In recent years, doctors have learned that the body has the ability to heal itself. Platelet-rich plasma therapy is a form of regenerative medicine that can harness those abilities and amplify the natural growth factors your body uses to heal tissue.
Frequently Asked Questions
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. In this way, PRP injections use each individual patient’s own healing system to improve musculoskeletal problems. It has been found to help reverse hair loss and rejuvenate the skin.
PRP injections are prepared by taking anywhere from one to a few tubes of your own blood and running it through a centrifuge to concentrate the platelets. These activated platelets are then injected directly into your scalp for hair restoration or used on the skin in a “Vampire Facial”. This releases growth factors that stimulate and increase the number of reparative cells your body produces.
Used to restore volume, smooth lines, soften creases, and enhance facial contours. They may also be used to fill acne “ice pick” scars.
Ultherapy is a procedure that uses ultrasound to tighten, firm, and lift the skin. It’s an increasingly popular choice for people who want the age-defying effects of a facelift without going under the knife—because Ultherapy is a completely non-surgical procedure with zero downtime.