Hair Restoration with Platelet Rich Plasma
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Hair Loss is an effective, non-surgical treatment for hereditary hair loss in men and women.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy is an effective, non-surgical treatment for hereditary hair loss in men and women. Platelet rich plasma therapy has been used successfully in various medical and surgical disciplines for many years. And now it has been used successfully in the treatment of hair loss. Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) for hair restoration involves a simple injection of your own platelets into the vascular layer of your scalp.
How PRP Works
Platelets contain healing growth factors. Those growth factors are like signal callers that give instructions to your tissue to regenerate and multiply. This has lead different fields of medicine to utilize PRP for wound healing to speed up recovery time and regrow healthier, stronger tissue.
Now doctors have discovered new benefits for hair thickening and regrowth. With PRP for Hair, your growth factors and stem cells work together to reverse the miniaturization of the hair follicle and jumpstarting dormant hair back into the growth stage.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I know if I am a good candidate for PRP?
Talk to a medical professional for proper diagnosis and to create a treatment plan.
Q: How many treatments are required?
Treatment will vary based on your need. Initially, your provider may recommend several treatments spaced 1 month apart. After the initial treatment, many physician suggest by maintenance treatments 2-4 times per year.
Q: Is the PRP for hair restoration process time consuming?
No, collecting the PRP usually only takes 20 minutes. And the PRP treatment itself is even faster. It often takes as little as 10 minutes.
Q: Is the procedure painful?
There may be some sensitivity. However, most physicians utilize effective anesthetic solutions, such as cold ambient air or a topical analgesic to minimize any potential discomfort.
Q: How much recovery time is recommended?
There is no downtime or long recovery process. You may take a warm shower the evening of the treatment. In addition, it is advised to avoid using any harsh dyes or chemicals on your hair for 48 hours.
Q: Is this a cure for baldness?
PRP is not a cure for baldness (Androgenic Alopecia). The genetic medical problem will always remain. However, there is evidence that regular treatments can significantly slow down the effects of Androgenic Alopecia and works to increase hair density.