Individuals who are experiencing hair loss is trying to find a solution to this problem. There are both surgical and non-surgical options. While hair transplantis a surgical operation, PRP hair is a non-surgical procedure.
Non-surgical procedures are often preferred by those who are afraid of surgery. These procedures might stop hair loss. What is more, this procedure can stimulate weak hair roots. But PRP should not be confused with hair transplant. PRP is only a non-surgical procedure and this procedure will stimulate your existing hair.
What Is PRP Hair?
During PRP hair, patient’s own blood is used for stimulating weak hair roots on the scalp. Since patient’s own blood is used, allergy risk is significantly decreased. In this procedure, blood is drawn from the patient.
After this step, blood is processed in a special centrifuge machine. In this machine, blood is separated into three components: platelet rich plasma, platelet poor plasma and blood serum. For this procedure, platelet rich plasma is used. Platelet poor plasma and blood serum are discarded. This platelet rich plasma is applied to scalp with a special device. This device has micro needles. By using these micro needles, PRP mixture is applied to patient’s sculp to increase blood circulation and trigger stronger hair growth.
When Is PRP Hair Applied?
PRP hair can be applied on its own or to complete hair transplant. This procedure is especially preferred by women and men with mild hair loss. Also, individuals who are afraid of the surgery wants to try this method. However, it should be noted that PRP procedure is not hair transplant. Or it is not an alternative to hair transplant.
In this procedure, small hair roots that cannot fully develop are triggered. It might take up to 6 months to see actual results. After 3 months, you will start to see stronger hair. Also, this procedure might help reducing or slowing hair loss.