Although face lifts have proved to be effective against the signs of aging, they are not as effective as we would have hoped. With the new technique of autologous stem cell face lifts, there is an entirely new process at work that begets results that speak for themselves. Here are some frequently asked questions about the procedure.
Are there any ethical issues with Adult Stem Cells?
No, adult stem cells are not embryos. They don’t have the potential to develop into a new human being. They reside in the bone marrow and fat and they exist in large quantities.
How do I know if Stem Cell therapy is good for me?
Consult with your physician if you have any type of joint pain or if you suffer from any degenerative disease. Stem Cell Therapy enables the patient’s body to use it’s own stem cells to heal and repair.
Are there any side effects to Stem Cell Therapy?
It is a very safe procedure. After a complete medical evaluation, our specialists will determine if you are a candidate for this treatment. Some patients may experience pain and soreness during the post-operative period. Because autologous blood and fat is used, there are minimal chances of allergic reactions.
What are the potential benefits of Stem Cell Therapy?
Healing, repair and regeneration of injured or damaged tissue. It can regenerate tissues that are injured in meniscal tears, ligament tears, rotator cuff tear, tennis elbow and in degenerative diseases like arthritis and osteoarthritis. It decreases pain at the level of the injury and improves performance. The procedure is done in an office setting, under local anesthesia. This eliminates the risks associated with surgery or anesthesia.
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