Welcome to Beauty and Body Med Lounge & Spa where we offer traditional spa treatments such as microdermabrasion, peels, face/body waxing as well as medspa services such as Botox, Fillers, Laser Hair Removal and IPL Photofacial treatments & more.
We are located in Hillcrest at
1450 Washington St, San Diego, CA.
For appointments, please call (619) 692-9300
Close Sundays, Mondays & Major Holidays
The Platelets Rich Plasma, called shortly as PRP, is actually blood plasma that has a content enriched with platelets, also known as thrombocytes. These thrombocytes are known for helping blood to clot, stopping the bleeding from an injury and helping the blood vessels regenerate. So the purpose of the PRP is the healing of bone and soft tissues, due to the growth factors in the platelets. Developed in the 1970s and used for the first time in 1987, during an open heart procedure, the PRP was used ever since for a wide diversity of conditions, starting with medical procedures to cosmetic applications. The aspect that made PRP so prevalent in the medical world, regardless of type, is the fact that the platelets can move to the area in the body where they are needed. With other words, they can identify a wound or weakness in the tissue structure, whatever tissues it may be, and act locally, restoring the health of that tissue. Thus, they can repair cells, tissues and stimulate the production of collagen in the skin. They also promote cell growth and will also repair blood vessels and other structures in the body. The application of PRP, as mentioned [...]