Factor 4 – the next generation collagen stimulating plasma treatment
WHAT IS FACTOR4?
FACTOR4 or Autologous Anti-aging Serum is highly concentrated and super-rich blood plasma containing four times more growth factors than any brand Blood Rich Injection product on the market.
HOW DOES FACTOR4 BENEFIT THE SKIN?
A FACTOR4 treatment naturally stimulates your own collagen, benefiting skin elasticity, significantly slowing down the skin’s aging process, reducing fine lines and wrinkles, reducing pores ad scars and improving the overall skin’s texture, giving it a much more youthful look and feel.
HOW DO I PREPARE FOR THE EXTRACTION OF MY PLASMA?
Preparation for the FACTOR4 treatment is fairly straight forward. Ensure you consume plenty of water the night before your treatment and avoid alcohol at all costs. Add 2-4 glasses of water before you come in for your consultation draw to eliminate any complications during the initial stage of the treatment and allowing for sufficient amount of plasma to be produced.
HOW MUCH BLOOD IS EXTRACTED?
A FACTOR4 treatment is a series of 4 treatments over an 8 week period. In order to allow the required amount of plasma, 4 x 10ml tubes will be taken followed by centrifugation, serum extraction, and filtration. The serum is portioned and stored ready for your next appointments. FACTOR4 is then used to treat your areas of concern.
HOW IF FACTOR4 PRODUCED?
FACTOR4 is generated in technologically advanced tubing, the drawn blood is then incubated between 6 and 9 hours exposing the blood to pyrogenic free surfaces eliciting a vigorous and rapid increase in the synthesis of growth factors.
HOW MUCH SERUM WILL BE COLLECTED?
Between 3.5 to 5mls of serum will be obtained per 10ml syringe.
HOW DO I PREPARE MYSELF BEFORE A FACTOR4 TREATMENT?
Arrive early to allow for topical anaesthetic cream to be applied to the areas being treated. Before the topical cream is applied, your make up and any existing facial products will be removed to allow for the topical cream to play its role. The topical cream is not mandatory, however, it is highly recommended as its makes the treatment much more comfortable.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT DURING THE FACTOR4 TREATMENT?
Each clinician has their own treatment protocols. These treatment applications range from blebs, threads, direct injection, canulea, micro-needling and massage techniques.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT AFTER A FACTOR4 TREATMENT?
It is suggested that you limit your activities after your treatment, to avoid sweating or increasing the possibility of swelling or bruising. It is also recommended to not apply make up or wash the treatment area for 12 hours.
IS FACTOR4 MIXED WITH OTHER FLUIDS?
FACTOR4 is truly an autologous system and is not diluted with any liquids keeping it free of additives or extra enzymes that the body has to process. It is completely natural and extremely rich in growth factors allowing the new layering of collagen structures.