PRP For Facial Rejuvenation

PRP for facial rejuvenation

A recent study published in JAMA Dermatology (November 7, 2018) found that platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections are effective in improving the texture of aging skin.

Murad Alam, MD, et al, performed a randomized clinical trial of 27 subjects (ages 18 to 70) with bilateral cheek rhytids of Glogau class II or greater. Each received 3mL intradermal injections of PRP to one cheek and sterile normal saline to the contralateral cheek. They participants did not know which side was injected with saline vs. PRP.

PRP Effective for Female Pattern Hair Loss

PRP Improves Hair Loss In Women

A randomized, placebo-controlled study from the University of Cairo in Egypt found that platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections improved hair density and thickness in women with female pattern baldness. Abeer Attia Tawfik, MD, PhD, and Mai Abdel Raouf Osman, MD, PhD, enrolled 30 female patients diagnosed with female pattern hair loss (ages ranged from 20 to 45 years), who had not received topical or systemic treatments for hair loss in the previous three months.