PRP hair loss treatment is a new method of treating hair loss. Since it is new, many people are still not aware about the process. For all those who are not aware about this process, here are mentioned some faqs. Do go through them before planning to get one done:
How does PRP help in regrowth of hair?
The surgeon makes use of dermaroller, mesogun or an insulin syringe. Small holes are made over the scalp and then Platelet-rich plasma is inserted in the deep layers of the scalp which speed up the existing hair follicles, hence promoting the new hair growth.
Will it be of any benefit to me?
You will see new hair growth along the existing hairline and also the density of hair will be much better.
Can a woman get it done?
Yes, the treatment is too effective to women similarly as male. The patients who have reduced thinning hair are considered the best.
Is possible to achieve PRP therapy with a hair transplant?
Yes, there is no problem in combing the two methods together. It will help in giving healthy and fast hair to the patient.
I cannot tolerate much pain, how will I be able to bear the pain from the PRP therapy?
Some people have no pain at all while others cannot tolerate even the slightest prick. Doctors will give you a gel to numb down the pain or might give you anesthesia which will help in lowering down the pain caused by treatment.
Will there be any side effects?
PRP treatment is safe. There is no chance for any infection to be caught by the patient.
How long is the recovery time?
PRP therapy takes not more than an hour to be over.
When is the best time to wash hair after treatment?
You should wait for at least 2 days of getting the treatment to wash your hair. You can use a mild shampoo for washing hair.
Will I need to get the treatment once again?
The therapy can be done after 3 months and 5 sittings. Though some patients need maintenance therapy once in a year or sometimes even more times( it depends upon the level of hair loss). The results can be seen in 4 months time.
Do I need to take any precautions?
It is best not to touch your scalp and also not to wash hair for the next 2 days.