Plasma in our blood is filled with many healing properties such as growth factors. The growth factors will send signals to the surrounding tissue to regenerate and multiply. Platelets have been used in wound healing for many years, and is now being used to generate increased hair growth. It is a great option for men and women experiencing hair loss or hair thinning. When PRP is injected into the scalp, stem cells and growth factors work together to jump start the growth phase of the hair follicle.
Numbing cream is applied to the area, and the injections take less than 15 minutes. There is no downtown and the patient may resume regular activity after PRP injections. The patient may wash and style their hair normally after treatment.