The most common type of skin ulcer, leg ulcer or leg ulceration is a dermatologic issue that occurs prevalently in women and older people, causing skin breakage, revealing the underlying flesh. Acute or chronic, leg ulcer may be caused by a number of factors, including chronic venous or arterial insufficiency, diabetes and hypertension. As a severe medical condition, leg ulcer is a source of pain, emotional distress and considerable healthcare costs.
Nevertheless, due to the technological and scientific advance, leg ulcer can be treated with a variety of therapy options, one of which is the revolutionary Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment in Birmingham, offered and performed by specialized doctors at Renew Skin & Health Clinic.
After a specialized consultation in which the doctors will explain the patient the course of the procedure, possible and expected results of the PRP leg ulcer therapy in Birmingham and will analyze the patient’ s case with precaution, if agreed upon, the patient will undergo this innovative, autologous and non-invasive therapy for leg ulcerations the very same day.
Widely used in clinical practice and also at Renew Skin & Health Clinic, the leg ulcer Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment in Birmingham is based on the premise of using the patient’s own blood nutrients to stimulate tissue regeneration and wound healing on his or her body. Given the fact that blood contains platelets, which are well-known for their growth factors, which stimulate recovery and tissue healing in response to injury, using them for healing functions without causing any cutting, pain or discomfort to the patient seems more than just beneficial.
During the leg ulcer Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment in Birmingham, the doctors will take a venous blood sample, put it in the centrifuge to separate the blood cells from the platelets. Compared to the normal composition of blood, which is approx. 93% red blood cells (RBG), 1% white blood cells (WBC) and 6% platelets in plasma, the centrifuged blood will have 5% RBG and 94% platelets. This high concentration of platelets is essential in speeding up tissue regeneration and ensuring an effective and complete treatment of the chronic leg ulcer. Afterwards, the collected platelet enriched plasma will be centrifuged again in order to increase its concentration and will be administrated by an intradermal injection as a dressing on the patients’ leg wound.
The extremely useful acute and chronic leg ulcer Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment in Birmingham performed by the experienced doctors at Renew Skin & Health Clinic represents an autologous, promising and painless solution to traumatic lesions, as leg ulcers, providing satisfactory cosmetic and medical healing of the wound, without causing the patient any discomfort, possible complications and even offering ongoing improvements over the next few months following the PRP therapy session.
Don’t hesitate and book now an appointment at Renew Skin & Health Clinic to receive the best care, diagnosis and advice in order to treat your leg ulcerations in an efficient and painless way. Our specialized doctors will offer you all the necessary details and information on the procedure and will do their best to obtain more than just satisfactory leg ulcer PRP treatment results.