PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma is a non-surgical technique which can be used to stimulate hair growth. This treatment is done by using the blood of the patient, and is conducted in about an hour. The photo suite is used to click standardized medical pictures of the area which have been identified, evaluated and measured. The platelets and the plasma are separated and concentrated from a small sample of peripheral blood. This is done with the use of specially gentle and sterile techniques and equipment. To document the improved platelet concentration, using a hematology analyzer the small sample of blood and PRP is tested. Growth factors and cytokines are present in the PRP which are responsible for the stimulation and enhancement of the hair follicles. Stronger and longer hair growth is a result of the combination of PRP with ECM or Extracellular Matrix. For a painless procedure the scalp is prepped using antiseptic solutions and anesthetic. The PRP is injected in to the skin at the level of the weaker hair follicles and delivers the platelet driven growth factors.
Who is The Ideal Candidate for PRP Hair Treatment?
PRP therapy for hair loss can be focused on two types of candidates. Those who suffer from alopecia areata on small areas can avail this PRP hair treatment. The other set of candidates are those who have weak quality of hair growth on their scalp. Those candidates with these conditions experience the optimum results with the PRP therapy for hair loss.
What are The Advantages of PRP Treatment?
- This is a non-surgical and simple procedure. - It is not time consuming. The whole procedure with multiple injections last for about 60-90 minutes.- The results of PRP hair treatment are safe and reliable.- The recovery period of PRP therapy for hair loss is very quick. - The result of the PRP hair treatment looks completely natural.
FAQ’s for Platelet Rich Plasma:
Does it hurt?
Some patients experience mild discomfort during the procedure. This happens due to the use of topical anesthetic during the treatment. This procedure can be carried on without any discomfort when it is done under the use of intravenous sleep sedation or general anesthetic.
What are the risks of PRP therapy for hair loss?
Since the enriched plasma has been produced from the patient’s own blood there is risk of allergic reaction. The PRP is made up of a concentrated amount on white blood cells which are the body’s natural defender against allergies. Due to this there is a very rare chance of infection.
How long does the PRP treatment take?
Depending up on the area that needs to be treated the procedure takes about only 60-90 minutes.
Does the PRP treatment have to be repeated?
The need for the treatment to be repeated depends on the requirement of the patient as well the treatment plans. The Platelet Rich Plasma therapy can be repeated till the desired result has been obtained. This means, the treatment can be repeated every 3-6 for optimum results.
PRP Treatment at Kaya
The PRP hair treatment can be availed at Kaya Hair Clinic. Kaya’s natural hair rejuvenation with PRP is one of the safest and non-invasive services which has been approved by the FDA. This service makes use of your own body’s blood plasma which is rich in platelets. This plasma is crucial for helping the miniaturized hair follicles to become healthier with the use of growth factors in the plasma. This is a natural technique used for the stimulation of hair growth. This procedure has no down time and are performed by the expert dermatologists at Kaya.