At Revive Med Spa, PRP is one of the beauty industry’s best-kept secrets! It has been used as regenerative medicine for years and is now considered a staple in the aesthetic industry for Microneedling, Injections, and Hair Restoration. Keep reading to learn more about PRP Hair Restoration and if these treatments are right for you!
What is PRP?
PRP stands for Platelet Rich Plasma and is an extract of your own blood. It is nutrient-rich and contains three to five times more platelets, growth factors, and active proteins than your own blood. This “liquid gold” helps to strengthen and heal your tissue.
It originally was used in orthopedic surgery, oral surgery, and cosmetic surgery but has since been adapted to help with wound healing and tissue regeneration in conjunction with microneedling and laser treatments, injections under the eyes to help with dark circles and strengthen tissue, and in Hair Restoration.
How is PRP used for Hair Restoration treatments?
The plasma is directly inserted into a syringe allowing your provider to inject the PRP into the affected areas on the scalp, to aid in hair regrowth. Each appointment is around 30-60 minutes long and the use of PRP can be especially helpful in Female and Male Pattern Hair Loss.
Who is a candidate for PRP Hair Restoration treatments?
Women and men who have experienced thinning and shedding of hair may be candidates, though a consultation with a licensed provider is required.
Other people who may benefit are:
- Women who have experienced hair loss and thinning hair due to menopause.
- Men and women who began losing hair within the past five years (hair follicles get smaller over time with hair loss and may become too small for PRP to promote growth).
How many treatments are required?
While the initial treatments may be spread out more than a month apart, best results are seen when the treatments are 1 month apart for the initial 3-4 treatments.
On average, PRP hair treatments last 18 months. Patients will continue to benefit from maintenance treatments.
If you’ve experienced hair thinning and shedding, PRP Hair Restoration might be the right treatment for you. Call 619.293.7233 to book a complimentary consultation or fill out the form below and take the next step towards getting luscious and more full hair!