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How do I know if I am a good candidate for PRP?
Talk to your physician for a proper diagnosis and to create a treatment plan.
How many treatments are required?
Treatment will vary based on your need. Initially, your provider may recommend several treatments spaced 1 month apart. After the initial treatment, many physician suggest by maintenance treatments 2-4 times per year.
Is the PRP for hair restoration process time consuming?
No, collecting the PRP usually only takes 10-15 minutes. And the PRP treatment itself is even faster. It often takes as little as 3-5 minutes.
Does the procedure hurt?
There may be some sensitivity. However, most physicians utilize effective anesthetic solutions, such as cold ambient air or a topical analgesic to minimize any potential discomfort. Talk to your physicians about the right option for you.
Is there any recovery time?
There is no downtime or a long recovery process. You may take a warm shower the evening of the treatment. In addition, it is advised to avoid using any harsh dyes or chemicals on your hair for 48 hours.
Is this a cure for baldness?
PRP is not a cure for baldness (Androgenic Alopecia). The genetic medical problem will always remain. However, there is evidence that regular treatments can significantly slow down the effects of Androgenic Alopecia and works to increase hair density.
Ask your provider for more details and if PRP is right for you.
*Individual results may vary.