PRP Hair Restoration Procedure
How is PRP for Hair Restoration Performed?
PRP is a simple procedure that begins by gently numbing the area to be treated with a local anesthetic. While waiting for it to take effect, a blood sample is collected to be separated in a centrifuge. Once separated the platelet rich plasma is placed in a syringe so it can be injected just below the scalp’s surface. A single procedure typically takes between 60 and 90 minutes.
Benefits of PRP for Hair Restoration
- Little to no risk of reaction
- Stimulates hair follicle growth
- Can reduce miniaturization (shrinking of hair follicles)
- Works for both men and women
- Benefits are seen gradually over time, making it less noticeable you’ve undergone a procedure
Recovery from PRP for Hair Restoration
Your scalp may feel slightly numb just after a treatment, but this feeling should go away on its own within a couple of hours. In the meantime, you are free to resume normal activities.
Is PRP for Hair Restoration Right for Me?
PRP can be an effective method to help If you have thinning hair. It cannot be used to fill in bald spots. Your scalp should be in good condition with no open sores or lesions. The best way to know if this procedure is a good fit for you is to schedule a consultation.