PRP Therapy for Hair Loss
Is your hair loss or thinning becoming more noticeable with each passing day? Millions of Americans are impacted by hair loss each year. Thanks to the cutting-edge advancements in research and treatment, hair loss is no longer a reason to feel down. PRP therapy is a treatment that uses platelet rich plasma to treat a variety of skin conditions. Now, current research has discovered how to use PRP therapy to help stop your hair loss. Here is what you need to know:
How PRP Treatment Works
PRP therapy for hair loss uses a decades-old technique to promote hair growth in needed areas. PRP therapy starts with a blood sample that is collected at the start of your procedure. The red blood cells are separated from the plasma in a centrifuge. Our plasma is rich is platelets that have important growth factors that help our bodies in a variety of ways. This PRP is then injected into areas on your scalp where hair loss or thinning is occurring. The injection promotes hair growth by increasing the blood flow to your hair follicles, thus increasing the growth phase our hair goes through.
Will PRP Therapy Work for Me?
The results of PRP therapy for hair loss are dependent on a couple of factors. First, PRP therapy works best when treating recent hair loss. Make sure you seek treatment as soon as you start to see noticeable hair loss on your scalp. The effectiveness of PRP therapy is also dependent on our genetics, hormones, and even the severity of your hair loss. Recent research reports that PRP therapy for hair loss typically sees about a 30-40% growth in the areas of treatment.
Patients of PRP therapy for hair loss have virtually no recovery time and can return to their daily schedule immediately following the procedure. Some patients may experience mild discomfort throughout the procedure that is 15 to 20 minutes in length. Patients do not have to worry about any possible side effects as PRP therapy uses your own plasma so there is no possible of allergic reactions that are found in other hair loss treatments.
Speed Up Your Hair Growth with PRP Therapy
PRP therapy for hair growth is available today at the St. Louis Laser Liposuction Center. Dr. Wright and his team of experts have treated a variety of hair loss cases and have the experience necessary to help you achieved renewed hair growth. Give us a call today for your free consultation that shows you everything there is to know about PRP therapy for hair loss.