What Is Platelet Rich Plasma for Hair Growth?

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is a low-risk treatment option for those with hair loss. This treatment uses a component of your own blood that is known for having restorative properties. Our blood is made up of two main components: Red blood cells and plasma. Plasma is high in platelets, which helps promote new hair growth, maintain existing hair follicles and stimulate stem cells that are around the hair follicles so they begin to thicken.

What to expect during a platelet rich plasma treatment

PRP is an emerging treatment available for anyone suffering from hair loss. During the procedure your physician will draw between 20 and 60 CC’s (2-4 tablespoons) of blood from your arm and place it in a centrifuge for about 15 minutes. This process separates the plasma from the blood. Our Harvest® Centrifuge System delivers the highest concentration and yield of platelets when compared to other centrifuge systems. Once the plasma is isolated, your physician will numb the treatment area of your scalp and inject the plasma directly into your scalp where you have noticeable hair loss.

Top three benefits of platelet rich plasma treatment

This low-risk treatment option has many benefits, including:

  1. The treatment uses your own blood
    By using a person’s own blood for this treatment, there is little to no risk of if not being effective. There is also a very low risk of infection or other side effects.
  2. High success rates
    Platelets are proved to halt and reverse thinning hair follicles, which is a common reason for hair loss. The success rate for men and women is approximately 80 percent.
  3. Affordable hair loss treatment

Platelet rich plasma treatments are a relatively affordable hair regrowth solution, especially when compared to other surgical treatments like hair transplants.

If you need expert hair restoration surgery in Amarillo, contact Amarillo Hair Restoration Center at 806-355-HAIR (4247). We offer leading-edge treatments, like NEOGRAFT and platelet rich plasma hair loss treatments for men and women.