Platelets Rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelets Rich Plasma (PRP)

What Is It?

PRP hair transplantation treatment is one of the advanced procedures which involve infusing own platelet cells of the patient from his/her blood and injecting it into the scalp for faster hair re-growth and rejuvenate the face. Infusing the own tissue is to eliminate the rejection chances by the patient’s body. It not helps hair growth faster, but also helps to rejuvenate the skin, by improving lines and texture and these changes are natural and gradual over the face. The same therapy is also popular for repair and healing of the wounds.

How It Is Done?

Platelets are in blood containing in small cells and play active role in the process of clotting. They are well organized in the clotting process and release numerous enzymes and promote responses of tissue and healing, while attracting stem cells and then the damaged area is well repaired. Similarly, when PRP is implemented for hair growth, hair growth process is enhanced by the mobilizing abilities of the growth factors and stem cells.

Before the procedure is started, cream is applied for numbing before 1 to 2 hours. The treatment does not take much time and the patient can go home on the same day of the procedure. usually 3 treatments are required with gap of 1 month and results are visible. Later after 6 to 8 months, maintenance therapy is needed.

Benefits

The treatment is painless and hence easier to handle. This procedure has more chances of re-growth compared to the conventional therapy. The same treatment is also useful for facial scars, fine lines wrinkles and rejuvenation of eyes, neck and areas that are décolletage. The results are quicker compared to the other conventional hair transplantation procedures and it takes only 2 to 3 months for significant growth of the hair. Hair growth can be completely boosted with 3 infusions, which are good enough. Results are gradual and improvement can be experienced after 3 to 6 months post the treatment.