Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a product derived from patient's own blood that has shown high efficacy in stimulation of the body’s own healing and regeneration processes. The procedure is not only showing results in enhancing the natural skin appearance but is also a safe and well tolerated treatment.
The most common applications for PRP are skin rejuvenation and treatment of hair loss providing gradual and natural results.
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Fast, well tolerable, 100% body’s own plasma
Treatment usually takes less than 30 minutes. Given very fine needles are used, hardly any bleeding occurs. As the procedure uses your body’s own substances, it is comparably safe and well tolerated.
- Body’s own plasma, therefore, comparably safe and well tolerated
- Naturally beautiful appearance
- Gradual effect
- Quick and easy (30 min.)
- Possibility to combine various treatments (e.g. laser) with platelet-rich plasma
- Your physician draws 15 ml of blood from your arm to isolate the platelets (thrombocytes). A medical device and centrifuge is used to perform this procedure.
- Your physician then injects these at the treatment site (e.g. your face, your hairline) to stimulate body’s own regeneration processes.1
- The platelets contain growth factors that promote the production of cell-preserving substances, including collagen and hyaluronic acid.2,3 The way platelets close wounds and encourage healing also stimulates regeneration and cellular metabolism.
Applications of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
- Mature skin or aging skin4
- Alopecia (hereditary & non-hereditary hairloss)5
- (Chronic) wounds7
For risks and adverse events associated with the use of the product consult your medical practitioner and the instructions for use.
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2 Kim DH et al: Can platelet-rich plasma be used for skin rejuvenation? Evaluation of effects of platelet-rich plasma on human dermal fibroblast. Ann Dermatol. 2011;23(4):424-31
3 Anitua E et al: Platelet-released growth factors enhance the secretion of hyaluronic acid and induce hepatocyte growth factor production by synovial broblasts from arthritic patients. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2007; 46(12):1769-72
4 Redaelli A, Romano D, Marcianó A: Face and neck revitalization with plateletrich plasma (PRP): clinical outcome in a series of 23 consecutively treated patients. J Drugs Dermatol. 2010;9(5):466–72
5 Khatu SS et al: Platelet-rich plasma in androgenic alopecia: myth or an effective tool. J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2014;7(2):107-10
6 Eichler C et al: Platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of subcutaneous venous access device scars: a head-to-head patient survey. Biomed Res Int. 2015; 2015:630601
7 Kim SA et al: Application of platelet-rich plasma accelerates the wound healing process in acute an chronic ulcers through rapid migration and upregulation of cyclin A and CDK4 in HaCaT cells. Mol Med Rep. 2013;7(2):476-80