PRP Hair Transplant

Men suffer from something called Androgenetic Alopecia. Bald generally occurs on the frontal area of the scalp and on the top of the head. It is basically testosterone that causes it. Dr. Dashore gives treatment for Best PRP therapy in Indore. It miniaturizes the hair and closes the follicle. Tablets and lotions are mainly preventive; they promote stronger growth but do not necessarily grow back lost hair. Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy is a new advancement in the treatment of hair loss.

What is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)?

PRP is a recent advancement in the field of cosmetic Dermatology. However, it has been used by several Orthopaedic Surgeons for quite some time to heal sports injuries like ligament tear. PRP is blood plasma that has been enriched with four to seven times the normal concentration of platelets. Every platelet is a biochemical storehouse of growth factors which participates in the recovery and healing process. PRP therapy involves injection of this autologous platelet concentrate to speed up soft tissue healing or hair growth.

How is PRP treatment done?

Using a micro-needling machine or an insulin syringe, platelet rich plasma solution is instilled into the deeper layers of the scalp which stimulates existing hair follicles and promotes new hair growth.

What can be expected from therapy?

New hair growth along existing hair line and improved density, health and texture of pre-existing hair can be expected from the treatment.

Is it effective for men only?

It is effective in both men and women and works best in patients with diffuse thinning of hair

Is the treatment painful?

Topical anesthesia in the form of a cream is applied to the scalp an hour before the procedure. This reduces the pain sensation automatically. However, some pain is subjective and patient specific.

Is the treatment safe?

As the procedure uses a concentrate of cells from the patient’s own blood, it is not rejected by its immune system. However, the patient may get mild redness, bruising and headache which responds to routine analgesics. Be sure to consult your Dermatologist about the adverse effects of PRP.

How long does the treatment take?

Each session takes around 45 – 60 minutes.

How many treatment sessions will I need?

PRP Therapy is usually repeated every 1 – 2 months. Usually 3 – 4 sittings are sufficient for the total PRP Therapy. However, more may be required with yearly maintenance sessions depending upon the severity of hair loss. Visible improvement in the form of new hair may be seen at the end of 1 – 2 months with further improvement in subsequent months.