Hair PRP Treatment
Hair PRP Treatment
What is Hair PRP Treatment?
PRP is an abbreviation of the words “Platelet Rich Plasma” and is a treatment method performed by injecting samples taken from the person's own blood into the hairy areas in order to prevent hair loss and ensure vitality. The PRP is a rich component in cells that help blood to clot. Platelets have a content rich in growth hormone and microneedling during the procedure stimulates the hair strands to become healthier and thicker. This entire procedure aims to aid the cell cycle. In addition, it may contain different proteins. PRP accelerates the healing of the tissues in the hair follicles. The desired vitality and healthy appearance in the hair of the person is immediately evident.
Where is Hair PRP Treatment Applied?
It can be applied to many parts of the body, but the face and hair are the most common areas. It is applied to the hairy areas in the head area. PRP application is not applied to the completely bald area. Many people ask if PRP regrows hair. Unfortunately, PRP does not have a function like hair regrowth. As we mentioned before, this application is applied to strengthen the hair and prevent shedding. In the first years of this practice, the percentage of success was very low, but as a result of its gradual development, better results has been obtained lately.
Who is Hair PRP Treatment Applied to?
First of all, your doctor will tell you whether you are a suitable candidate before the procedure is performed. This procedure is not recommended if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or in poor general health. You should take the issue of health seriously and share your health status and health history with your doctor. Hair PRP application can be done easily by everyone. With over years of experience performing hundreds of hair PRP applications, Op. Dr. Erdi Özdemir will give you more detailed information during the appointment. He will decide if you are a suitable candidate.
How is Hair PRP Treatment Applied?
If you are a suitable candidate, your doctor will first decide how to perform the procedure to achieve the desired improvement in your hair. A small amount of blood is taken from the patient. Then, this blood is placed in the centrifuge device and separated from the other components of the blood. After approximately 20 minutes, the blood to be injected into your hair becomes ready. It is then injected into the unhealthy areas of the hair with the micro-needling method.
How Long Does Hair PRP Treatment Take?
This process takes up to 30 or 40 minutes. You can then return to your normal daily life.
Is Hair PRP Treatment Painful?
You will not feel a thing since local anesthesia is applied during the procedure. You may feel slight pain after this procedure. You should follow the healing process protocols recommended by your doctor. Swelling and bruising may occur in the area for the first few days. These are quite natural.
How Long Does the Effect of Hair PRP Treatment Last?
Hair PRP application is applied as sessions, not a one-time application. Generally, the first 3-6 sessions are applied at 2-week intervals. This depends on your doctor's preference and evaluation of the situation. Then, depending on the success of the process and the condition of your hair, it is applied every 6 months.
What are the Risks and Side Effects of Hair PRP Application?
Hair PRP application, which has been approved by the World Health Organization, has no side effects. Post-operative redness, bruising and slight swelling are normal. These pass within a week. Since it is taken from the person's own blood, it does not cause any allergic reaction. However, some side effects can be seen due to infection. If you experience any complications, you immediately should contact your doctor who performed the procedure.
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