Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF)

PRF is 100% natural treatment. a ground breaking cellular regeneration and collagen simulation treatment on a whole new level .
The patient’s blood is drawn, processed, and then re-injected into your body in specially identified areas. The Skin Nurse Clinic PRF treatment involves taking PRP (platelet-rich plasma) this is added to a fibrin gel , this creates the injectable PRF. At the Skin Nurse Clinic we are excited that this Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) treatment is available to us. It is suitable for patients who want youthful looking skin, Including skin texture, scarring and hair loss.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does PRF work?

As a comparison to PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma), it is important to understand PRF has a higher concentration of platelets, fibrin, and white blood cells, along with a small amount of stem cells.

Skin cells need growth factors that are responsible for crating new skin cells, blood vessels and collagen. The patient’s skin is impacted as the platelets attach to the fibrin network which release this growth factor.

What areas can be treated ?

The Skin Nurse Clinic prescribes PRF injections to distinct patients. As with a vampire facial, this PRF treatment involves using your own blood to help treat a number of concerns, including under-eye bags, wrinkles, sagging cheeks, hair loss and jowls.
The Skin Nurse Clinic treatment provides results to generate healthier, tighter skin with more volume over time. This latest procedure is one of the best treatments to naturally prevent and treat fine to moderate lines on the face.

What are the potential side-effects?

There is always a risk of redness, slight swelling and bruising, and discomfort caused by the needle used. How we keep discomfort to the minimal as we use numbing cream.

What is the best aftercare routine?

You may experience some bruising following your treatment, but the downtime is minimal..
You will begin to see the results of your treatment become noticeable around the one to two month mark, as the structures and collagen under the eye continue to build.

Where can PRF injections be placed?

It can be placed anywhere in the body , except inside the bony orbit of the eye .

Why is Regen Cellular Matrix so unique?

It is a combination of HA filler and PRP.
Cellular Matrix® technology combines the complementary clinical effects of PRP® and hyaluronic acid (HA), giving better and longer-lasting result.

Is PRF an alternative to fillers?

PRF is not a replacement, it does however naturally replace volume and stimulation time.
It is up to the individual to choose what treatment or combination of treatments suits them .some patients prefer that PRF is natural , and some patient prefer a more instant results that fillers can achieve. A combination of both PRP and filler can be amazing.

Is PRP or PRF better for hair growth ?

PRF (platelet-rich fibrin) is more concentrated than PRP (platelet-rich plasma). Therefore is superior, with more stem cells that are held for a longer amount of time at the hair follicle which encouraged better hair growth .

Key differences between PRP and PRF

1. PRP is processed at a higher speed
2. PRF typically has a higher platelet count
3. Release times are different.

If you would like to speak to someone about this or any of our other treatments, feel free to get in touch!