PRF (Platelet-Rich Fibrin)
The Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF) technique uses the most advanced Blood Concentrate technology to generate a Fibrin Matrix rich in Platelets, Leukocytes and Mesenchymal stem cells. This process results in the constant release of growth factors and interleukins for 10-12 days that accelerates tissue healing and skin regenerating processes. This 100% autologous rejuvenation technique is a substantial progress from the well-established PRP (or Platelet-Rich Plasma) technique where growth factors are all released only for a few minutes after treatment.
This is all natural. There is no coating, additive or anticoagulant present in the tubes and it is proven to release a higher concentration of growth factors for a longer period of time.
Autologous Platelet Rich Fibrin is produced by obtaining your own whole blood and spinning it down to create the fibrin complex which contains high concentration of platelets, fibrin, growth factors and white cells. This complex can be used alone or in conjunction with Hyaluronic acid fillers for more subtle results and with Microneedling to enhance results. 100% natural and unmodified which allows longer, slower and more constant release of growth factors.
PRF can be injected into tear trough region, cheeks and lips alone or with Hyaluronic acid fillers for longer lasting, more enhanced aesthetic results. PFR can also be used to lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow).
Filler alone or in conjunction with Hyaluronic acid filler to enhance longevity.
Skin tightening, improved skin texture and quality, as well as collagen stimulation.
Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
In Aesthetics, PRF is used to treat alone or in combination with collagen induction therapy to treat: - Hair loss - Dark circles - Acne scarring - Wrinkles and fine lines - Tear throughs and deep folds - Brown spots (face, neck, décolleté) - Volume loss and symmetry adjustment
As a solo filler, recommended treatment protocol is 3 sessions scheduled 6 weeks apart. Effects can last up to one year. Initial volume does decrease over a few days but the PRF continues to work in developing collagen and changing the skin integrity over 2-4 weeks so as the collagen develops the volume returns.
PRF used in combination with Microneedling--otherwise known as the infamous “vampire facial”—enhances collagen formation and scar resolution. During the Microneedling process small microchannels are created. By using PRF with the Microneedling, the newly created channels allow the PRF to be fully absorbed into these channels to further enhance collagen formation and healing. Unable to wash your face for 24 hours post procedure and no makeup for 24 hours.
Prior to undergoing PRF, it is best if you are well hydrated prior to the procedure in order to obtain the best quality of growth factors. Avoiding a high fat/high simple carbohydrate diet is also recommended.
3 treatments 6-8 weeks apart. Skin integrity will improve in 6-24 weeks.