Does Selphyl Work for Skin Rejuvenation?
- Asked by bambistar in NY, NY
- 3 years ago
I would love to hear doctors' experience with Selphyl. I can find very little on the internet, I guess because it is new. I am particularly interested in it's use under the eyes (tear trough). Thanks!
Selphyl is an organic and autologous option for an injectable filler material
Selphyl is a system that enables platelet-rich plasma to be extracted from one's blood. The concentrated platelet extract is then combined with a fibrin matrix to make it injectable and to be used like other off-the-shelf injectable fillers. By concentrating the growth factor-rich platelet's into an injectable form, it is possible to induce a potent wound healing response that can build collagen under the skin. How much collagen can be built and how sustainable it is awaits ongoing clinical experience. Because Selphyl must be injected through a slightly larger needle than most other injectable fillers, it is more traumatic (risk of bleeding or hematoma) to use around the eye area. It is better suited to many other facial areas.
Web reference: http://www.eppleyplasticsurgery.com/
Selphyl is an injection treatment for facial rejuvenation
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