Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is concentrated, platelet-rich blood plasma that stimulates healing. Growth factors and cytokines found in PRP stimulate healing and new skin growth. In this procedure, a vial of the patient’s own blood is drawn and then placed in a centrifuge to separate the platelets for use in the treatment.
In numerous studies, this procedure proved highly effective in treating not only fine lines and wrinkles, but also acne and atrophic scars and stretch marks. Over 72 percent of atrophic scar patients experience excellent results with this treatment, and just fewer than 17 percent reported good results, with 11 percent showing no change. In an acne study comparing results with PRP to those with vitamin C, the PRP group experienced superior results, reporting excellent improvement at 2.5 times the rate as the vitamin C group.
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