Turkey Istanbul Platelet Rich Plasma PRP Therapy
What is Platelet Rich Plasma?
The Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is an aesthetic medicine technique to improve skin quality by acting on the direct consequences of aging. This treatment is a solution to rejuvenate and beautify the skin but also hands or treat certain painful tendons. The PRP is prepared exclusively from the patient’s own blood. This is performed by autologous preparation. This avoids the risk of rejection or transmission of infectious diseases. Is generally about Rich Plasma injections Autologous Platelet (or A-PRP).
How is the therapy?
The treatment usually lasts a month and is done in two injections of Platelet Rich Plasma at 21-28 day intervals. Before the intervention, it is imperative that the treatment area is cleansed and dried. The platelet rich plasma or PRP consists of blood plasma having an increased concentration of platelets. It contains a huge reservoir of bioactive proteins. A small quantity of blood is taken from the patient. Then, the blood is centrifuged and the PRP is extracted. This process increases the concentration of platelets and 500% growth factors. When PRP is injected into damaged tissue, it stimulates the ligament and tendon causing an inflammatory reaction. That allows triggering the repair.
Who can perform this therapy?
This treatment is effective to rejuvenate and beautify the skin of the face, neck and hands or treat certain skin imperfections. PRP injections can be performed at the painful tendons. They can be located at the elbows, shoulders, heels, hips, knees. These injections also involve muscle damage and osteoarthritic articulations. If you have a tendon lesion and the usual medical treatments fail to cure you, PRP therapy is the solution. This procedure is less invasive than surgery. It allows tissue healing and reduces future tissue degeneration. Medical specialists will tell you if this treatment is a good solution for you.
Side effects of an injection of Platelet Rich Plasma
Side effects of an injection of Platelet Rich Plasma are almost non-existent. A painful sensation may be felt during the injection. It is variable depending on the patient. A moisturizing and soothing cream is routinely prescribed and administered after the session and will be applied for 48 hours. The treated area is generally marked by papules that usually disappear between 3 and 12 hours. A few small bruises can sometimes be present on some bites points. Do not worry because at the Estepera clinic of Istanbul, doctors will guide you.