Platelet-Rich Plamsa (PRP) Injections
Platelet-rich plasma therapy is a form of regenerative medicine. The body has the ability to heal itself and PRP injections can speed up that process. In our industry, we use them to accelerate and enhance treatments for better results and to decrease downtime.
What is plasma?
Plasma is the liquid part of your blood. It is composed largely of water and proteins and provides a way for red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets to circulate through the body.
What are platelets?
Platelets are blood cells that cause blood clots and other growth healing functions.
What is platelet-rich plasma (PRP)?
Platelet-rich plasma is used to heal and rejuvenate skin especially as an adjunct to treatments for sun damage and scarring.
What are PRP injections?
PRP injections are prepared by taking a patients blood and running it through a centrifuge to concentrate the platelets. These platelets are then injected back into the skin which stimulates stem cells and boosts collagen production. This results in smoother and younger looking skin. PRP injections result in a reduction in wrinkles and acne scarring.