What is PRP ?
PRP stands for Platelet Rich Plasma. Plasma is straw coloured watery part of our blood, that contains a combination of growth factors. These growth factors have healing properties. When injected into the skin, these stimulate formation of new healthy cells and also enhance blood circulation of injected area. Because of above said benefits, PRP injection are used for number of indications including Hair Loss treatment
How does PRP helps in hair regrowth ?
When injected into scalp, PRP causes prolongation of hair cycle, thereby decreasing hair loss significantly. By enhancing blood supply to the hair follicles, it increases hair thickness and strength. Also it leads to reactivation of dormant hair follicles, resulting in hair regrowth.
Therefore PRP is widely used in treatment of
- Diffuse hair loss (Telogen Effluvium)
- Patterned hair loss in male and female
- In preparation for hair transplant
How long it will take to see results ?
6-8 sessions are recommended to see satisfactory results. Appreciable decrease in hair loss is seen in as soon as 2-3 sessions.
Is PRP a safe procedure ?
PRP is a completely safe and natural procedure as patient's own blood is used.