Autologous-derived Growth Factors For Wrinkles, Anti-Aging and Scarring

About Autologous-derived Growth Factors

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Autologous-derived Growth Factors is a concentration of a patient’s own growth factors that can be used for various medical purposes. In the Autologous-derived Growth Factors  procedure, blood is drawn (usually 1 or 2 tubes), which is then centrifuged to concentrate certain fractions. This growth factor-rich fraction of the blood is then injected into the skin, where it releases growth factors stimulating repair and regeneration. Typically several treatments are performed at monthly intervals for optimal results.

Autologous-derived Growth Factors has been used as an effective treatment in various surgical and medical fields, especially in orthopedics. In recent years, Autologous-derived Growth Factorshas become of interest in dermatology, where it is used in the treatment of neck and face rejuvenation, scar treatment, and hair loss.

Use of the Autologous-derived Growth Factors technique may result in improvement in face and neck texture, improvement in the appearance of wrinkles, and improvement in scarring, including acne scars. Autologous-derived Growth Factors is sometimes combined with other treatments, particularly CO2 laser resurfacing and micro needling, for the treatment of wrinkles and scars.

Are Autologous-derived Growth Factors treatments paid for by insurance?

Autologous-derived Growth Factors treatments are a cosmetic procedure and not paid for by insurance. The cost of treatment depends on how many tubes of Autologous-derived Growth Factors are required and how many treatment sessions are needed..

Do Autologous-derived Growth Factors injections hurt?

Topical numbing can be applied to the treatment area to improve patient comfort. For scalp injections, nerve blocks are sometimes used.

Are there alternatives to Autologous-derived Growth Factors?

Growth factors from other sources can sometimes be used in a similar fashion as Autologous-derived Growth Factors. For example Procell serum is used with micro-channeling for similar treatments of scars, wrinkles, and hair loss.

To schedule a consultation for Autologous-derived Growth Factors treatments in New Jersey contact your SOMA Skin & Laser dermatologist at 973-763-7546

**Results may vary patient to patient. There is no guarantee that any specific result can be achieved.
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