PRP for Hair Restoration
PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy for hair loss is a three-step medical treatment in which a patient’s blood is drawn, processed, and then injected into the scalp. PRP is a high concentration of blood platelets surrounded by the patient’s own plasma. Concentrated nutrient rich cells and platelet rich plasma deliver growth factors to your tissue. Epidermal growth factor (EGF), Collagen Stimulating growth factor, Transforming Growth Factor (TGF), Platelet Derived Growth Factor (PDGF), Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF), Fibroblast Growth Factor and other key proteins and cells are believed to stimulate resting hair follicles and stimulate hair growth. Similar to the “Vampire Facelift” made famous in Hollywood, PRP is instead injected into the scalp to jumpstart hair recovery.
NSD has been performing PRP for hair restoration for the past year with encouraging results. A series of three treatments is the initial recommendation however individual responses may vary. The FDA has not confirmed that this procedure is effective, however, clinical evidence suggests that for those patients not wishing to commit to Hair Restoration surgery or a lifetime of medications, PRP therapy for Hair Restoration may be a beneficial alternative.
Contact us today to learn more about PRP Hair Restoration procedure in Slidell and Madisonville to schedule your appointment.