Proven way of hair treatment via Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP).
PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma has hit the mainstream media. PRP is a mix of concentrated platelets and serum.
Why is this important? Surgeons have known for years that healing depends on platelets. These very tiny blood components are rich in growth factors and help form a blood clot during injury. When you injure an area like a ligament or a muscle, they seep into the wound during the bleeding that normally occurs. They then set up a blood clot to stop the bleeding and start to release growth factors to the area to coordinate a repair response. Over the first week or so, they act as a time release “pill” that secretes various growth factors as various times. These time release growth factors do things like bring in stem cells and bring in new blood vessels to ensure that the body can get more blood to the area. PRP is created when the doctor takes blood from a vein and places it in a special centrifuge to concentrate platelets (usually 3-5 times their normal concentration).
PRP can also be used to promote hair growth and can even provide thickness to hair that has become thin.
What’s the process?
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, is 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. Anticipated results can first be seen within two to three months.
Benefits of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Compared to Other Forms of Therapy
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem cell therapy has a number of benefits that put it on top of other common treatment methods. Here’s why more people are choosing this revolutionary technology.
One of the benefits of this therapy are that it is a non-invasive procedure that can treat hair loss. It is performed an in-office procedure. The process takes about an hour then the patient is free to go back home or work.
As a minimally invasive procedure, it fairs better than other extensive procedures such as hair transplant, hair grafting, and scalp reduction.
The procedure requires no downtime. The entire procedure is performed in an in-office setting and takes about 1-2 hours
Safety and Side Effects
Stem cell therapy is considered to be generally safe. The minimally invasive nature of the procedure reduces the possibility of side effects. It is possible to experience side effects if the procedure was not handled professionally.
It is therefore considered to be a much safer option than medication that can cause a number of side effects such as Minoxidil and Propecia.
Frequently Asked questions
How long is a therapy procedure?
Procedures will last between 1-2 hours.
Is this procedure covered by insurance?
Lab work would generally be coved by the insurance (based on coverage). The actual treatment is NOT covered by insurance and has to be borne as out-of-pocket cost.
How much is the out-of-pocket cost to get the treatment?
This treatment cost will in the ballpark of $800.00 to $1,200.00
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