PRP Hair Restoration
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is one of the best proven methods for hair restoration.We invite you to contact our office by calling 831-600-8911 to schedule a complimentary consultation with our fantastic team!
HOW IS PLATELET RICH PLASMA (PRP) USED TO RE-GROW HAIR?
Everyone is born with an average amount of hairs per follicle, usually ranging from one to five. Thinnig hair is often a decrease in hairs per follicle. This hair growth can be reactivated as long as the follicle is still producing hair.
PRP utilizes your body's own natural means of re-starting hair growth with platelets your blood already produces, concentrated, for an instant jolt of hair restoration magic. When you inject platelet-rich plasma into the scalp, it reactivates "sleeping" hair follicles as they are packed with growth factors and quickly repair the body when an injury occurs.
HOW IS PLATELET RICH PLASMA (PRP) COLLECTED FOR TREATMENT?
Platelet Rich Plasma is produced from an individual’s own blood. After a blood sample is obtained from a patient, the blood is put into a centrifuge, which is a tool that separates the PRP from the blood. Each injection appointment requires just one blood draw. The blood is spun for approximately 15-20 minutes. Finally, the “platelet-poor plasma” is removed so you’re left with only the most powerful contenders. Platelets only last a short time outside of the body, so this procedure is fast and efficient. PRP contains highly concentrated amounts of natural growth factors and other cytokines that promote the regeneration process of soft tissues. The PRP is injected directly into the dermis of the scalp to stimulate the production of hair growth.
HOW MANY TREATMENTS WILL I NEED?
We suggest a series of 3+ treatments spaced 2-4 weeks apart. After the 3rd treatment we will schedule a follow-up visit in
one month to assess the patients progress and treatment plan. A treatment every 6 months is recommended to maintain results.
WHAT WILL MY SCALP LOOK LIKE AFTER TREATMENT?
The PRP injections are placed .25" apart throughout the area of hair loss. The injections are done will a thin needle. The scalp might be slightly tender after injections. There is no downtime and you can continue your every day activities.
DO THE PRP INJECTIONS HURT?
The scalp is a sensitive area. A topical numbing cream can be applied prior to injections. The numbing process will take place while the Platelet Rich Plasma collection is being completed. Needles are required & anxiety can be a real obstacle for many potential patients. However, transparency before and during the procedure as well as having a medical team skilled in patient safety and comfort can help you overcome this challenge.
DOES HAIR RESTORATION ACTUALLY WORK?
With PRP, it depends. There is no guarantee, and everyone responds differently to treatment. The only way to tell if PRP is effective for you is to give it a try. Some people see results with one treatment, others require more.
HOW MUCH DOES HAIR RESTORATION COST?
Again, it depends. This can be a frustrating answer, but PRP treatments are customized for each person. But don’t worry, all fees are laid out and completely transparent during your consultation.
WHY IS PRP BETTER THEN ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS?
Other hair restoration options include either invasive, painful, and scar-inducing traditional grafts or potentially dangerous topical treatments like minoxidil (the active ingredient in Rogaine). PRP is safe, effective, and utilizes your natural body for results.
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