The process called PRP (Strong Plasma from Thrombocyte) is the name given to the application of the serum obtained by taking the patient’s own blood into a special tube and centrifuging it in a certain cycle and time.
What is the content of PRP?
While there is 6% thrombocytes per mm3 in the circulation, this rate is 93% per mm3 of PRP. The separated serum contains heavy thrombocyte content as well as leukocytes, many growth factors and cytokines. All these play a very important role in the restructuring of the skin and wound healing. Since it is the work of the patient (autologous), it does not pose a risk in terms of infectious diseases and allergies. There are no side effects in the application area other than spot bleeding, redness and small bruising. PRP is easy to apply and has little side effects. It is a reliable and effective treatment.
What is PRP used for?
PRP was first used in 1980 for wounds that did not heal and were difficult to treat. Apart from dermatology, it is also used by orthopedics, plastic surgery, physical therapy and rehabilitation and dentists.
PRP in dermatology:
Chronic ulcer treatment
Skin rejuvenation and wrinkle treatment
It is used alone or as an adjunct treatment in the treatment of blemishes.
Stimulates the growth of hair follicle in hair loss. Studies have shown that PRP prevents hair loss, thickens hair and prolongs hair life. PRP on the scalp is recommended for 4-6 sessions at 3-4 week intervals.
In facial rejuvenation, it is used alone with injection or laser and radiofrequency to prevent and remove age and sun-related damage to the length of the face and back of the hands. It rejuvenates and restructures the skin in the most natural way. Since collagen synthesis continues for up to 6 months, its effect is long-term. It supports its vital functions. It alleviates wrinkles and lines by rejuvenating the skin, not by filling it. The skin gets a more lively, bright and healthy appearance. For this purpose, 3 sessions are done in 3-4 week periods. By repeating these sessions once a year, a long-term rejuvenating effect is achieved.
For acne scars, PRP provides obvious improvement, especially with dermaroller (microneedling), fractional carbon dioxide laser and needle radiofrequency.
With the preventive effect of TGF beta in the PRP content, it is also used in the treatment of stains. The sessions are done 3-4 times a day for 3-4 weeks.
How is PRP applied?
With very fine needle tips, it can be applied with an injector or gun, sometimes with dermaroller (microneedling), fractional carbon dioxide laser and needle radiofrequency.
Who can have PRP?
Those over the age of 18 who do not use blood thinners, do not have sufficient thrombocyte count, do not have a random blood disease, do not have cancer or any other important disease, do not have auto- ummin disease (rheumatoid arthritis, thyroiditis, uveitis), do not have pregnancy and breastfeeding, and do not have chronic infection.