Rejuvenate skin and naturally boost collagen with your own plasma

PRF (Platlet Rich Fibrin) is quickly replacing PRP for cosmetic purposes. This popular new treatment uses your own plasma to rejuvenate your skin, giving you a more youthful look with very little discomfort or downtime.

PRF is an effective treatment for:

  • Stretch Marks
  • Pore Size
  • Signs Of Aging
  • Pigmentation
  • Wrinkles
  • Acne
  • Acne Scars
  • Surgical Scars

How does PRF work?

A small amount of blood is drawn and processed using a centrifuge, which separates the various components (red blood cells, white blood cells and platlet rich plasma). An additional step is performed known as activation, which converts the PRP into the more potent PRF. We use the extracted PRF during your microneedling treatment to stimulate natural deep tissue collagen growth. While results can vary, studies show that it is an effective way to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, skin discoloration and a wide range of other skin conditions.

prf diagram

PRP vs PRF: What is the difference?

There are several factors that make PRF (platelet-rich fibrin) the superior treatment option over PRP (platlet-rich plasma).While both treatments require some blood to be drawn , PRP requires more blood than PRF. When it comes to processing the blood sample, the lower spin speed of a PRF treatment allows for more white blood cells, stem cells and platelets to remain in the plasma layer which which is collected for treatment. This provides more healing factors in PRF than is typical in a PRP treatment. Lastly, the lower spin speed results in less trauma to the individual cells in your blood so more stem cells remain in tact in the final PRF product.

A higher concentration of platelets
Notable too is that PRF samples typically contain on average 2-3x the level of platelets as PRP samples. The latest literature shows that higher concentrations of platelets result in more effective treatment.

No need for anticoagulants
Unlike with PRP, when preparing PRF, no anticoagulants (like acid citrate dextrose or ACD) are needed to process the blood sample.  Without the presence of anticoagulants, the fibrinogen in your blood is converted to fibrin by thrombin after application, this creates a spongy fibrin matrix that naturally activates the platelets in your skin and results in the optimum conditions for the slow release of growth factors.

When will I see the results?

Usually you will notice some improvement after the the first or second treatment. More significant results will occur after 4 to 6 treatments spaced 10-15 days apart. Collagen remodeling takes place over time. Skin will continue to improve over the next 6 to 12 months post MicroNeedling treatments with proper skin care regimen. Results will vary in each patient.

How can I get more information face to face?

You can schedule a free consultation at OU Beauty Medical Spa by calling 818.551.1682 (818.551.1OUB).

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