Dr Sepideh Etemad-Shahidi talks about PRGF

Dr Sepideh Etemad-Shahidi asks, is plasma rich in growth factors (PRGF) the final transformation of PRP?

PRP, the vampire facial, “that treatment where they take your blood and inject it back into your face” – call it what you may, but just know that it has entered 2017 new and improved with the fancy new name of PRGF (plasma rich in growth factors). So, what is behind this new name? Is it just the same old story – PRP just repackaged – or do we have something worthwhile thrown into the updated mix? First, let’s have a look at what pre-2017 PRP actually consisted of.

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