PRP – (Platelet Rich Plasma) technique which is new technique, now being offered in the field of hair restoration. PRP is a non-surgical alternative solution that can help and aid in the battle with hair-loss and thinning. PRP can be performed either in conjunction during hair transplant procedure or as a stand-alone treatment which Include increased hair density and takes about 45 minutes.
We are now able to increase 5 times the growth factors, which naturally are found in the patient’s blood ,spinning the whole blood in a centrifuge.
PRP is a great treatment for both men and women who are battling hair-loss and thinning. Benefits of PRP include increase in hair density, decrease shedding of hairs and reversal of miniaturization.
PRP – (Platelet Rich Plasma) is a non-surgical alternative in aiding against hair loss. The entire procedure on average takes around 45 minutes to an hour and it is a noninvasive method.
The treatment plan includes drawing up a small amount of blood which later is spun in a centrifuge for 14 minutes. Meanwhile the scalp is disinfected, a topical numbing cream is applied, and a derma-roller is performed.
Once the platelets and growth factors are separated, then a very small size needle is used (similar size to a Botox™ needle) to inject the growth factors into the thinning areas of the scalp. Then another procedure should be scheduled for a repeat series 6 to 8 weeks apart from the initial session.
There are some minor preparations before Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment at Hair Istanbul Hair Clinic.
The following instructions are organized according to the days and weeks before your procedure.
A: We use PRP to stimulate the growth of follicles, thereby reversing the hair miniaturization (thinning hair) seen in androgenic alopecia (common baldness).
A: Platelet rich plasma offers an additional way to stimulate hair growth, especially in people who cannot use other forms of treatment. For example, it may be useful if someone is not a candidate for a hair transplant, or cannot use finasteride. It is also useful in the treatment of crown thinning where a hair transplant may not be appropriate.
A: If PRP hair loss therapy is appropriate, we can begin your treatment at the time of your consultation. We will administer the next two treatments at 6 weeks intervals. You will be asked to return 3 months later. If you show improvement, follow up treatments will be given twice yearly depending upon your progress.
A: Usually patients see results in 3 to 6 months. However, the response time may be variable.
A: It’s done during a simple office visit; about 30-45 minutes.
A: It works best where there is existing thinning hair.
A: Platelet rich plasma treatment is relatively new, but there is substantial anecdotal evidence that it is useful. We will be monitoring your progress with serial photographs to assess the results.
A: There is an individualized response to this treatment with a spectrum of effectiveness. It does not work in all cases. Patients are monitored to assess the benefits of therapy.
A: The amount may vary for each patient depending on the extent of the hair loss, but the standard amount is 50 ccs.
A: You may have some very temporary soreness and swelling, but many patients experience nothing.
A: It depends on the area. The doctor will determine this at the time of the treatment.
A: A lot of people are interested to know whether or not hair will grow back naturally at the donor site after undergoing hair transplant surgery. Well, absolutely NO. Hair re-growth will only take place in areas in the donor site where the hair follicles were not fully removed. The only benefit is strengthening thin hairs and strengthening your donor area or implanted hair. It strengthens the slick hair. Bununla birlikte, tüyleri saçsız yerden büyütmez. Does not create new hair.
A: There is some inconvenience in that you need to have your blood drawn and there may be some temporary swelling in the treated area. Platelet rich plasma seems to be extremely safe, since we are using your own serum, but it is not successful in growing hair in all cases.