As platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections increase the concentration of growth factors, it has been successful in preventing hair loss and promoting hair growth.
Autologous conditioned plasma or platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has gained much popularity in recent years for its aid in speeding up the healing process. PRP has a high level of platelets which contain growth factors that can lead to cell reproduction and tissue regeneration. It is created by taking blood samples from a patient and placing it in a centrifuge that will spin the sample and separate the platelets from the rest of the components of the blood. The PRP is then injected into the patient in order to stimulate growth factors in a specific area. PRP treatment is used for many reasons that range from joint-related injuries to hair loss.
PRP has been proven to heal certain skin issues such as thermal burns, post-traumatic scars, facial rejuvenation, hair loss, bedsores, and Diabetic foot ulcers. It is different from other skin injections of fillers in that it restores collagen growth for total facial rejuvenation rather than individual wrinkle enhancement. PRP improves the overall appearance instead of filling particular wrinkles as fillers do.
As PRP injections increase the concentration of growth factors, it has been successful in preventing hair loss and promoting hair growth. Since certain types of hair loss are caused by damage to hair follicles, researchers have hypothesized that PRP could assist in the regrowth of hair. More studies have also reported that PRP injections stimulated hair regrowth in patients with androgenetic alopecia and alopecia areata. Since PRP is not a cure, people would need several PRP treatments over time to sustain their results.
PRP injections can also be used to rejuvenate the skin and reduce signs of aging. Autologous injection therapy can be used to restore volume loss due to facial aging. When PRP is injected into certain areas of the skin, it will stimulate new collagen that revitalizes skin tissue and creates the appearance of smooth and firm skin. This anti-aging treatment leads to healthy and youthful-looking skin. Recent studies have also proven that PRP can help alleviate sun damage on the skin.
Timeless Evolution offers 15ml 24 PRP tubes that are triple sterilized and individually packaged for autologous use. There is a 10-minute spin time to allow immediate PRP application. It has an entirely closed autologous blood collection to minimize any threats of contamination and to yield a high PRP concentration. The tubes contain ACD-A and a Gel separator system for enhanced PRP collection quality. It is pyrogen-free and every tube undergoes 23 hours of production time, 6 quality assurance tests, and 12 steps to production. It is a single spin system that takes 8 minutes to separate plasma, has 88% platelet recovery, and has a 6x baseline platelet concentration factor.
Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) was also introduced almost two decades ago and has gained increasing awareness for regenerative procedures. It is autologous, contains prolonged growth factor release, is easy to prepare, and has a low expense. Its initial objective was to create a therapy where platelet concentrates could be infused into wounds by using the body’s natural healing capacity. This was made possible by collecting growth factors from blood in a natural way.
By removing anti-coagulants and modifying centrifugation protocols, PRF was reintroduced years later with the intention of making an impact in many fields of medicine. Fibrin plays an important role in tissue regeneration and leukocytes also made an impact on tissue regeneration and wound healing. Changes to centrifugation speed and time have improved PRF into something now known as the “low-speed centrifugation concept.” Researchers have started to modify surgical techniques to treat patients with PRF with improved clinical outcomes.
Timeless Evolution offers 12ml 24 PRF Tubes that are triple sterilized and individually packaged for autologous use. It has a 4-7 minute spin time to allow immediate injectable PRF application and has an entirely closed autologous blood collection to minimize any threats of contamination. It is pyrogen-free, is a single spin system, and every tube undergoes 23 hours of production time, 6 quality assurance tests, and 12 steps to production.
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) have endless possibilities and are a great addition to aesthetic regenerative medicine! Both of these products have gained attention and popularity in recent years and continue to provide patients with prime aesthetic outcomes. These innovative treatments are recommended by dermatologists all over for cosmetic procedures, skin rejuvenation, and hair growth. Be sure to check out Timeless Evolution and its impressive catalog of autologous products.