Rotator Cuff Tear - PRP and/or surgery?

I have been diagnosed with a 20% tear in the rotator cuff of my shoulder. The doctor at Cal Sports Ortho suggested I could try PRP (platelet rich plasma) injections or might be a candidate for surgery. I am in my early 50s and am physically active and would like to continue and also be more so. 

Does anyone have experience with these injections? What did you learn about them, were they successful, recovery time, pain, etc. 

Has anyone had rotator cuff surgery and can you tell me what the recovery was like? Did you recovery fully? Issues along the way?

Many thanks. 

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