Microneedling PRP vs. Pro Cell Therapies?

Which is a better path for microneedling? PRP or the Pro Cell Stem Cell serums ? I've seen a Dr that uses PRP and the other uses the pro cell. Which is safer/more effective for texture/a slight atrophy acne scar?

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Microneedling PRP vs ProCell Therapies

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ProCell Therapies' human growth factor serums are much better than PRP for the following reasons: ProCell Therapies' micro-needling solution contains high concentrations of skin-specific human growth factors derived from bone marrow stem cells. These stem cells have been shown to secrete growth factors and cytokines that modulate inflammation downward while providing pro-healing bio-signals. Micro-needling with higher levels of anti-inflammatory cytokines will give more rapid healing with significantly less inflammation post procedure. PRP is strongly pro-inflammatory (not good) and now, due to these recent advances, is quickly falling out of favor in many offices. There is accumulating evidence that downtime, inflammation, swelling and discomfort are all reduced using bone marrow derived cytokine products. Healing and recovery after micro-needling should benefit on the same physiologic basis. In my office, we have seen dramatic results from this treatment for skin texture, fine lines, and acne scarring.

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PRP or growth factor injection

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Thank you for your question.

PRP versus growth factors solution injectionform probably of similar outcome. I don't think there are RCT showing one to be better than the other.

RCT = randomized controlled studie

Microneedling + PRP is better than microneedling alone.

Dr H Karamanoukian
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PRP with Microneedling has Dramatic Effects

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Thank you for sharing your question. Microneedling with PRP (platelet rich plasma) is great for skin rejuvenation, improving fine lines and wrinkles. For best results a treatment plan of 3 sessions spaced 4-6 weeks apart is a good method. See an oculofacial expert for comprehensive evaluation and discussion of preferred treatment. Good luck.

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