Platelet rich plasma therapy is an exciting procedure. It falls under the regenerative medicine category. We add procedure that regenerate and repair hair follicles and skin pigmentation, scarring and fine lines. PRP is a great step forward treating these conditions.
Does PRP treat hair loss?
PRP has been around since the 1980’s but it has become quite trendy recently. PRP contains Growth factors and proteins that are important for promoting tissue healing. Read More.
Blood “Vampire” face lift
In the cosmetic field, physicians use PRP for skin rejuvenation. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) which is derived from the blood is a concentration of the wound healing growth factors and critical cel Read More.
Are PRP injections painful?
Is it normal not to be numb before PRP injections? We have been aware of colleagues that believe in doing PRP treatment without any anesthetics. Physicians that perform this treatment, feel that the numbing can interfere with the effectiveness with the treatment. Read More.
What are the Risks with PRP?
There are no side effects of PRP. The reason is we are using your own blood to take away the growth factors, and injecting it back to yourself. It is extremely unlikely that you can be allergic to your blood. The only risk of PRP is infection. Read more
What is PRP ?
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy uses injections of a concentration of a patient’s own platelets to accelerate the healing of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints. Read More
Is PRP safe ?
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy uses injections of a concentration of a patient’s own platelets to accelerate the healing of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints. Read more.
Pigmentation of facial skin
The most important aspect to do first to treat facial pigmentation is to identify the cause. The diagnosis is the first step. The most common cases of facial segmentation is Malasma. It is due to hormones, UV exposure and genetics. It presents as patchy areas of pigmentation involving upper lip, forehead and around the eye area. It effects woman more than men because of hormones.. Read more.
A Study: PRP for Acne Scars
Research was done to help patients with Acne scars. We are all familiar with acne scars. It effects 80% of the adolescent population and a lot of people will develop scarring from this later in life. These researches were trying to see how PRP can help those type of patients. Read more