Many people who are familiar with platelet-rich plasma treatment( PRP treatment) know that it is a treatment which makes use of your own blood in treating hair loss.
Using PRP as a treatment option is great because it is effective in increasing hair count, hair thickness and also the growth of hair cycle. The treatment has become very popular in the past few years.The blood from the patient’s arm is taken out, after which it is put into another machine, known as a centrifuge, which rotates the blood tube to divide the red blood cells from the plasma. The plasma which is rich in platelets is then inserted into the hair scalp. This is a process which needs to be done very carefully. The patient has to be given injections on the scalp, at every half inch of thinning hair.
No Risks involved.
You might be surprised to know that there are absolutely no risks involved during the treatment process of PRP. There is no discomfort felt during the administration of injections. In case of any bruising caused, it gets resolved within a week’s time.
Surgeons mostly advise the patients to take a warm shower, because the hot temperature increases the blood flow inside the scalp.
Who Is Eligible For The Process?
You are eligible for the process if you fulfill the following conditions:
- Are not completely bald and have a low density of hair.
- Do not indulge in smoking or drinking on a day to day basis.
- Do not indulge in drugs
- Do not have blood thinning products or medicines
- Do not suffer from diseases like skin cancer, blood diseases or any kind of metabolic disorders.
Anyone who is an adult and is facing the problem of hair loss is eligible for the PRP Hair loss treatment. PRP is considered for patients who have the problem of androgenic alopecia. Androgenic alopecia is a hair loss which is mostly genetic.
The PRP treatments are performed for 5 months. The first noticeable result with PRP treatment is that there is less of hair fall in the person getting it done. After that the hair starts growing. You also might be prescribed medicines like spironolactone, Rogaine foam or Evolis to help the hair grow in a better way.