Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy is a breakthrough non-surgical medical procedure currently being used with significant results from top to bottom for the treatment of hair loss, facial rejuvenation and wrinkle reduction, genital enhancement and rejuvenation for men and women, as well as musculoskeletal injuries.
Mechanisms of Action "PRP has 7 fundamental proteins: platelet derived growth factors (PDGF), transforming growth factor–β (TGF-β), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), epidermal growth factor (EGF), and adhesive proteins – fibrin, fibronectin, and vitronectin.
PDGF is a glycoprotein, which emerges from degranulation of platelets at the site of injury. It activates cell membrane receptors on target cell which in turn develop high energy phosphate bonds, which activates the signal proteins to initiate specific activity of target cells. These specific activities include mitogenesis, angiogenesis and macrophage activation. TGF-β is secreted by platelets, and also by macrophages, and acts as an antiproliferative factor in normal epithelial cells. It acts as paracrine and autocrine in nature. They represent long term healing, bone regeneration and bone modelling. VEGF, originally known as vascular permeability factor, is a signal protein produced by cells that stimulates vasculogenesis and angiogenesis. EGF is a growth factor that stimulates cell growth, proliferation, and differentiation by binding to its receptor EGFR." Call 480.599.7985 for a consultation with Dr. Clark and see if PRP is right for you.