Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy For Hair Loss. The highly concentrated platelet rich plasma (PRP) is then injected into the scalp to strengthen and stimulate hair follicles. The treatment can also be combined with micro-needling or medications for maximum benefit to the patient.
Q? WHAT IS PRP?
PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) therapy for hair loss is a treatment that involves withdrawing a patient’s own blood, processing it so that only the enriched cells (platelet-rich plasma) remain, and injecting it into the scalp. PRP contains essential proteins that stimulate natural hair growth.
Q? What IS PRP THERAPY?
Platelet Rich Plasma therapy uses super high concentration of blood platelets that are injected into the tissue of concern. Blood platelets are actually tiny cell fragments found in blood that are primarily responsible in repairing any damaged tissue.
Q? WHY PRP FOR HAIR LOSS THERAPY ?
Using this knowledge, doctors have explored the effects of this therapy on the hair follicles which by the way, are also organs. If the hair follicles have suffered some form of trauma, in theory, the platelets might be able to stimulate/regenerate them. This procedure lasts about 1 hour and can cost hundreds to thousands of dollars depending on the frequency of the sessions etc.