Platelet rich plasma (PRP)
The Overview of PRP
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is a new, less invasive and nonsurgical technology that is used for both men and women with hair loss problems.
One of the blood components is called platelet. The platelets stimulate hair follicles function by their growth factors. In PRP, platelet-rich plasma is injected into the scalp. Repeated injections increase blood flow. It seems that increased blood supply along with platelets, trigger hair growth and make hair shafts thicker. All are used in this method is from the blood and plasma. This can reduce the risk of sensitivity. This method is suitable for people who are not completely bald and are in the first stages of hair loss and hairs become only weak.
PRP Recommended For:
- Adults that are not completely bald and are on the first stages of hair loos
Before smile designing
Patients should stop smoking 3-5 days before the procedure. Smoking affects the blood flow that delays the healing time. They shouldn’t drink alcohol three days before the treatment. Doctors should take a medical history. Since some medications such as aspirin, Plavix and dabigatran or warfarin and rivaroxaban and any anti-inflammatory medicine like ibuprofen or celecoxib should be held under the doctor’s supervision. Also, supplements such as gingko Biloba, omega 3, fish oil and vitamin B & E must be held due to the increasing risk of bleeding during the surgery.
During smile designing
At first, the blood is drawn. Then, it is centrifuged for some minutes. In the next step, the rich platelet component is separated, which is called platelet-rich plasma. Finally, it is injected to the hair weak areas on the scalp.
After a smile designing
Mild inflammation or redness and a little discomfort on the scalp may feel for several hours. Patients can wash their hairs normally after several hours; however, chemical colouring should be avoided for at least 72 hours. It takes 3-6 months from the initial treatment to be able to see the measurable result in the mirror. It is recommended to repeat three procedures in 4-6 weeks and every 4-6 months to achieve the best result.
Platelet Rich Plasma cost in Iran start from 138$
Platelet Rich Plasma cost in Tehran start from 138$
Platelet Rich Plasma cost in Mashhad start from 238$
Platelet Rich Plasma cost in Shiraz start from 288$
Platelet Rich Plasma cost in Ahvaz start from 288$