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What is PRP Hair Loss Treatment?

PRP Therapy is a low risk, highly effective treatment for hair loss that is sweeping the hair replacement community … and it’s now available right here in the Durango area.

PRP is effective for both men and women at correcting established hair loss; from thinning eyebrows to a preventative treatment combating the very first signs of hair loss.

PRP stands for Platelet Rich Plasma. This plasma is the part of your blood that controls clotting and healing and stimulates the growth of new skin.

PRP Therapy has been used in the medical community for years as a way to decrease healing time for wounds. In fact, PRP therapy has had a strong presence in orthopedic medicine, dentistry, and reconstructive surgery fields for two decades.

Doctors in the hair replacement community have recently begun to explore the benefits of PRP on hair follicle stimulation and hair regrowth, and the results are remarkable.

PRP is a natural way to stimulate your own hair growth with cells from your own body. It is the ultimate way to manage and reverse your hair loss and get your confidence back. Because the PRP is based on your individual cells, it’s a highly effective treatment for men and women, and can be used with other treatments for even more impressive results.

Take control of your appearance and live your life with a fuller, healthier head of your own hair!

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Thinning or Losing Hair?

Platelet-Rich Plasma or PRP, is an innovative new therapy backed by research that utilizes platelets and plasma, containing a number of hormones and growth factors, that can simulate hair follicles to grow. 

A New and Innovative Process to Rejuvenate Your Hair Growth Naturally

The Treatment Process:

The platelet rich plasma therapy treatment is straightforward.

  1. Hair restoration begins by drawing blood from the patient.
  2. It is then spun in a centrifuge which separates the blood from the platelets and plasma.
  3. After the platelets and plasma are prepared, they are injected just under the scalp in areas where hair growth is desired.

Platelet rich plasma therapy is safe because the patient’s own blood products are used so there is no chance of rejection. PRP has long been used by orthopedists to promote growth and healing of tendons.

 

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Platelet-Rich Plasma in Androgenic Alopecia:

Myth or an Effective Tool

Swapna S KhatuYuvraj E MoreNeeta R GokhaleDipali C Chavhan, and Nitin Bendsure

Abstract

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has become a newer method for the treatment of various types of alopecia. In this prospective study, safety, efficacy and feasibility of PRP injections in treating androgenic alopecia were assessed.

Results:

A significant reduction in hair loss was observed between first and fourth injection. Hair count increased from average number of 71 hair follicular units to 93 hair follicular units. Therefore, average mean gain is 22.09 follicular units per cm2. After the fourth session, the pull test was negative in 9 patients.

Conclusion:

PRP injection is a simple, cost effective and feasible treatment option for androgenic alopecia, with high overall patient satisfaction.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4134641/