Platelet rich plasma, PRP Treatment for hair loss is a very promising treatment and in certain cases has seen reversal of miniaturized hair in the vertex area of the scalp. It is extremely safe since it is drawn from the patient’s own blood centrifuged and then the concentrated platelets are injected into the affected region of the scalp. This treatment is done once a month has seen promising results from hair fall control and re-growth perspective.
The primary purpose of using PRP in hair restoration is to stimulate inactive or newly implanted hair follicles into an active growth phase.
Inside the Platelets are many intracellular structures such as glycogen, lysosomes and alpha granules. These granules within the PRP contain clotting and growth factors that are eventually released during the healing and repair process.
PRP is a potential emerging non-surgical based therapy for natural hair follicle stimulation for thinning hair.
PRP is safe and natural because the procedure concentrates the good cells from your scalp and injects them directly back into the area where it is needed. There is absolutely no chance of getting a blood infection from another human being. PRP involves using your own cells that are not modified or changed, and it will not be rejected by your immune system.
PRP is a medical procedure hence initial consultation with dermato-trichologist is essential before undergoing the treatment. The doctor assesses the scalp, the kind of hair loss, hair fall severity, health condition and other essential factors before deciding on the treatment.