What is PRP Therapy?

we all know PRP also known as Platelet Rich Plasma, this therapy it used for hair loss treatment that consists of 3 different steps, where we take patients’ blood as a sample, used it for processing, and again re-injected in their scalp. Many of us know that PRP injections triggered in the scalp to get natural growth and maintain it by the blood supply to the hair follicle that also helps in the thickening of the hair shaft. Sometimes in some cases, this treatment is combined with PRP procedure and medicines to get the best result. PRP therapy is used from 1980 till date and has helped many people suffering heavy hair loss, healing tendons that are injured, ligaments and hair muscles.

What is PRP Therapy process?

As we know it’s a 3-step process. Treatments are required every 4–6 months maintenance. We in the skin story clinic once when you start with your treatment, we do PRP therapy every 3-4-week 1 session.

Let’s see 3 steps in details:

Step 1

A certain amount of blood is drawn typically from your arms which is then collected in centrifuge [Centrifuge – is a machine that spins and during this spinning process fluid of different densities is separated].

Step 2

After spinning for 10 min the centrifuge is checked as they form 3 layers:

  • Platelet-Poor Plasma
  • Red Blood Cells
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma

Step 3

Through a clean syringe, the platelet Rich Plasma is drawn and injected in different areas of the scalp that has hair loss or where you need to grow hair rapidly.

PRP is 100% effective has not been proved yet but it does works. It’s unclear from whom and under which circumstances its works wonders. Recent studies say, although some theoretical scientific basis says it get hair restoration, research is still working on it.

 Risk of PRP Treatment?

When starting with PRP treatment please make you’re your doctors know all the past medical history and current medication if you are on, it includes your supplements and herbal both.

When you go for your consultation you will be recommended against if you are:

Alcoholic, Heavy Smoker or Blood thinner.

If can’t take PRP treatment if you have been diagnosed with

  • Cancer
  • Acute or Chronic infections
  • Chronic skin disease
  • Hypofibrinogenemia
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Metabolic disorder
  • Hemodynamic instability
  • Platelet Dysfunction Syndrome
  • Systemic disorder
  • Sepsis

If you’re concerned about hair loss, you have a number of options including medication like hair transplant hair regrowth and one is PRP therapy. We believe that PRP is a safe and effective way of reversing hair loss and stimulating new hair growth. Consult us for best Hair loss treatment in Pune and to see which treatment or combination of treatments is the best choice for you.

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Dr. Arshi Rahul is leading Dermatologist in Pune

Dr.Arshi Rahul

Dr. Arshi Rahul is a certified Dermo-Cosmetologist Trichologist and currently, a Laser expert in Pune, her vast experience in aesthetics medicine made her the best skin specialist in Pune today. She attends many conferences and seminars from time to time to keep her self-updated technology as well as knowledge-wise and arranges workshops for her team of doctors to upgrade their information and practice. Know More about Dr.Arshi Rahul.

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