About Microneedling with PRP
Lee Plastic Surgery and Laser Center is proud to offer microneedling, an innovative aesthetic procedure that punctures tiny holes in the outermost layer of skin on your neck, face, or chest to stimulate skin restoration and collagen production. To offer patients the best results possible, our practice uses SkinPen®, the only FDA-approved microneedling pen on the market. As an added benefit, your platelet-rich plasma (PRP) may be applied to the same region to help cells heal and permit the skin to begin growing new cells. When these procedures are combined, they can reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, scars, dark spots, large pores, and many other skin conditions. The tone and texture of your skin could be greatly improved to look smoother and more even in tone without damaging the skin with more invasive treatments. If you would like to learn more about microneedling with PRP, schedule a one-on-one consultation with plastic surgeon Dr. S. Darrell Lee or a member of our team at our office in Port St. Lucie, FL.
"Absolutely the most kind, caring and patient staff and Dr Lee is amazing. He is so good at what he does. I've had a few procedures done both in office and at surgery center. I'd recommend Dr Lee to anyone who is looking for a board certified plastic surgeon. I'm so thankful to have chosen them!"- A. / Healthgrades / Feb 09, 2019
"My 4th surgery with Dr. Lee was Monday, 1/13/2020. for a Brachioplasty (upper arm surgery to remove loose skin). My procedure was performed at Bluewater Surgery Center in Port Saint Lucie. Dr. Lee and Dana in the OR are amazing as well as the entire staff at Blue Water Surgery Center. Dr. Lee & his entire staff at Lee Plastic Surgery & Lasar Center are outstanding in every way and always go above & beyond to please their patients. I couldn’t be happier with the results of every surgery I have had. Dr. Lee has done my tummy tuck, neck lift, & the removal of excess skin on my legs. I used to be 250 lbs 17 years ago. I had gastric bypass surgery 1/20/2003 and have been successful with losing the weight but needed the surgeries to make me feel even better about myself. I am on the top of the world at this point in my life. I am a very healthy 62 year woman, I eat healthy, & exercise 5 days per week. I must also mention Dr. Lee’s beautiful wife, Tricia, is a genuinely true professional in the skin care field. I see Tricia regularly for all my skin care needs. Dr. Lee excels in every field of plastic surgery and I couldn’t be happier with the results of every surgery he has performed on me. Dr. Lee & Staff: “Thank you so much for the difference you have made in my life. Your kindness, sincere caring, and concern make everything better and are a great encouragement.” “Thank you so very much for taking care of me and being so skilled at what you do. Every day of my life will be better because of you. From the bottom of my heart.... Thank you Patricia Ann Cara Donna"- P.A. / Google / Jan 18, 2020
"Best out there, anywhere! If you live closer to Dr. Lee you are VERY fortunate. You will be in the best hands with Dr. Lee and all his staff. I moved to Florida 10 years ago from Califonia and struggled to find just the right fit for me. Some dermatologist offices in the area (which shall remain nameless) were charging 3x the amount! The "shopping mall" skin center had their "plan" and wouldn't listen to my concerns or work within my budget. I was lucky to find Dr. Lee."- M. / Healthgrades / Jan 06, 2020
"Dr Lee Did a Fantastic job closing me up when I had the Flesh eating bacteria. In 2006. He is great no BETTER."- J.S. / Google / Oct 04, 2019
"I recently underwent reconstruction after breast surgery for cancer. Dr. Lee was extremely professional, assistive and compassionate in all phases of my treatment. His staff was always friendly and worked with my schedule and insurance with utmost competence. I recommend Dr. Lee and his practice to anyone considering plastic surgery without hesitation."- D.P. / Google / Nov 16, 2019
A great candidate for microneedling with PRP is anybody seeking to improve the appearance or texture of the top layer of their face. Dry skin, uneven skin tone, harsh texture, age spots, loose skin, acne, wrinkles, and scarring are all skin conditions that could benefit from a microneedling with PRP therapy session. This noninvasive procedure can also be employed to fight the effects of sun damage, which might have caused your skin to have a rough texture or hyperpigmentation.
Before the microneedling portion of your treatment takes place, a member of our team will take a sample of your blood for your PRP collection. The drawn blood will then be transferred to our lab for the separation process during which your stem cells, platelets, and growth factors will be condensed into PRP. For the microneedling therapy, Lee Plastic Surgery and Laser Center uses modern technology to make minuscule holes on the outer layer of your skin. The specialized needles will not harm your skin but instead, will help stimulate the creation of collagen. When the microneedling session is complete, the PRP serum will be applied to the skin and allowed to absorb.
What to Expect
Following your therapy, you may experience minor bruising, swelling, and/or redness. Dr. Lee and our team members recommend that you do not wear makeup, use exfoliating face washes, or submerge in a swimming pool for about three days following the session. Activities like this can expose your skin to harsh bacteria and chemicals, which could lead to negative reactions. You should also reduce sun exposure or take proactive measures when planning to be outside. Full results are typically seen within the first month as the skin works to repair and heal itself.
Plan Your Procedure
Rejuvenate and Restore
Microneedling with PRP can be quite useful for patients looking to restore the appearance and feel of the skin. It can help make skin look younger, smoother, firmer, and more luminous. We invite patients to learn more about this therapy by speaking to one of our certified aestheticians or by scheduling an appointment at our Port St. Lucie, FL practice today.