A blood sample is withdrawn from the patient and put into a machine called a centrifuge which separates the red cells. The plasma rich in platelets is then injected directly into the area to be treated whether it’s the scalp, the face of joints. The entire process takes less than half an hour.
There is minimal downtime and discomfort. For best results, consistency is the key and treatment need to be performed once a month for the first 3 months and then every 3 to 6 months thereafter depending the patients response. Initially hair shedding is reduced, followed by early regrowth. PRP is part of a multifaceted programme to treat hair thinning and loss.