PRF, also known as Platelet-Rich Fibrin, is a treatment derived from the patient's own blood that is rich in platelets and growth factors. These factors are essential for enhancing your complexion and, depending on your treatment plan, can improve volume loss and textural irregularities.
PRF EZ GEL
PRF EZ GEL is a special version of 𝘱𝘭𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘭𝘦𝘵-𝘳𝘪𝘤𝘩 𝘧𝘪𝘣𝘳𝘪𝘯 (𝘗𝘙𝘍) that we obtain from your own body. It's natural healing capabilities help to immediately reduce signs of aging. PRF EZ GEL contains active proteins and growth factors that promote skin healing and rejuvenation. Once injected, PRF EZ GEL instantly adds volume while slowly releasing the growth factors over time to enhance your collagen production.
Avoid taking any blood-thinning medications, such as aspirin or ibuprofen, for at least 48-72 hours before the treatment.
Avoid consuming alcohol for at least a 48 hours before the treatment.
Drink plenty of water to keep your body hydrated and healthy
Inform your healthcare provider of any allergies or previous adverse reactions to blood draws or needles.
Avoid any active skin infections or cold sores in the treatment area.
Inform your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Eat a healthy and balanced diet before the treatment to ensure your body has enough nutrients to support the healing process.
WHO IS THIS TREATMENT FOR?
This treatment is ideal for patients wanting to naturally add volume, enhance other treatments such as microneedling, or boost their collagen production without synthetic additives.
Avoid touching or rubbing the treated area for at least 24 hours after the treatment.
Avoid consuming alcohol and smoking for at least 24 hours after the treatment.
Avoid any blood-thinning medications, such as aspirin or ibuprofen, for at least 24-48 hours after the treatment.
Apply cold compresses to the treated area to reduce swelling and discomfort.
Avoid any direct sun exposure or tanning beds for at least a week after the treatment.
Avoid any strenuous exercise or physical activity for at least 24 hours after the treatment.
Avoid any hot baths or saunas for at least 24 hours after the treatment.
Eat a healthy and balanced diet to support the healing process.
Keep the treated area clean and dry.
If you experience any pain, swelling, or redness, contact your healthcare provider immediately.
How is PRF different from PRP?
PRF and PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) are similar in that they both utilize the patient's blood components for treatment. However, PRF is a more advanced form of platelet concentrate. While PRP separates the platelets from the blood plasma, PRF additionally incorporates fibrin, white blood cells, and stem cells, which are believed to enhance the healing and regenerative effects.
How is PRF obtained?
PRF is obtained through a simple blood draw from the patient, similar to a standard blood test. The blood is then processed to separate the platelets and other beneficial components using centrifugation. The resulting PRF concentrate is then used for treatment.
How does PRF work?
PRF contains a concentrated amount of platelets and growth factors. When applied or injected into the target area, these growth factors stimulate cell proliferation, collagen production, and tissue regeneration. The increased growth factors and healing properties in PRF aid in the natural healing and rejuvenation processes of the body.
Is PRF safe?
PRF is considered safe because it utilizes the patient's own blood components, reducing the risk of allergic reactions or infections. However, as with any medical procedure, there can be risks and potential side effects.
How many PRF treatments are needed?
The number of PRF treatments required varies depending on the specific condition being treated and the individual response to the treatment. In some cases, a single treatment may be sufficient, while other conditions may require a series of treatments spaced several weeks apart.
What is the downtime after PRF treatment?
The downtime after PRF treatment is typically minimal. Most people can resume their regular activities immediately after the procedure. Some temporary redness, swelling, or bruising may occur at the injection sites, but these effects are usually mild and subside within a few days.
How long do the results of PRF last?
The duration of PRF results can vary depending on the specific treatment and individual factors. In general, PRF stimulates the body's natural healing processes, and the effects can last several months to over a year. To maintain the results, follow-up treatments may be recommended.