Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is used in hair restoration as a stand-alone hair loss treatment and in conjunction with other non-surgical and surgical treatment plans. is created from your own blood, which is comprised of red and white blood cells along with platelets, and is used to stimulate hair regrowth with dormant or newly transplanted hair. is concentrated blood plasma which contains three to five times the number of platelets found in normal circulating blood and transforming growth factors. The is spun at high speed, resulting in higher concentrations of your platelets and growth factors. Using a thin needle, your own Platelet Rich Plasma is injected into the balding and thinning areas on your scalp. contains platelet derived growth factor, vascular endothelial growth factor, transforming growth factor and other proteins that aid in wound healing and as a safe and effective hair loss treatment for men and women battling hair loss.
Hair Restoration procedures are outpatient procedures and are non-invasive in nature. The procedure typically takes between 45 minutes to an hour, done in our state of the art and comfortable at our Beverly Hills Surgical Institute. The procedure involves drawing a small sample of your blood into a test tube. Then, the sample is processed in a centrifuge at high speeds to separate the platelets and other blood components, creating the platelet-rich plasma. A platelet activator, calcium chloride, is added. The , which contains many growth factors, is then placed into syringes and re-injected into the area(s) of hair thinning or hair loss. Local anesthesia is offered to patients prior to the actual injections. After the initial injections, the next treatment is recommended at 12 months.