PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Therapy
What is PRP therapy/platelet rich plasma therapy?
In PRP therapy/platelet rich plasma therapy we inject this concentrated plasma in the tissue where healing or effect is desired. With a thin needle, your own Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is injected into the face or scalp or desired area. Then the growth factors in your blood cells do their job and in hair, hair growth is naturally stimulated and on face skin rejuvenation happens.
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is a blood plasma which has platelets. As a concentrated source of platelets, PRP contains several different growth factors and other cytokones that can stimulate hair regrowth or healing of soft tissue(rejuvenation).
How PRP therapy works?
PRP contains several different growth factors and other cytokones that can stimulate healing of soft tissue. Growth factors in your blood cells do their job and in hair, hair growth is naturally stimulated and on face skin rejuvenation happens. So it is totally natural process which is used as cosmetic procedure.
What are the indications of PRP therapy?
Indications of Platelet rich plasma (PRP) are following –
• Androgenetic Alopecia.
• Wound Healing/Scar Revision.
• Face Rejuvenation/Skin Rejuvenation.
• Anti Ageing.
• Vampire Facial.
• Vampire Face Lift.
• Hair Regrowth.
• Stretch Marks.
• Acne Scars.
• Accidental/Surgical Scar.
• Hair Fall Treatment.
What are the contrindications of PRP therapy?
Contraindications of Platelet rich plasma (PRP) are following –
• Active infection on treatment site.
• Bleeding disorders.
• Keloidal tendency.
• Hypersensitive skin.
• Uncontrolled diabetes.
How much time required to do the PRP therapy?
45 to 60 minutes.
How much gap require between two PRP therapy?
4 to 6 weeks.
How many sittings of PRP therapy required?
Depends, 6 to 12 sittings.
Do I require touch up procedure of PRP therapy?
Is PRP therapy painful?
Is the result PRP therapy permanent?
Yes for scar revision and no for skin/face rejuvenation and hair regrowth treatment.
Which are the areas we can treat with this procedure?
Mainly face, scalp for hair regrowth, but we can do almost on all body parts.
What care require before and after this procedure?
Wear sunscreen and medication recommended by doctor. Avoid using irritating products like glycolic acids, Retinoid products, Alpha Hydroxi Acid or fragranced creams and lotions.
How much will be recovery time?
For face/scar treatment 3 to 4 days and for hair 1 to 2 days.
Can we combine this procedure with other procedures?
Yes, we can combine this procedure with following pocedures –
• Thread Lift.
What are the side effects of this therapy?
Minimal side effects like- pain, redness, swelling. But all side effects can be minimize with medication recommended by doctor.