PRP therapy (Platelet Rich Plasma)
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is a new therapy that uses a patient’s own blood after processing in a machine injected back into the scalp skin or facial skin using very fine needles or a machine known as derma punch. The whole procedure is simple, Nonsurgical & it is performed as an office procedure consuming approximately 60-80 minutes.
How Does PRP Works?
In humans, the typical baseline platelet count in the blood is approximately 2 lacs / µ lit. While in PRP after processing the blood the concentration of platelets goes as high as 8-10 lac / µ lit. Which are more than 5 folds? The processed blood contains various proteins & growth factors that help in the regeneration (new formation) of various hair follicles & facial skin cells.
How is PRP Performed?
A small quantity of 13-15 ml of blood is drawn from the patient’s arm, requiring only a single prick in the blood vessel (same as in any blood test).
Who Should not have PRP?
Persons having the following history/habits should not be considered for the treatment. Heavy smoking, alcoholic persons on painkillers on regular basis.The person suffering from any fever/infection, or liver disease.
Numbing creams are applied to the scalp/face to make the procedure painless. Patients are advised to do cooling during & after the procedure to reduce pain. Overall the pain is very mild & tolerated by 70%-90% of patients
How Frequently Should we Perform PRP?
A routine interval between two sessions is 4-6 weeks.
How Many Sessions are Needed for PRP?
It is a multiple sitting procedure, on average PRP for hair growth requires 3-5 sessions for moderate hair loss, while 2-3 sessions for anti-aging facial PRP.
What are the Effects of PRP on a Face?
As PRP contains a huge quantity of Platelets i.e. a cell that is normally present in human blood coming in contact with facial tissue releases various growth factors which promote skin healing & makes the skin tighter, brighter & glowing. At the same time, it gives a good amount of facelift & anti-aging effects.
What are the Effects of PRP on Hair?
PRP gives a significant reduction in hair loss within the first 2 weeks. After two sessions patients can feel a good amount of hair growth & improvement in the texture of the hair shaft.
Consult Dr. Anil Soni for PRP therapy in Indore.