What is Platelet Rich Fibrin?
PRF can be used as a filler injections from your very own blood samples.
You may want to consider Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) Injections as a filler injections. PRF is collected from your very own blood samples and is then injected directly into the problematic areas, just like dermal fillers for more youthful results. The high concentration of platelets found in PRF leads to the release of growth factors which are responsible for healing, tissue regeneration, and collagen production. It can treat common areas that show the first signs of ageing, like under-eye hollows and deflated cheeks and can also be injected in the scalp for hair loss restoration.
How is Platelet Rich Fibrin Made?
PRF is made through a process called centrifugation where a small amount of blood is drawn from the patient and placed in a test tube. The test tube is then placed in a centrifuge which spins the blood at a high speed. This process separates the blood into different layers based on density; the layer at the top of the tube, which contains the highest concentration of platelets is known as the PRF layer.
What are the Benefits of Platelet Rich Fibrin?
The high concentration of platelets in PRF leads to the release of growth factors, which are responsible for healing, tissue regeneration, and collagen production. PRF also has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties and additionally, it promotes angiogenesis, which is the formation of new blood vessels. This can improve circulation and oxygenation to the area where PRF is applied.
PRF has a wide range of potential applications due to its ability to promote healing and tissue regeneration.
NUMBER OF TREATMENTS
PRF is performed in a series of treatments, spaced 4 to 6 weeks apart.
Some clients may experience swelling and minimal bruising. Swelling tends to settle over 48 hours and bruising within 5 – 7 days.
The visibility of expected benefits and results of the PRF treatment is typically seen after 6 weeks from initial treatment.
The price for PRF depends on the area treated and the number of vials used. From $399
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