Not All PRP Is Created Equal

All PRP is derived from your own blood. Blood is a very fragile, liquid tissue. It must be handled gently from the time it is drawn, during processing and finally at injection. Careless handling of your blood will result in a major reduction in the quality and healing potential of the final PRP that is [...]

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Avoid Surgery

Turning Back the Hands of Time Without Surgery

Let’s face it–we all want to look good, to look our very best no matter what our age. So we diet, exercise, stay out of the sun, and use sunscreen. We do all those things we are supposed to do to take care of ourselves, but unfortunately, the hands of time keeps on ticking and [...]

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PRP: An Alternative to Surgery

Nature’s Youthful Lift: Give Yourself the Advantage

It’s unfortunate, but true—age discrimination exists, particularly in the job market. That’s why baby boomers are getting more plastic surgery than ever before.  They are looking for the competitive edge in the job market trying to fight this current recession with any and every weapon at their disposal, even if it means going under the [...]

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Nature’s Youthful Lift: Non-Surgical, All-Natural Face Lift

Save Thousands of Dollars and Avoid Surgery! Surgical websitelifts have been performed for decades on patients who want to look younger and more youthful. Unfortunately, facelifts are highly invasive procedures on the face… requiring multiple incisions rearranging fat and muscle tissue altering bone structure and finally trimming then pulling tight the skin over the face. Patients [...]

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Normal Hair Growth and Hair Loss

Hair has three phases of growth: 1) anagen, 2) catagen and 3) telogen. The anagen phase is the hair growth period. It generally lasts for about eight years. At any given time, 85% of hair follicles are in the anagen stage. People with long anagen phase can grow long hair. Hair grows, on average, one [...]

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Hair Growth – Understanding a Complex Process

Hair loss is a major problem for men and women in the United States. It is estimated that 35 million individuals suffer from hair loss that affects their sense of well being and ability to socialize or work in a more productive manner. This is an explanation of what is involved in the detailed process [...]

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Hair Growth – Controlled by Many Factors

The fact that we can even grow hair at all is quite amazing. Hair growth results from having an intact hair follicle that is comprised of many components: the dermal papillae or base of the hair follicle, the bulge where hair stem cells are located and the supporting specialized tissues surrounding each hair follicle base. [...]

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Platelet Rich Plasma for Hair Growth versus Hair Surgery

There are many advantages of getting PRP for hair growth over conventional hair transplant surgery. The following is a chart comparing the two: PRP Hair Surgery Cost $1500 $6000+ Procedure Time 1 hours 5-6 hours Recovery Time None 3 weeks for healing Hair Growth 3-6 months 6-12 months Risk of Infection <1% 1-2% While PRP [...]

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What is PRP – Platelet Rich Plasma?

What is PRP – Platelet Rich Plasma?

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is derived directly from your own blood. PRP is a blood plasma with concentrated platelets. Contained within platelets are high concentrations of bioactive active proteins that aid in healing, including growth factors which are necessary to initiate connective tissue healing. With concentrated amounts of these proteins in an injured area, healing [...]

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Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy for Hair Loss, Hair Thinning & New Hair Growth

Platelet rich plasma therapy has been reported by researchers in the United States and Europe to enhance existing hair growth and stimulate new hair growth. PRP therapy has been used since 2007 as a new and exciting novel approach for the treatment of hair loss and thinning.   By the age of 50, fifty percent [...]

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