Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is used at Purity Wellness Center in hair restoration for natural looking results in which your own Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is injected in to the scalp to allow the growth factors or stem cells in your own blood to stimulate natural hair growth. Recent scientific research and technology provide the medical community with new understandings of wound and tissue healing associated with PRP treatments. As a result of these scientific studies, PRP is recognized as an all-natural autologous medical procedure for scalp, skin and hair stimulation.
- Hair loss decreases after the first procedure
- Oil glands begin to function in a normal way eliminating dandruff
- Growth of fungi and bacteria on the scalp is eliminated
- Hair structure and diameter regenerate with hair thickening
Human blood contains mesenchymal stem cells and autologous blood products that contain essential and specific growth factors that assist in tissue regeneration and healing that stimulate the hair follicles into action. It has been used extensively for over two decades for skin and wound healing with generally positive outcomes and success. In the field of Hair Restoration, evidence supports PRP therapy as a promising option to promote hair growth as a non-surgical therapeutic option.
First, we apply a numbing cream and cold compress to lessen nerve sensitivity to the area of focus. Blood is drawn in our office as though you are having routine blood testing, then the blood is spun in a centrifuge to separate and remove the PRP from the rest of the blood. The highly concentrated, Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is then injected in to the scalp.
Mild swelling and redness can be expected 1 to 2 days following the procedure. It is recommended to avoid vigorous activity until the swelling has subsided. There is no other downtime following the treatment. New hair growth is seen as early as 2 months, but is typically evident between 5 to 8 months and will continue to improve up to a year after treatment. Because hair growth goes through several cycles, including a resting phase, multiple treatments may be needed to achieve optimal results.
PRP Hair Restoration is available to adults who are in general good health who have realistic expectations of the outcome. Most people are suitable candidates for PRP therapy. Smoking interferes with the growth factors and tissue healing. If you smoke, you will not experience the full benefit of PRP Treatment. To schedule a complimentary consultation to discuss this treatment with one of our Medical Professionals, please contact our office.