By, Hairline International, Dermatology
Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP is rich concentrated plasma, containing around five to seven times the number of platelets than what you have in normal circulating blood. Besides, it also has multiple growth factors like transforming growth factor platelet derived growth factor platlet desired growth factor, endothelial growth factor etc. along with bioactive proteins which help your hair to grow. They also aid in wound healing. If you have thinning hair and experience bald pattern hair loss, your dermatologist may recommend PRP therapy for you.
Procedure for PRP Therapy:
In this type of therapy, blood is drawn out from your body and then the plasma along with platelets is Seperated. The plasma helps in regeneration of tissue and also heals hair loss, owing to the fact that plasma is rich in platelets. The plasma is then injected in to Scalp or may be rubbed as per the condition along with derma roller treatment on the spot where you experience hair Thinning.
For best results, PRP therapy will require around eight visits or sittings, each four weeks apart and medications such as Minoxidil and other suppliments.PRP therapy strengthens the follicles and thicknening of follicles can be seen after 2-3 months of treatment.
Numbing cream is applied for better PRP procedural experience.
Who should opt for PRP?
PRP is used to thicken the existing hair. However, you should seek the advice of doctor for more information in this regard.