PRP = platelet-rich plasma
This natural healing substance obtained from a patient’s own blood forms the basis of a quick and effective wrinkle treatment, which can be conducted on an outpatient basis.
Only a few millilitres of blood are required for this procedure. In a two-step centrifugation process (one-step for PRF), the various components of blood are separated from one another. Thrombocyte-rich plasma (= blood plasma) is extracted and injected into the affected skin tissue. The advantage of thrombocytes is their high growth factor and cytokine content. This encourages the skin to revitalise itself. It promotes the body’s production of collagen and activates new skin cell production. The skin therefore appears brighter, tighter and more plumped up.
The difference between PRP treatment and mesenchymal stem cell treatment
PRP (platelet-rich plasma) treatment uses thrombocyte-rich plasma extracted by taking blood from the patient, which is then injected into the affected area of the body. There is a low number of stem cells involved in this procedure.
Mesenchymal stem cell treatment uses stem cells extracted from a patient’s fatty tissue during liposuction. Then, the stem cells are isolated (separated) from the fatty tissue. Therefore, a large number of pluripotent healing stem cells are retained, which are then injected into the affected area of the body.