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Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections are a relatively new and promising treatment option for a variety of medical conditions. 

Jennie Zamzow, an aesthetic nurse injector at the River North Innovative MedSpa location says, “I often encourage trying PRP injections before traditional tear trough filler. The results are not immediate as with filler, but using your own body to promote collagen growth and reverse deficits and laxity in a delicate area is worth the wait in my opinion. We are just on the horizon of regenerative aesthetics and I’m thrilled about it!” 

Here are some of the key benefits of PRP injections:


PRP injections are a non-invasive alternative to surgery, making them a good option for those who are looking to avoid the risks and recovery time associated with invasive procedures. PRP injections use the patient’s own blood, which eliminates the risk of an adverse reaction or infection.

Highly effective

PRP has been shown to be effective in treating a variety of medical conditions, including joint pain, tendonitis, ligament sprains, and musculoskeletal injuries.

Faster recovery

PRP injections have been shown to accelerate the healing process, reducing recovery time and allowing patients to return to normal activities sooner.

Long-lasting results

Unlike some other treatments, PRP injections can provide long-lasting relief from pain and discomfort, potentially for several years.


PRP injections can be tailored to meet the specific needs of each individual patient, making them a highly personalized form of treatment.

Minimal side effects

PRP injections are associated with minimal side effects, such as mild swelling or discomfort at the injection site, which typically resolve within a few days.

Overall, PRP injections are a safe and effective option for those looking to treat a variety of medical conditions without the risks and recovery time associated with invasive procedures. If you are considering PRP injections, be sure to discuss the potential benefits and risks with your provider to determine if they are right for you.

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