PRP Treatment Instructions

Wondering about PRP Treatment Instructions? Here’s a helpful guide to help you get the most out of your PRP Treatment. In addition, for every PRP Treatment, we always check the platelet concentration and purity using our lab grade hematology analyzer to make sure you receive the best treatment possible. If for some reason the PRP concentration is not high enough, or the platelet dose is not high enough, then we will not perform the procedure, and there will be no charge. Our goal is to make sure you have the best PRP treatment possible.

What should I avoid before a PRP treatment?

In general, please avoid smoking, alcohol, and medications or supplements which may interfere with platelet function. These include anti-inflammatory medication (e.g. Advil, Motrin, Ibuprofen, Aleve, Naprosyn, etc) and some supplements like glucosamine chondroitin, Ginkgo Biloba, ginseng, garlic, green tea, ginger, Omega 3 fatty acids (fish oil), Vitamin E. Try to avoid these supplements for 5-7 days prior to your treatment.

What should I eat or drink before PRP treatments?

In general, a healthy diet with lots of clear fluids is helpful before PRP treatments. Stay hydrated with lots of clear fluids. Avoid excess sugary drinks like juice or pop. Avoid alcohol. Fatty foods should be avoided for about 4 hours prior to PRP treatments. Ideally, do not to eat for 2 hours prior to treatment as this can make the plasma more lipemic.

Can I apply moisturizer or makeup to my skin before PRP treatments?

Light moisturizer is fine before PRP treatments. Please do not apply makeup if you are getting a Vampire Facial. For PRP procedures, the skin should be clean and dry. .