What is PRP?

cosmetic MD


Platelet rich plasma (PRP) has become one of the most popular treatments in the cosmetic world today.

Dr Hooi has been using PRP in cosmetic medicine since 2009 and is one of the most experienced users of PRP in Australia. Committing to teaching at regular workshops and training other practitioners in using PRP requires him to keep abreast of developments in PRP therapies. This allows him to offer cutting edge treatments for his patients.

Platelet rich fibrin (PRF) is a newer treatment which is prepared similar to PRP and has much the same effects as PRP.

At our clinic, we have access to a number of different PRP / PRF systems, including the Cellenis PRP and Arthrex PRF systems.

For cosmetic purposes, we can use PRP / PRF on any part of the skin on the face, scalp or body.

The ideal candidate for PRP / PRF is someone that is looking for a natural way to improve their skin who is happy for a gradual change.

This is someone who is pre-menopausal (and in males up to their 50s), generally healthy, nonsmoker, with a good diet, no history of skin cancer and with normal platelet counts. In older patients, we usually combine PRP / PRF with another treatment such as
PDO threads or laser skin resurfacing to obtain the best results.

About 5 out of 6 people see an improvement in their skin - but there will be some that have great results and some that will not be as dramatic. This is a normal distribution of responses to any treatment designed to stimulate a natural body process.

The following are typical areas for PRP / PRF treatment

  • Crepey skin in the eye, neck and décolletage areas
  • Crow’s feet
  • Dark circles around the eyes
  • Fine lines around the mouth
  • Dull, rough, or grey skin tone and texture
  • Sun damaged skin
  • Acne scarring
  • Thinning hair on the scalp
  • PRP Breast Lifting

We can combine PRP / PRF with a number of our other cosmetic treatments such as
laser and PDO threads.

Please refer to the
PRP FAQ page for more information

For further information, please see our PRP FAQ page or go to our Contact page to send cosmetic MD an email or call us to organise a consultation.

Please also have a look at cosmetic MD's Instagram page to see more Before and After photos

PRP treatment cosmetic MD


If you have had a treatment at cosmetic MD, you can download Post-Treatment Instructions here.
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