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What is a plasma facial injection and how much does it cost?

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In Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, the medical team draws blood, spins it in a centrifuge and injects the plasma into aging facial areas. New deposits of collagen accumulate, smoothing and restoring youthful-looking skin. Costs can range from $400 to $800 per treatment, as of 2015.

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Platelet Rich Plasma therapy injections introduce growth factors gleaned from the patient's own blood to help revitalize the skin and replenish lost collagen. Costs vary depending on how many injections the doctor administers.

Some patients may initially receive four to six treatments every six weeks for a year. After the first year of treatments, some patients may receive from two to four maintenance treatments to maintain the effects, costing about $800 to $2,400 annually.

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