PRP Treatment for Hair Regrowth — Does it Really Work?
When it comes to hair fall, there is no definite reason. Hair fall can occur due to many different reasons including hormones, stress, disease or deficiency or nutrients. In the present times, there are many hair fall treatment available in the market and PRP Therapy is an emerging therapy for hair loss. PRP stands for Platelet Rich Plasma which a revolutionary way to treat skin and hair problems.
Platelets consist of various growth inducing factors which can induce growth in any cell, like hair root cells, collagen cells or joint cells. In this process, our own blood is injected deep into your hair roots by using multiple pricks. Some medical community strongly believes PRP injections trigger natural hair growth which can with hair regrowth treatment. PRP Treatment is usually used along with some other hair fall treatment to get better results.
PRP Treatment is best for the patients which are facing thinning of hairs on the top of the hair. This usually occurs in the initial phases of hair loss. The PRP Treatment for hair is done in 3 steps, which involves
drawing your blood from a part of your body,
separating it into three different layers by centrifugation and t
hen injecting the plasma rich plasma layer into the areas of your scalp that need increased hair growth. PRP is also used for Acne Scar Treatment
The process takes around 4–6 months in which the blood injection takes place every month along with a maintenance therapy after 4–5 months of the regular sessions. The first impact will be the growth and thickening of existing damaged hairs.
Cost of the Treatment and Associated Risks
The complete PRP Treatment usually takes about 6–9 months with multiple session in between. The results will be visible during the treatment period. In India, the cost of this treatment varies depending upon geographical location and clinic. On an average PRP Treatment cost for a single session will cost around Rs. 8,000-Rs-20,000/-. Considering the results after the therapy, this can be a very good investment in yourself.
For a process involving blood, needles, and injections, this one is relatively safe as the blood being transferred is your own. This reduces the chances of any communicable diseases or infections, you just need to get your blood checked for signs of any deficiency or disease.