The PRP therapy is using your own blood to produce "Platelet Rich Plasma" ( PRP ), which is enriched with activated platelets, lymphocytes and growth factors. When the PRP is reintroduced into your body (via injection) it accelerates the natural healing process by stimulating collagen formation, revascularization and repair by 8 different growth factors. This process brings long lasting tissue rejuvanation without side effects except possible infection of the injection sites if hygenic advice is not beeing followed. PRP has been widely used for many years in plastic surgery, orthopedics, dentistry, and for both soft tissue implants and wound healing.
Aging of the skin, dermal components and cells, means that the skin texture and appearance deteriorate. This is characterized by sagging, jowls, thinning of the skin and hair, puffiness, age spots (lentigines) and wrinkling (forehead, cheeks, neck, décolleté and back of the hands). Skin texture changes and dryness becomes a problem. Sun exposure worsens the process by solar-aging and UV radiation. Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) has been utilized in aesthetic medicine to rejuvenate and slow down the aging process and face. This refers to mesenchymal and epithelial rejuvenation by application of the persons own enriched autologous plasma. Recently, PRP-therapy has been pioneered for facial rejuvenation in select patients with chronological aging, and solar damage. Regeneration or anti-aging by biological stimulation of resident stem cells by growth factors.
PRP is the source of concentrated platelet content present in blood. Apart from assisting
blood clotting, platelets also release growth factors that assist the human body to repair itself by stimulating cells to regenerate new tissue. Today, platelet rich plasma can easily be
separated from blood. Using your enriched plasma can permit the body to heal faster and more efficiently. Because your plasma (autologous) is used, there is no danger of disease transmission,
anaphylaxis or neoplasia. In general medicine, platelet transfusion is common practice in treating blood platelet disorders, including very low counts associated with bleeding. Patient with skin
diseases have to be excluded. Improvement of skin texture and tone can be expected, these features are noticeable within 3 weeks. Benefits include non-allergenic properties and ease of
It is well known that platelets have many functions. Platelets contain important growth factors that, when secreted, are responsible for:
Depending on the mode of application (manual injection, Mesotherapy, Microneedling) and the
size of the area to be treated, a PRP - treament or Vampire - Lifting takes between 45 minutes and 1 hour. Prior to the treatment, anaesthetic creme will be applied to the treatment
• PRP Promotes local tissue growth and repair.
• PRP Stimulates regeneration to eliminate wrinkles
• PRP is safe – made from the patient's own blood
• PRP is even safe for use under the eyes
• No disease transmission with PRP
• No rejection with PRP
• PRP contains non toxic substances from your own blood
• PRP accelerates healing
• PRP is re-absorbed by the body
Dr. Huschek will draw 10 – 20 milllitres of your blood, using a standard office procedure, just like having a blood sample taken. The test tube of your blood is then processed and activated. The activated PRP is then injected into your skin in the area to be treated to achieve a gradual thickening of the skin/ stimulation of hair growth or general regeneration.
This will depend upon the health and age of your skin or the severity of the scrars or stretchmarks that are to be treated. Normally it is advised to have 3 – 4 PRP - treatments 6 weeks apart.
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Contraindications for a PRP - treatment:
Smoking and intense exposure to sunlight will severly damgae your skin and work directly against good results with PRP - therapy.
During your consultation in his private practice in Hamburg, Dr. Huschek will inform you about the possibilities of a PRP- treatment or a Vampirelifting. He will also tell you the exact price and what kind of combination will be best for you.