There is an effective, safe, and natural treatment available for hair restoration for men and women. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections are used to treat a number of conditions (both in aesthetic applications as well as medical). PRP works with the body’s natural healing response to encourage new healthy growth and has been proven effective in many uses, including reversing receding hairlines and thinning hair in both men and women.
It is all-natural, non-surgical, minimally invasive, and doesn’t require medication.
PRP for Hair Restoration
PRP can be used for hair restoration for patients suffering from:
- Male pattern baldness (genetic hair loss, generally on the top and front of the head)
- Female pattern baldness (genetic hair loss, general thinning all over the head)
- Hair loss that hasn’t regrown after chemotherapy and certain other treatments
- Traction alopecia (hair loss due to tight hairstyles)
- Alopecia areata (autoimmune-related patches of hair loss)
Platelet-rich plasma injections for hair restoration can also be used by patients who did not see results with Minoxidil or Finasteride.
Since the PRP comes from your own blood, there is virtually no risk of rejection from your immune system, nor are there unwanted side effects.
The procedure is a relatively quick outpatient procedure, usually taking under one hour, depending on how much of the scalp is being treated.
A small sample of blood will be drawn and processed in a machine called a centrifuge, which spins rapidly to separate the red blood cells from the plasma. This plasma is rich in growth factors and other healing components, which will be used in the hair restoration treatment.
We will then use a tool called a dermaroller, which is a small device that is covered in many fine needles. This is rolled over the scalp, creating many very small nicks in the skin, to which the concentrated platelet-rich plasma serum is applied. These tiny cuts allow for fast absorption of the serum directly where it is needed most.
The patient generally feels only minimal discomfort and can usually resume their normal activities immediately after.
The recovery process is quick, and any redness or slight bruising that accompanies it should be cleared up within 4-5 days.
Hair regrowth will be natural in appearance (because it is natural!), and will happen gradually, as growth does. No grafting, transplants, or surgery is required!
To find out if you are a candidate for hair restoration with platelet-rich plasma injections, contact Regenerate Richmond today and set up your initial consultation.