The treatment method called PRP, “Platelet Rich Plasma – application of platelet enriched plasma” is used in many fields of medicine and has been used in dermatology in recent years.
The areas of use of PRP in the field of dermatology are skin rejuvenation, hair mesotherapy, filling purposes, melanin hyperpigmentation, and the treatment of acne scars. Chemical peeling is used to increase wound healing after laser applications. It is also used in the treatment of chronic wound ulcers and burns.
Preparation and Application:
In PRP applications, up to 10cc of blood is taken before the procedure. It is centrifuged in the centrifuge device. Platelets are separated from the centrifuged blood and PRP is obtained. The platelet density obtained by the PRP method is 2-4 times higher than the platelet density in the serum. The resulting PRP is applied to the person as mesotherapy or filling application. Although there are no clear protocols about the frequency of application, it is often applied in 3 or 4 sessions every 2-4 weeks. It is an application of 15-20 minutes in total. After the first application, a healthy shine and glow is seen on the skin, but the full effect is achieved with repeated applications.
PRP (platelet enriched plasma) multiple growth factors constitute its mechanism of action. Growth factors have new tissue formation, tissue protective effect and wound healing effect.
Since it is prepared from the person’s own blood, there is no risk of any allergic reaction or infectious disease.
Who Does Not Apply:
It is not applied to pregnant, lactating patients, patients with acute or chronic infection, patients with low platelet counts, in the presence of cancer, and those with autoimmune disease.