PRP hair treatment is an increasingly popular technology for hair loss. This is because it is non-invasive, non-surgical, and has significantly reduced hair loss for many. Yes, it is relatively new, but like all advanced modern introductions, great care has been taken to reduce side effects to the point of none. Sounds too good to be true? Here’s a closer look for a better understanding of how it works.
FAQS on PRP Hair Treatment
1. What is PRP Treatment?
PRP stands for Platelet-Rich Plasma therapy. You don’t need to go under a knife to restore hair under this method. Instead, PRP uses your own blood for the injections. Started in 1980 for different types of treatments, it has since been used for various medical purposes.
2. How does PRP work?
In PRP therapy, blood is drawn out just like it is done in lab tests. It is then treated with a centrifuge to separate the red blood cells from the platelet-rich plasma (that causes clotting of the blood). The plasma is activated and injected into the area being treated. The entire procedure is conducted by qualified doctors.
3. Is PRP a new technique?
The technique itself is not new. It has been used for decades to work on wounds to improve skin structure. But only recently, researchers have discovered that this therapy can help stimulate hair growth too. The activated blood platelets can stimulate hair follicle cells to grow after they are implanted on the scalp. The result is greater hair density with no adverse side effects since the blood injected is the patient’s own.
4. Does PRP have any serious side effect?
PRP is not known to have any major side effect. During hair follicle implant, patients have been known to experience minimal discomfort, sometimes slight pain, pinpoint bleeding, and discomfort when the injections are delivered. Some have mentioned a tightness that can last up to a day or a mild headache but nothing more.
5. Who can qualify for PRP Treatment?
Although PRP is not known to have any serious side effect, the treatment is not suitable for all. Those with a history of excessive alcohol consumption, drug use or smoking is advised against the PRP treatment. Neither are patients with a history of cancer, chronic liver disease, acute infections, platelet dysfunction, metabolic disorder, sepsis or systemic disorder, to name a few conditions. If you’re looking for an alternative to hair transplant, consult your doctor to find out if PRP is suitable for you.
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