Every man or woman goes through hair loss problems at some point of time in their life. The reasons could be many, it could be a genetic problem, terminal health issues, stress, pollution, medication or chemical hair treatments.
People go for various treatments for their hair problems, be it, oil or massage therapy, or even considering wearing a wig.
But, where there’s technology, there will always be a breakthrough solution- get effective hair regrowth & prominent results with platelet-rich plasma or PRP.
Platelet-rich plasma or PRP is the concentrated blood plasma that comprises approximately 3-4 times more platelets than normal circulating blood in the body.
Moreover, PRP is also known to have platelet-derived growth factor or PDGF, transforming growth factor or TGF, and vascular endothelial growth factor or VEGF along with some other bio-active proteins that accelerate the wound healing process naturally and even aid in hair growth.
The highest growth rate of PRP has made it the most preferred choice in medical science today which facilitates wound healing at a rapid pace.
According to studies and research, PRP is also known as the safe and effective treatment alternative for female and male pattern baldness or hair loss. It is in great use today in hair transplantation procedures.
Human blood comprises WBC and RBC, plasma, and platelets. Platelets are considered to be the primary substances that increase the natural ability of your body to heal wounds.
It has been found that when the platelet count increases in the wound area, the body’s ability to heal the wound also increases naturally; therefore it is very essential for quick wound healing.
Similarly, PRP is also very effective in promoting hair growth and hence becomes the most potential and useful element in hair transplantation and other hair loss treatment procedures.
Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP is a modern method to treat various problems of alopecia for male and female patients. This new technology is a non-surgical initiative for rejuvenation or stimulation of hair growth for hair loss conditions.
The science behind PRP has been discovered at the acellular level – blood cells contain stem cells called mesenchymal stem cells & other autologous products that serve as growth promoters.
This procedure involves taking the patient’s blood & processing it in a centrifuge to separate the platelets from the other constituents. Platelets contain substances that promote hair growth at a cellular level.
This platelet-rich blood is then infused into the scalp with micro-needles. PRP is commonly a pre-operative & post-operative solution before & after hair transplants, it acts as a catalyst to speed up the hair growth process of new follicles after an implant.
PRP is also used as a stand-alone procedure to promote hair growth for individuals suffering from mild hair loss or hair thinning.
PRP is widely used today for hair loss treatment in Delhi, owing to its growth factor and healing power. PRP is recommended by many certified cosmetic surgeons to patients who want effective hair loss treatment.
It is combined with hair restoration treatments for more natural-looking results in a short period.
PRP hair loss treatment, not just only promotes hair growth in patients but also strengthens the hair follicles and tissues.
It is the safest hair loss treatment that has no side effects. Platelet Rich Plasma is injected into the scalp of the patients and the growth factors into your blood cells start doing their job and hair grows naturally.
It is the ultimate alternative for patients looking for effective hair thinning or hair loss treatment. It is an injectable treatment procedure for hair loss that makes use of the patient’s blood.
PRP comprises active growth factors that promote natural hair growth and help patients to restore their confidence along with a healthier and fuller-looking head of natural hair.
Today, PRP therapy is widely used in conjunction with other hair transplantation treatments FUE.
It has been found that combining PRP therapy with the FUE method can offer exceptional results to patients.
PRP can be combined with the FUE method, both during the procedure or before the surgical process by injecting PRP solution into the scalp of the patient, and it can significantly support the growth rate of transplanted hair and even increase the thickness of transplanted hair follicles.
Patients who combine PRP therapy along with FUE hair transplantation have received significant results and it also promotes hair recovery in patients with Alopecia Areata.
FUE hair transplantation which is supported by PRP offers satisfactory results and it allows the tissues to heal very quickly during the operation and also helps the hair follicles to stay alive for a long time and make it acclimatize to the body in the recipient area.
With the use of PRP therapy in the FUE method the hair follicles remain intact and prevent damage in the outside environment with growth factor.
It allows the follicles to get the required amount of nutrition and oxygen because of the microvessel-forming growth hormone present in the transplantation region.
Owing to all these reasons it is always beneficial to combine PRP therapy along with the FUE method for more effective results and to increase the hair-growing process post-surgery.
Platelet-rich plasma or PRP treatment needs to be carried out about 2-3 weeks before a hair transplant procedure, & then 3 additional sessions spaced between a span of 5-7 weeks apart, this accelerates the growth of transplanted hair & shows significant progress for new growth of existing hair.
Anesthesia needs to be administered on the scalp for the patient to experience a painless procedure. After the anesthesia, the platelet-rich plasma is injected into the scalp.
The patient can drive home without any assistance as no sedatives are administered.
Platelets contain various structures such as glycogen, lysosomes, and alpha granules. These constituents accelerate the growth of hair and speed up the healing process.
PRP therapy decreases hair fall, & improves the quality of hair, and makes them thick. Multiple sessions of PRP need to be taken depending on the patients and their hair growth.
Candidates should not go in for PRP if:
There are no restrictions post-PRP treatment, patients may follow normal lives by using hair-friendly shampoos and conditioners with a normal diet & can perform various chores.
A brief inflammation can be observed on the scalp for a few hours, it is advised that no coloration be applied on the scalp for at least 96 hours after the procedure.
The cost of PRP starts from 5000 and ranges to 15000 per session & depending on the type of treatment.
This procedure is completely non-surgical, it lasts for a period of about an hour, with safe & reliable results, quick recovery, & beautiful results.
Platelet-rich plasma treatment has proved to be an effective & painless method to decrease hair loss & increase new hair growth. Individuals should go for this treatment after proper consultation and guidance from the best Hair Restoration Professionals in the industry.
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