quadruple board certified plastic surgeon and each year performs 5x more breast augmentation procedures than the national average.

We offer complimentary consultations where you can meet with Dr. Robbins and the Des Moines Plastic Surgery team. Consults involve learning more about the procedure you’re interested in, determining if you’re a candidate, and going over results and expectations.

Learn more about our award-winning practice by visiting our website and schedule consults conveniently online.




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Consultation: the first step.

Many women start their surgical journey by talking to a friend or a relative who has already had a breast augmentation. While these are all good places to start, your most valuable resource is a personal consultation with a plastic surgeon.

A consultation doesn’t take long, and with an expert’s opinion, you’ll be better able to understand the benefits, risks, and discover which implant options are best for you and your body.




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What LOOK can Natrelle® implants give you?
Your surgeon can help you choose the best option based on your needs, wants, unique body structure, and more. Natrelle INSPIRA® Breast Implants are designed for a full look—especially at the top. Keep in mind that choosing the right implant for you is more than just deciding on size.





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Should you request a certain bra size?

Believe it or not - no!

Surgeons talk size and projection when it comes to selecting implants. Breast implant size is actually measured in cubic centimeters (cc), not by bra cup size. The larger the implant, the higher the number of cc.

Projection refers to the side profile or the distance that the implant projects from your body.

The amount of volume (cc) and the degree of projection you and your surgeon select will depend on your body type and the shape and fullness you want.





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What does GUMMY feel like?

All Natrelle INSPIRA Breast implants are soft, with varying levels of gel squishiness. When you go gummy, you don’t have to sacrifice implant softness. The best way to determine softness is to feel each implant during your consultation.





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What does GUMMY mean?

Gummy describes the consistency of silicone gel in Natrelle INSPIRA Breast Implants.

This gummy-like gel sticks together and has a tendency to hold its shape.

Each implant in the INSPIRA collection has a different level of cohesivity, or what surgeons refer to as gumminess.




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