Indications for use of PRP

There is accumulating evidence that PRP can help in the following skin conditions:

  • Venous and arterial leg ulcers
  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers (bedsores)
  • Skin graft donor sites
  • First and second degree thermal burns
  • Superficial injuries, cuts, abrasions and surgical wounds
  • Hair loss disorders – PRP has been shown to reinvigorate dormant hair follicles and stimulate new hair growth
  • Facial rejuvenation – PRP injections can treatwrinkles, photodamage and discoloration in conjunction together with other treatment modalities
  • Post-traumatic scars – PRP combined with centrifuged fat tissue and fractional laser resurfacing improve cosmetic appearance of scars.