PRP FOR HAIR TRANSPLANTATION

PRP FOR HAIR TRANSPLANTATION

PRP or the Platelet Rich Plasma, also known as autologous platelet gel, is nothing but plasma from the blood, rich in platelets. Platelets are cells present in the blood that are known to boost healing as well as growth. PRP is being used actively these days for hair restoration with the aim of obtaining thicker natural looking hair. We at New Look here are experts with a huge amount of experience in the area of using PRP to get the best of the results. But to go for any treatment, it is imperative to have an in-depth understanding of its working. Therefore, let us now get into details of the technique for further information.

ABOUT PREPARATION

PRP is prepared by taking a person’s blood and obtaining platelet rich plasma through centrifugation. Centrifugation is a technique that helps to separate the platelet poor plasma and the red blood cells from the platelet rich plasma. Therefore, PRP is basically an increased concentration of platelets in a small amount of plasma. Platelets are known for a number of Growth factors present in their alpha granules such as platelet derived angiogenic factor (PDAF), platelet derived growth factor(PDGF), transforming growth factor beta (TGF-β) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). Although, there has been no claim of its efficacy, PRP is a promising non-surgical and safe procedure to be considered for hair loss solution. Therefore, the technique is a boon to all such people considering hair transplantation as the option to get rid of less/no hair.

COMPLICATIONS

There have been no complications reported with respect to the PRP technique for hair loss treatment. The injections can be a little hurtful but they too can be provided under the effect of anesthesia or sedatives to improve comfort. Also, because the technique uses the person’s own biological cells, everything in this process is natural. The possibilities of infection are extremely rare as well, since the blood used is of the patient and also the white blood cells present in the plasma protect from infectious conditions. Although the procedure is non-surgical it should be strictly performed in a safe environment under expert supervision. The entire procedure takes approximately sixty minutes, which may vary depending upon the area being treated. However, if you feel that you do not have the expected results yet, the treatment can be repeated over a period of three to six months.

Platelet rich plasma is not only simple but also a very cost effective, hence feasible method for the treatment of hair loss. PRP has been scientifically proven to be considered a valuable option for the treatment of hair loss. PRP is mostly recognized to be a valid option in the cases of androgenic alopecia. There has been a lot of debate over the effectiveness of the process which is still continued. The results however shall be proven in time about the scope of benefits that Platelet Rich Plasma can actually provide.

As far as your concerns about the above technique are considered, please pay a visit to your nearest New Look Skin Clinic to talk to our experts and understand the procedure in a better way. The decision although is all on your comfort with the process, it’s safety meter is enough proof that there should be no harm in taking a shot at this procedure. After all, scientific theories are evident that this might be the next big thing in the field of alopecia and thus a considerable solution for the same. See you soon here to shoot down all your hair or skin related problems!