PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Treatment
The PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) method, which is based on the logic of stem cells, is used in the treatment of wrinkles, skin rejuvenation, scars and acne scars and hair loss. A special kit should be used for the Prp treatment to be more effective.
For PRP treatment, the patient’s own blood is taken and centrifuged at 3000 rpm for 8 minutes. It is combined with a special kit that provides DNA activation. Activated platelets and leukocytes secrete growth factors. In the PRP method, growth factors trigger the migration and proliferation of stem cells. Thus, tissue regeneration is thought to occur. The most important advantage of this method is that it is obtained from the patient’s own blood and does not carry the risk of allergy.
PRP method and curiosities
one)What is the recommended number of applications in PRP treatment and what should be the application intervals?
The PRP method can be done at intervals of 2 to 4 weeks. An average of 3 to 4 sessions is recommended for PRP treatment.
2)How long after PRP treatment sessions should be repeated?
In general, treatment maintenance can be done every 8 to 10 months.
3)How long does the expected skin regeneration effect last on average?
Maintenance therapy is necessary as the aging process continues. Prp treatment is a very effective method for the prevention of hair loss and new hair growth.
Fibrocell (Stem Cell Method)
The Fibrocell method, that is, the stem cell method, is an application that comes to the fore among the skin rejuvenation methods. In this method, stem cells called fibroblasts are replicated in tissue cultures with a small piece of skin taken from the back of the ear. The resulting dense cell cocktail is given back to the skin.
What are the uses of the Fibrocell method:
Reducing wrinkles on the face and décolleté
Sagging especially observed in the chin and neck area
Filling the pitted scars left after acne and chickenpox
Treatment of dull and porous appearance that has lost its vitality due to environmental factors such as sun damage and smoking
Shaping and plumping the lips
Treatment of burns and surgical scars
Treatment of chronic wounds
What are the characteristics of fibroblast cells that are given to the person in the fibrocell method?
Fibroblast cells are the main cells responsible for collagen synthesis in the body. Besides collagen, they are formed by elastic fibers and hyaluronic acid fibroblasts. Fibroblast cells in human connective tissue play a very important role in wound healing and tissue repair. However, after the age of 25, the fibroblast cells in the person begin to decrease and as a result of this decrease, hiding and wrinkles begin to appear on the skin.
How are fibroblasts taken in the laboratory to be produced in the fibrocell method?
It is sufficient to take a 2-3 mm piece of skin from the skin behind the ear with local anesthesia. The fibroblast cells in this fragment are grown in tissue cultures in the laboratory. Although it varies from person to person, the first dense fibroblast-containing solution is obtained after about a month. After the first application to the skin, production continues in the laboratory. The newly obtained solutions are used in the second and third sessions.
How is the application made?
After the application area is anesthetized with local anesthetic creams (EMLA), the fibroblast culture fluid sent from the laboratory is given to the middle skin with small injections as in the mesotherapy method. In each application, approximately 20-40 million fibroblast cells are injected into the skin. The treatment is usually applied in 3 sessions with an interval of 4 weeks. At the end of three sessions, the number of cells delivered to the skin can increase to 100 million.
What are the results of fibrocell treatment:
The fibroblasts transferred to the skin with fibrocell treatment begin to repair the damaged tissue. Although the effect starts slower than other methods, it provides a regular improvement for 6-24 months. As a result, wrinkles and sagging are reduced and a bright and vibrant skin emerges. The improvement achieved is long-lasting and has been shown to persist even after 4-5 years.
What are the advantages of fibrocell treatment:
Since it is obtained from the patient’s own cells and does not contain foreign substances, it does not carry the risk of allergy.
Its restorative effect is more pronounced than many methods.
It is more effective than other methods such as filler or PRP (about 4-5 years)
No side effects have been reported.