TO EVALUATE THE EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF PLATELET RICH PLASMA (PRP) IN THE TREATMENT OF ACNE SCARRING IN DIFFERENT SKIN PHOTOTYPES
Keywords:PRP, Scar, Acne
Background: Post acne scarring is a consequence of abnormal resolution or wound healing following the damage that occurs in the sebaceous follicle during acne inflammation
Methods: Interventional split face comparative prospective study was conduct at Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, S N Medical College and Attached Hospitals, Jodhpur.
Results: After one month of 3rd treatment session, 84% patients stated that they were satisfied or very satisfied on the platelet-rich plasma side, while 7% patients stated this about the normal saline side (P = 0.18).The platelet-rich plasma side was found to have a better response than the control side and participants were more satisfied with the platelet-rich plasma side than the control side.
Conclusion: In conclusion, PRP alone provides better overall clinical improvement. We suggest that PRP should be considered as a monotherapy therapeutic option in the management of acne scars.
Keywords: PRP, Scar, Acne