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How do PRP Injections Help With Hair Loss?

In most cases it is scary and shocking to realize that your hair is thinning or excessively start to fall out. You may think there’s nothing you can do about it to save it and you try to look for the best advertised shampoo in the market, but that gives none or just a little difference to your hair state. Fortunately, there are different options to choose from, which give you real results. New treatments for hair loss are constantly evolving, making it possible for thousands of people to stop hair loss in its tracks.

One of the most popular and effective procedure are PRP Injections.

What is so special about this type of treatment?

Studies show that the increased concentration of growth factors in platelet-rich plasma may stimulate or speed up the healing process, shortening healing time for injuries, decreasing pain and even encouraging hair growth.

Should you get PRP after hair transplant?

It is advised by doctors all around the world to go for PRP therapy after hair transplantation as it speeds up the growth process and has multiple other benefits. The benefits of using PRP to promote hair healing and hair growth after hair transplantation focuses on three functional applications: Maintaining and increasing the viability of hair follicles during and after hair transplantation. Promote and enhance repairing of tissue and healing process after hair transplantation. To strengthen inactive hair follicles and to stimulate new hair growth.

Platelet growth factors cause follicular stem cells to change from a resting state to an active state, which starts the process of hair production.

Is PRP therapy injections safe?

PRP injections are considered safe when performed by a trained medical provider. Mild risks include pain, redness, headaches, and temporary hair shedding. PRP may not be appropriate for those with a history of bleeding disorders or autoimmune disease.

How does it work?

With hair loss, research suggests injecting the platelets found in a patient’s blood and activating growth factors can improve the blood supply to their hair follicles and increase the thickness of their hair shafts.

It is important to have realistic expectations which are always discussed on every consultation with our injectors. Improvement in hair health and thickness is possible and has been documented in several peer-reviewed studies. We will also talk about lifestyle choices that can affect hair loss, such as quitting smoking and eating a diet fortified with vitamin D and iron – two nutrients that might support hair growth.

How long does PRP last for hair loss?

You’ll need to complete a series of four to six treatments to achieve real PRP hair treatment results, and you’ll be able to enjoy new hair growth for about 18 to 24 months. Because PRP is not permanent, touch-up treatments are recommended once a year.

How fast does hair grow after PRP?

You will start to see improvement in hair texture, a thickness of hair shaft and growth of new hairs in the treated area within two weeks after treatment, it typically takes three to six months from your initial treatment to see best results.




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