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PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)& 
Fat Autologous Transfer 
(Nonsurgical facelift)


What is PRP?

 

This technique is actually not as new as you might have thought, and has in fact been around for years. One might even say it is scientifically ancient, having been used clinically on humans since the 1970s.

 

The basis of its effect are in the innate healing properties of platelets, mostly attributed to autologous growth factors and secretory proteins that may enhance the healing process on a cellular level. Furthermore, PRP enhances the recruitment, proliferation, and differentiation of cells involved in tissue regeneration. Its application ranges from implant dentistry and orthopedics, and now also to aesthetic dermatology.

 

What is PRP Facial Rejuvenation?

 

Using your own cells to regrow collagen, PRP is a natural, safe alternative to turn the clock back 10-20 years! The procedure helps restore or enhance areas, which require volume. Results are natural looking, you will never have more collagen than what you used to have 10-20 years ago. Improvement of skin texture and tone can be noticeable within three weeks and improvement continues for the next 8 months as more collagen and keratin is laid under the skin. The results typically last 2 years or longer. Areas of treatment include cheeks and mid-face, wrinkling around the eyes, smile lines, nasolabial fold, neck and jawline, chest, acne scarring, hands, and more. The process takes between 60-90 minutes, depending on complexity.

The procedure helps restore or enhance areas which require volume.



(Two Injections)





How can PRP Repair Joints?

 

PRP contain leukocytes that are key to tissue growth. It also contains stem cells that are concentrated which allows for cell division and is able to attract additional stem cells to the repair site. Regeneration occurs within the tissues and fibrils ensues. Growth and repair continues for up to one month after injection. The result is new, healthy tissues that is permanent. Torn tendons, muscles and ligaments plague athletes in many types of sports. In attempts to help heal the wounded tissue, some athletes, both amateur and professional, have turned to platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. Much of the publicity PRP therapy has received has been about the treatment of acute sports injuries, such as ligament and muscle injuries. PRP has been used to treat professional athletes with common sports injuries like pulled hamstring muscles in the thigh and knee sprains. 




Is it safe?

PRP treatment is extremely safe. Because PRP is produced from your own blood, there is no risk of an allergic reaction. In addition, PRP contains concentrated amount of white blood cells, your natural defenders against infections. As a result, infection is extremely rare with our PRP treatment.

Fat Autologous Transfer (NonSurgical Facelift)

Fat transfer, fat autologous, nonsurgical facelift, these are all words used to describe when we gently take your own fat from either your hip, thigh, stomach, or love handles and process it down and mix it with your PRP and inject it back into your face. This is an amazing procedure that will make you look years younger. Like synthetic fillers Juvederm or Restylane, your own fat is used to fill in your cheeks, under eyes, nasolabial folds and more. But your fat is a far superior filler because it is all natural. There is minimal to no downtime and mild bruising if any. This procedure takes up to 2-4 hours and is done in our office. 

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