Frequently Asked Questions
PRP stands for Platelet-rich Plasma which is also known in medical terms as autologous conditioned plasma. PRP is widely used as a therapy for hair loss solution. It is a medically proven hair restoration procedure which aims to stimulate your hair follicles and put an end to unusual hair-fall.
In this treatment, patient’s blood is drawn out then the collected blood is made to go through the process of centrifugation in a specialized machine then a platelet rich product is obtained which is injected in patient’s scalp onto the locations where hair follicles are not growing. This stimulates and nourishes the hair follicles hence in near future the hair starts flourishing.
First and the most important step before the patient opts for our exclusive treatment of PRP therapy, we make sure to provide a consultation with our dermatologist who ensures to suggest appropriate and suitable treatment for your hair condition after analyzing your hair and scalp. Then as mentioned in the last question’s answer, our expert doctor will draw blood from patient’s body then platelet rich plasma will be obtained which will be injected on the desired or dermatologist suggested locations of your scalp.
PRP therapy is a nonpareil way to solve all the hair woes in this fast growing world for both men and women of all ages. Beginning with hair regrowth in the locations you had stopped seeing hairs growing to increasing your hair density and length, PRP therapy has changed lives of many. It helps extensively to those with thin and light hairs. It keeps atypical hair-fall at bay with your scalp health becoming better than before.
Usually most people can go for this therapy if they are suffering from extensive hair loss problem and tired of using expensive hair care giving no effective solution. PRP works on those who still have hair follicles on the scalp but they are not growing into hairs. People with specific hormonal issues which leads them to have unusual hair-fall from their scalp seem to greatly benefit from this therapy too.
Most patient starts seeing results within few weeks of their first session but the results may vary from person to person. A suitable number of sessions are advised by our specialist to the patient depending on their hair condition and few other medically important factors to get the best out of the treatment.
Cost majorly depends on the size of the location to be treated and the number of sessions the patient takes. On average, the treatment will cost around 6,000 - 10,000/- for a single session.
As we told earlier, PRP works best where hair follicles are still present but inactive. People with bald head or patches don’t show much hair follicle so other hair-regain procedures which works amazing for such people is also available at our clinic.
The in-clinic time for the PRP treatment is just 1 to 2 hours. The patient has to wait till the centrifugation process is complete meanwhile a topical anesthetic is applied to the head.
PRP treatment is a non-invasive procedure so there are only mild-side effects associated with it. Patient might feel mild pain at injected site, scalp tenderness, slight swelling or mild headache after the therapy but this goes away gradually.
The results of PRP treatment will not be visible immediately, and it will take at least 4-6 months to observe them. Prominent results are visible after 3-4 sessions and you have to adhere to the instructions of your specialist. You must remember that PRP stimulates hair growth but does not eliminate the factors that lead to hair loss.
For any healthy person, PRP is a completely safe treatment. Nevertheless, people with certain bleeding disorders are suggested not to undergo the treatment.