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The new and safe technique to improve HAIR loss in Males and Females uses PLATELET RICH PLASMA prepared from venous blood of the patient.
It is an excellent technique for people who prefer to avoid a surgical restoration and who experience high quantity of minituarized hair follicles.
Structurally, PRP is a biomatrix that repairs and remodels damaged tissue. It has been used for years in a field of orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, dermatology and cosmetic medicine.
It contains beside other factors vascular epithelial growth factors that enable increased thickness of scalp, increased number of hair follicles and keratinocytes and increased density of vessels around follicles.
In hair restoration, PRP is injected into the scalp. The application of PRP causes miniaturized hair follicles to become healthier and larger, producing more robust hair growth. PRP activates follicular progenitor cells (adult stem cells) and PRP is loaded with growth factors that promote rapid angiogenesis and localized cell growth. Effective for both male and female pattern hair loss, PRP has also regrown hair in alopecia areata, eyebrow hair loss and other patient cases with non-hereditary hair loss.
The recovery from PRP therapy is typically uneventful. Pain is easily managed in most cases with non-narcotic analgesic medication such as Nurofen. Some mild swelling of the forehead is occasionally seen 4-6 hours after PRP injections. This is normal and will resolve in 48 hours.
PRP treatment takes about 80 minutes to complete. First, a blood sample is obtained which is specially processed ( centrifuged) to produce the PRP. A local or topical anesthetic is administered to the scalp to numb the scalp treatment area.
If desired, a sedative can be administered. The PRP is administered via a series of injections over the full scalp or in a localized treatment area such as the eyebrows or beard. The small amount of plasma is injected in a grid pattern about 1cm apart.
At the end whole area is rolled with a roller or automatic micro needling pen.
New hair growth can be seen as early as 2 months, but is typically evident between 5-8 months and will continue to improve up to a year after treatment.
1. Male Pattern Hair Loss – especially in the early stages of balding,or anytime
there is a lot of miniaturized hair on the scalp
- Female Pattern Hair Loss – at all stages of hair loss
- Reduced hair of the eyebrows or beard
- Alopecia Areata, Alopecia Totalis
- Metabolic causes of hair loss – iron deficiency and medication induced hair loss
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