PRP in Acne Scars


Platelet-rich plasma in Acne Scars:

Acne is a significant clinical problem with sever social, psychological, and emotional implications. A mainly genetically determined host response pattern combined with bacterial ‘’triggering’’ is generally accepted as being important for the apparently unbalanced inflammatory activity. Platelet rich plasma is a good choice for the treatment of acne and atrophic scars reminiscent of the course of the disease. In addition, for being autologous, it reduces the possibility of side effects, such as skin dryness and rejection. It was demonstrated that PRP accelerates the healing process, regulates inflammation and promotes healing by inhibiting the P. acnes bacteria, additionally restoring collagen). The PRP’s mechanism of action also involves the release of powerful antimicrobial peptides from the platelets’ alpha granules. Although there are few studies on the PRP’s effectiveness in acne, it emerges as a potential therapeutic option in Dermatology and Aesthetic Medicine.

Due to development of resistance in microorganisms causing acne to common antibiotics and differences in species and strains of the microorganisms in different regions, using PRP for treatment in this problem