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Plexr/Plexr Plus

“The incredible alternative to surgery!”

Launched at our clinic in 2014, PLEXR® is a revolutionary and patented innovation, opening a new and exciting frontier in the fields of Surgical and Aesthetic medicine.

What is Plexr?

Plexr Plus is the world’s leading medical plasma device offering a non-surgical alternative to surgical procedures such as blepharoplasty (eyelid correction), face and neck lifts. It is also very useful for skin lesion removal especially with flat lesions. There is no cutting or stitches required. To learn more about how it works, check out our FAQs below.

Key applications:

  • Eyebag/eyelid correction.
  • Facelift & necklift (for excess skin)
  • Deep lines eg around the mouth, frown, crow’s feet
  • Skin tightening (small areas)
  • Flat or raised skin lesions/moles

Advantages Vs Surgery:

  • Local anaesthetic only
  • No cutting of skin
  • No stitches required
  • Very low risk procedure (NO risk of blindness as there is with surgery)
  • Minimal side effects and far less downtime
  • Quick & easy procedure
  • No thinning of the skin
  • Significant cost saving
Why choose us? Here at Perfect Skin Solutions we have professional and kind therapists and doctors
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Why choose Perfect Skin Solutions for your Plexr/Plexr Plus?

Dr Patel is currently UK Ambassador, Lead Trainer AND Global Key Opinion Leader and Trainer for Plexr and Plexr Plus. Dr Dev Patel is the UK’s foremost expert in Plexr and was the first doctor in England to offer Plexr. He has also been invited to speak on Plexr at both National and International cosmetic conferences and events. As at the start of 2020, Dr Patel had performed over 2,500 Plexr procedures.

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At a glance


Treatment time

10-40 minutes

Anaesthetic

Topical cream only

Full recovery

14-28 days (possibly longer). Correct aftercare must be followed.

Back to work time

0-3 days

Sensitivity period

5-7 days

Duration of result

Long-term

Risks & complications

Low risk; swelling, itching, hyperpigmentation

Prices

Non-surgical Eyelid Correction (Blepharoplasty)- 1-3 treatments usually required.

Upper or Lower eyelids per treatment

(£1295 for course of 3)

£495

Both Upper & Lower eyelids per treatment

(£1995 for course of 3) (Upper or lower eyelids may be swapped with Crow’s Feet area with no price change. If in addition, supplement due is £245)

£745

Facelift – Mini

£495

Facelift – Maxi

£845

Necklift

(if further treatment necessary; charged at £395)

£795

Mole removal

£295

Plexr Aftercare Kit £132

Please note: Purchase of our Plexr aftercare kit is required as this is an essential part of the aftercare.

Aftercare


Post Treatment Expectations

  • You should expect a swelling around the treated area, this is normal and usually subsides within 1 – 4 days after the procedure.
  • The treated area will have a light brown crust present. The crust will fall off after 5-10 days (for most patients), leaving pink skin. Any pink or brown (pigmented) small dots that may appear like a “dip” in the skin are completely normal within the first few months. These can occasionally persist for longer.

Post Treatment Aftercare

  • Do not use an exfoliating cleanser over the area.
  • Pat dry the treated area; you must NOT rub.
  • Do not apply plasters or cover the area.
  • Avoid exercise for 72 hours or until swelling subsides.
  • Do NOT drink alcohol and stay well hydrated, during your healing period. If you smoke, we advise keeping this to a minimum – try nicotine gum.

Please note, the above aftercare is just a guide. Full aftercare advice will be given to you when you attend your appointment with us.

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Before & After

Before & After

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FAQ

Plexr generates a 4th state of matter called plasma (not the plasma in blood), using the air molecules in the tiny space between the device and target skin. This plasma has a unique ability to gently sublimate (make solid become gas) the target skin. Aside from mole removal, all skin tightening procedures are not removing all the skin but just the very surface, leaving the underlying dermis intact. This is also typically done in a dot-like (fractional) pattern to avoid significant downtime. This process leaves carbon crusts which fall off in the coming days after treatment. Eventually the skin regenerates and it is this NEW skin which is they key. Plasma seems to trigger a powerful cascade of bioremodelling with new collagen and elastin being made. The skin thus becomes architecturally younger and therefore tighter. Plexr is the most powerful non-surgical skin tightening device that currently exists.

Plexr was the original device and Plexr PLUS was a 2nd generation model that came out in 2017. The terms are used synonymously. We use Plexr PLUS for our treatments.

In a word, YES. Due to the revolutionary way in which PLEXR works, it is an extremely safe device in the hands of a trained doctor. Plexr is also extremely safe for darker skin tones Dr Patel has treated numerous patients with darker skin, with no long-term complications seen. However, if you have olive or darker skin, you will be prescribed a skin preparatory regime for 2-4 weeks use prior to treatment, to minimise the risk of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Dr Patel will discuss potential side effects with you during the consultation and you will be given plenty of time to pose any questions you may have.

Plexr is an extremely safe treatment. However, there are some expected side effects which will last for approximately 5-7 days in most patients. These are a brown carbon crust which is like superficial dots on the skin. These are covered well with the camouflage required after treatment. The other effect is swelling which is most remarkable 1-3 days after treatment. By day 5, most people have no or very little swelling remaining although rarely this can go on for longer. After the crusts fall off- usually around 5-7 days, pink fresh skin will be revealed. A bit like when a scab falls off a wound, you will notice shallow pits in the skin where the crusts were. These pits will gradually fil up with newly generated skin rich with dense collagen and elastin. Pink areas may develop pigmentation which is expected to resolve in due course. This is perfectly covered with the camouflage so cosmetically, most people are “party fit” a week after treatment. The risk of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation is extremely low as long as you follow the prescribed aftercare advice.

There is some discomfort reported but almost all patients are able to sit and chat away during treatment. You are numbed prior to Plexr and aftercare in our clinic involves cooling as well as a soothing gel being applied. No-one has yet cancelled their intention of having a 2nd treatment where needed, due to discomfort at their first visit.

This should be years, not months. No treatment gives permanent results, not even surgery. Ageing is a dynamic process and your Plexr treatment will not stunt further ageing. So many factors will influence the rate of ageing and therefore the duration of perceive results, such as lifestyle (smoking, alcohol etc), sun exposure, racial origin, genetics etc. Some people do suffer from accelerated ageing and we have encountered surgical patients coming to us for Plexr within a year or two of having had surgery.

The most significant period of your recovery will be the first 7-10 days. We have trialled many products over the years and GF5 has been astounding in how it speeds recovery, even when compared to other similar products on the market. GF5 is a bio-regenerative growth factor serum that will not only shorten recovery time but also help you achieve even better results. By using this topical growth factor formula you also reduce your risk of getting complications. 
The medical foundation is essential to provide safe sun protection for your healing skin and it also allows you to hide your pink (healing) skin from others.

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