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PRP Platelet rich Plasma

Platelet rich plasma therapy is a treatment that doctors use to accelerate healing in various areas of the body. It can help restore hair growth which has been backed up by scientific research and it can help tissues heal and increase the production of collagen and is the Vampire Facial. It has been used by elite athletes to help heal their injuries.

The
problem

Our blood is made of 2 main components, red blood cells and plasma. The plasma contains white blood cells and platelets which are rich in growth factors. Growth factors can help stimulate the activity of the hair follicles and promote new hair growth. The same growth factors help rejuvenate the skin.
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The
procedure

A blood sample is withdrawn from the patient and put into a machine called a centrifuge which separates the red cells.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.

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FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers
PRP is an injectable treatment by which a persons own blood is used. The platelets are vital in tissue healing and growth of new cells. PRP promotes collagen proceduction and regenerated tissues smoothie lines and wrinkles.
The PRP is injected and or microneedled into the skin.
The treatment takes about an hour to complete and includes the time to process the blood sample
There is an immediate benefit from some swelling in the tissues and then a slower regenerative effect that takes 2 months or so to appear.