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PRP- Non-Surgical Hair Growth Treatment

April 10, 2017

Platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) is a non-invasive hair restoration treatment that can help in achieving natural looks. During this treatment, with the help of a thin needle, your own platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is injected into your scalp. After administration of the PRP, the growth factors present in your blood starts their job and hair growth is naturally stimulated. PRP can be performed at the hair transplant clinic in Mumbai.

PRP therapy is a common treatment that is suitable for both men and women. This treatment is generally considered as a natural, alternative medical treatment used to cure hair loss or hair thinning. PRP treatment is an injectable treatment that makes use of the patient’s own blood.

There are certain growth factors that are present in your blood plasma which can promote the hair growth. Your plasma is rich in platelet and growth factors and is very useful in tissue generation and hair growth.

PRP – Hair growth Treatment

During PRP therapy for hair growth treatment, your doctor will take a little amount of blood that is then treated in a centrifuge. Centrifugation aids in separating the platelets from other components of blood like RBCs. Thus, after centrifugation process, only the enriched cells or platelets (PRP) remain.

The highly concentrated platelet rich plasma or PRP along with the essential growth proteins is injected into your scalp or area that requires treatment by using a special thin microneedle. PRP therapy can be used alone with to promote hair growth and deal with extreme hair loss. PRP therapy can also be used in combination with other hair transplant or restoration surgeries. PRP treatment for hair in Mumbai is done at Prime Hair Studio; you can consult Dr. Sulochana S. Khogare regarding PRP hair transplant.

The Science of PRP

PRP contain certain special cells called platelets that are known to cause the growth of hair follicles. The growth of hair follicles is possible by stimulating the stem cells and other cells in the microenvironment of your hair follicle.

These special PRP cells promote tissue healing and regeneration. It also helps in the formation of new cellular growth. The primary requisite of using PRP in hair restoration treatment is to stimulate the inactive or newly implanted hair follicles into an active growth phase.

PRP specific cells that promote hair growth

There are certain cells in PRP that can help in promoting the hair growth. The PRP specific cells include the following:

  1. Platelet-derived growth factor (PGDF)
  2. Transforming growth factor beta (TGF-b)
  3. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)
  4. Epidermal growth factor (RGF)
  5. Fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF-2)
  6. Insulin-like growth factor (IGF)

Advantages of PRP Therapy

The most common advantages associated with PRP therapy include the following:

  • It is a simple non-surgical procedure that does not require long hospital stay
  • Multiple injections are required based on the affected area that lacks hair. The procedure lasts for about 60 minutes.
  • It is a safe procedure and gives reliable results
  • PRP has a very quick recovery period
  • PRP therapy can help you in achieving extremely natural looking hair as the end result.

If you are planning PRP treatment for hair in Mumbai, you can consult prime hair studio- for best hair transplant in Mumbai. Hair transplant cost in Mumbai is reasonable and can be done at the best affordable price.