At Docere Medical, we take skin rejuvenation very seriously and offer our patients several different options for creating youthful, healthy, glowing skin using the power of regenerative medicine.   

Skin aging takes place on a cellular level so it makes sense to fight those changes at the same level – that’s where regenerative therapies like Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Adipose Derived Stem Cells (ADSC’s) come in to play.

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) uses growth factors in your own blood to signal your skin’s stem cells.  PRP is made after collecting a small amount of blood from the patient and then spinning it down to isolate the potent growth factors found within the platelets.  All of our cosmetic regenerative therapies at Docere Medicine use PRP.  


Platelet Rich plasma for cosmetic stem cells therapy in utah


Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has been shown in clinical studies to…

  • Increase collagen production in skin
  • Improve wound healing and health of skin
  • Improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Decrease appearance of dark circles and hyperpigmentation
  • Improve texture and firmness of skin
  • Improve blood supply to the skin

Adipose Derived Stem Cells (ADSC’s), obtained from the patient’s own fat by a mini-liposuction procedure, can be added to the PRP to further enhance skin rejuvenation. Adipose Derived Stem Cells are rich in Mesenchymal Stem Cells, which have the ability to bring about diverse regenerative changes in the skin. 

Studies in skin rejuvenation show that stem cells (ADSCs) can...

  • Increase collagen production  
  • Improve blood flow to the skin
  • Provide photo-protection to the skin (protects again damaging UV rays)
  • Improve skin hydration and decrease water evaporation seen with aging
  • Increase the thickness and density of the skin dermis
  • Improve wound healing and appearance of scars

Our skin rejuvenation procedures are done in our office with topical numbing cream given prior to the procedure.  

For more information about harnessing the healing power of your own cells for skin rejuvenation, please contact us today!


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