Thinning hair? No problem. Restore your luscious locks with your own platelets.
A very important, yet not well-known, application of PRP is for hair regeneration. Both male and female hair loss can be devastating. However, we now have a non-surgical approach that can be performed within an hour at our office to treat this major issue. First, we draw your blood to separate and concentrate your platelets. Then, while using topical numbing, they are injected into the scalp, over its entirety or into specific areas that have thinned. We can even inject the platelets into smaller areas such as the eyebrows or beard. We follow this procedure with micro needling to enhance the results even further.
Conditions that respond well to this treatment include Male and Female Pattern Hair Loss, Hypotrichosis of the eyebrows or beard, Alopecia Areata, Alopecia Totalis and various metabolic causes of hair loss, such as iron deficiency and medication induced hair loss.
Vampire Scalp FAQs
Does it hurt?
We use topical numbing while we are injecting, and patients report this is quite tolerable.
How long does an appointment take?
An appointment requires less than 90 minutes.
Is there any recovery time?
Although there is no downtime, there will be some temporary tenderness. Some patients feel there is a time during which their hair seems to be shedding 2-4 weeks after the procedure is done. This is just a resetting of the follicle and resolves within a couple of weeks.
When are the effects noticeable?
Improvements in hair growth can be seen in 4-8 months.
How long will my results last?
The results vary however they can last 12-18 months or longer depending on the underlying condition that caused the hair loss to begin with.
How many treatments are needed?
Women typically do 1 treatment to start then one treatment yearly for maintenance. Men may need 2-3 treatments to start then they can go to a yearly maintenance. Your provider can help guide you depending on your specific condition.
Are there any other instructions?
Click here for our PRP pre- and post-care instructions.