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PRP therapy

  • Initially used over 20 years ago in the Dental community to enhance wound healing in cancer patients with jaw reconstruction.
  • Soon afterwards its applications extended across many fields of medicine from cardiovascular surgery to orthopaedics, sports medicine etc to accelerate the recovery from injury.

INTRODUCTION

  • Thinning hair is a problem affecting millions of people all over the world, from all walks of life.
  • Hair loss is more common and widespread than is publicly acknowledged
  • Amazingly, a recent estimation showed that more than 30% of women will have thinning hair to the point that it is noticeable by the age of 50 and 50% of men by the age of 40.

INTRODUCTION (Contd.)

  • Revolutionary new treatment for hair loss.
  • Is versatile and can be used with hair transplant surgery, or as an independent treatment for thinning hair.
  • Boon for hair loss pts. who have tried all conservative methods without any positive results.

SCIENCE OF PRP

Safe, effective and biocompatible way of using the body's natural healing mechanisms in a highly concentrated manner.

SCIENCE OF PRP (contd.)
ROLE OF PRP IN HAIR GROWTH

Growth Factors when released
Encourage normalisation
of hair follicular unit
Reverse miniaturisation process of hair follicles (a result of of DHT) making finer vellus hair thicker.
Promote tissue repair, Angiogenesis (capillary formation) & collagen production

SCIENCE OF PRP (contd.)
ROLE OF PRP IN HAIR GROWTH

PRP Contains special cells
called Platelets
Stimulate stem cells located in the dermal papillae
Stimulate inactive or newly implanted hair follicles into an Active growth phase

EXTRACTION OF PRP

Pt’s blood Is drawn
centrifugation
Components of blood are separated
PRP is separated
Autolysis of PRP to get activated platelets

PROCEDURE

Pt. is given Local anaesthesia
Dermaroller is used on scalp
PRP is injected
Activated Platelets are injected
Causes microtrauma to the dermis that induces other healing and growth repair cells into action.

PRP IN CONJUNCTION WITH HAIR TRANSPLANTATION

  • Accelerates the healing process, causes less trauma to existing hair, and stimulates hair re-growth.
  • Enhances donor site wound healing, reduces donor scarring and enhances recipient site healing .

  • Makes hair transplants grow thicker and healthier.

CONCURRENT USE WITH OTHER MEDICAL THERAPIES

  • Prescribed to those patients who are not eligible for surgery or who want to delay hair restoration surgery.
  • As a non-surgical treatment option, PRP therapy is recommended along with Minoxidil and DHT blockers.