Abbreviation for platetelet rich plasma. PRP means platelet-rich plasma. Thrombocytes are an injury, cut, etc. in our body. When it happens, it is our cells that come first to that area to start healing. They contain growth factors. PRP treatmentThe logic of its applications is to stimulate the body’s self-repair by injecting these cells in our blood to areas in the body that need healing and renewal.
How is PRP Treatment Applied?
8-10 cc of blood taken from the patient to special blood tubes is passed through the centrifuge. The part of the patient’s blood that is rich in platelets is separated. According to the patient’s health or aesthetic needs, the platelet-rich serum part is injected into the relevant area. PRP treatmentThe frequency and number of sessions may vary according to the condition and demands of the person.
What Is PRP Treatment Good For? (Usage areas)
After hair transplantation
Calcification in the knees, fluid reduction, meniscus injury
Facial rejuvenation, acne scars, blemishes
Ozone PRP Treatment
It is another treatment method that increases the effectiveness of the PRP method up to 300 times by adding ozone gas into the platelet-rich plasma obtained from the patient’s blood. In our clinic ozone prp therapyapplications are also made.
PRP and Hair Loss
In particular, it strengthens fine hair. It is absolutely impossible to remove hair with PRP from a place where there is no hair follicle. Therefore, you should not believe in deceptive advertisements. But if you are likely to experience hair loss or if there is already a hair loss PRP treatmentYou can slow down or even stop shedding.
PRP Treatment and Knee Problems
PRP treatment It is very effective in cases such as fluid loss in the knees, meniscus problems, calcification, sports injuries. PRP material obtained from the patient’s own blood is injected into the knee. After the application, the knee opening and closing movements are made to ensure a good distribution. After the procedure, ice can be applied. The patient should not stay on his knees for three days after the procedure. There may be pain for the first 3 days, in this case paracetamol can be taken.
PRP Application to the Face (Skin)
It is normal to have redness and bruising at the injection sites, which may last for a few days after the procedure. It is important to protect the skin from the sun, it is necessary to protect the skin that has become sensitive with the needle process from the harmful effects of ultraviolet rays with sunscreens.
Frequently Asked Questions About PRP Treatment
Is it enough to do it once?
It is applied in sessions. It is necessary to do at least 3 sessions at intervals of 2-4 weeks.
Are there any side effects?
Since it is a treatment applied using the patient’s own blood, allergies etc. do not do. There may be temporary redness and bruising only at the injection sites.
In which cases is PRP not applied?
bleeding coagulation disorders
Use of blood thinners