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The History of PRP

To refresh your memory, PRP is blood that has been infused with 5-10 times more platelets (the healing elements in your blood) than normal. It can sometimes even be used during surgical procedures to get a jump start on the recovery process. PRP therapy is most often used to treat

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What is PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma)?

  What is PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma)? Our blood is largely made up of plasma. It’s the clear/light yellow liquid that remains after the red and white blood cells, as well as the platelets, have been removed. All on its own, plasma can be donated to help cure or alleviate a

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The Fraxel Laser: An Explanation and Demonstration

What is a Fraxel Laser? The Fraxel Laser is a fraxelated ablated laser that focuses on treating only a fraction of the skin at one time. Due to the less invasive nature of this procedure, the patient is able to go back to their daily activities relatively quickly. Devon Perry,

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Cosmetic Applications of PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma)

  What are the Cosmetic Applications of PRP? Among some of the many uses for PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma), one of the most exciting applications lies in cosmetics. For example, PRP has proven to be a fantastic supplementary aid in several aesthetic dermatology procedures such as skin rejuvenation (largely focusing on

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