What is PRP Hair Rejuvenation Treatment?

Platelet rich plasma hair treatment is gaining in popularity among men and women who want lush, full, naturally healthy hair. When done correctly, PRP hair restoration is highly effective for stimulating new growth as well as strengthening existing hair.

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy utilizes the patient’s own healing and growth factors to stimulate hair growth. Platelets’ main job in the patient’s bloodstream is to prevent excessive bleeding, but platelets also contain growth factors that speed healing. The platelets in PRP treatment for hair loss also attract stem cells, which are highly specialized cells that can transform into any type of cell. Plasma is the watery component of the patient’s blood that contains the highest volume of healing and growth factors, and provides the perfect medium for the platelets in PRP injections for hair loss.

While clinicians have been using PRP therapy to treat a variety of medical conditions since the 1980s, hair loss specialists have only recently begun to appreciate the benefit of using PRP for stimulating hair growth. PRP is now widely used to treat hair conditions including androgenetic alopecia (male pattern balding), alopecia areata, telogen effluvium, and many more.

PRP Hair Injection Treatment

PRP therapy for hair loss is a non-surgical procedure that triggers the growth of hair from resting, dormant, or miniaturized hair follicles. The process involves drawing the patient’s blood into a 20cc specialized tube, where it then spins in a centrifuge for 5 minutes to separate the platelets and plasma from the other components of the patient’s blood. The plasma is then drawn off and set aside. Gravity allows a dense layer of platelets to collect in the plasma at the bottom of the tube. This platelet rich plasma contains a concentration of platelets that has 3 to 5 times more platelets than unseparated blood.

Next, the platelet poor plasma (PPP) is collected from the top of the tube. If the patient will undergo another procedure that uses platelets, such as microneedling, the practitioner will save the PPP. The clinician will then collect the small amount of platelet rich plasma from the bottom of the tube and inject it back into the patient’s scalp using one of two procedures:

Subdermal: The PRP injection goes into the deeper, subcutaneous fat layer of the scalp; this procedure requires a longer needle but fewer injections

Dermal: The PRP solution is injected into the scalp’s dermal layer, which is not as deep as the subcutaneous layer; this procedure features the use of a shorter needle, but requires a greater number of injections

The practitioner will sometimes follow the plasma injection for hair with microneedling, a procedure that further stimulates collagen production. Collagen provides the protein and amino acids needed to make keratin, which is a natural compound that makes hair strong.

PRP Hair Injection Treatment
Before & After

PRP Hair Treatment Before & After
PRP Hair Growth

*Individual Results May Vary

What to Expect After PRP Hair Treatment

You can resume your normal activities after plasma treatment for hair loss. Most patients see results in just 4 to 6 weeks after PRP for hair loss, but it may take about 3 months to see the full results of plasma hair restoration. Multiple PRP treatments are necessary over the course of 3 to 6 months to gain optimal long lasting results.

Is PRP Hair Treatment a Permanent Solution?

While it is not a permanent solution, this plasma hair treatment provides noticeable and long lasting results, even from the first hair growth injection. Additional therapies are typically combined with PRP including medical grade vitamin supplements, topical treatments, etc to further augment efficacy. Hair loss can have many internal causes including genetic, hormonal and autoimmune sources, therefore PRP is continued as needed for maintenance treatment.

How Much Is PRP For Hair?

PRP for hair loss typically involves four treatment sessions spaced 4 to 6 weeks apart. The cost usually ranges from $1,500–$3,500 for the initial four treatments depending on the size of treatment area and experience of the provider.

PRP Hair Injections For Men

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Simply fill out the form on this page, and one of our experienced team members will reach out to you promptly to schedule your consultation. You can also call our Boca Raton, FL office directly to schedule (561) 368-9455.

PRP Provides Amazing Results for Hair Loss and Rejuvenation Treatment

PRP provides noticeable results for men and women who have decided to take early steps to treat hair loss. While the FDA has not yet approved PRP for hair growth, the procedure has already helped a large number of people grow thick, lustrous hair.

Because platelet-rich plasma contains as much as five times the number of platelets found in ordinary blood, PRP therapy delivers more of the benefits of platelets directly to the scalp. These platelets also contain a number of components that have a positive effect on hair growth. These components include growth factors, for example, such as:

  • Platelet-derived growth factor
  • Transforming growth factor
  • Insulin-like growth factor 1
  • Vascular endothelial growth factor
  • Keratinocyte growth factor

These growth factors control the development of hair follicles, and can help control the hair growth cycles.
If you have hair loss, PRP therapy may be right for you. Medical specialists have devised several methods of delivering PRP into the scalp, depending on the patients’ needs. We can help you review the various PRP procedures to determine which is best for you.

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If you would like to schedule an in-person consultation, please fill out the form on this page and one of our knowledgeable medical staff members at Boca Raton Plastic Surgery Center – Dr. Cristina Keusch will reach out to you promptly. You can also call our Boca Raton, FL office directly to schedule – (561) 368-9455.

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