What Are The Benefits of PRP For Hair Regrowth
Updated: Dec 29, 2018
If you are suffering with thinning hair, have you concidered PRP treatment yet? Many patients prefer this option over the alternatives because PRP has very good success and is completely natural. For hair regrowth PRP is a very popular procedure, and it treats thinning hair without having to undergo surgery or take any harmful drugs.
Benefits for Hair Regrowth
Hair loss is a progressive problem, which means it get worse over time. Furthermore it can have huge implications on your self-esteem and confidence.
Prescription drugs are sometimes used, but they come with undesirable side-effects, they main one being they can cause significant sexual problems for some men. Gels and topical, although convenient have a limited success. Lasers are also used in some cases to promote stimulation of bloodflow, however, we cannot say this is hugely effective either, Hence, why we do not offer this service.
Benefits of PRP for Hair Loss
The science behind this treatment is it is regularly used for plastic surgery, orthopedics and dentistry.
In fact, some of the most well-known athletes have used PRP therapy for hair loss, and for many years, platelet-rich plasma has been a popular treatment option for progressive hair loss and thinning. During this treatment, a sample of your own blood is drawn and concentrated. It is then used to promote further bloodflow to your scalp and also stimulate hair follicles via a release of growth factors from platelets.
Before the procedure, local anaesthetic can applied to your scalp to numb the area to make the procedure for more comfortable. However, this being said, the majority of our patients report the procedure to be not that painful at all and prefer to not have the anaesthetic cream applied, especially our women patients.
PRP treatment foe hair loss has several benefits to offer.
We know and understand that there are two major reasons to why we lose our hair – one) is a hormonal insufficiency or an increase in testosterone (DHT), and two) reduce blood flow.
A major benefit of PRP is that it uses your own blood. We initially separate the different components of your blood, to harvest the platelet-rich plasma. We will then inject this concentrated solution into your scalp. Another major benefit of using PRP for hair restoration is the success rate and results which can be obtained.
In the majority of cases, platelets can reverse or stop a patient’s hair from thinning, and results from the treatment appear over multiple months. PRP treatment for hair loss is very simple to have and It also provides natural-looking results.
If you’re dealing with thinning hair or hair loss, PRP hair restoration treatments at Dynamic Regenerative Medicine in Birmingham and Solihull can both help to stop or reverse the problem. Get in touch with us today or schedule a free consultation to see if you are a good candidate for PRP treatment.