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The Benefits of PRP in Cosmetic Surgery


The Benefits of PRP in Cosmetic Surgery

The Benefits of PRP

An increasingly popular regenerative medicine used in cosmetic surgery today is platelet-rich plasma; also known as autologous conditioned plasma. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a concentrate of platelet-rich plasma protein derived from a patient’s whole blood, centrifuged to remove red blood cells. We utilize it to accelerate the healing process from other procedures or on its own for rejuvenation. There are many benefits of PRP use; especially when combined with other cosmetic procedures.

At Face of Beverly Hills, Dr. McCoy Moretz is here to ensure your platelet-rich plasma treatment is comfortable and as effective as possible towards whatever cosmetic goal you might have. Dr. Mac uses PRP frequently for a variety of treatments and, as a regenerative medicine expert, welcomes you to learn more about the benefits of PRP and its applications.

How It Works

The Benefits of PRP are many. Platelet-rich plasma is strong in growth factors. These growth factors are what make it ideal as a regenerative medicine for everything from facial rejuvenation to treating the hair and other parts of the body.


Platelet-rich plasma can be combined with procedures such as Doctor Mac’s Cocktail Chemical Peel. It can improve the recovery process needed from the chemical peel.  

In other cases, PRP can be used standalone for procedures such as Dracula Therapy. Additionally, PRP can be applied to the face in order to stimulate collagen and elastin production.

Side Effects

PRP is very safe to administer. Additionally, there’s a low risk of contamination and no chance of being rejected by the body. As such, the side effects from the actual application of the PRP are virtually non-existent.

The blood draw itself may sometimes result in mild side effects, including dizziness, mild nausea, and, in rare cases, passing out. Unless you have a condition that makes you unable to have blood drawn for the procedure, or unusually sensitive to the process, you should be a good candidate for the procedure.

Wondering if you can experience the benefits of PRP? First off, if you have health concerns, you should consult with your primary care doctor before contacting our office. As always, Doctor Mac is happy to review your options. If you’re a good candidate for procedures that utilize platelet-rich plasma, he’ll inform you during your consultation.

Why Choose Dr. Mac Moretz?

Dr. McCoy Lee Moretz, a renowned Beverly Hills Facial Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon, welcomes you to a new standard of professionalism and surgical skill in cosmetic surgery.

If the eyes are the window to the soul and the face is then the window to the persona, let Face of Beverly Hills’ expert surgeon Dr. Mac Moretz shape your physical persona not to society’s image of perfection, but to your own individual perception of a happier, more confident you.

To contact Dr. Moretz, call 310-385-9019 or complete the contact form at the bottom of the page. Additionally, please check out our informative blog articles. To view the latest entries in our Beverly Hills plastic surgery blog, please visit this page. We thank you for your interest in F.A.C.E. of Beverly Hills and hope you find this information helpful.

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