If you’re thinking of hair transplant surgery but unsure of the risks, consider minimally invasive platelet-rich plasma (PRP) hair loss treatment instead. At Valencia Medical Center in Valencia, California,Our highly skilled physicians and the medical team specialize in PRP hair loss injections after deriving the growth factor-rich substance from a sample of your blood. Call Valencia Medical Center or schedule a treatment consultation online to find out if you’re a candidate for PRP hair loss treatment today.
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a natural hair loss treatment that involves microneedling a substance full of growth factors into the skin of your scalp. This substance comes from your blood, which our medical team member draws before your hair loss treatment begins.
The medical team member at Valencia Medical Center processes the blood using an advanced, medical-grade super concentration unit called a centrifuge. The centrifuge spins rapidly to separate various proteins and cells in your blood. The device produces PRP 6-9 times more highly concentrated than centrifuges used by most physicians.
Our physician then re-injects the platelet-rich plasma into your scalp where hair loss occurs. You might need several rounds of injections for optimum results for hair regrowth The medical team member creates your individualized treatment plan with PRP injections for hair loss and follows up with you upon its completion.
It’s not always possible to predict whether or not you’ll have much success with PRP hair loss treatment, but several types of hair loss seem to respond to the treatment better than others. The medical team at Valencia Medical Center evaluates your medical history to determine which type of hair loss you have and whether or not they recommend PRP.
Most of the research into PRP hair loss treatment is for androgenetic alopecia. This is a type of hair loss that occurs because of your genetics, presenting as male- or female-pattern baldness.
Male-pattern baldness causes balding in specific areas like your crown or hairline. Female-pattern baldness is more diffuse, with hair thinning or falling out all over your scalp.
PRP is known for its diverse abilities like treating joint pain and rejuvenating the skin, but what makes it such a popular option for hair loss? There are a few key advantages of PRP compared to other hair loss treatments, including:
Aside from stimulating hair growth on its own, PRP can also boost hair growth after follicular transplant procedures to give you better results.
To discuss PRP hair loss treatment with the team and find out if you’re a good candidate, call Valencia Medical Center or schedule an appointment online today.