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Suffering from hair loss? Restore confidence with PRP for hair loss.

Ultimate Guide to PRP for Hair Loss

Alopecia impacts millions of people. From hair loss on your head to your eyebrows and arms, alopecia can affect any part of the body. Treating the genetic disease, which mostly begins during childhood, hasn’t always been easy. While hair loss cannot be cured, several treatment options that can help. Which is the best on the market? Platelet-Rich Plasma hair restoration.

What is Platelet-Rich Plasma?

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) hair restoration treatment is a simple treatment that improves hair density without surgery or any side effects. A simple injection of your platelets into the scalp is all it takes.

PRP helps increase hair density, as it: 

  • Increases thickness
  • Decreases hair loss
  • Controls the hair growth cycle
  • Triggers and maintains the hair growth phase 

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How does PRP work?

Platelets contain healing growth factors that signal your tissue to regenerate and multiply. With PRP, your platelets and stem cells work to reverse the shrinking of the hair follicle. Then, they trigger the dormant hair back into the growth stage.

Is PRP time-consuming? 

No. PRP is a simple procedure that only takes 20-30 minutes. Collecting the platelets only takes 10-15 minutes, and the PRP treatment itself is even faster. The treatment takes as little as 3-5 minutes. 

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Does the procedure hurt?

Most physicians who perform PRP treatments utilize anesthetic solutions to minimize discomfort. However, there may be some sensitivity. If you’re worried about the potential discomfort, talk about the options with your doctor.

How is this procedure different?

This procedure is different from other hair loss treatments because it is non-surgical, with little to no side effects. Medications and other options often come with harmful side effects. Alternatively, surgical options can be expensive and don’t treat the underlying issue.

Is there any recovery time?

Luckily, there is no downtime or recovery period. You can even take a warm shower the same evening of your treatment. However, it is advised to avoid any harsh chemicals or dyes for at least 48 hours.

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PRP for hair loss is the best hair loss treatment on the market.

Who should consider PRP?

PRP is an excellent treatment option for anyone who is experiencing hair loss. Instead of trying other expensive, potentially harmful treatments, consider PRP. 

Is this a cure for baldness?

Unfortunately, there is no cure for baldness. The genetic medical issue will always remain. Still, PRP can significantly slow the effects of hair loss and work to make your hair thicker. 

Where Should I Seek Treatment?

At the Vein & Skin Center of Hawaii, we offer the latest and most effective PRP treatments for alopecia. If you’re suffering from hair loss, we will tailor a personalized treatment plan just for you.

Hair loss can be an embarrassing issue. Nevertheless, several treatment options that could help considerably decrease hair thinning and encourage hair growth.

If you’re tired of suffering from hair loss, then find out if PRP treatment is for you! Contact us today to schedule a consultation for evaluation by Dr. Chung.  

We will tailor a personal treatment plan especially for you! Call Us at (808) 949-8346.