Selphyl, which is platlet-rich plasma that has been used for many years in orthopaedic medicine, is now being used as an injectable filler for cosmetic use. This all-natural substance has been used in Japan with success and is expected to cross into the United States. Here, an ASPS Members Surgeon explains how this injectable filler works and what patients might expect as a result.
Note: Some of the procedures and technologies presented in the following videos may be under investigation and presented for research and educational purposes. More scientific study may be needed to determine efficacy and success rate. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) do not endorse the procedures or technologies presented nor do the statements of the individual physicians represent the opinions, positions, or recommendations of the ASPS or The PSF.