PRP for hair and scars


Platelet-rich plasma (PRP for short) is blood plasma that is enriched with blood platelets. As a concentrated source of autologous platelets, PRP contains (and releases through degranulation) several growth factors and other cytokines that stimulate bone and soft tissue healing.

The effectiveness of some growth factors in healing various wounds and the concentrations of these growth factors in PRP provide a theoretical basis for the use of PRP in tissue repair. Platelets collected in PRP are activated by the addition of thrombin and calcium chloride, inducing the release of these factors from the alpha granules.

PRP for hair, also known as Platelet Rich Plasma, is a medical treatment designed to harvest the natural growth factors in the blood and redistribute those growth factors to the body's cells. A good way to look at PRP is to think of it as the best natural fertilizer for your body.When the body's cells receive PRP, they get the growth factors they need to perform optimally. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP for hair) results can help prevent hair loss and regrow thinning hair that becomes thicker and fuller.

Platelet Rich Plasma has been used in the following medical applications

- Dental and Oral Surgery

- Repair of the skin after injury

- Skin repair associated with cosmetic procedures

- Myocardial repair

- Bone repair and regeneration

- And of course hair growth and regeneration

- Does PRP Stop Hair Loss Permanently?

Short answer: NO

Long answer: Platelet-rich plasma can help prevent hair loss by preventing hair loss. PRP for hair does not permanently stop hair loss. However, like finasteride and minoxidil, it is one of the few known medications that does not require ingestion or daily use. Platelet-rich plasma PRP for hair requires maintenance treatments 4–6 months after the initial booster treatments, which are much easier to maintain than daily pills or chemical potions.

In Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

therapy, the patient is injected with blood platelets and fibrin for aesthetic treatment of wrinkles or scars on the face, hands and neck. Some call it a "vampire facelift" (a term reserved for Alabama-based cosmetic surgeon Charles Runels). It's less invasive than plastic surgery, takes about 20 minutes per procedure, and lasts up to 18 months.