Platelet-Rich Plasma aka PRP is a treatment for hair loss and on bald head. Androgenetic alopecia is well treated withPRP. Because of its high success rate PRP treatment has received a lot of attention.
PRP therapy is a three-step procedure that involves extracting, processing, and injecting plasma into the bald area of your scalp. According to medical professionals, the technique triggers natural hair growth in the scalp. To achieve the best results, the procedure is sometimes combined with other hair loss treatments or medications.
The activation of hair follicles rejuvenates damaged tissues and slows the hair loss process down.
PRP is one of the most effective hair restoration procedures currently accessible. The procedure is the least painful. While receiving PRP, you may experience mild to moderate pain.
To control hair loss and see growth, you'll need 4 to 6 sessions on average.
PRP treatment is not for you, if you are:
- Person with immunosuppressive disorders such as HIV and HTV.
- Being Diagnosed with Cancer.
- Dermatological diseases, viral infections, blood problems, and platelet abnormalities. are all common ailments.
- Chronic hepatitis is a condition that affects the liver.
- A metabolic disorder is a condition in which the body's metabolism is disrupted.
- Illness of the platelets.
It's a really simple and non-medically intrusive technique. A medical expert will draw blood from your arm. The platelet rich plasma PRP is separated from the blood after the blood is spun through a centrifuge by the medical team.
A highly modern gel technique was used to spin and separate the PRP molecules from the blood. The important growth proteins from your blood are separated after the centrifugation process is completed.
The second stage involves the use of topical anaesthesia. Medical professionals will then inject platelet-rich plasma into your scalp (PRP). PRP stimulates follicles, allowing your hair to regrow.
For the first 72 hours after the treatment, avoid using ice or heat on the injection site. For the first several days after the treatment, avoid taking a hot bath or visiting a sauna. For the first week after the procedure, don't drink any alcoholic beverages. Showering should be avoided for the first 24 hours after your operation.
PRP hair treatment costs in Kerala start at Rs. 7,800/- per session on average. This cost may vary depending on a variety of criteria such as the reason for hair loss, the number of sessions required, the scalp area to be treated, the equipment utilised, the dermatologist's experience, and so on.
1) Is it possible to restore hair follicles with PRP?
Hair regrowth is aided by growth factors in PRP that bind to receptors expressed by stem cells in the hair follicle bulge region and adjacent tissues.
2) Is PRP effective at thickening hair?
Platelets, which contain highly concentrated growth factors, have been demonstrated to promote new hair development, thicken thinned hair, and make hair transplants grow thicker and healthier.
3) Is PRP a better alternative than minoxidil?
Patients in the PRP group had quicker and better responses, as well as a substantial decrease in short vellus hair, yellow spots, and dystrophic hair, leading to the conclusion that PRP was more effective than minoxidil.
4) Is it possible to brush my hair after PRP?
After your treatment, wait at least 6 hours before using any hair products.
5) How quickly does PRP hair grow?
After just four to six weeks, PRP hair regeneration shows obvious effects. However, you may have to wait about 3.5 months to notice the expected results.