The Regenerative PRP Therapy For Beautiful Hair
Hair fall and baldness is a common pattern among the population today. PRP is a new emerging technology to promote hair growth. Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy injectable is being widely used by doctors for hair growth. It is a relatively new way to treat skin disorders and promote hair growth. The Platelets are the red blood cells which play a vital role in the wound healing process and promoting regeneration of new and healthy cells.
How is a PRP Injectable Prepared?
The PRP is prepared from the blood. An amount of 20 to 25 ml of blood is withdrawn from the PRP kit into small vials. The drawn blood from the vials is spun into the centrifuge machines. The spinning of blood separates the blood into various constituents. These include
- Red blood cells are constituted on the bottom layer.
- The plasma is constituted on the topmost layer. It is called the platelet poor plasma
- The middle layer constitutes of platelets. It is referred to as ‘buffy coat.’
Who are the Ideal Candidates to Take PRP therapy?
The PRP therapy induces hair growth. It can be effective for all hair types but most commonly it is injected to promote new hair growth on severe cases of female baldness pattern or male baldness pattern after they have successfully completed the procedure of hair transplant. It is usually undertaken by males and females between the ages of 40 to 50.
How is the PRP Therapy Given?
The PRP therapy can be completed in one to one and half hours’ time. The first step before starting the therapy involves applying a numbing cream to the entire scalp for a duration of ½ hour to reduce the sensation of pain and discomfort during the procedure.
Just before the therapy, a local anesthesia injection is given to make the procedure a painless one. Then the PRP is injected deeply into the skin at the hair roots and multiple pricks are made for the purpose. The PRP therapy is given every 4 to 6 months. A maintenance therapy is also required in most cases after every 3 to 6 months.
When are the Results of PRP Therapy Seen?
The therapy begins to show improvement in hair fall and visible changes are noticed within 4 to 6 months of the therapy.
Is the PRP Therapy Safe?
The PRP is a safe option to consider. It has no risk of allergic reaction as it is your own blood which is used.
The PRP therapy is done by board-certified dermatologists and plastic surgeons
How much does it cost to have a PRP Therapy?
The average cost of the complete procedure for PRP therapy falls between Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 15,000 per session.
In conclusion, we can say that PRP therapy is the most effective hair regrowth stimulating therapy adopted today. Results though vary from patient to patient, but the effectiveness of the therapy has shown almost a 95% success rate. Whether it is baldness or hair thinning or extreme hair fall, the newly advanced PRP therapy offers the patients long-term hair solutions in the least invasive way.