When we see a huge bunch of hair on our hairbrush, it sets into mild panic and if this continues for a while then the panic only seems to get worse. Hair loss is a common problem across the globe. It is a problem we all fight at some point in time in our lives or the other. There are various treatments which have become available in order to deal with this epidemic. There are various hair transplant treatments which are increasingly being used. The lesser-known treatments are hair restorative treatment. PRP Toronto.
What is PRP?
Platelet-Rich-Plasma also is known as PRP is a technique in which the patient’s blood is used to stimulate hair growth. The platelet-rich plasma is separated from the blood and then injected into the areas of hair loss, which in turn helps in the stimulation of hair follicles to produce healthy strands of hair. These platelets are usually responsible for clotting the wounds and regenerating skin. These platelets are also known as first responders of the blood.
Who should opt for the treatment?
PRP is a great option for those who are suffering from a moderate level of hair loss. After undergoing the treatment your hair will grow faster. The new strands of hair would be thicker, shinier and healthier. It is a great option for those who have just started to lose hair. However, for those who are suffering from severe hair loss should opt for other treatments.
Can PRP be paired with other treatments?
PRP is a hair restorative treatment. Though it produces great results for those who are suffering from moderate hair fall, for those who are undergoing other treatments like hair transplant, can pair that up with PRP as it will help to produce better results. Usage of PRP will help to boost the transplanted area and ensure that the results are better than one hoped.
What happens in the therapy?
In the therapy, blood is drawn in the same way as if you were donating blood. Then this blood is passed through a centrifugal force in order to separate the white and red blood cells from the platelet-rich plasma. After the spinning has ended, this platelet-rich plasma is then collected and injected into the scalp where the hair loss has taken place. To make the injection as painless as possible, local freezing is done in the to be injected area.
How long does the procedure last?
What makes this procedure unique is that is relatively painless and very quick. The procedure lasts about half an hour at max. After it is over you can go back to work or resume your day to day activities.