Monday, 19 January 2015

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP)

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP)

In Treatment for Hair Loss

  • It is a natural, simple, safe and non invasive alternate treatment for restoring hair loss or thinning of hairs for both males and females.
  • Its a promising procedure, however it is not a replacement for the FDA approved therapies such as minoxidil or DHT blocker.

How Does PRP Aids In Restoring Hair Loss?

  • PRP consist of essential growth factors which helps in tissue regeneration and power of healing.
  • It can also use in adjunct or combination with hair implant or transplant procedures.

How Is PRP Perform?

  • About 8cc of blood is withdrawn from patient, similar to how a routine blood taking in clinic settings.
  • Blood is then spun in a centrifuge and PRP will get separated from the rest of the blood.
  • The highly concentrated PRP is then injected either directly into the scalp or by dermaroller and applied topically.
  • PRP contains active growth factor which promotes the hair follicle's growth.
  • A course of treatment consist of 4 appointments.
  • Treatment of 1 month apart.
  • Maintenance of every 6-12 months once.

What's the Advantage of PRP?

Tube to centrifuge
  • Safe (as treatment using patient's own blood)
  • Quick procedure (takes about 30-60 mins) 
  • Non surgical procedure
  • Quick recovery with natural result
  • Minimal discomfort


  • There is incomplete clinical trial and medical data has yet to publish to determine the effectiveness of hair restoration.
  • Hence PRP is not a cure for hair loss restoration and no guarantee is to be made for individual effectiveness. 
Before                                        After

Can I Use Other Medical Therapies Concurrently?

  • Yes. As an alternative for patients who are not suitable for hair surgery.
  • Can use alongside with minoxidil and DHT blockers.


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