HAIR RESTORATION WITH PLATELET RICH PLASMA (PRP)
Millions of men and women worldwide are affected by thinning or balding hair . Treatment of hair thinning is complicated; there are multiple methods proven to either increase hair growth or preventing further loss of hair. Similar to all the organs in the body, hair follicles need nourishment to grow and they respond negatively to oxidizing agents and stress. In addition to topical Minoxidil which is an FDA-approved topical agent proven to increase hair growth, patients benefit from oral supplements and scalp injection of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP).
PRP hair restoration, considered a “lunchtime” treatment, is an effective, minimally invasive option to address hair loss.
Platelets circulate in your blood and contain powerful growth-factors. During treatment, we concentrate these growth factors and micro-inject them into the scalp, bathing the hair follicles to stimulate growth.
PRP injections involve drawing a small amount of blood and centrifuging it to concentrate the powerful growth factors and anti-inflammatory components of the blood.
This PRP serum is then gently injected into the areas of hair loss on the scalp. This process takes 30 minutes and demands no recovery time. With several PRP treatments and oral supplementation, most of our patients notice improvement. Over 80% of our patients’ treated hair has grown thicker and denser.
Treating hair loss is challenging and frustrating. Since hair loss is multi-factorial and PRP injections improving one component of hair loss; some patients respond better than expected while others
To improve outcomes, we recommend nutritional Nutrafol®. This is a super supplement that combats the effects of hormones, stress, inflammation and free radicals on the hair follicles. The follicles absorb nutrients and grow fuller, healthier hair. PRP is a source of nutrients and growth factors for the follicles that are more effective when supplements are used.