Platelet-Rich Plasma is a kind of natural product that gets created from one’s own body. It is a concentrated form of blood plasma that contains around 3 to 5 times the number of platelets, which is found in a normal blood that circulates in the body.
A little amount of blood gets drawn from a person and then placed in a sterilized tube, which is then spun down in the form of a centrifuge so as to separate the different components present in the blood. White and Red blood cells get divided from the platelets and the crystal clear fluid called plasma. This plasma then contains higher number of platelets and hence, gets called as platelet rich plasma or PRP.
Why Skin Tends to Get Rejuvenated Through Platelets?
Platelets are basically the cells present in the blood that assist in helping tissue to get healed and thus, lead to the growth of new cells.
The process tends to take place in the following manner:
Let us take a look at the Background of PRP:
Platelet-Rich Plasma or PRP carries a long history with itself. It is being used in orthopaedic medicine, in reconstructive surgery and also in dentistry. Now, the benefits of Platelet-Rich Plasma get applied on to the other fields of medicine such as:
Scientific studies that have gone for 30 years, seems to tell us that PRP tends to grow new collagen when they get injected inside the skin and now recent studies have proved that Platelet-Rich Plasma can help skin get softened from the damage caused by sunlight and also deal with issues related to aging skin.
What Happens During and After the Procedure of Platelet-Rich Plasma?
The procedure is carried on something like this: