PRP Hair Restoration

As with most procedures, there is a careful process involved in using PRP for hair regrowth, beginning with a standard blood draw from the patient’s arm. Next, the tube of blood is put into a machine called a centrifuge, which spins the blood tube to separate out the red blood cells from the plasma. The plasma, rich in platelets, is then injected directly into the scalp at the level of the hair follicles.

The process is meticulous — with injections beginning across the scalp, approximately at every half inch over the area of thinning hair — but typically, the entire procedure takes less than a half hour.

PRP For Hair Restoration

PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy for hair loss is a three-step medical treatment in which a person’s blood is drawn, processed, and then injected into the scalp.

PRP injections trigger natural hair growth and maintain it by increasing blood supply to the hair follicle and increasing the thickness of the hair shaft.

PRP Therapy Process

PRP therapy is a three-step process. Most PRP

therapy requires three treatments 4–6 weeks apart.

Maintenance treatments are required every 4–6 months.

Step 1
Numbing cream is applied to the scalp to help ease any discomfort during the treatment, while the numbing cream is setting in, your blood is drawn from your arm — and put into a centrifuge (a machine that spins rapidly to separate fluids of different densities).

Step 2
After about 10 minutes in the centrifuge, your blood will have separated into in three layers:

  • platelet-poor plasma
  • platelet-rich plasma
  • red blood cells

Step 3
The platelet-rich plasma is drawn up into a syringe and then injected into areas of the scalp that need increased hair growth.

Your post care instructions will be discussed with your injector during consultation. To enhance results, vitamin supplements as well as other retail products are available for purchase to help stimulate hair growth during your consultation.

Be sure to report all medications you’re on before the procedure including supplements and herbs. Our injector will determine if you are a candidate for prp hair restoration based on what type of hair loss you have, over all health and current medications you may be taking. schedule a complimentary consultation if you would like more information on prp for hair loss.

For best results, consistency is key. Treatments are typically performed once a month for the first three to four months, and then every three to six months thereafter, depending on the individual patient’s response and results. Following this protocol, anticipated results can first be seen within two to three months.

The first result that patients usually note is decreased hair shedding, followed by early regrowth and increased length of hair. The general consensus is that receiving treatments every three to six months on a long-term basis are optimal for continuing to stimulate the growth factors and stem cells that are associated with regrowth and stopping hair fallout.

It’s important to keep in mind that PRP can, and should, be a part of a multifaceted program to treat hair thinning and loss.