What is PRP?
Platelet Rich Plasma, also known as PRP, is the process of using the platelets found in the plasma of your own blood with a higher concentration of platelets. Typically, PRP contains 3 to 8 times the concentration of platelets in normal blood. Platelets play a critical role in healing by releasing growth factors, which influence tissue repair in different types of cells. When used for hair restoration, the growth factors released by the platelets stimulate hair follicle growth.
How does PRP hair treatments work?
PRP injections for hair loss are used to help hair restoration from hair loss and balding. It stops and reverses hair miniaturization in androgenetic alopecia follicles. PRP injections also stimulates inactive hair follicles into active growth and accelerates that process. The PPR injection cost is affordable and works well with many patients.
Is plasma hair treatment safe?
The process is completely safe as it uses the patient’s own platelets. The procedure is also performed in a professional and sterile environment and setting.
How long does one PRP hair treatment session take?
A PRP session depends on the type of procedure and result. It can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 1 hour. We make sure the procedure is done right, as efficiently as possible.
How is PRP prepared?
Our staff will draw some blood from you, just like a regular blood draw that will be sent to the lab. The blood will then be placed it in a centrifuge that will separate the platelets. Then the platelets will be treated in plasma.
How is PRP performed?
PRP for hair treatments is performed by a medical professional or practitioner. After the PRP is prepared it will be ready for injection.
How many PRP hair treatments are needed to see results?
The number of sessions one may need depends on the severity of the hair loss.
When can I start seeing results from PRP?
Because of the natural nature of PRP, seeing results may take some time. It can take anywhere from 3 months to 6 months, or even longer. It depends on the person and the procedure.
How long does PRP last?
The length of the results of PRP hair restoration varies by many factors such as gender, age, and genetic makeup.
How long is the recovery time after a PRP hair treatment?
Most of the time, patients can resume their daily activities 1 hour after treatment. Since every person is different, please listen to your body and be aware of how you’re feeling.
How much does PRP cost?
The cost of PRP depends on the results you want and the number of sessions you may need. Also, PRP cost depends on the type of session (first time or maintenance).
All PRP kits are not the same. We use the best PRP kit in the market.
Third Party Research:
Bioscience Research Associates, an independent medical device testing facility affiliated with the Harvard Medical School, tested the top 6 PRP kits on the market.
Their studies show that EmCyte’s PurePRP II system achieved a higher platelet recovery rate than all competing PRP kits. EmCyte’s PRP kits recover 80% of the platelets from the patients blood, while some competing PRP kits recover only 30-35% of platelets.