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Growth factors

Growth factors

Growth factors are proteins that the body produces, they act as biological mediators that regulate essential functions in tissue regeneration and repair.

Obtaining platelet-rich plasma from the patient’s blood and microinjecting it achieves skin stimulation without the risk of allergic reaction.

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Indications

Biostimulation with growth factors can be considered one of the basic pillars of the treatment of skin aging.
It is used to recover and improve the normal functions of the skin.

How is the treatment with growth factors?

A small blood sample is obtained, centrifuged, and prepared to obtain the portion that is rich in platelets. Once obtained, reinjection is performed in the form of superficial microinjections in the patient’s dermis. Local anesthetic cream or simply local cold can be used, prior to microinjection. At the end of the session, a decongestant mask is usually applied.

Precautions before treatment with growth factors

Before treatment
It is advisable not to go with makeup to the consultation.
The use of acetylsalicylic acid should be avoided in the days prior to treatment.

Treatment duration

A time is required for blood extraction, centrifugation and obtaining the platelet rich plasma. Subsequently, the microinjection is performed. The process can take between 30-60 minutes.

Precautions after treatment

If any point of redness or purple appears, it is advisable to protect it from sun exposure. Makeup can be used from the completion of the treatment.

Results of treatment with growth factors

Currently, biostimulation is considered the basic treatment for skin aging.

The results are very good, perhaps not verifiable in the classic before and after photographs, we must think that the treatment is aimed at stimulating the skin cells that lead to the synthesis of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid.

 

How many sessions are necessary?

The protocol is specific for each patient depending on the degree of aging and the characteristics of their skin.

Treatment with growth factor microinjections should be performed at least twice a year.