Cosmetic PRP -Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy in Dallas and Southlake
PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma is part of your blood which is responsible for repairing tissue injury. Use of PRP in medicine is based on simply the “healing power” of your own body. Think for a moment how your body repairs itself in event of an injury. When you incur a small cut or abrasion, you don’t bleed to death. Your body has the capability to seal a wound and repair it with production of new tissue. This repair process is carried out by a component of your blood called, “platelets”. I event of an injury your platelets start a cascade of repair by forming a fibrin mesh to seal the wound which in turn releases a number of growth factors. These growth factors activate Fibroblasts, your collagen production factories, to generate new collagen to strengthen the repair of the injury. The platelets activated by tissue injury also stimulate multipotent stem cells to accelerate the repair of the injury.
Over the last few years this healing function of platelets has been extensively utilized in various fields of Medicine to repair tissue injury. The vast majority of PRP in wound healing has been studied in Orthopedics and sports medicine; Physicians have been successfully utilizing PRP for quicker recovery after joint, muscle and tendon injury. PRP treatment is a popular treatment for professional athletes such as football players, golfers and basketball players.