What Is PRP Hair Treatment?
Thinning hair & hair loss has become one of the commonest issues among all genders. Most people have been suffering from this issue for a long time and have lost their hair at an early age. Luckily, effective treatment options are available that help people fight against the hair loss problem. For example, hair transplant, PRP hair treatment, etc.
A hair transplant in Dubai is a trustworthy solution for hair loss, and almost all patients pick this option to expect new hair growth. The only drawback of this method is it is a surgical procedure and only suitable for some candidates. In such cases, you can choose PRP hair treatment. It is also an effective option to get rid of hair thinning problems. However, a hair transplant in Dubai costs maybe 13500 AED.
What is PRP therapy?
PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy involves three steps to get completed. During the treatment, professionals draw the person’s blood, process it, and inject it into the scalp.
PRP injections may promote natural hair growth and maintain it by improving blood supply to the hair follicle and the thickness of the hair shaft. Sometimes doctors combine it with other hair loss treatments or medications to offer more effective results.
PRP therapy process:
PRP therapy consists of three main steps and requires three treatments that may take four to six weeks to complete. You may revisit the doctors after the completion of the treatment for the maintenance treatment every four to six months.
Doctors draw them from your arm and put them into a machine used to separate fluids of different densities, which is known as a centrifuge.
They put the fluid in the centrifuge for ten minutes to get three separated blood layers are;
- platelet-poor plasma
- platelet-rich plasma
- red blood cells
Now the doctors fill the injections with the platelet-rich plasmas and inject it into the affected scalp areas that require improved hair growth.
However, there is no proof of the effectiveness of the PRP method. But you may consult the doctors about the details of the treatment.
Side effects of PRP for hair loss:
As PRP therapy involves injecting your blood into your scalp, you won’t get any infectious diseases.
Still, due to the involvement of the injections, it may carry some side effects, such as;
- Scar tissue
- Injury to nerves or blood vessels
- Scar tissue
There might be chances of having an adverse reaction to using anesthesia during the therapy.
If you have decided to undergo PRP therapy, inform your doctor about your anesthetic tolerance.
What are the risks of PRP for hair loss?
Make sure you have informed your doctor about your medical history or if you are already taking some medicines or have undergone any treatment procedure to protect your self any health issues.
Your doctor may not consider you a suitable candidate if you are;
- On blood thinners,
- A chain smoker
- Involved in alcohol or drug misuse
Also, if you have;
- acute or chronic infections
- chronic skin disease
- chronic liver disease
- metabolic disorder
- hemodynamic instability
- low platelet count
- systemic disorder
- thyroid disease
- platelet dysfunction syndromes
Therefore, you must consult your doctor to determine whether this treatment will bring positive results. Schedule a consultation appointment and get valuable advice regarding your condition and treatment. They may recommend the best hair transplant Dubai to eliminate baldness due to constant hair loss.
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