PRP Hair Restoration in the Media
If you are suffering from hair loss and want a non-surgical alternative, consider PRP to restore your hair strength. SculptMD offers hair restoration with PRP in Livermore to customers looking for a non-invasive procedure to enhance the hair, grow new hair and restore its original health, growing stronger than ever.
A increasing number of patients are looking for ways to enhance their skin and hair without having to undergo a surgical procedure, patients are also looking for more natural results making PRP treatments ideal. Not only can PRP help in the restoration of hair, but it can help with many other problems that your skin may be facing.
What is Hair Restoration with PRP?
Hair Restoration with PRP is a natural and safe way to restore hair that is balding and thinning. Whether male or female, this procedure is a great alternative to hair transplantation.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is produced from an individual’s own blood. PRP is the plasma in your blood at a highly concentrated level. When at this level, it has many growth factors that can benefit your body from its natural platelets and bioactive proteins. Working together, the many factors found in PRP can stimulate hair growth.
PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)
PRP is highly concentrated blood plasma containing high amounts of growth factors derived from platelets and bioactive proteins. These factors work together to help stimulate hair growth. There are many different factors that can be found within PRP and each have a unique property that not only helps with hair growth, but can help with other procedures performed.
Growth Factors Found in PRP
- FGF (fibroblast growth factor): tissue repair, cell growth, collagen production
- PDGF (platelet derived growth factor): cell growth, new generation and repair of blood vessels, collagen production
- VEGF (vascular endothelial growth factor): growth and new generation of vascular endothelial cells
- TGF-B (transforming growth factor betal): growth of epithelial cells, endothelial cells, promotion of wound healing
- KGF (keratinocyte growth factor): growth and new generation of keratinocytes
- EGF (epidermal growth factor): promotion of epithelial cell growth, angiogenesis, promotion of wound healing
Hair Restoration with PRP Results
PRP when injected into the scalp will stimulate new hair growth. The typical regimen includes one monthly injection for three months then one injection roughly every 7-8 months, to receive the best results. The results are natural looking since the PRP is just enhancing natural components of your own hair and regenerating your own hair.
PRP hair loss treatments involve no scarring and no down time! While the scalp may feel like a mild sunburn, you can return to your normal activities. For most patients, the skin will recover in just 24-72 hours. It is important to stay out of the sun and to protect your skin. Another plus of PRP for hair restoration is that the possibility of any side effects or reactions are extremely low since you’re using your own blood, this is truly a natural process.
Eclipse at SculptMD
PRP is a safe and natural option for hair restoration since the good cells and growth factors of your own blood are injected into your scalp during the procedure. SculptMD uses the company Eclipse PRP and their PRP kit system. This system allows our doctors to take a pure PRP sample with optimal concentrations and cell content. This means more nutrients to help improve your Hair Restoration results. Eclipse PRP involves fewer steps than other kits and takes less than 30 minutes. The Eclipse PRP system allows us to produce highly concentrated PRP for optimal treatment effectiveness.
Hair Restoration with PRP Procedure
A single blood sample is taken, the blood sample is spun in a centrifuge for 10 minutes to separate platelet rich plasma from the blood. The PRP is put into a syringe, injected into the areas of balding or hair loss. The patient’s hair is then washed, and the procedure is complete. Depending on the areas being treated, it can take about 60 minutes to complete.
It stimulates the hair follicles and signals regrowth as well as activating hair stem cells. It can also help in reversing hair thinning associated with baldness. PRP can work in conjunction with other modalities of hair restoration like hair transplantation and red-light therapy. The typical regimen includes one monthly injection for three months then one injection roughly every 7-8 months, to receive the best results. The results are natural looking since the PRP is just enhancing natural components in your blood.
PRP injections for hair loss have no scarring and no down time! While the scalp may feel like a mild sunburn, you can return to your normal activities. For most patients, the skin will recover in just 24-72 hours. It is important to stay out of the sun and to protect your skin. Another plus of PRP for hair restoration is that the possibility of any side effects or reactions are extremely low since you’re using your own blood, this is truly a natural process.
Benefits of Hair Restoration with PRP
– Safe and natural procedure
– Full of natural growth factors
– Stimulates hair follicle growth
– Stimulation in hair cross-sections
– Tissue repair
– Cell growth
Hair Restoration with PRP Used for
– Non-surgical hair restoration
– Hair thinning
– Hair loss
Frequently Asked Questions
Hair Restoration with PRP is a great solution and natural procedure for those trying to restore hair where it is thinning or balding. Chances are, if you notice hair thinning or balding you are probably a great candidate for this procedure. It is a natural process, and can be combined with other hair restoration procedures. The only sure way to know if you’re a good candidate is to contact us and schedule a consultation.
The actual restoration of your hair is not painful, but some patients have report a slight discomfort of the injecting of the PRP. While this is common, the discomfort is very mild and can be carried out with a topical anesthetic to numb the treatment area.
There are no threatening risks associated with PRP because the nutrients are from your own body. The only side effects you may experience are a mild redness to the skin and irritation similar to a sunburn. These symptoms typically fade within a day or two and do not bother you after.
To judge the results of your treatment, it can take about 6 to 12 months to see the visual improvements in the mirror or with pictures. You have to consider how long it can take hair to grow back or fully grow out. We can track you progress every three months and monitor the phases. The average hereditary hair loss patient can expect to need PRP on an annual basis after the initial treatments are complete.