Parents who are expecting a baby often have the choice to donate, bank, or discard their child’s cord blood. Cord blood, or blood contained in the placental blood vessels and umbilical cord, contains hematopoietic progenitor cells and mesenchymal stem cells. The FDA regulates cord blood in different ways. Although cord blood cells can be used to address conditions that currently have no cure, they can also be used to help reverse symptoms of aging.
Cord Blood Treatments
Currently, cord blood at MetroMD is used for skin rejuvenation and improving orthopedic injuries. Because stem cells help to replenish the body, they can help to manage the aging process by regenerating collagen and elastin to smooth the skin. Furthermore, they can be used to help speed the healing process in athletic injuries.
Treatment consists of injecting a stem-cell based extract into the skin or injury site or applying it topically. Because stem cells can divide to produce more stem cells, they have the ability to repair and replenish old cells. This can produce a refreshed, younger-looking facial appearance or help to treat injuries.
Benefits of Cord Blood Treatments
There are many benefits to cord blood stem cell treatments, including:
- Do not require anesthesia or medications
- Are an affordable alternative to painful procedures
- No scarring
- No downtime or side effects
FDA Banked Stem Cells at MetroMD
If you are located in the Hollywood or Los Angeles, CA area and are interested in learning more about FDA Banked Stem Cells, contact MetroMD today to schedule a consultation. At MetroMD, we strive to help improve your health with cord blood treatments.