Both procedures yielded significant improvement regarding both GAIS (skin turgor and overall vitality) and OCT (epidermal and dermal thickness) assessment. Significant negative correlation was detected between patients' age, sun exposure, and GAIS. Burning sensation was significantly higher in area A. Patient satisfaction was significantly higher in area B. Improvement was more sustained in area B on follow-up.
Platelet-rich plasma is effective and safe for skin rejuvenation, comparable to readymade growth factors with noticeable higher longevity.