PRP treatments harness the healing power of your blood to repair and regenerate healthy new tissue in the treatment area. Platelets are a type of blood cell that are responsible for your healing response to injury. Upon injury, your platelets release several growth factors which initiate our body’s natural healing cascade. PRP has been used in Orthopedic applications for over a decade and most of the clinical research is in the Orthopedic injuries and degenerative joint disease. The use of PRP in cosmetic skin and hair treatments is relatively new and there are very few clinical studies in these areas.
Below is a list of some of the clinical articles on PRP use for skin and hair: