How PRP Injections Can Promote Hair Growth

Published on: December 28, 2017

Plasma-rich platelets or PRP are used in many medical applications to improve healing and growth. Not only can this element help in injuries and treatments for trauma, it is also used in cosmetic procedures to improve hair and skin growth. For those struggling with hair loss or thinning hair, PRP injections can offer a non-surgical option that can help these men and women improve their hair growth.

PRP is derived from the patient’s own blood, spinning drawn blood through a centrifuge to remove the plasma. The PRP has factors that stimulate stem cells, collagen and other growth factors, elements that can help with aiding in hair growth. While PRP injections are not effective in all types of hair loss, they can have thought to be especially useful in those with hair follicle miniaturization.

Safe and Non-Invasive Hair Growth Treatment

PRP hair growth injections are a safe and non-invasive approach to hair loss treatment in comparison to hair transplants or surgery. The PRP is derived from the patient’s own blood, ensuring it is safe and will not cause a poor reaction like medications or other treatments. The procedure is also less invasive than surgery or transplants, with no need for recovery or downtime. The scalp is numbed before the injections, making it a virtually painless procedure that can be completed in an outpatient office visit.

If you have been looking for an option to treat thinning hair, consider seeking PRP treatments from a qualified plastic surgeon. Some experienced facial plastic surgeons use PRP injections for skin and hair cosmetic procedures, with the knowledge and experience to offer the best care. It may be the right discreet, safe solution to help improve your hair growth for a thicker head of hair.

Posted on behalf of:
Maurice M. Khosh, MD, FACS
580 Park Avenue, Suite 1BE
New York, NY 10065

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