(866) 528-2233 Appointment

Exosomes, PRP, and PRF:
Three Regenerative Medicine Techniques

Exosomes, PRP, and PRF: Three Regenerative Medicine Techniques

There are some new treatments that can help the body heal itself by using its own natural processes. These treatments include exosomes, PRP (platelet-rich plasma), and PRF (platelet-rich fibrin). They can be used for things like tissue repair, hair regrowth, and healing. These treatments are made differently and used in different ways, but they all work by helping the body heal itself.


What are Exosomes?

Exosomes are tiny vesicles that are secreted by cells such as immune cells, stem cells, and platelets. These vesicles contain proteins, lipids, and RNA, which can influence the behavior of other cells. To extract exosomes from blood, a process called centrifugation and filtration is commonly used.

How are Exosomes used?

Exosomes have been shown to have benefits and potential with skin rejuvenation, hair loss, osteoarthritis, and wound healing, though many are considered experimental.


What is PRP?

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a solution made from a patient's own blood that can help repair damaged tissues. PRP contains a high concentration of platelets, which are tiny cells that can help our bodies heal. To make PRP, doctors take a small amount of the patient's blood and use a special machine to separate the platelets from the rest of the blood. This concentrated solution can then be used to help the body repair damaged tissues. PRP has been used in a variety of medical treatments to help people recover from injuries and surgeries.

How is PRP used?

Many medical professionals have applied PRP injections in sports medicine, orthopedics, dentistry, and dermatology for tendonitis, ligament injuries, muscle tears, and skin rejuvenation.


Is PRF the same as PRP?

No, it's not the same as PRP, but it's quite similar. The process involves drawing blood from the patient and using a lower-speed centrifuge to extract a platelet-fibrin layer. Unlike PRP, this procedure doesn't require any anticoagulants, which results in a fibrin matrix with concentrated platelets. This matrix aids in tissue healing by promoting cell growth and repair.

How is PRF used?

It’s in dentistry and dermatology, aiding in bone and soft tissue healing, dental implants, socket preservation, wound repair, and skin and hair rejuvenation.

Schedule your complimentary hair transplant consultation in Washington D.C., New Jersey, or Philadelphia.

We know how much trust you place in the surgeon you select to perform your hair transplant. We are a highly specialized clinic focused on providing superior hair transplantation services to patients from around the world. Start by scheduling your complimentary consultation today. We will work with you every step of the way to ensure a positive treatment experience and exceptional results.