PRP (Protellet Rich Plasma) treatment is a method of revitalizing hair follicles using one’s own blood. In the PRP method, 8-10 cc of blood is taken from the person and this blood is centrifuged. With the centrifugation process, red cells and white cells in the blood are separated. The part of the blood that is suitable for thrombocyte (white blood) is taken and used for hair treatment. An average of 4 cc of PRP fluid is obtained from 8-10 cc of blood.
Hair Loss and Hair Treatment with PRP
There are many reasons for hair loss. Your hair sheds due to problems such as oily hair, lack of air, and inability to feed. If your hair encounters such negative conditions, you will face problems such as thinning and weakening, and you will lose your hair. In fact, these situations have a common result: Your hair follicles are not strong enough and become unable to nourish your hair. In this case, the PRP method is used for hair follicles. In the PRP method, the healing substance taken from the patient’s own blood is injected with hair mesotherapy and filling method. In this way, your hair follicles are revitalized and come to a state to meet the nutritional needs of your hair.
Does PRP Method Create Hair?
In order for the hair to grow more, the hair cells (keratinocyte) in the hair shaft must be stimulated. Since keratinocytes are stimulated in the areas where the PRP method is applied, the PRP method is also effective in hair regrowth.
How Long Does the Effect Last?
The permanence of PRP treatment varies between 12-18 months. PRP treatment does not have a very long lasting effect, its effect disappears in the following periods and it may be necessary to apply PRP treatment again. With re-applications, the duration of the permanent effect may be prolonged.
Are There Any Side Effects of PRP Treatment?
Since the blood cells belonging to the person are used completely in the PRP treatment, no side effects are encountered. The presence of ailments such as hypertension, diabetes, etc., does not affect this situation.
How Long Do PRP Sessions Take?
A program should be prepared by the doctor according to the needs of the person. However, the treatment is applied between 3-6 sessions. According to the needs of the person, a strengthening treatment can be performed by adding another session after 6-8 months by the doctor. Sessions last between 30 and 45 minutes on average.