What is PRGF?

PRGF, or Plasma Rich in Growth Factors, is a regenerative therapy that leverages your body’s own plasma and platelets to stimulate healing and cellular growth. This method can be employed by dentists to expedite recovery following procedures. Additionally, PRGF injections can be used for skin rejuvenation, helping to achieve a younger-looking appearance.

PRGF can help:

  • Anti-ageing
  • Sundamage
  • Skin rejuvenation
  • Hair growth
  • Nerve pain
  • Promote painless healing and bone regeneration


What does treatment involve?

This treatment is sometimes referred to as the “vampire” treatment, as we use your blood in the initial step. We take a sample from your arm, just like a regular blood test. With a centrifuge, we separate your blood into its components – plasma and platelets. These components are used in PRGF. We numb the injection sites, if needed, before injecting the plasma into your skin. The entire treatment should not take more than a few hours (the longest step is the centrifuge, not the treatment itself!). You should start noticing the effects within 24 hours.

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Frequently Asked Questions About PRP

PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma, it is also known as Plasma Rich in Growth Factors (PRGF). Blood is taken from the patient and then processed with a centrifuge. The body’s own cells and components (e.g. growth factors) contained therein are injected directly at the site of the injury or disease without the addition of other substances. There, regeneration and healing are accelerate. This results in new cell growth and is extremely beneficial for the skin and the scalp.

While PRP is considered safe for most people, it is not recommended for anyone who has any of the following medical conditions:
  • Hepatitis C
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
  • Any type of blood cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease that requires taking a blood thinner
  • Skin cancer in the area to be treated.
These conditions affect platelets and make them unable to deliver the expected results

Yes. PRP therapy is a very successful way of stopping or alleviating hair loss. In addition, the substance strengthens the hair roots and cells. This results in better growth. PRP will not treat all types of hair loss so consider a DNA Tricotest before treatment, this will specify which treatments are better for you type of hair loss.


PRP is produced then injecting into the scalp. PRP therapy has been shown to improve the blood supply to the hair follicle while inhibiting apoptosis (programmed cell death), both these mechanisms prolong the anagen (2) thus promoting hair growth. PRP is a realistic and promising solution for those who are grappling with hair thinning and hair loss.


If used for skin regeneration a minimum course of 3 is recommended followed by a single treatment every 9 months, for hair loss treatment more regular treatments may be required, generally twice a year.


When it comes to safety, PRP is not only regarded as an innovative treatment but is also considered one of the safest treatment in the market, it naturally stimulates skin and hair without the risk associated with other treatments.


The treatment involves injecting the PRP back into the skin, the finest needle is used to do this and while some find this uncomfortable most say it’s very tolerable. We can also offer a local aesthetics so if you are concerned you may find this painful.


It is recommended to have 2 to 6 treatments 3-4 weeks apart, followed by 1 every 9 month to maintain results.


Hair loss is generally chronic, which means more treatments are needed for long-lasting results. It is recommended to have at least 3 treatments 3-4 weeks apart followed by 1 every 6 months.


PRP stimulates your own collagen to grow for total facial rejuvenation rather than individual area improvement. Typically dermal fillers such as hyaluronic acid treat specific lines and skin folds in the skin.
PRP used to treat the face is effective for restoring skin integrity, volumising cheek and cheek hollows, softening eye hollows, improves the overall tone, tightness, and texture of the skin, and is safe to use in areas where dermal fillers are not recommended.