The cost of PRP therapy is dependent on the specific treatment performed. We offer a variety of PRP therapy, including PRP rejuvenation of the face, PRP joint injections, PRP with micro-needling, PRP hair therapy, PRP stretchmark removal, and more.
We are an internal medicine office and can also perform a comprehensive laboratory workup to rule out other conditions causing your symptoms without any additional cost to you if you have insurance that covers blood workup.
Please note we are using 3 tubes for platelet rich plasma therapy and are able to yield much larger PRP concentrations than other clinics.
If you have insurance coverage with out of network benefits we are able to bill your insurance to obtain reimbursement on your behalf.
Yes, PRP therapy and PRP injections for Alopecia are effective treatment modalities. Our PRP physicians provide PRP treatment with micro-needling for regrowth of hair and stimulation of hair follicles. Book a consultation or treatment using our online portal or contact our office to schedule your consultation today!
Yes, our office provides PRP treatment for dark circles around the eyes. Our PRP doctors have had great success treating this otherwise tricky condition. More than one treatment may be required for optimal results. PRP with micro-needling is performed to lighten dark circles and under the eyes. We can inject PRP under eyes if it is deemed appropriate by our physician.
PRP treatment for knee and joint conditions involves injecting platelet-rich plasma, which possesses growth factors, into the affected area. PRP is derived from one's blood and reinjected in knee joints, tendons, shoulders, elbows, wrists, spine, and more. PRP then promotes healing and decreases inflammation in the area.
The cost of PRP treatment and injection can be covered by your insurance carrier if you have out of network benefits. We can submit your consultation and platelet rich plasma session for reimbursement to your insurance carrier. You can contact our office to have your benefits checked prior to your treatment.
PRP injection recovery time and PRP therapy recovery time are typically very fast with minimal downtime. However, patients may experience slight discomfort and irritation for several hours to several days. Recovery time from PRP treatment, in general, is minimal.
PRP or platelet rich plasma contains cytokines and growth factors that are used in regeneration and healing. In a sense it is your own bodies healing properties that we are concentrating using specific tubes and centrifuges and re-injecting into the scalp for hair growth, for musculoskeletal injuries, tendons for tendonitis, penis for erectile dysfunction, face for acne scars and facial rejuvenation, under eyes and more.
PRP therapy is considered a safe therapy but some people with bleeding disorders, active blood cancer,active infection, hepatitis C, HIV or AIDs should not receive this therapy.
Our physician can review your history and decide if this therapy is correct for you.
PRP is derived from your own blood and is an autologous blood product. It is actually the extraction and concentration of a part that contains platelet rich plasma.
The growth factors in PRP, include platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF), epidermal growth factor (EGF), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), transforming growth factor β (TGF-β),insulin-like growth factor (IGF) and fibroblast growth factor (FGF)
Platelets contain three types of granules (alpha, delta and lambda) that secrete various proteins and other substances that play and important part in tissue repair and the healing process.
Research has shown PRP to be a promising treatment for a variety of conditions. There are currently multiple studies ongoing in regards to this. benefits of PRP include promoting healing, reducing inflammation and pain, and stimulating tissue regeneration.
Multiple authors and studies have shown PRP to be efficacious in a variety of skin and dermatological conditions, like alopecia, skin rejuvenation, healing of refractory cutaneous ulcers, and even acne scar management. Strong results were also demonstrated in androgenetic alopecia and facial skin rejuvenation.
The PRP injection procedure refers to the process of drawing ones blood. Typically from the arms and then using a centrifuge and special tubes to obtain a concentrated form. The area that is targeted is usually numbed and PRP prepared in syringes is injected to that area by a healthcare provider.
The most common side effect of PRP can be some discomfort at the injection site and some redness at the site.
Anytime you receive an injection there can be a risk of bleeding, or infection that can develop. Our physicians will take the proper care to prep the area and decrease any side effects.
PRP is typically not very painful. PRP injections for hair loss and hair growth can have some pain associated with it. We do numb up the area with a triple numbing cream as well as freezing sprays to decrease the pain. We also add lidocaine to be injected in the area to decrease pain. Most patient tolerate the procedure well and without any issues.
If you are sensitive to pain, our healthcare providers can provide you with a pain reliever prior to the procedure.
PRP does not cause blood clots. PRP injections can cause some irritation or pain at injection site. There is always a chance of infection when anything is injected, but with proper sterilization this risk is rare.
It is recommended to not have coffee and alcohol after PRP therapy as it can increase the risk of swelling. If you do have coffee or alcohol, it is not something that is too much of a concern.
The blood needs to be taken in the office and spun and extracted. It is usually performed in our office.