PRP



Here is a quick review of few interesting articles before I go into peptides again. Example of dark circles (Photo credit: Wikipedia) (1) Dark circles is a common and difficult to treat cosmetic concern. Many factors are incriminated including transparency of periorbital skin and microcirculatory disturbance. It may also be […]

Dark Circles, Omalizumab, PRP, Metformin and Dermal Fillers






War (Photo credit: beapen) This is a critical exploration of the potential utility (or otherwise) of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in cosmetic treatments. Please read the rest of the articles in this series here. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is a signal protein that stimulates vasculogenesis and angiogenesis by binding […]

The Dark Knight Rises (PRP Part 5)



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Acanthosis nigricans (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Read the rest of the articles in this series on PRP.(Platelet-rich Plasma) Insulin like growth factor 1 and 2 (IGF-1 and IGF-2) have potent anabolic effects through the activation of AKT signalling pathway. Both are stimulators of cell growth and proliferation and inhibitor of apoptosis. […]

The virtue of moderation (PRP Part 4)



DAXX pathway in TGF beta signaling (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This is a critical exploration of the potential utility (or otherwise) of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in cosmetic treatments. Please read Part 1 & 2. Transforming growth factor beta (TGF-β) is a secreted protein that controls proliferation, cellular differentiation, and other […]

The paracrine effect (PRP Part 3)