It is a procedure to stimulate hair growth. It controls hair fall. It gives nutrition to hair roots, thus new hair growth is more voluminous.
In this procedure patient’s blood is taken around 12-18 cc. It is then processed and centrifuged platelet-rich plasma is extracted which is then injected into the scalp.
Usually, 3 sessions are done two in apart first improvement which patient notices is decreased in hair fall.
It takes around one hour for one session. Injections are given with insulin syringes to cause minimal pain which can be easily born. It is the same insulin syringes by which a diabetic patient takes insulin daily.
Important, all patients are not a candidate for PRP. It benefits only a few patients. Therefore we have to choose patients carefully for PRP.