Hair loss can be frustrating and can negatively affect one’s quality of life. There are many types and causes of hair loss that can occur in both men and women. Some treatment options can be only partially effective and carry the potential of unwanted side effects. Surgical hair restoration can be expensive and extensive.
At Dermatology & Skin Cancer Consultants we offer an affordable, non-surgical option for hair restoration called Platelet-Rich Plasma, PRP.
What is Platelet-Rich Plasma, PRP?
PRP is a high concentration of platelets surrounded in its own plasma. PRP contains special cells called platelets at a high concentration. These platelets release growth factors and other beneficial proteins that help grow hair by stimulating inactive hair follicles into an active growth phase.
Other PRP benefits include:
- Increased blood supply to hair follicles
- Increased shaft size
- Triggers and maintains the growth phase
- Decreases hair loss
PRP Therapy Procedure
PRP therapy is a simple, 3-step process done in our office. There is no downtime after treatments and because the PRP is processed from the patient’s own blood, there is virtually no risk of rejection or allergic reaction.
The number of treatments vary based on the patient’s need. We offer complementary consultations with Dr. Carranza to determine the best treatment plan for you.
To achieve optimal results, we recommend using our Ducra At-Home Treatment Kits in conjunction with PRP treatments.