PRF Therapy

What are platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) injections?

You most likely have heard of PRP platelet rich plasma but not PRF Platelet-rich fibrin. PRF is the secod generation of PRP. PRF has 10X more growth factors then PRP. PRF has high concentrations of white blood cells, fibrin and stem cells (growth factors). Unlike PRP, PRF can be made into a gel that can be used as a natural alternative to fillers. No substance is added to PRF as it is made form your own blood. 

 

 How do PRF injections work?

 PRF helps stimulate healing because the platelets help build tissue and stimulate stem cells which improves collagen and elastin in the skin. 

 

Who can benefit from PRF injections?

PRF injections are minimally invasive, safe for almost anyone, and have a low chance of complications. PRF injections are not only great for achieving a more youthful-looking skin of the face and neck but also for stimulating hair growth. Lastly PRF injections are used for wound healing. 

 

What does a PRF treatment entail?

Before any aesthetic procedure is done Dr. Garcia will evaluate you, let you know if you are a good candidate and go over your concerns and goals. After Dr. Garcia determines that you are a good candiae she will draw one to two vials of blood. The blood will then be placed in specific PRF machines. Once the PRF has been processed she will then inject the PRF to the face, neck or any other place that was discussed beforehand.