What is the PRP?
PRP (platelet rich plasma) for hair loss consists of three stages;
Blood collection of the person (the ml varies according to the PRP tubes),
- The blood drawn is separated with the aid of a centrifugal device,
- Separate platelets are applied to the problem area.
According to some opinions, PRP treatments are believed to stimulate natural hair growth and maintain it by increasing circulation and increasing hair thickness. Sometimes it can be combined and applied with vitamin drugs.
PRP treatment was first used in the 1980s for tendon ligament repair and muscle problems.
There is still no scientific research confirming the effectiveness of the PRP treatment on hair loss, they are still in the testing phase.
Side effects of PRP treatment:
Since the PRP content is obtained from your own blood, there is no risk of contracting infectious diseases.
Since PRP treatment is an injection treatment, the following side effects can be observed;
Damage to nerves and vessels,
- Scar tissue
- If performed under local anesthesia, there is a possibility of allergy to local anesthetics. Notify your doctor if you have allergies.
Risks of PRP treatment:
If using vitamins or natural herbal supplements, please inform the clinic in advance before PRP treatment.
Clinical history prior to treatment is very important;
Do you use anticoagulants?
- How many cigarettes do you consume per day?
- Do you use alcohol or drugs?
Also, if you have any of the following diagnoses, treatment may not be done;
- acute or chronic infection
- Skin disease
- platelet deficiency
- liver disease
- infectious disease
After the hair transplant, supportive treatments such as Minoxidil (2% for women and 5% for men) and medications such as xpecia and mossi products are available. Apart from these, PRP treatment can also be used.