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What is PRP hair restoration?
PRP hair restoration restores hair growth by injecting platelets into your scalp. As the PRP flows into hair follicles, it heals and revitalizes the follicles, resulting in new hair growth.
Platelets are naturally present in your blood. When you suffer an injury or develop a disease, platelets automatically travel to the damaged tissues and release proteins called growth factors.
Growth factors then activate cellular activities that heal the tissues. The most essential of these activities are:
- Reducing inflammation
- Triggering new blood vessel growth
- Stimulating collagen production
- Recruiting cells to the area to regenerate new tissues
After your FIX Medical Group provider injects PRP into your scalp, growth factors accelerate and enhance all these healing activities. The follicles heal and start growing hair again, producing new hair that is thicker and healthier than before.
When would I need PRP hair restoration?
When you notice thinning or balding hair, consult the FIX Medical Group team about PRP hair restoration. PRP is derived from your own blood, so it’s safe, with no chance of side effects.
Though illness, nutritional deficiencies, autoimmune diseases, and wearing tight hairstyles lead to hair loss, the top cause in men and women is androgenetic alopecia. This inherited condition makes the follicles hypersensitive to a hormone (DHT). The DHT shrinks the follicles, halting hair growth.
Androgenetic alopecia, also called male-pattern and female-pattern baldness, causes distinct hair loss patterns. Men experience a receding hairline and loss of hair from the tops of their heads, while women experience thinning over their entire scalps.
What happens during PRP hair restoration?
For the first step, your provider takes your blood and processes it in a centrifuge. The centrifuge separates the platelets and plasma, creating the PRP they use for hair restoration.
After applying a topical anesthetic to your scalp, your FIX Medical Group provider injects the PRP. Most patients need several treatments to get the best results. Your provider explains the process and gives you all the details before your first session.
If you have underlying problems contributing to your hair loss, like a nutritional deficiency, your provider combines PRP injections with the other treatments you need to support new hair growth.
Call FIX Medical Group today or connect online to request a consultation and learn if PRP hair restoration is the solution to your hair loss.