Platelet Rich Fibrin Matrix
The next level generation of PRP!
PRP, or Platelet Rich Plasma, is the concentration of your blood’s platelets, which when applied or injected to the skin, promotes a rapid healing response.
We use PRP for microneedling, which drives your own healing platelets below the skin’s surface and stimulates healing and rejuvenation. We also inject PRP to rejuvenate the skin and promote collagen production.
PRFM takes the healing and rejuvenating powers of PRP and adds a “scaffolding” to preserve and protect the platelets. It also purifies the PRP, so what you are getting is 100% pure platelets, without any red or white blood cells creeping in to the mix.
Purified PRP should have a clear, golden hue to it without any red residue. The red is red blood cells and indicates that the plasma has not been filtered as well as it could have been. You want the highest concentration of platelets for your aesthetic treatment.
The “M” part refers to the matrix, or scaffolding, that “holds” the platelets and allows them to last longer and penetrate more deeply and for a longer period of time. PRFM has been clinically proven to continue penetrating the skin for up to 24 hours versus just 15 minutes with topically applied PRP. The fibrin matrix itself does not add any weight, and the PRFM should appear as a clear liquid, easy to inject or microneedle in to the skin.
Just as with PRP, PRFM can be injected on it’s own to rejuvenate the skin. It can also be mixed with your own fat (rich in stem cells) and injected during a fat transfer procedure.
Among it’s most popular uses in our office, is microneedling, which is an easy, minimal recovery procedure that hydrates the skin, generates collagen, and stimulates skin healing. Our patients love microneedling and PRFM allows us to give you your most effective, upgraded treatment.
PRP and PRFM are both collected with an easy blood draw. Your own blood is then “spun down” in a centrifuge using proprietary tubes which separate out the “golden” PRP from your own red and white blood cells. The whole process takes less than 10 minutes.
PRFM uses specialized tubes designed for maximum filtering and purity manufactured by Selphyl.
*Results may vary from patient to patient