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What Is Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) & How Can It Benefit Me?

The internal essence of your blood contains life-giving fundamental protein growth factors. At Coast Dermatology in Laguna Beach,  we utilize HEALEON PRP, a leading-edge, patented technology that is specifically designed to concentrate your platelets to that optimum for each specific target issue.

HEALEON PRP is a high concentration of blood platelets surrounded by its own plasma. PRP is produced when a small amount of blood is drawn by Dr. Glenn I. Goldberg and staff, and the red cells are isolated from the PRP within the blood. Since it is your own blood from which the PRP is derived, there is virtually no risk of allergic reactions or rejection. With a simple, quick process, Dr. Glenn I. Goldberg and his staff are able to derive a high concentration of biological nutrient-rich cells and create autologous platelet-rich plasma.

Benefits of PRP may include tissue repair, cell growth and collagen production. Dr. Glenn I. Goldberg can explain in detail how PRP therapy may be right for you to achieve your beauty goals.


How Does It Work?

At Coast Dermatology and Laser Surgery Center in Laguna Beach, a simple blood draw, similar to having a basic lab test, is all that is needed to prepare the PRP. Your blood is placed into a centrifuge and spun at a very rapid rate to seperate the platelets from the other components of the blood, which activates the platelet-rich plasma. And, because it is your OWN blood, there is virtually no risk of intolerance or allergy. The PRP is then re-injected or put topically into the sites determined by Dr. Glenn I. Goldberg to facilitate your treatment.

What Does Platelet-Rich Plasma Produce and What Are The Benefits To Me?

Dr. Glenn I. Goldberg can explain how the growth factors produced by PRP can benefit your specific needs:

  • Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF)
  • Collagen Stimulating Growth Factor
  • Transforming Growth Factor (TGF)
  • Platelet_Derived Growth Factor (PDGF)
  • Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF)
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor
  • Interleukins, Macrophages, Keratinocytes, Endothelial Cells, Lymphocytes, Fibroblasts, Osteoblasts, Basophils, Mast Cells




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