Facial Rejuvenation Using Stem Cells and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Facial Rejuvenation is centered on the introduction of your own Stem Cells and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) into the dermal layer of your skin through painless microneedling to regenerate the collagen in your skin that time has diminished.
Recent advances in stem cell and PRP technology allow us to harness your own natural growth factors to restore your skin. At our center, we focus on improving the health of your skin through this advanced technology that utilizes your own body’s healing abilities and results in enhanced appearance of your face, better color and texture, and fewer wrinkles. The improvement in appearance is quite substantial. The goal is a marked improvement in appearance through increased health without the risks of surgery or artificial substances.
What is Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)?
PRP is a high concentration of platelets surrounded in its own plasma. A small amount of blood is drawn and the red cells are isolated from the platelet-rich plasma. Since the PRP is processed from the your own blood, there is virtually no risk of an allergic reaction or rejection.
What are Blood-Derived Growth Factors?
The internal essence of your blood contains life-giving fundamental protein growth factors. PRP utilizes a leading-edge technology that is specifically designed. With a simple, quick and advantageous process, Dr Hatz is able to derive a high concentration of biological nutrient-rich cells and create PRP plasma.
- A small amount of blood is drawn, similar to what is required for a basic lab test.
- The blood is placed into a centrifuge and spun at a very rapid rate to separate the platelets from the other components of the blood.
- The platelet-rich plasma is activated to release at least eight essential growth factors and signaling proteins. PRP is a technology that deploys aspects of blood-based biochemistry. Because all constitutes retrieved in PRP are exclusively from the patient (autologous in origin), there is virtually no risk of intolerance. Nevertheless, before any treatment, disclose all the medications you are taking, (including herbs) to your doctor.
Growth Factor Production Known Effects
- Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF): Plays a significant role in the regulation of cell growth, proliferation and differentiation during the remodeling phase. Stimulates keratinocyte and fibroblast production.
- Transforming Growth Factor (TGF): Promotes angiogenesis which is the physiological process involving the growth of new blood vessels.
- Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF): An important signaling protein involved in both vasculogenesis and angiogenesis that may help the growth of blood vessels from pre-existing vasculature.
- Fibroblast Growth Factor (FGF): Promotes angiogenesis, granulation, and epithelialization for the intricate process of tissue repairing itself after injury.
- Platelet-Derived Growth Factor (PDGF): Attracts macrophages and fibroblasts to the zone of injury. Promotes collagen growth and proteoglycan synthesis.
- Interleukins, Macrophages, Keratinocytes, Endothelial Cells, Lymphocytes, Fibroblasts, Osteoblasts, Basophils, Mast Cells: Activates fibroblast differentiation. Induces collagen and proteoglycan synthesis for healthy cell production and repair of damaged tissues.
- Collagen Stimulating Growth Factor: Stimulates granulocyte and macrophage proliferation for the growth of healthy tissue and blood cells.
- Keratinocyte Growth Factor (KGF): Keratinocyte migration, differentiation and proliferations may optimize conditions for healing and the generation of new skin.