How Does PRP Treatment Work For Hair Loss?
Our clinic takes a small blood sample, which is then treated in a centrifuge to separate the platelets, from the other blood components, like red or white blood cells. The PRP has a highly concentrated number of platelets in the plasma, which release essential growth proteins. This mix is injected into the scalp using a small, thin needle. The growth factors released by the platelets can help the hair to grow a little bit stronger, faster, and thicker. PRP is also best utilized when combined with other treatments for hair loss.
Besides the growth factors themselves acting on the hair, studies show that PRP can decrease hair shedding relatively quickly. As you age, the shedding phase of your hair can increase in length, which causes the hair to look thinner. PRP can cause the growth phases of the hair to get longer in length, which results in an increased count of hair on the head at any given time.
PRP is a great option for people with thinning hair, especially when combined with other treatments such as daily supplements or prescription drugs like finasteride. PRP is also a great option for people who do not like the idea of a daily hair routine, as PRP injections can be done up to every 3-6 months without losing the effect of the growth factors.
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