Dr Köhler has been a practitioner of PRP therapy for more than 9 years. This form of treatment originated from the use of the system in cardiac surgery, where fibrin sealant and PRP separation was used to promote wound healing. Treating clients with autologous, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) proved an innovative, pioneering approach, which has led to autohaemotherapy becoming increasingly popular. The treatment uses autologous growth factors to activate the body’s in-built regenerative and healing functions. Numerous innovations have appeared over time and, here at the prevention-center, we have reviewed these advances over the last decade and implemented them. As a result, we can now offer our clients state-of-the-art PRP therapy for regenerative, revitalising and wound-healing treatments.
Benefits of PRP therapy at the prevention-center in Zurich
- More than 9 years’ experience with PRP therapy
- We use the most innovative PRP system on the market
- Just two sessions per year are usually sufficient, depending on indications
- Natural results for a fresh, toned complexion
- Autologous materials mean people with allergies tolerate the treatment well
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP), which we obtain from our clients’ blood, has different modes of action that have a positive influence on a person’s complexion. The treatment harnesses the body’s natural healing processes and copies them. When the body is injured, platelets and other components move to the affected area, first and foremost to control the bleeding. Further processes then ensure that the tissue is repaired. The regenerative and healing power of plasma is also harnessed in aesthetic medicine in the form of PRP therapy, which is used to revitalise the skin cells. Elevated collagen production strengthens connective tissues, promotes circulation and regenerates blood vessels while calming inflammatory processes in the skin.
In our clinic, we use state-of-the art technologies to collect autologous platelets in a 20-minute procedure. A decisive factor in the success of PRP therapy is processing the collected material properly and thus preserving the concentration and vitality of the growth factors. The systems we use to obtain PRP are extremely rare and, due to their complexity, can only be used by professional medical institutions. We now use technologically optimised successor models in our clinic, allowing us to obtain the greatest possible concentrations of growth factors and achieve the best possible results. Newer separation systems have recently made it faster and easier to separate growth factors while maintaining the same high quality.
Dr Köhler strives to meet his clients’ high expectations with excellent results. To achieve this aim, he works closely together with leading international experts from the outset. He has proven expertise in the use of the high-quality materials and applies them routinely in his treatments. This includes solid basic training followed by extensive experience in performing PRP treatments day-in, day-out, over many years.
To date, we have not identified any side effects or undesired symptoms following PRP therapy. It is possible that clients may develop slight swelling, redness or minor bruising for a short time around the puncture sites.
FAQs about PRP therapy
PRP therapy is a facial treatment using autologous material that harnesses the body’s natural regeneration and healing processes. We take a small amount of blood from the client prior to the treatment and carefully prepare it to obtain the platelet-rich plasma (PRP). This plasma is replete with growth factors that are then injected under the skin, where they can take effect.
Autohaemotherapy is primarily used to revitalise and visually rejuvenate a person’s complexion. It supplies the skin with growth factors and restores it from within. PRP therapy usually leaves the client’s skin looking fresher, younger and firmer.
An initial impact will be visible immediately, with the treatment leaving the client’s skin looking refreshed and radiant. Generally speaking, their body’s in-built regenerative function is stimulated over the following three months as the full effects take shape.
Exactly how long the results last varies from person to person depending on their individual physical processes. However, PRP therapy generally delivers lasting results because the injection initiates growth and regeneration processes.
PRP therapy does not require any lengthy recovery times, which makes the process particularly straightforward. Normally, our clients are able to return to their everyday lives around 1 or 2 days after the treatment.
Here at the prevention-center, we have a series of particularly innovative technologies at our disposal for PRP therapy. As we work with the highest possible concentrations of autologous blood, two sessions per year are usually enough to achieve a markedly improved complexion.
As autohaemotherapy is a straightforward procedure, there are no special aspects clients need to consider before the procedure. People with anaemia should refrain from PRP therapy. It is also advisable to stop taking medication prior to the treatment. We would be happy to discuss all relevant aspects with you in a consultation session at our clinic.
It can often be beneficial to cool the face somewhat after PRP therapy. You should also apply a moisturising cream to the treated skin. On the day of the treatment, it is important to avoid exposure to direct sunlight, visiting the sauna and exercise. You should also avoid any thermal laser treatments in the week following PRP therapy.
PRP therapy is a particularly low-risk treatment method; due to the use of autologous materials, our clients usually tolerate the procedure very well. You may experience slight swelling, redness or bruising for a short time around the puncture sites, though these symptoms will recede on their own after a few days at most.