American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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ASPS Press Releases

2020

December

The Evolving Role of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PPR) in Plastic Surgery

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment, which involves injecting a small amount of a patient's own blood to release various growth factors from platelets, continues to increase in popularity. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has tracked the procedure since 2015 and reports a 25 percent increase in cosmetic PRP use in the last four years.

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