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PRP for Hair Loss

May 24, 2023
The use of Platelet Rich Plasma for the treatment of alopecia (hair loss).
Hair loss can be a distressing condition for both men and women. It can be caused by various factors such as genetics, hormonal changes, stress, and aging. While there are several treatment options available, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy has emerged as a popular and effective solution for hair loss.
PRP therapy is a non-surgical treatment that uses a patient's own blood to stimulate hair growth. The process involves drawing a small amount of blood from the patient, then processing it in a centrifuge to separate the platelets from the other components of blood. The concentrated platelets are then injected into the scalp at the site of hair loss. Prior to this injection a scalp block is done so there is no pain. 
Platelets are rich in growth factors and cytokines, which play a crucial role in tissue repair and regeneration. When injected into the scalp, PRP promotes hair growth by increasing blood supply to the hair follicles, stimulating the production of new cells, and prolonging the growth phase of the hair cycle.
PRP therapy is a safe and effective treatment option for both men and women who suffer from androgenetic alopecia (pattern baldness). It can also be used to treat other types of hair loss, such as alopecia areata and telogen effluvium.
One of the biggest advantages of PRP therapy is that it is a minimally invasive procedure that does not involve any downtime or recovery period. Patients can resume their normal activities immediately after the treatment. The number of sessions required depends on the severity of the hair loss and the individual's response to the treatment. (Typically 3 treatments minimum)
PRP therapy is also a cost-effective solution compared to other hair restoration treatments such as hair transplant surgery. While the results of PRP therapy may not be as dramatic as hair transplantation, it is a safe and natural alternative that can help restore hair growth and improve the overall appearance of the hair.
In conclusion, PRP therapy is a safe and effective treatment option for hair loss. It is a non-surgical, minimally invasive procedure that uses a patient's own blood to stimulate hair growth. PRP therapy can be used to treat various types of hair loss, and it is a cost-effective alternative to hair transplant surgery. If you are suffering from hair loss, PRP therapy may be the solution you have been looking for. Give us a call at (612) 207-7463. We can help.