What is Prp?

“Platelet rich plasma” is an abbreviation for platelet (platelet) enriched plasma. A small amount of blood taken from the person is placed in a special tube and after a series of processes, the ‘platelet-rich plasma’ obtained is given back to the same person by injection to the desired area, according to the desired procedure. Each tube should be specific to the PRP procedure, as the blood taken into the tube will be administered back to the person to be treated. The blood cells called platelets contain the necessary “growth factors” to repair the deformed tissues in our body and enable them to return to their natural state.

*- PRP is a medical application and should only be done by doctors.

PRP is not a stem cell treatment, but works indirectly on stem cells. When platelets are activated, they secrete various proteins and growth factors, which are; It provides collagen formation, skin tightening, hyaluronic acid formation and regeneration thanks to these. Platelets help regenerate tissues by stimulating and activating stem cells in the areas where they are injected. Apart from aesthetics, it is also used in sports injuries, diabetic ulcer treatment and other medical fields such as orthopedics. Studies on areas of use continue.

It has become the choice of people who avoid surgical procedures and want to benefit from the regeneration power of their own body. Studies have shown that people’s skin looks younger and more vibrant. It is also very suitable for people who want to renew the whole face. With this application, reduction in wrinkles, skin regeneration, reduction in acne scars, and skin recovery after chemical peeling can be achieved. The effects of PRP are also seen around the application area.

How is PRP Applied?

Injections can be applied in small amounts to the entire face, scalp, neck and décolleté. PRP procedure time is maximum half an hour and mesotherapy technique is used. Recently, laser can also be combined with applications such as rollers. Since some studies have shown that it reduces the effect of botox when applied together with botox, it is recommended not to be applied at the same time as botox.

It is a sterile and reliable method if it is performed in sterile environments. Otherwise, there is a high risk of unwanted side effects such as local infection and allergy. The average recommended for PRP application sessions is 3-4 sessions. Sessions are applied at intervals of 2 or 3 weeks. After the first application, the lightening and brightness of the skin is observed immediately. Results become clearly visible in 2-3 months. In order to ensure the permanence of the structuring that emerges after the applications, maintenance sessions are recommended as 1 or 2 sessions in a year. PRP process does not have a period like filling or botox. Support is sent to the region that is fighting against the effects of time and environment, but the effect of time and environment will continue on the other hand.

In Which Situations Can PRP Be Applied in Dermatology?

-Hair loss, hair problems and after hair transplantation

-To make the skin look healthy and bright, to reduce the wrinkles formed

– In order to obtain a more aesthetic appearance in all body parts

-To contribute to the healing of wounds and scars

– To reduce skin blemishes, under-eye bags and bruises

-It can be applied to help the skin restructuring after chemical peeling and laser procedures.