PRP Transplant

Hair thinning or hair loss is a common problem that can happen to both men and women. The fact that it can occur to even those is early twenties is the main reason for concern. With the advancement and development in the field of medical science , it has now become possible to get rid of this problem. There are effective hair loss treatment methods that help in natural hair growth. One such treatment is PRP and it has emerged as one of the most effective ways of treating the problem of hair loss. The treatment works by using the platelets of a patient as they are natural source of growth. An increasing number of people are cosndiering this treatment to overcome the problem of hair loss.

PRP Therapy

What is PRP treatment?

Platelet Rich Plasma is present in human blood. The treatment makes use of the plasma that is concentrated and rich with hair growth inducing platelets. Given that it is a non-invasive procedure, PRP treatment has caught the attention of many people across the globe. The surgeon administers platelet rich plasma into the scalp or affected area using a special microneedle. This is a natural treatment procedure that works by using own blood of the patient for curing the problem of hair thinning or loss.

The treatment can do wonders to both men and women. Before you proceed with the decision to undergo this treatment, it is important to understand its meaning and how PRP is produced.

  • • It is an increased concentration of autologous platelets. In simple words, the platelets belong to the patient only and are not derived from external source.
  • • The blood of the patient is collected, and the PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) from it is parted by subjecting it to specific centrifugation. Hence, PRP is produced by isolating plasma from patient’s own blood and concentrating it.

Detailed procedure of PRP treatment

The procedure is described below in four steps:

Step 1

Blood is collected. In the first step of the PRP treatment, around thirty to sixty ml of blood is collected from the body of the patient. Blood is collected from the arm.

Step 2

In the next step, platelets are separated from the collected blood. The second step is all about separation of platelet rich plasma from the blood. The separation procedure of platelets from blood is performed in two stages of centrifugation at different speeds. The first spin is called the hard spin. It separates the PPP, Platelet Poor Plasma, from the red blood cells and platelet rich plasma. The second spin is called a soft spin. It separates the red blood cells from the platelet rich plasma.

Step 3

In this step, PRP is extracted from the tube comprising there separated layers of red blood cells, PRP and PPP. This is done making use of an injection. Prior injecting PRP into the scalp of a patient, it is activated making use of an activating agent.

Step 4

It is the last step. In the fourth step, the surgeon injects PRP extracted from the blood safely into the scalp or the affected hair loss area on the head.

Cost of PRP treatment in India

How much does the PRP treatment cost? The cost of the PRP treatment in India starts from 7000 INR and can go up to 10000 INR, or even more. There are several factors that affect the cost of the treatment. Some of the most common factors are:

  • • Area to be treated
  • • Number of sessions or sitting required for the treatment
  • • Advanced technology and equipment used along with the facility fee
  • • Experience and skills of the surgeon who will perform the procedure

Advantages of PRP treatment

The decision to undergo this treatment for hair loss will bring along several benefits.some of the most common benefits of the PRP treatment are as:

  • • The recovery period is an hour or so
  • • It is one of the most effective methods of treating the problem of hair loss without undergoing the knife
  • • The patient is treated using his or her own platelet rich plasma blood
  • • When it comes to the result of the procedure are long lasting. According to studies conducted, it has been found that there is significant reduction in hair loss and an increase in the number of hair follicles per square centimetre of the scalp.
  • • There are no harmful chemicals used in the PRP treatment.

Side effects of PRP Hair Treatment

It is often that people worry about the side effects of the PRP treatment. However, there are not any major side effects of this treatment, so far. The only possible side effect is the mild pain that a patient might experience at the injected site. However, make sure that the surgeon analyses your medical history and scalp in order to identify the possibilities of side effects and other problems, if any, that you might experience after the treatment.

In addition, PRP is an autologous hair loss treatment. In other words, the substance used for the treatment is derived from the own body of the patient. This reduces rather eliminates the risk of allergies consequential to foreign agents and chemicals.

Duration of the procedure

As far as the duration of the procedure is considered, it depends on the patient to patient. It lasts for an hour or so and can be done as a lunchtime procedure. There is no downtime and recovery time.

Number of sittings or sessions

The PRP hair treatment improves hair growth or hair calibre for about five to seven weeks, requiring multiple treatments or sittings as often as every month. On an average, however, most patients will need their repeat PRP sitting after a year for maintaining effects of hair growth.

How long will the results last?

It will take nearly eight to twelve months to judge the results of the PRP treatment visually in the mirror or with standardized pictures. The surgeon or doctor you choose measures growth every three months so that the plateau phase of improvement can be easily tracked. As and when hair mass index starts declining, the patient has to plan for next PRP treatment.

Reasons to undergo PRP treatment

PRP helps in natural healing. There is no risk of developing any kind of infection as plasma used for treatment is taken from the own blood of the patient. There is no possibility that the body of the patient will oppose or decline the procedure. In addition, the procedure does not take much time and can be completed in just one or two hours.

  • • New hair growth in two to three sessions
  • • Thickening and increase hair growth in six to eight sessions
  • • No surgery, no scars, no cuts
  • • Natural hair and you can style them the way you want

What are the points to consider before undergoing the PRP treatment?

PRP is a simple procedure that requires no special care before undergoing the procedure. However, there are still a few important points to take into consideration before the therapy:

  • • Avoid consumption or intake of alcohol
  • • If you are using any type of blood thinners, stop making use of them at least five to seven days prior the therapy
  • • Have healthy breakfast on the day of the therapy
  • • Stop smoking for at least a week prior the therapy
  • • Make sure you wash your head with antibacterial shampoo before the procedure

At Tour2CosmeticSurgeryIndia, we work in association with some of the leading and renowned cosmetic surgeons in Delhi. You can be assured to get the quality treatment for hair loss through us.

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